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Humanoid robot flexes its 160 muscles for creepy realism

Humanoid robot flexes its 160 muscles for creepy realism | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Robots that look like people are nothing new, but not all of them truly aim to imitate the human body. The Kenshiro robot, an ongoing project at the University of Tokyo, aims to simulate a person right down the muscles and bones.
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WATCH: Seriously Cool Helmet Lets You Live In 'Slow Mo'

WATCH: Seriously Cool Helmet Lets You Live In 'Slow Mo' | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A German artist with some serious high-tech chops has created a piece of avant garde headgear that allows the wearer to slow down life.
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Belgian team develops “LCD” contact-lens display

Belgian team develops “LCD” contact-lens display | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Researchers say prototype could be used in medicine, or lead to adaptable “in-eye” sunglasses.
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Blueprint: How to Build a Kaiju-Fighting Giant Robot

Blueprint: How to Build a Kaiju-Fighting Giant Robot | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Want to know what makes a badass kaiju-fighting battle bot? There's a schematic for that. (Want the blueprint for a badass, kaiju-fightin,' population-protectin’ battle bot? Here you go!
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Mind-Controlled Artificial Limbs Fusing Man and Machine Coming Next Year

Mind-Controlled Artificial Limbs Fusing Man and Machine Coming Next Year | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A postdoctoral student has developed a technique for implanting thought-controlled robotic arms and their electrodes directly to the bones and nerves of amputees, a move which he is calling "the future of artificial limbs." The first volunteers...
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4D scans show fetuses yawn in the womb

4D scans show fetuses yawn in the womb | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Growing into a fully formed human being is a long process, and scientists have found that unborn babies not only hiccup, swallow and stretch in the womb, they yawn too.
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Japan Mobile Company Debuts Real-Time Voice Translation App - IEEE Spectrum

Japan Mobile Company Debuts Real-Time Voice Translation App - IEEE Spectrum | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
NTT DoCoMo app allows callers to converse without language barriers...
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Urine-powered generator unveiled at international exhibition

Urine-powered generator unveiled at international exhibition | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Four African girls have created a generator that produces electricity for six hours using a single liter of urine as fuel.
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Could Robot Sex Lead To Longevity?

Could Robot Sex Lead To Longevity? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Could sex with robots help extend human life spans? Some futurists seem to think so.
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Digital Paper Could Become Like 'Google Docs for Artists'

Digital Paper Could Become Like 'Google Docs for Artists' | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Computer engineers have turned ordinary paper into a display with a UV lighting technique, which could one day help artists work on real-time collaborations from opposite sides of the world.
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Amphibious all-terrain vehicle coming soon to the U.S. market

DETROIT (Reuters) - The Quadski, a one-person all-terrain vehicle that doubles as a personal water craft, will be on sale in the United States next month for around $40,000.
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Amazing Video of the Record-Shattering Space Jump: "I'm going back home now"

Amazing Video of the Record-Shattering Space Jump: "I'm going back home now" | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
He did it! That crazy awesome Felix Baumgartner jumped off the edge of the space, from 127,000 feet of altitude all the way back down to Earth, breaking some world records in the process. (An animated GIF of the space jump was urgently needed.
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The Man Who Invented the Escape Key

The Man Who Invented the Escape Key | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
You probably use it without even thinking. You've may have used it today, maybe in anger and frustration, maybe with a definitive sigh. The escape key is a fixture of modern keyboards everywhere, but who invented it?
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A 3D printer that manufactures new cancer drugs with drag-and-drop DNA

A 3D printer that manufactures new cancer drugs with drag-and-drop DNA | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Researchers from Parabon NanoLabs have developed a new drug for combating a lethal brain cancer called glioblastoma multiforme.
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How NASA might build its very first warp drive

How NASA might build its very first warp drive | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A few months ago, physicist Harold White stunned the aeronautics world when he announced that he and his team at NASA had begun work on the development of a faster-than-light warp drive.
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This Robotic Water Snake is Both Graceful and Utterly Terrifying

This Robotic Water Snake is Both Graceful and Utterly Terrifying | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Do snakes freak you out? How about the idea of being hunted down and killed by robots either of their own accord, or on orders from someone else?
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Japanese man's childhood dreams give birth to giant robot

Japanese man's childhood dreams give birth to giant robot | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
TOKYO (Reuters) - Like many Japanese, Kogoro Kurata grew up watching futuristic robots in movies and animation, wishing that he could bring them to life and pilot one himself. Unlike most other Japanese, he has actually done it.
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trying to ban killer robots before they arrive

Human Rights Watch has seen the future of warfare and they don’t like it, not one bit.
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Japan Develops Shock-Absorbing Electric Car Covered in Airbags

Japan Develops Shock-Absorbing Electric Car Covered in Airbags | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Tweet Hiroshima University-affiliated startup business Humanix has recently revealed a three-wheel electric vehicle, called iSAVE YOU, which is covered in covered with an airbag-like cushion material that springs back to its original form after...
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Mind-controlled robot avatars inch towards reality

Mind-controlled robot avatars inch towards reality | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The software necessary for mind-controlled robot avatars is being developed by an international team of researchers in Japan.
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These Incredibly Lifelike Robotic Fish Will Never Go Belly Up

These Incredibly Lifelike Robotic Fish Will Never Go Belly Up | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Great news if your aquarium goes through fish faster than a fish n' chips restaurant. Takara Tomy has created these robotic alternatives that will swim around your tank in an incredibly lifelike fashion.
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Air-Powered Motorcycle Runs on Scuba Tank, Rotary Engine

Air-Powered Motorcycle Runs on Scuba Tank, Rotary Engine | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The O2 Pursuit, a project from an engineering school graduate in Australia, will run for 62 miles off of compressed air and hit 87 mph.
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Cardboard bike is a 'game changer' in Africa

Cardboard bike is a 'game changer' in Africa | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A bicycle made almost entirely of cardboard has the potential to change transportation habits from the world’s most congested cities to the poorest reaches of Africa, its Israeli inventor says.
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Japanese Robo-Fish Looks and Acts Like the Real Thing, Needs No Maintenance

Japanese Robo-Fish Looks and Acts Like the Real Thing, Needs No Maintenance | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
 Fish are regarded as the most low maintenance of pets, but even they need a minimum degree of care, like making sure they’re fed every day and cleaning their tank from time to time.
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