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Researchers Build a Robot You Can’t Knock Down; Robot Apocalypse Begins

Japan builds a quick and agile robot with cat-like reflexes that won’t fall over even it is repeatedly kicked over.

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Microsoft Turns Jazz Hands Into Gesture Commands Using Sound Waves

Microsoft Research and the University of Washington develop a new gesture-sensing system that uses sound alone.

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Facebook Gets Fashionable: Like Counters Placed on Clothing Hangers

Do you like this? A Brazilian clothing retailer adds real-time Facebook "like" counters to clothes hangers to advertise the online popularity of its merchandise.

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Penn State Cooks Up Ouchless Bandages Made of Edible Starch

Penn State scientists develop starch fibers that could be used in bandages, paper products, and more.

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RGBD Toolkit Combines Kinects and DSLRs, Makes a Match Made in Film Geek Heaven

RGBD Toolkit lets you make your virtual 3D videos using just a Kinect and DLSR.

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Hugvie: The Squishy, Huggable Future of Telepresence Is Here

Get human-ish contact without the human! Roboticist Hiroshi Ishiguro develops a new soft, huggable robot for more intimate phone calls.

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This New Wind Turbine Produces Electricity and Water

French company Eole Water reinvents the wind turbine to harvest wind energy and fresh water out of thin air.

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BBC Walks on Wild Side, Decides to Air a Live Nature Documentary

BBC’s new Planet Earth Live series follows wild animals in real-time starting next week. It's like going on a Safari (minus the chance to contract a fatal illness)!

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MIT's Glare-Free Glass Doesn't Fog Up, Cleans Itself

Glare-free laptop screens? Yes, please! MIT scientists discover a way to nano-texture glass to eliminate its glare while making it resistant to fog and self-cleaning.

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Meet Solidoodle, the First Sub-$500 3D Printer

You can now get in on 3D printing on the (relatively) cheap thanks to Solidoodle, the first sub-$500 3D printer.

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This Company Wants to Mine Space Rocks

Let's mine asteroids! Planetary Resources details its plans to mine asteroids for precious metals and water.

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This Balloon Flies by Turning Itself Inside Out

Festo develops a prismatic balloon that can push itself through the air by flipping inside out.

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Magnifi Lets You Snap Pictures From Your Telescope and Microscope

Magnifi is an iPhone attachment that lets you take pictures from a microscope, telescope, binoculars, or any optic with an eyepiece.

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Crazy DIY Goggles Let You Take Control of Your Dreams

They're not from Google, but these DIY Lucid Dreaming Goggles will help you take control of your dreams and warp the world like it’s 'Inception.'

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Final Fantasy VII’s Midgar Gets Completely Reconstructed in Minecraft

This full reconstruction Midgar City from Final Fantasy VII might be one of the coolest Minecraft-gaming mashups we've seen.

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