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Engineers Craft a Robot that Eats Living Organisms Innovation

Engineers Craft a Robot that Eats Living Organisms

By Shelby RogersNovember 03, 2016A team with the Bristol Robotics Laboratory created a robot that could produce energy by consuming living organisms. Image Courtesy of Bristol Robotics Laboratory The droids eat algae through a polymer membrane mouthpiece. Algae-filled water goes into the robot& 39;s & 39;stomach& 39; that includes a microbic fuel cell.

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These $89 Wireless Headphones are Tough Competition for Apple's AirPods Innovation

These $89 Wireless Headphones are Tough Competition for Apple's AirPods

By Shelby RogersNovember 02, 2016These sleek new headphones are the next step toward wireless devices.With Apple& 39;s removal of the 35mm headphone jack, wired headphones officially went out of fashion. Since then, developers have been perfecting the art of wireless headphones, waiting for the day when other smart devices follow Apple& 39;s lead.

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Amazon Launches 'Rapids,' Exciting New Reading App for Kids Innovation

Amazon Launches 'Rapids,' Exciting New Reading App for Kids

November 04, 2016Amazon hopes to make reading more fun with Rapids, a kid-friendly app that allows users to chat with and about their favorite stories.The program, designed for ages 7 to 12, taps into text messaging and social chatting in order to tell a story. Rapids hopes to boost confidence in reading line by line rather than paragraph by paragraph.

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Company Lets You Wear Your Deceased Ones as Memorial Diamonds Innovation

Company Lets You Wear Your Deceased Ones as Memorial Diamonds

November 07, 2016Losing someone you loved is a terrible thing. But a Swiss company gives you a chance to wear on your deceased& 39;s remains as a memorial diamond.The Algordanza company features an option called & 39;diamond burial.& 39; This allows people to wear the ashes of the deceased in an earring, necklace or ring.

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This 360-Degree Camera Captures Memories Like No Other Innovation

This 360-Degree Camera Captures Memories Like No Other

By Shelby RogersNovember 10, 2016One 360-degree camera looks to be a market game changer.The DOKICAM camera system could be everything to everyone. Its five unique editing modes allows users much more flexibility at a cheaper price than accumulating equipment. Image courtesy of DOKICAM The camera& 39;s baseball-sized sphere includes two lenses facing in opposite directions.

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Food for All: Pay 80 Percent Less, Save the Environment, and Eat Great Food Innovation

Food for All: Pay 80 Percent Less, Save the Environment, and Eat Great Food

November 11, 2016Would you like to eat a cheap, tasty and & 39;real& 39; meal instead of junk? Or be able to have great restaurant food for a late-night snack? The Food for All app allows you to buy pleasing restaurant food that didn& 39;t sell by the closing time up to 80 percent cheaper while saving the environment.

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Tactica Talon - Your Ultimate, Tech-Friendly Multitool Innovation

Tactica Talon - Your Ultimate, Tech-Friendly Multitool

By Shelby RogersNovember 15, 2016Imagine having one device to replace 17 small tools and gadgets cluttering your pockets. Meet the Talon:The Australian-based company TACTICA Gear has created the Talon, the tiny helper that wants to be the only thing you need. At just 0.6 ounces, it& 39;s certainly one of the smallest multi-tools on the market.

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Lucid Dreaming Stimulator Lets You Enjoy Your Self-Created Adventures Innovation

Lucid Dreaming Stimulator Lets You Enjoy Your Self-Created Adventures

November 18, 2016Would you like to control and enjoy your dreams just by a headband? Meet Aladdin, the lucid dreaming stimulator that let you go through the & 39;mystical doors& 39; of dreams.A lot of people might be familiar with moments when you know you& 39;re having a dream and can control anything you want.

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New App Helps Color-blind Users Better Distinguish Colors Innovation

New App Helps Color-blind Users Better Distinguish Colors

By Shelby RogersNovember 18, 2016A new app from Microsoft could help color-blind users get visual clarity.Being color blind affects 1 in 12 men in the world and 1 in 200 women. More often than not, the entire color spectrum isn& 39;t affected, but sufferers struggle with identifying shades of red and green.

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How Racing Champions Use 3D Printing for Victory Innovation

How Racing Champions Use 3D Printing for Victory

This healthy looking workshop belongs to the TU Delft Formula Student team, one of the most successful teams in the history of the sport. Formula Student is a student engineering competition held annually in the UK. Students design, build, test and race a small-scale formula style racing car. It attracts teams from the world& 39;s best technical universities.

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This Van Lets You Drive Your Office Literally Anywhere Innovation

This Van Lets You Drive Your Office Literally Anywhere

November 23, 2016Multiply your freedom while never having to leave your office with this innovative new van.Working from home is the dream. It allows you so much freedom that you don& 39;t experience being tethered to a cubicle. There& 39;s luxury in being able to work away from big offices and having a chance to work wherever you want.

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Travel Laundry Just Got a lot Easier with Nival Innovation

Travel Laundry Just Got a lot Easier with Nival

By Shelby RogersNovember 22, 2016Travelers know this problem all too well. You have one of two options when traveling for longer than a week. You can either stuff as many outfits as you can into your suitcase, or you succumb to paying for laundry services wherever you& 39;re staying. Sometimes, no launderers can be found and you& 39;re forced to wear a smelly or stained garment yet again.

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Best 5 Drones on the Market Under $300 Innovation

Best 5 Drones on the Market Under $300

By Shelby RogersNovember 21, 2016Drones are an ever-expanding market. It seems like a new drone hits shelves each week. We& 39;ve narrowed down our Top 5 favorites for under $300, just in time for the holiday season:5. Parrot AR Drone 2.0 ($192.00) Image Courtesy of Parrot/Amazon The Parrot AR 2.0 gets major points for a sleek design.

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Helium Could be Key to Balancing Two-Legged Robots Innovation

Helium Could be Key to Balancing Two-Legged Robots

By Shelby RogersNovember 20, 2016Robotics consistently pushes the boundaries, especially as machines regularly become more complex and humanlike.However, like young toddlers learning to walk, they struggle with balancing on two legs. The robots developed with two legs often fall down. Even things as simple as children& 39;s toys can only walk a few feet before tumbling forward.

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Track Your Pet's Activity With This Tiny Device Innovation

Track Your Pet's Activity With This Tiny Device

November 26, 2016Pet parents, this is perfect for your four-legged babies. This tiny smart device monitors your pet, logs its activity information, and lets you track your pet and enable this info wherever and whenever you want. The device serves as a FitBit for your furry friends.The smart device was engineered to give dog and cat owners peace of mind while away from their companions.

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Let Your Kids Learn Physical Coding Logic With Friendly Plobot Innovation

Let Your Kids Learn Physical Coding Logic With Friendly Plobot

November 24, 2016Most coding toys start for kids aged 8 and up. There& 39;s finally a kid-friendly and entertaining way to teach the youngest of children programming.Plobot is a cute robot toy designed for kids ages 4+ to let them create their own golem and give it a soul by cards instead of messy syntax and computer screens.

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You Could Own This Real-Life Transformer for $600,000 Innovation

You Could Own This Real-Life Transformer for $600,000

By Shelby RogersNovember 24, 2016Is it too late to adjust our holiday wishlists? This real-life transformer that took the internet by storm in September will be auctioned off. Image courtesy of Letrons Antimon is a BMW 3-series car that can transform from car to robot in under 30 seconds. This massive innovation comes as the product of Turkish engineers.

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Japan's New Supercomputer Looks to Take on Chinese Powerhouse Innovation

Japan's New Supercomputer Looks to Take on Chinese Powerhouse

By Shelby RogersNovember 25, 2016Less than a month after China& 39;s Sunway Taihulight took the title of the world& 39;s fastest supercomputer, Japan dropped a plan to build one even faster.Not even slightly faster. Much faster. Japan& 39;s new supercomputer would process at 130 petaflops, surpassing the Taihulight& 39;s 93 petaflops.

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Innovative Battery Charges Phones in Seconds and Lasts for a Week Innovation

Innovative Battery Charges Phones in Seconds and Lasts for a Week

By Shelby RogersNovember 24, 2016Scientists with the University of Central Florida might& 39;ve saved us from future frustrations with dying smartphones. Image courtesy of University of Central Florida The team developed a new type of battery that lasts for days after being charged a few seconds. The battery uses supercapacitors to store more energy and be recharged more than 30,000 times without degrading that charge.

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Zap Mosquitoes with a Tiny Laser Tank Innovation

Zap Mosquitoes with a Tiny Laser Tank

By Shelby RogersNovember 26, 2016Forget your old bug zappers and fly swatters. This mini-tank lets you wage war on pesky mosquitoes in epic fashion.The Chinese device dubbed & 34;the Laser Movable Mosquito Killer Robot& 34; seems just as ludicrous as it sounds. Writer Max Rotor hilariously reviewed the product for Quill or Capture, a blog covering the things normally left out of the spotlight.

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