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Smart technology is making it easier to sell homes

Smart home technology is all about making your life at home easier, but one company, Coldwell Banker, is capitalizing on these desired conveniences to make selling your home easier.
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Drones eliminate the blind side of traditional field cameras for university’s coaches

The newest members of the University of Kansas football team are actually camera drones, and they're helping to eliminate the blind spot in practice videos. Using four DJI Phantoms, the team now has a bird's-eye-view replay to analyze.
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Tech-loving fraternities (and sororities) can now indulge in robot beer pong 2:12

Pongbot is a robotic cup holder that turns your run-of-the-mill beer pong into a game of moving targets. If Terminator’s T-800 wanted to pledge a fraternity, this Kickstarter project would be part of his application.
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Astronomers want to create an artificial solar eclipse to study the sun

Astronomers at the European Space Agency want to induce an artificial solar eclipse, using tandem satellites to block out the sun and study its elusive outer atmosphere for hours on end.
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Virtual reality obstacle course could help seniors avoid falls

A third of adults aged 65 or older takes a tumble at least once per year, but researchers have been investigating whether a virtual reality obstacle course could help vulnerable seniors better avoid potentially nasty falls.
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In Wyoming, this vertical farm is growing crops even in the winter

If you're looking for an alternate pastime to skiing during the bleak months of Wyoming, you can garden. There's a new project blooming in this cold state, and it's called Vertical Harvest.
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Milk may replace plastic when it comes to wrapping our food

We'll soon be turning to "an environmentally friendly film made of the milk protein casein," which is purportedly "500 times better than plastics at keeping oxygen away from food."
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Whill’s 4WD Model M makes campgrounds and parks wheelchair-accessible

Thanks to a 3-inch ground clearance and a 4WD system that links the front and back wheels, Whill's Model M wheelchair can move on uneven terrain and even on low-traction surfaces, such as light snow.
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Back in touch! NASA has just made contact with a lost spacecraft after nearly two years

Boy, those folks at NASA never give up. Having lost contact nearly two years ago with a spacecraft millions of miles from Earth, mission operators on Sunday announced they'd successfully reestablished a communications link.
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This eco-friendly ‘Shed of the Year’ looks good enough to live in

You may well suggest that this three-room shed is not a shed but instead a small apartment, but it's nevertheless just won the award for Britain's best shed.
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Drones are now the delivery method of choice for contraband-craving Brit prisoners

It's not just the U.S. authorities that are having trouble with drones flying contraband over prison fences. It's happening just about everywhere, including in the U.K., where cops recently intercepted a machine carrying a huge stash of…
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Would you buy a hammock for your head?

If you always have difficulty nodding off on planes, trains, or possibly at your desk, the NodPod may be just the ticket. It's a kind of hammock for your head, enabling you to maintain a comfy position so you can hopefully catch…