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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Smelly locks, holograms, a hydration wearable

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
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U.S. Air Force takes control of the Space Surveillance Telescope ahead of Australian move

You frequently read about the sale of a car or a house, but it is not too often you hear about the transfer of a million dollar telescope. That's exactly what happened last week when DARPA turned over the Space Surveillance…

Celebrate Your Love For Stranger Things this Halloween with this DIY light kit

Fans of the overnight Netflix hit thriller series will be pleased to find instructions on how to create their own LED light kit to communicate with the dead -- or any children who have been taken to the Upside Down.
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This amazing sound lab can replicate the acoustics of any building that exists… or doesn’t

Until now, there’s been no convincing way of truly replicating the sound environment of different locations from the comfort of one room. That’s now changed thanks to a new piece of groundbreaking work.
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Make America tweet again! Trump twitterbot is running for president

Donald Trump’s newest presidential challenger is a twitterbot that sounds a lot like the man himself. DeepDrumpf, a deep-learning bot trained on Trump’s own words, just announced its run for president and launched a GoFundMe for…

Weekly Rewind: Nintendo Switch, Galaxy Note 7 costumes, and Eminem's take on Trump

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from…
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The FAA says to keep drones out of disaster relief areas, major sporting events

The Federal Aviation Administration has some stiff penalties in place for piloting drones into the wrong areas, such as where disaster relief efforts are underway and major sporting events.

The Orionids meteor shower peaks this weekend! Here’s everything you need to know

It's been some time since Halley’s Comet ripped through our field of view, but remnants still remain in the form of the Orionids. Here's how to catch the ongoing meteor shower, and what to look out for when you do.
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Groundbreaking adhesive tape will repel any liquid you can think of

Researchers in the Kota Lab at Colorado State University have created a Scotch Tape-style adhesive which is able to repel virtually any liquid you can think of. Here's why it's so exciting.
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Flexible temporary tattoo will let your phone know how drunk you are

A team of researchers have created a smart wearable temporary tattoo, capable of sending information to your smartphone about your possible level of inebriation. It could even hail a ride for you if you're too drunk.

Make your car smart with Automatic’s most affordable device yet

Automatic has released Automatic Lite, its most affordable device yet, designed to help you turn your dumb car smart by tracking your mileage and keeping an eye on your fuel consumption statistics.

The Swon smart shower tracker will save you money and help the environment

Currently raising funds on Kickstarter, Swon is a smart Wi-Fi-connected device which attaches to your existing shower head and tells your phone how much water and energy you’re using.