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Need to escape? Then retreat into your Pause Pod

When life gets too stressful or you just need a break, the Pause Pod can help you slow down, kick back, and relax. It's your private pop-up space, and one you can set up just about anywhere.
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Fearless drone camera peers into an erupting volcano in Guatemala

British researchers working in Guatemala have been getting closer than ever to erupting volcanos thanks to advances in drone technology, and the attached cameras have been producing some stunning footage along the way.
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MakeVR is here to steamroll the learning curve for 3D modeling software 3:32

3D modeling software has a notoriously steep learning curve, so Sixense and Vive Studios put their heads together and launched a ridiculously simple CAD program anyone can use.
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Amazon may start producing clothing on-demand with patented factory

Amazon's recent patent approval for an on-demand apparel factory could be an indication of the company's next step. The patented system could also apply to other fabricated products.
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MiRo is the robot dog that promises to be a geek's best friend

Dogs may be a man’s best friend, but MiRo -- a programmable robotic canine -- could well prove to be a geek’s best buddy. Here's how it works, and why it could end up keeping you company in your old age.
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This custom 3D printed prosthetic arm is designed specifically for playing cello

A pioneering research team at Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science is working to create life-changing prosthetics for people in need -- and all thanks to the wonders of 3D printing.
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Shipbuilders stretch beyond classic designs as millennials buy superyachts

A superyacht commission from a millennial encouraged shipbuilder Rossinavi to go beyond usual conservative designs. Environmental impact, technology, safety, and updated aesthetics matter more to younger buyers than older clients.
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Scientists use gene-splicing to create red-eyed mutant wasps, for some reason

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have introduced a new strain of red-eyed mutant wasp to the world — courtesy of cutting edge CRISPR gene-splicing technology.

Our favorite interactive and unique exhibits at the New York Auto Show

We already brought you the latest news on current and future vehicles and concepts, and now we take you along for some of the more fun exhibits and booths at the 2017 New York Auto Show.

Mayfield Robotics’ Kuri home robot is now more expressive than ever

Mayfield Robotics' Kuri home robot is getting a big update. Now, it can recognize more voice commands and respond with greater range of expression. And thanks to improved innards, it's quieter when it moves.
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Lilium’s new VTOL jet puts you a step closer to flying to work, Jetsons-style

German startup Lilium Aviation says it has completed test flights on the world’s first electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) personal jet at a private airfield in Bavaria.

How Apple’s recycling robot, Liam, is going to turn your old iPhone into a new Mac

Apple, the world's second-largest smartphone maker, pledged to step up its recycling efforts in its annual Environment Responsibility Report. It's planning to expand recycling and promote the use of renewable materials.