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This inflatable turns any table into a standing desk

If you like the idea of a portable standing desk and you don't mind inflating it every time you go to use it, then the YoUP could be just the ticket.
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Sweden has just made it a whole lot harder to fly camera drones

A recent ruling by Sweden's highest court has apparently made it a whole lot harder for people to fly camera drones there. The authorities have decided the machines are a kind of surveillance camera so a special permit will now be needed to…
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Supply ship successfully arrives at International Space Station

The Cygnus cargo spacecraft, developed by Orbital ATK Inc., was captured by the ISS’ robotic arm at 7:28 a.m. EDT (1128 GMT) today. The ship carried materials for science experiments and other supplies for the crew.

Robots are most likely to take the jobs of those who least expect it

In a situation of cruel irony, those most in jeopardy of losing their jobs to robots are in the greatest denial it will happen. People without college degrees are least likely to think their jobs are at risk from automation.
Virtual Reality

NASA astronauts have already been to Mars – in VR

NASA is benefitting from the billions of dollars technology giants are investing in virtual reality and augmented reality systems, like Microsoft HoloLens and PlayStation VR. That same technology is being used in space today, as well as…
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Hands on with Cozmo, the little AI robot that could

Anki's new Cozmo robot may be powered by artificial intelligence, and it's surprisingly capable... but not consistently. We put it to the test for a week to see just what it can do.
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NASA plans to start a garbage fire in space … on purpose

While starting a fire in space generally doesn't seem like a recommendable course of action, it's precisely what NASA is planning on doing with its Cygnus cargo spacecraft, which was recently sent into space.
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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.
Social Media

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…