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Burning Man attendee builds techno-blazing art car to honor festival

Trees in the desert with lights and sound tuned for enjoyment and inspiration define the 'Forest House' art car at Burning Man. Designed specifically for Burning Man, the mobile dance club is powerful enough to keep the party hopping.
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Classroom learning gets a boost from education app Seesaw

Tech in schools has evolved from being banned to being embraced, and this gradual shift has allowed for the success of apps like Seesaw, a platform that "empowers students of any age to independently document what they are learning."
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Prisons fight drug smuggling drones with drone-detection technology

Prisons are facing an infusion of drugs and contraband from covert drone deliveries to inmates. Prison administrators are turning to technology of their own to detect and combat drug delivering drones.
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Here’s 8 of the best crowdfunding sites on the web right now

Want to help an inventor create the next big thing in tech, or create a support page for someone close to you? Here are eight of our favorite crowdfunding sites, so you can bring your creation to life or back something you truly care about.
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Love chocolate? Scientists say they can electrify it to make it low fat and taste the same

Soon, you can have your chocolate and eat it too. In a revelation that sounds like a scheme by Willy Wonka, physicists are now claiming that by applying electricity to chocolate, they can remove up to 20 percent of fat.
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Weekly Rewind: 3D-printed baby skulls, YouTube live, a wicked quick Swiss EV

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, 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…
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A giant floating barrier might be the answer to cleaner oceans

The Ocean Cleanup Foundation has unveiled a huge, 328-foot-long floating barrier that will collect the miscellaneous pieces of plastic bottles, bags, fishing nets, and trash in general that floats about the seas.
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The Curiosity rover is going to look for water on Mars

NASA has suggested that the Curiosity rover will be beginning its quest for water on Mars. The rover will take a closer look at recurring slope lineae, which are the streaks seen near the planet's Gale Crater for signs of H2O.
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Bloodthirsty robot, gore, violence, and VR add up to 15 + BBFC rating for ABE VR

ABE VR earns a first of its kind 15+ age restriction for a VR title from the BBFC. It takes horror to a new level by allowing viewers to experience the movie first hand as a character, ABE the robot's chosen victim to find love.
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Sous vide: All about this growing cooking tech trend

Sous vide can revolutionize the way you cook meat, fish, eggs, vegetables, and even more complex meals at home. Here's how it works, the technology behind it, and what it's best used for.