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NASA’s long-armed robot will refuel and repair satellites in space

NASA wants to revolutionize how the space industry manages orbiting spacecraft with its new Restore-L mission, a project to deploy a robotic spacecraft capable of refueling and servicing a satellite.
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Ridiculously dangerous DIY helmet lets you shoot fire from your eyes

In today's edition of "Please Don't Try This At Home," we present to you the ridiculously dangerous Cyclops Visor, which is living proof that some things from the movies are better left ... in the movies.
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China is on track to launch a second space station into orbit in September

China is gearing up to send a second space station into orbit this September. On Sunday, China successfully recovered an experimental probe, which it launched on a new rocket called the Long March 7.
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New ‘bio-ink’ could be used to print new cartilage and bone implants

A team of researchers at the UK’s University of Bristol have created a new bio-ink, a printable liquid material made out of living cells, that may be used for the 3D printing of cartilage and bone implants for damaged body parts such as…
Cars

It's happening — the next-generation Nissan Leaf will have a 200+ mile range

The next-generation Leaf will feature a new and improved battery, which also means that the electric car should have a range of around 200 miles, putting it neck and neck with both the Tesla Model 3 and the Chevrolet Bolt.
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Be the best swimmer possible by slipping into this $900 wetsuit

If you're already a great swimmer, this cleverly designed wetsuit from Roka Sports could make you even better. Though you'll have to fork out $900 to find out.
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ESA locking astronauts in an underground cave … for training

ESA astronauts have a unique training system. Not only do they train hundreds of miles above the surface of the earth, but they also travel hundreds of miles down into the deep, dark recesses of our wonderfully exotic planet.
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Rolls-Royce’s cargo ship of the future requires no onboard crew

Massive crewless cargo ships plying the world's oceans may sound far-fetched, but Rolls-Royce has been working on the idea for a number of years now. In fact, the company says it expects the first remotely controlled vessels to sail into…
Cars

Toyota adds child models to its virtual crash dummy software

Toyota's Total Human Model for Safety software (THUMS) will have child models for Version 4 to simulate the physiques of children aged three, six, and ten. They will go on sale this fall, to be used by automobile and parts manufacturers, as…
Business

Incipio to buy headphone maker Skullcandy

Headphone maker Skullcandy approved a $177 million purchase offer from Incipio. Both companies offer products that are fashion forward consumer tech accessories, and are seen as a solid match for their target consumer groups.
Business

When it comes to the IoT, Germany is beating the U.S.

According to a new survey from Boston Consulting Group (BCG), despite the loads of money the U.S. is pouring into the IoT, it all pales in comparison when placed next to Germany.
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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.