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Minority Report comes true: Hitachi just developed real-life crime-predicting technology

Hitachi's new Predictive Crime Analytics system uses information from weather systems, social media, and public transit to help it predict when and where crime might happen in particular cities.
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Want to put the moon in your living room? Now you can with Luna

For those of you who look up into the night sky and want nothing more than to create the same ambience in your home, look no further. The Luna is here to answer your wildest hopes and dreams.
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Netflix made a Netflix and chill button to aid your binge-based hookups

Anyone who's ever invited someone over to "Netflix and chill" will be intrigued by the new Netflix Switch. The DIY project will provide a simple button that helps get your home ready for a successful movie night ... or whatever's…
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A river runs through it: NASA finds evidence of running water on Mars

NASA announced today that Mars has seasonal rivers of flowing water, increasing the odds that the planet can sustain some forms of life.

Microsoft’s VR Kit to challenge Google Cardboard for entry level VR dominance

Microsoft might have put most of its eggs in the augmented reality basket with its Hololens headset, but that doesn't mean it's ignoring virtual reality. Its VR Kit is designed to offer developers a low cost way to work on VR projects.

News you missed this week: iOS malware, Oculus goes mainstream, Serial returns

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week — just for you. From Apple's iOS malware to VW's diesel scandal, it's all here.

Dare to dream: Napping at work would be a breeze with this bed-desk

If you've ever tried napping at work, you know it's not easy. While it won't quiet your loud co-workers, this bed-desk combo would make it a little more comfortable to get a little snooze in.
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These ingenious micromotors are designed to scrub carbon dioxide from ocean waters

A team of nanoengineers from University of California, San Diego invented tube-shaped micromotors that can remove carbon molecules from water while they swim.

This ‘power router’ can charge your phone from across the room

Wireless charging hasn’t really hit critical mass, but what if you had an energy router in your home that could charge the smartphone in your pocket from up to 17 feet away? That’s what Technovator’s XE wireless charging can do.

Slide from bedroom to subterranean pool in this posh underground mansion 4:35

If you think living underground would be dull and dark, check out these proposed plans for three-bedroom, circular home with an indoor pool and slide. Prairie dogs never had it so good.