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China and the U.S. just set up a ‘space hotline’ to communicate

The most famous hotline of the hour may be Drake's "Hotline Bling, but it may soon be unseated by another hotline -- the space hotline set up between the United States and China to avoid potential interstellar conflicts.
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A few million years from now, Mars could develop Saturn-like rings

Mars' moon Phobos may have a second life after its eventual breakup in 20-40 million years: forming a ring-like system around the red planet that may last for up to 100 million years.
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Ford’s ‘Drug Driving Suit’ simulates what its like to drive while you’re high as a kite 2:13

Ford's Drug Driving Suit simulates the effects of driving under the influence of drugs in order to promote sober road safety. By challenging physical ability, attention, and awareness, drivers can experience the dangers of drugged…
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New graphene production technique is 100x cheaper than other methods

A new graphene production process developed at Glasgow University could finally turn this super-material into an affordable solution. Using commercially-available copper, graphene production in large quantities will be plausible for mass…
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Iraq is planning a solar powered skyscraper that’s 1,000 feet taller than the Burj Khalifa

At 3,780 feet tall, the recently announced skyscraper from the Iraq-based AMBS architectural firm will not only be the tallest in the world, but will also completely operate on energy it produces itself.

This pedal-powered washing machine requires zero electricity, works like a salad spinner

GiraDora is a pedal-powered washing machine specifically designed to bring an ergonomic, effective clean clothes solution to developing nations around the world. It requires no electricity and a limited amount of water to improve…
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DT Giveaway: Send every ballpoint stroke and scribble to your smartphone with the Neo Smartpen N2

The Neo Smartpen N2 offers a nice solution for those who still like putting pen to paper and want a backup of their work or need digital versions of their notes.
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Scientists say the universe has a ‘resolution limit’ that governs how far telescopes can see

Some of the world's top astronomers have found evidence that suggests pictures of far away galaxies may never get clearer due to the universe's galactic "resolution limit"
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The cyborg rose is finally here

In the 21st century, even our plants are bionic, thanks to groundbreaking new research that has successfully created the world's first cyborg rose. Flowers can now play host to the electronic circuits that are grown inside them.
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China unveils high-tech Fifth Space toilet facilities for the public

China has good news for you: Known as the "Fifth Space," this high-tech bathroom facility of the future has just debuted in Beijing, and promises to let you get more business done while doing your business.

Seiko is resurrecting the watch worn by Ellen Ripley in Aliens

Seiko is reissuing models of the watch worn by Ellen Ripley in the 1986 science fiction horror thriller Aliens. The original 7A28-7000 will be reintroduced as the SCED035 with slight changes to the design.