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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.
Mobile

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.
Mobile

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…