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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: GPS for your pet, camera glasses, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but there's no denying that it's fun to gawk!
Computing

The fastest supercomputer in the world may soon come out of Japan

It's already one of the most technologically advanced countries, and now, Japan is looking to cement its position at the forefront of digital innovation. It's all contingent upon a new supercomputer that aims to be the fastest in the world.
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A look at Christmas tree tech from the 1940s through today

When we think of aluminum Christmas trees, we think of the Charlie Brown Christmas special. And Charles Schulz nailed that one. We look at a few other looks in addition to the metal era.
Computing

Machine learning is more advanced than ever before, but it’s not Judgement Day just yet

Machine learning? Yes, machines can learn. No, our robot overlords aren't here quite yet. Here are the basics behind this powerful technology, with some insight into how it's already being applied.
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Gadgets help you serve better beer, fancy cocktails, ‘aged’ wine at your holiday party

What are you drinking at your holiday party? If you're hosting, you might want to have beer, wine, cocktails, and coffee on hand, so we rounded up some gadgets that can help with all four drink varieties.
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The cool tech behind Kris Kringle's sleigh

The legend has long been that Santa's sleigh is pulled by flying reindeer. We put that myth under the microscope and we've found some seriously cool tech under the hood, including stealth capabilities and defensive measures.
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NASA wants SpaceX to help it survey the Earth's water surface

SpaceX has won another mission, this time, to survey the world's oceans. NASA announced last week that it had tapped SpaceX to launch a satellite that would "make the first-ever global survey of Earth's surface water."
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Mirror, mirror on the wall: HiMirror helps you with your skin troubles

HiMirror launches new smart mirror that promises to tailor a skin regimen based on a scan of your skin through its own high-resolution camera, can be paired with smart scale for full-body health program.
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Watching a jelly cake being made is absolutely mesmerizing

Jelly cake might not be something that everyone expects when they sit down for dessert, but it will certainly turn some heads if you serve one up this Thanksgiving. With a few tools and some patience, you too can make something…
Outdoors

Piqapoo is the Kickstarter accessory that will collect your dog's poop

It’s easy to think you stumbled into the weird side of Kickstarter when you hear about Piqapoo, a hands-free device for picking up dog poop. In fact, it could be the most useful gadget we've heard about this year!
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Lip reading AI smashes humans at interpreting silent sentences

Researchers at Oxford University have developed a lip-reading artificial intelligence program that smashes human accuracy when it comes to interpreting words based on the way people move their mouths.
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A ‘built-in genetic circuit’ could fight cancer by starving tumors of oxygen

Researchers at the U.K. have engineered cells with a "built-in genetic circuit" capable of producing a molecule for inhibiting the ability of tumors to grow and survive in the body.