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Airplane seat concept adjusts to your size, lets airlines nickel-and-dime you to death

Seymourpowell-designed Morph aircraft seat concept adjusts for different sized passengers. Sounds good, right? Too bad it'll give airlines more opportunities to charge an arm and a leg for a seat.

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Subway ticket machine in Moscow dispenses free rides if you do 30 squats

The Moscow subway has unveiled a special machine offering free rides for squats. The novel idea is part of a campaign run by Russia’s Olympic Committee to promote next year's Winter Games in Sochi and to encourage people to get fit.

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Who needs Bluetooth headsets? Motorola patents ‘neck tattoo’ smartphone accessory

Bluetooth headsets are out. What's in? Neck tattoos – like the one just patented by Motorola. The device would pair with users' smartphones, tablets, or other wearable computers, all while making people wonder if you need psychiatric help.


Going hands on and off-leash with Whistle, an activity tracker for your dog

The days of not knowing whether your dog is getting enough exercise are over. Whistle, an activity tracker for dogs, lets you keep track of how much exercise Fido is getting and, eventually, a whole lot more.

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Trade in your energy-sucking Christmas lights for a discount on low-power LEDs at Home Depot

Want to save some green? Considering that the holiday shopping season will start soon, we bet you do. Ditch those power-hungry incandescents you hang from your roof every year and save money with a string of energy-sipping LED lights. Here's how.


This ‘smart trench coat’ comes with a 4G hotspot built into it, and a phone charger

The first smart trench coat has arrived, packed with nano-infused fibers, a battery charger, and a 4G LTE connection, this coat will keep you warm and connected in the cold winter.


Shoot your own ‘Shark Week’ with this $850 underwater ‘drone’

Why let scientists have all the fun? OpenROV, an open-source remotely operated mini-submarine, lets anyone explore the ocean's depths like a pro. And it'll cost you less than a high-end iPad Air.

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Forget vests – get yourself a custom-made bulletproof suit

Thanks to the miracles of modern materials engineering, a company by the name of Garrison Bespoke is now selling a line of completely bulletproof suits. Hit the jump to see how they work.

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Volkswagen to unveil Twin-Up, a plug-in hybrid with an XL1 heart and a microcar body

The Volkswagen Twin-Up combines the body of VW's Up city car with the powertrain of the XL1 plug-in hybrid, including the latter's diesel engine, electric motor, and lithium-ion battery pack.


NASA to equip Robonaut with (very long) legs in 2014 upgrade

Robonaut, the humanoid helping out astronauts on board the International Space Station, is about to get fixed up with a pair of legs. Besides making him eight-feet tall, the new pins will finally enable him to break free from his fixed pedestal.

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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of November 10, 2013

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 it sure is fun to gawk!

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