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These light-up sneakers are a bit fancier than the ones you had as a kid

When it comes to connected technology, nothing is sacred. These Yaoat sneakers track movement for gaming, fitness, and calorie tracking, and they even light up to your music or pace.
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Just when you thought it wasn’t safe to get in the water, new shark-repellent tech arrives

Shark attacks hit a new high in 2015. A new surfboard leash features shark repellent technology that could protect surfers in the water, and the company claims it won't harm marine life.
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Watch the year’s best drone footage — in just 2.5 minutes

Addicted to amazing drone footage? This montage from the New York City Drone Film Festival will curb your craving with amazing ariel videos.
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This pint-sized exoskeleton is helping disabled kids walk again (or for the first time)

We should be celebrating a revolutionary innovation from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), where engineers have developed a mobility-minded exoskeleton specifically for children.
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Climate scientists plan to map coral reefs from the sky

Most of the existing studies of the effect of climate change on coral reefs have been underwater. Now NASA is starting a three-year study that will examine the changes in coral reef ecosystems from the sky.
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SkinGun helps burn victims quickly regrow skin by spraying them with their own stem cells

RenovaCare is in the organ regeneration business and has a skin gun that sprays skin stem cells on a burn or chronic wound to promote rapid healing. The healing is far more rapid than current treatments.
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Discover something new with Blippar’s latest app redesign

Blippar, the augmented reality visual search app has just launched a redesign of its interface, adding bubble layers, which it says refocuses the app on discovery over simple identification.
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London’s first-ever naked restaurant strips away the tech as well as the clothes

Dining at London's first-ever naked restaurant means casting aside not only your clothes, but your smartphone, too. The new eatery is keen for diners to get back to basics and to have a night out "without impurities." So make sure you scrub…
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Haunting infrared footage of Las Vegas was made with a modified Sony RX100 IV

Filmmaker Philip Bloom used a modified Sony RX100 IV to create an experimental infrared video while driving around Las Vegas. Using the camera's advanced 250fps slow-motion capabilities, the short film grants an otherworldly…
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CSI: The Ocean? Researchers study seafloor ‘fingerprints’ to gauge storm surge

Storm surge is one of Mother Mature's most powerful and destructive phenomena. Researchers at the University of Delaware are studying ripples on the seafloor to better understand its behavior.
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Once something you only saw on ‘Top Chef,’ sous vide hits shelves at Target, Best Buy

Now that you (or your parents) can buy an Anova immersion circulator at Target and Best Buy, will sous vide cooking finally go mainstream? Here are a few reasons it might.
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Lenovo’s foldable phone prototype snaps onto your wrist like a slap bracelet

Foldable phones are increasingly becoming a possibility, with Lenovo planning on entering the race to create a foldable phone and tablet. The Taiwanese demoed a prototype at Tech World, and will announce a product in the fall.