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Now you know when: Track your fertility with the Femometer smart thermometer 2:10

The Femometer is all about empowering women. Whether you're trying to get pregnant, trying not to get pregnant, or just want to have a better understanding of how your body works, the Femometer can give you that control.
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Scott Kelly celebrates 300 days in space with water pong

Using two hydrophobic (literally, water fearing) paddles, Scott Kelly bounced a "ball" of water back and forth to celebrate his 300th day in space, proving that you really can entertain yourself with just about anything.
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Amazon will refund your hoverboard purchase, according to CPSC

Amazon has started to offer refunds for hoverboards bought on the shopping site, as more and more reports of explosions start to hit the Web. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission revealed the refunds program.

Leaving home? These smart light bulbs repel robberies by mimicking your patterns

Your house doesn't have to look empty just because it is. ComfyLight has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its smart LED light bulbs, which mimic your patterns to make it appear that you're home when you're not.

United Science’s eFit will 3D scan your ear to give you perfectly-sized earbuds

Everyone has differently-sized ears, so it can be hard to find a pair of decently-sized earbuds that fit -- that is, unless you 3D scan your ear. United Science's eFit 3D scanning tech can do that, and may soon come to a retailer near you.
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SpaceX’s Dragon capsule for astronauts blazes through crucial hover test

SpaceX wants to brings its Dragon 2 capsule back to Earth in the same way it's trying to do with its Falcon 9 rocket, using thrusters for a gentle ground landing. Working toward the goal, engineers recently put the capsule through…

Kickstarter finally has an Android app

Kickstarter has just launched an app for Android, three years after rolling one out for iPhone and iPad users. Better late than never, though saying that, the initial offering is pretty basic. More features are promised, so sit tight.
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Shape-shifting polymer enables folding solar panels and shape-shifting tools

Researchers from China's China’s Zhejiang University in Hangzhou have developed a unique shape-shifting material that can change forms in response to an external cue. The team published the research recently in the journal Science…
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Quick, agile and shockingly easy to fly, DJI’s Inspire 1 still rules the skies 5:00

We review DJI's Inspire 1 quadcopter, a drone that's cool enough to come out of a Terminator movie. How does it hold up after being on the market for a year? Find out.
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Kickstarter hired journalist Mark Harris to explain Zano's funding disaster

Once Europe's most funded Kickstarter project, the Zano handheld drone is now known for a very different reason -- its abject failure. Kickstarter hired journalist Mark Harris to investigate the circumstances leading up to the crash.
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Edwin the Duck toy Review

Edwin the smart duck makes bath time lots of fun, but he runs out of tricks too fast.