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Pre-order Brewie and you’ll soon be brewing up your own craft beers at home

Leave your stills in the prohibition era -- the 21st century has a new tool for home-brewing enthusiasts. After a number of successful crowdfunding campaigns, the world's first automated home brewery, known as the Brewie, is available for…
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Trust your gut with Welt — a new smart belt from Samsung

Trusting your gut just got a whole lot easier. Meet the new smart belt from Samsung. Welt is a fashion accessory that happens to double as a fitness monitor, because sometimes, your waistline knows best.
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Google DeepMind wants to use machine learning to help treat head and neck cancer

Google DeepMind has announced a new collaboration with University College London Hospital which looks to streamline the preparations required to administer radiotherapy to cancer patients.
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Tease your cat from work with Acer’s new pet-tracking Pawbo Plus cam

Acer's new Wi-Fi pet tracker, the Pawbo Plus camera, will ship later this year with a family of new accessories like a flashlight, treat dispenser, cat teaser, and "whack-a-mole" game.
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SpaceX is getting ready to actually reuse one of its reusable rockets

While it's already been busy successfully landing its reusable rockets on land and at sea, SpaceX hasn't actually gotten around to sending any of them skyward for a second time. But thanks to a deal with satellite company SES, that's about…
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Virtual reality hack lets you control a real-life robot arm

Silicon Valley company 219 Design has built a 3D-printed robot arm you can control using a virtual reality app and an HTC Vive headset. As hacks go, this one is pretty darn awesome.
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Are aliens trying to contact us? Signals from faraway star have experts buzzing

A discovery by Russian radio telescope operators in 2015 has the astronomy community buzzing about potential evidence of aliens. But don't hold your breath, as it may just be military radio interference.
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NASA's EmDrive thruster just took an important leap forward 0:59

NASA's futuristic, physics-defying EmDrive thruster may have just taken an important leap toward silencing its critics, by reportedly passing a rigorous peer review process with a forthcoming paper.
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Motion-detecting smartphones can discover a deadly quiver in your heart

A team of researchers from Finland is pushing the smartphone even further into this realm of medicine with a new smartphone-based method to detect the dangerous and sometimes fatal heart condition of atrial fibrillation.
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This artist attached himself to a giant robot to paint his latest masterpiece

Dragan Ilic, a 68-year-old Serbian artist, recently strapped himself to a giant industrial robot to be used as a human paintbrush. It has something to do with man's ever-increasing reliance on machines, apparently.
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Stop digging for your keys — the 2nd-gen Kevo Smart Lock has you covered

Kwikset is on its way to a keyless future, and has now announced the launch of the second-generation Kevo Touch-to-Open Smart Lock. After all, haven't you locked yourself out one too many times by now?
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Code in formation: New York City teachers are using Beyonce to learn JavaScript

As part of an $80 million initiative to bring computer education to every New York City public school student, computer science educator Emily Thomforde developed Bey Script to help teachers learn Javascript so they could then teach it to…