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UK building the world’s largest offshore wind farm

Danish state-owned company Dong Energy A/S is planning to set a new world record for the largest offshore wind farm with its new Walney project in the U.K. Once commissioned, it will provide enough energy to power almost a half million…
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Rent a mom with NeedAMom, the Brooklyn-based service for New York young adults

Not all of us have the luxury of living in the same city, same state, or even same country as our parents, which is why Nina Keneally has introduced NeedAMom, the service that allows you to rent a mother for the most dire of your days.
Cars

Google is teaching its self-driving cars to be more careful around kids

In an attempt to assuage at least some of our fears, Google recently released a blog post in which they assured drivers and parents everywhere, "We teach our cars to drive more cautiously around children."
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Sick of your standing desk? Try lying down in an Altwork Station instead

If comfort is at the heart of productivity, then prepare to get very productive. No longer will an uncomfortable, unsatisfying workspace be an issue because with the Altwork Station, you can either sit, stand, or lie down at your desk.
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: beer brewers, bike renting, and gesture-sensing gloves

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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MIT researchers develop RF technology to see through walls, distinguish between humans

A group of MIT researchers have built upon previous advances in the use of wireless signals to track human motion through walls to show how subtle human movements can be observed through objects to distinguish between individuals.
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This custom cooler will haul your drinks while playing your favorite tunes

The C3 Custom Cooler Creations by Seljan holds a case of beer and ice. Radio controlled, it has a range of 200 feet. It features functioning headlights, speakers, and MP3 capabilities. It can be ordered with your favorite MLB, NFL, NHL, and…
Cars

Tesla Autopilot saves an Uber driver from a nasty crash

An Uber driver in Seattle narrowly avoided a crash when a car cut in front of his Tesla Model S P85D on a rainy night. The Tesla Autopilot activated the brakes and prevented a collision. The system was released with a recent…
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Watch US astronaut Scott Kelly haunt the ISS for Halloween

It's not all scientific experiments and space walks up at the ISS — record-breaking astronaut Scott Kelly has also had time to 'haunt' the spaceship and capture the prank on video.
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Women-only taxi service Pink Taxi just launched in Egypt

Pink Taxi, a women-only car service that was recently launched in the African nation in hopes keeping women safe and curtailing the high rate of assaults against them. Because getting in a car shouldn't be seen as an opportunity for rape.
Health & Fitness

Laser-shooting LED bike light could improve safety for cyclists

Definitely a useful device for anyone that commutes to work on a bike, the Blaze bike light helps motorists become aware of cyclists in their blind spot. As of October 2015, it's available in the United States for the first time.
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This little metal cube contains every collectible element on planet Earth 1:07

The Element Cube is made from all of the 62 collectible elements on earth. The cube is formed to include these diverse elements through powder metallurgy, so diverse and precious metals can come together in one shape.