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Explore the Great Barrier Reef and Buckingham Palace in VR

Thanks to new destinations added to Google Expeditions, you can now visit the Australian underwater phenomena, Buckingham Palace, and a number of other exciting global hotspots in one of the most exciting virtual reality…
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Scan your food with the NutriRay3D smartphone accessory to count calories 4:01

Meet NutriRay 3D, a smartphone add-on that will scan your plate and fill out your food diary for you, because you don't want to eat pre-packaged foods for the rest of your life just to count calories.
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Scientists create tiny brain-scanning implants that dissolve completely after use

Scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed tiny brain monitoring implants that dissolve completely after use. The sensors are highly accurate in measuring temperature, pressure, and brain…
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‘Drones are more like horses than cars’ – Amazon exec talks Prime Air

Amazon has offered up new tidbits on its Prime Air drone. The company says it's actually developing several different drones to cope with different environments across the U.S., and that its sense-and-avoid tech means it'll be more like a…
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Australia’s the latest to hype up 5G, says it wants the network operational in 2020

Vodafone Australia has joined a growing list of organizations that are looking for a 5G network launch by 2020. The carrier has said Australia has a strong track record of adoption new technologies, and 5G should be no different.
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Amazon begins selling devices and appliances that order their own supplies

Amazon on Tuesday activated its Dash Replenishment Service, a system that allows compatible smart devices around the home to reorder supplies so you don't have to. That's right, you'll be ordering stuff without even knowing about it.
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The Prepd Pack lunchbox will do everything but make your lunch 2:46

It's time to start eating healthier at lunch. The Prepd Pack is the lunchbox re-imagined with its removable modular containers, magnetic cutlery, and a companion app for all your meal planning.
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North Korea has (allegedly) engineered the world’s first hangover-free alcohol

From discovering a long lost unicorn lair to developing the cure for AIDS, North Korea adds to its long list of (questionable) accomplishments by announcing it's created hangover-free alcohol.
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Bye bye Wi-Fi: iOS code hints Apple may switch to super fast Li-Fi on future iPhones

Who wants faster data? Well, say hello to Li-Fi. It uses LEDs instead of radio frequencies to transmit data. It's up to 100 times faster than Wi-Fi, and it could be coming to future iPhones.
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Print selfies onto your next coffee shop latte with the Ripple Maker app 1:49

The new Ripple Maker app lets you turn photos and messages into fully customizable latte art. The Ripple Maker machine can print any image in a Coffee Scale version into the foam of your latte or cappuccino.
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Print, Puff, Pass: This Washington-based startup uses 3D printing to make glass bongs

PrintABowl has released a limited edition set of 3D printed water bongs that are both beautiful and fully functional. The company is based in Washington, where recreational marijuana use was legalized in 2012.