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Microsoft researchers develop mood-sensing ‘smart bra’

Microsoft researchers have done what many super-nerds only dream about: They got into women’s underwear. Okay, that’s not quite fair. What they actually did was develop a “smart bra” that senses the mood of whomever wears it to help…

Honda makes a smartphone airbag … no, this is not a joke

Honda cares what happens to your smartphone, and to give it a fighting chance in the event of a major fall, it has developed the Case N, which fits airbags to it. Sadly, we don't think it's being completely serious.

Leave it to the Japanese to create the most terrifying ad for tires … ever

Advertires are always trying to think of a new way to sell you things, and a Japanese tire company has just come up with something: abject terror. This short 41 second ad is genuinely scary, even if it might not actually make you want to…

X-ray machines aren’t just for doctors; artists create intimate, macabre photos

Two Japanese graduate art students employed X-ray and CT scanners to create beautiful, haunting portraits of four couples in intimate positions, despite showing only the skeletal forms.
Movies & TV

‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ trailer is packed with villainy

The first proper trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is here, and it's filled with looks at three of the big villains that Spider-Man will face off against in the May 2014 flick: Electro, Rhino, and Green Goblin.
Home Theater

Gramovox is a Gramophone with a 21st century spin

Almost time to get your Emile Berliner on, as the Gramovox Kickstarter campaign breaks past the halfway mark of its $100,000 goal. The Gramovox is a 3:4 scale model of the Magnavox R3 gramophone that uses Bluetooth 3.0 to transmit your…

What if phones were clear and had touchscreens on both sides? Samsung has a patent for that

A patent showing a transparent touchscreen created by Samsung has been discovered, and what makes it really exciting is that both sides of the display can be used to control your phone.

Newsweek: A year after abandoning print, presses to roll once again

With readership numbers and advertising revenue dwindling for most print magazines and newspapers, it's no wonder more and more are becoming online-only publications. Newsweek ended its print edition last year, or at least we thought it…

Glass: Google now inviting Explorers to swap out for new version

Google is moving steadily towards its goal of launching Glass commercially in 2014, with the company now offering an upgraded model to its Explorer testers. The improved design is faster and more durable, and ships with shades and a mono…

This iPhone case has a clever flash that’s 10x brighter than the one in your 5S

A new Kickstarter project aims to solve the problem of taking decent low-light photos using an iPhone. The Lightstrap is a case with a diffused ring light built in, which provides ten times the illumination of a standard iPhone 5S flash.

Madden predicts a big game in the Big Easy, with playoff implications all around

After finally getting back to .500 in its weekly picks, ‘Madden’ has a few interesting predictions when it comes to three of the biggest, and most important games of the week.