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Russia’s new microwave gun can supposedly disable missiles and UAVs from six miles away

kapture audio recording wearable

This wristband allows you to “rewind” real life and save audio clips after they happen

Unlike all the FitBits and FuelBands of the world, this wearable doesn't track your steps, count your calories, or even read your heartbeat. Instead, Kapture records audio -- and that's it.

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Sanitizer robots, fish-finder sunglasses, and more

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!
ola fingerprint door lock kickstarter

This lock doesn’t require keys, or even your smartphone. All it needs is your fingerprint

Good news ! There's a new smart lock in the works that does away with all these cumbersome key- and phone-based unlocking schemes.
uve robotic countertop cleaner sanitizes with ultraviolet light

UVe is a $89 robotic countertop cleaner than uses UV light to sanitize surfaces


This new injectable brain implant uses electricity to activate individual neurons

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Pornhub wants to make a sex tape in space, and it started an Indiegogo campaign for it

holus tabletop hologram kickstarter feature

This tabletop holographic display pulls media from your smartphone and makes it 3D

Shotgun Laser, most powerful laser

This guy’s ridiculous 40W “laser shotgun” focuses eight beams into one

If you're in the market for a laser shotgun ... you shouldn't be. But since it wasn't illegal to build one, this guy did.
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DJI’s new obstacle avoidance tech aims to make drones crash proof

nasa ldsd flying saucer test flight landing

Update: After a successful launch, NASA’s flying saucer shreds its parachute on reentry

blood laser test

New $25 blood test can tell you every virus you’ve ever had

You might not care to know all the illnesses you've ever had, but that kind of information is invaluable to virologists.
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Bionic hearing earbuds and bladeless wind turbines

boston dynamics

Watch live as 24 humanoid robots compete in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals

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Summer is coming: Make your dumb AC smart with Tado

If this freshly-launched Kickstarter campaign reaches its goal, you won't have to dish out big bucks for a smart AC.
the tweeting pothole panama city

The Tweeting Pothole sends complaints directly to public officials when run over

Pressure sensors inside Panama City potholes will tweet repair requests to city officials when run over.
batteriser voltage booster betteriser3

Batteriser is a $2.50 gadget that extends disposable battery life by up to 800%

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At long last, somebody finally built a fully functional X-Wing drone

Following up his Millennium Falcon, Tie Fighter, and Imperial Destroyer drones, aerial videographer Oliver C is back with his long-awaited X-Wing fighter
Vortex Bladeless

These bladeless wind turbines create electricity without spinning

Oru Coast

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Folding kayaks & gravity-powered lamps

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!
sydney opera house projection mapping

Projection mapping on the Sydney Opera House is the coolest thing you’ll see all day

Every year, the Sydney Opera House invites artists to bring along their projectors and beam animations onto the building's iconic sails.
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Watch this tiny robot assemble itself, carry things around, and dissolve into nothing

When placed on a heated surface, the bot's PVC layer will contract, causing it to fold up into an origami shape with legs and a body.
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M is for Milkshake … Or not: Android VP says his watch shows all his favorite M desserts

mass producing graphene

MIT researchers have developed a way to mass produce graphene sheets


This light needs no outlet, solar panels, or batteries — it’s powered by gravity

pizza box projector hut cardboard

Pizza Hut designed an experimental pizza box that transforms into a projector

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Motorize your favorite scuffed-up skateboard with Mellow

yeair gas powered drone kickstarter quadcopter 1

Fill ‘er up: This gas-powered drone flies for an hour straight, hits 60 mph

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How to cook steak sous vide

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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Eye-tracking VR headsets, folding 3D printers

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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Brilliant new bearing design spins with 10x less friction, doesn’t require grease

A Japanese engineering firm has reportedly developed a new type of bearing that spins with up to 10 times less friction than the bearings we currently use.
oru coast series foldable origami kayak oru3

Oru’s foldable kayak is back and bigger than ever — and it still fits in your trunk

hycopter hydrogen powered drone

This hydrogen-powered drone can theoretically fly for four hours straight

focus portable 3d printer kickstarter

Brilliant new 3D printer folds up like a briefcase, prints dozens of different materials

The Focus is the first 3D printer specifically designed for easy transport. It's also compatible with an extremely wide range of materials.