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Nicolette Emmino

Nicolette Emmino

Nicolette is a technology writer, but wishes the days of paperback books and print newspapers were still thriving. She’s a young new mom with an “old soul” and a knack for words. In her spare time (whatever that is) she gets in the occasional nap.

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This guy built a walking chariot that’s powered by a 20-volt cordless drill

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Forget ice buckets — this device helps ALS patients by translating eye motion into speech

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Facebook’s upcoming Texas data center will be powered almost entirely by wind

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Fuhu wants parents to watch every single move their kid makes with these smart-home kits

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LED indoor farms could change the food industry, and help solve world hunger

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This alarm clock automatically plays your favorite tunes to wake you up

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This space-age suitcase boasts GPS, biometric locks, and a built-in power bank

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There’s a vegetable garden off the coast of Italy, and it’s growing under the sea

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These awesome robotic exoskeletons help Japanese airport workers lift super-heavy loads

Luzi Smart Lamp is voice-activated and moonlights as a charger and organizer

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Totally rad LEGO printer can scan images and create pixellated mosaics with bricks

These ridiculously strong fridge magnets can hold nearly six pounds each

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T.brush is an electric toothbrush with a cool design and long battery life

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Stanford’s new water splitter pumps out clean hydrogen faster (and cheaper) than ever

Brush aside: The Loogun provides an easier way to clean dirty toilets

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Shelfpack transforms from a suitcase into a clothing shelf in just a few seconds

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Upcoming ‘Shift Sneakers’ will change color and design via a mobile app

Wouldn't it be awesome if you could change the color and design on your sneakers with just the click of a button?

Cosmo is glowing piece of architecture that doubles as a water purifier

Drawn will 3D print any customized furniture design you want

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The Floating Record vertical turntable puts a different spin on your records

If you took your average record player and propped it up on its side, you'd end up with all sorts of problems, but vintage audio startup Gramovox has developed a new record player that circumvents these issues
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This 3D-printed knife is designed for chefs but customized for you

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The U.S. Army wants soldiers on hoverbikes, teams up with Aussie engineers

The U.S. Department of Defense has teamed up with U.K.-based company Malloy Aeronautics to develop a Hoverbike for military use.
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Buying a house but unsure of the ‘hood? Airbnb lets you try before you buy

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Want to live in this apartment building that looks like it’s about to topple over?

Step inside Casa Jasmina, the smart home of the future that’s available for rent

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TieFi turns Dad’s necktie into a short-range Wi-Fi hotspot

The TieFi combines the classic Father's Day necktie with Internet access so that Dad's and kids can spend some face-to-face time together this year.
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Go green! These edible algae lamps could light your home


The Bartesian creates your cocktails with just the push of a button

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Behold the high-tech bikini that can help prevent sunburns

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GM is powering its new data center with old Chevrolet Volt batteries

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Swann introduces two new DIY home security systems for different budgets

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Customize the keys on this E-Ink keyboard to look however you want

The Sonder keyboard feature E-ink displays so you can program any icons or symbols you want to make computing easier.
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Ditch the beer cans: This portable keg serves up draft beers anywhere you go

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This foldable, paper-thin battery runs on dirty water, costs 5 cents

A Binghamton University engineer has developed a fold-up battery powered by bacteria. Total cost: just five cents.