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Protect Your Privacy With These Strange Anti-Surveillance Frocks and Fashions
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Protect Your Privacy With These Strange Anti-Surveillance Frocks and Fashions

Big Brother is watching you, but you don't have to take it lying down. Don these stealthy countersurveillance frocks and styles to fool the all-seeing eye.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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Want to Run Faster? This Old-School Concept Might Hold the Answer.
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Want to Run Faster? This Old-School Concept Might Hold the Answer.

You have to see this new take on the traditional jetpack.
Jason Fell
A Smart Helmet That Gives Riders Eyes in the Backs of Their Heads
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A Smart Helmet That Gives Riders Eyes in the Backs of Their Heads

Heads up, riders. This Android-powered skull protector is driving motorcycle safety into the digital age.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Robotic Butler Could Make Your Next Hotel Stay...Interesting
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This Robotic Butler Could Make Your Next Hotel Stay...Interesting

A California hotel recently hired a new high-tech employee: a robot butler named A.L.O.
Emily Price
How $10,000 Can Score You a Self-Driving Car (Sort Of)
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How $10,000 Can Score You a Self-Driving Car (Sort Of)

San Francisco-based Cruise Automation has created a new gadget that gives any car self-driving capabilities.
Emily Price
Get This: Facial Recognition -- For Cats
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Get This: Facial Recognition -- For Cats

It might be more useful than you think.
Emily Price
This High-Tech Spray Eats Smog, Turns Surfaces Into Self-Cleaning Germ-Killers
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This High-Tech Spray Eats Smog, Turns Surfaces Into Self-Cleaning Germ-Killers

With a spray of this futuristic wonder cleaner, who needs soap, water and elbow grease?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Forget Drones. 'RoboBees' and 'RoBirds' Take Flight.
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Forget Drones. 'RoboBees' and 'RoBirds' Take Flight.

Taking robotics to new heights, scientists and engineers are developing electronic bees and birds to help solve some critical environmental issues.
Nina Zipkin
These Motorized 'Rocket Skates' Are For Real
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These Motorized 'Rocket Skates' Are For Real

Hoverboards? Jetpacks? Self-driving cars? So yesterday. Meet the motorized roller skate.
Jason Fell
3 Unusual Ways Smart Tech Meets Fashion
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3 Unusual Ways Smart Tech Meets Fashion

At the convergence of fashion and tech there are many interesting and bizarre applications of wearable technology.
Jason Fell
This Handy Gadget Is Like Google Glass For Your Car
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This Handy Gadget Is Like Google Glass For Your Car

Navdy projects turn-by-turn directions onto the road in front of you, and allows you to answer calls by just waving your hand.
Emily Price
Meet Plantoid, the Robot That Grows Like the Roots of a Plant
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Meet Plantoid, the Robot That Grows Like the Roots of a Plant

Robots do all kinds of amazing things, but this is the first one to actually grow.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Take a Look: Researchers Aim to Create Vision-Correcting Displays
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Take a Look: Researchers Aim to Create Vision-Correcting Displays

Have trouble seeing? No worries. A team of university researchers is developing displays that can adjust itself depending on your prescription.
Nina Zipkin