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This Bionic Hand Allows Amputee to 'Feel' Again

A Danish man who lost his arm in an accident was able to feel objects by way of surgically implanted sensors connected to a bionic hand.

Swallow This 'Password' Pill to Unlock Your Digital Devices

Yes, this is as far out as it sounds.

The Latest Wearable Tech Buzz: It's For the Bees

One might wonder how a scientist would go about attaching anything to a tiny, buzzing insect. The answer might surprise you.

Afraid of Sharks? No Problem. Just Check Twitter.

Scientists in Western Australia have outfitted more than 320 sharks with transmitters that trigger warning tweets when they arrive within one kilometer of popular beaches.

Faster Food: This Restaurant Delivers Burgers to Your Table at 90 MPH

A cafe in New Zealand is using a pneumatic tube system to deliver burgers to customers at an astounding speed.

Google's Next Crazy Project: Smart Contact Lenses

The tech company's latest 'smart' project aims to have serious health benefits.

Want a New Smartwatch? Hold On. Why Not a Smart Ring Instead?

This new device packs a big tech punch in a tiny, stylish design.

What If EVERYTHING In Your Life Was Connected to the Internet?

Samsung is looking toward a future made up of countless smart screens for improving your life and interactions with others. It's pretty far out.

Attack Drones, a Smelly Smartphone App and a Smart Paper Airplane-Jet

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'

Google Snaps Up Company Whose Robots Remind People of 'Terminator' Movies

The Silicon Valley tech giant has acquired eight robotics companies in the past six months. And it isn't done yet.

Yes, You Can Turn a Paper Airplane Into a Smartphone-Powered Jet

PowerUp 3.0 attaches to your standard paper airplane, turning it into a high-tech remote-controlled airliner.

This Wacky Technology Could Possibly Clean Up the Developing World

In places where access to electricity and other infrastructure is far from guaranteed, this system aims to sterilize the grimy bits.

Weird But True: Microsoft Is Developing a Stress-Monitoring Bra

The tech giant tried to do something similar for men but it just didn't work out.

Get This: Drones That Attack and Take Over Other Drones

So much for the future of product delivery. A serial hacker has created a device that can hack into and seize control of other drones.

Thanks to This Gadget, Your Message Alerts Can Smell Like Coffee

The Scentee device releases a puff of scent like apples or jasmine whenever you get an email or someone comments on your Facebook page.

Is It a Wheelchair or a Tank? It's Both, Actually.

This 'barrier-free sport-vehicle' is like the sport utility of wheelchairs.

A Fashionable, Inflatable Bike Helmet Collar? Yes, You Read That Right.

This Swedish startup has created a bike helmet that you wear around your neck.

IBM to Open Up Jeopardy Winner Watson's 'Brain' for Everyone

Big Blue aims to spur innovation in the cognitive intelligence space by making the software publicly available for developers.

Say What!? Google Might Be Working on a Lie-Detecting Microphone Throat Tattoo

Yes, the tech geniuses at Google are at it again.

A 3-D Printed Electric Car That Can Drive Across the U.S. on 10 Gallons of Gas

More than 50 percent of the Urbee 2 vehicle has been 3-D printed and it can travel at speeds up to 70 mph.

Mind Control Technology, Elon Musk's James Bond Submarine and a Real-Life Bionic Man

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'

Check This Out: Edible Sensors Tell You When Your Food Has Gone Bad

Tiny, biodegradable sensors could have big potential for all sorts of medical- and food-related industries.

This Tiny Gadget Can Turn Virtually Anything Into a Musical Instrument

The Ototo is a pocket-sized circuit board that can make pots and pans, a chocolate bar or even a plant play music. Yes, really.

Want to See the Earth From Space? This Startup Plans to Take You There.

If you thought the Red Bull Stratos 'space dive' project was cool, you'll want to give this a look.

He's at It Again: Elon Musk Buys James Bond's Submarine and Has Big Plans for It

The tech entrepreneur wants to drop a Tesla engine into the working submarine and, well, you can only imagine what comes next.

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