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Smart Diapers, a Lie Detector in Your Mouth and Elon Musk's Crazy-Fast Way to Travel

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
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Not Sure What to Eat? This App Knows What You're Craving

A new tool uses a 'neural-network algorithm' to analyze millions of reviews and then recommend restaurants based on the foods you love the most.
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The World's Newest Lie Detector Could Be a Sensor Implanted in Your Mouth

No joke, this tech can tell if you've been lying about smoking or eating less.
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This Tablet Is So Hands-Free You Can Control It With Your Brain

A research project from tech giant Samsung could provide new ways to interact with mobile devices.
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Ubuntu Edge Phone: A Crazy, Cool Idea That's Probably Ahead of Its Time

This project has gained a lot of attention, raising more than $3 million in less than 24 hours on Indiegogo.
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This New Tool Basically Makes Star Trek Technology a Reality

Having recently raised more than $1.5 million, the Scanadu Scout aims to read your vitals, all by a simple touch to your forehead.
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Lost Keys? No Problem. This Gadget Can Locate Virtually Anything

Tile is a Bluetooth-enabled device and app that lets users keep tabs on their most valuable items.
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Feel This: Disney Wants to Bring Virtual Objects Into the Real World. Sort Of.

Disney doesn't just do cartoons. Its researchers are developing something that can make motion-controlled devices more immersive for users.
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Forget Necklaces and Rings. This Gold Goes Inside Your Head

Engineers are working on a way to use gold particles to possibly treat movement disorders and other ailments.
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Elon Musk and His Outrageous Idea to Travel Between Los Angeles and San Francisco in Just 30 Minutes

Details for the 'Hyperloop' are vague, but the idea sounds amazing.
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The Future of Retail: Paying With Your Face?

A Finnish company says it has developed a system that eliminates the need for cash or credit at check out. All it needs is a look at your face.
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No Joke, These 'Smart Diapers' Can Detect Your Child's Health

A New York tech startup has combined diapers with a mobile app to give parents real-time health info on their babies.