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This New Gadget Might Be The Cure For Your Insomnia

We know that not getting enough sleep comes with all sorts of negative consequences and our dependence on smartphones and gadgets usually only worsens our insomnia. British inventor Richard Mills has created a new technology that might actually help with those sleepless nights. The SleepCogni, similar in size and shape to a bedside lamp, places […]

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The Continuing, Improving Story of LED Light Bulbs

It was only 3 years ago that recently introduced 60 watt equivalent LED bulbs were introduced at price points in the 25 to 30 dollar range.  Now, in of June 2015 wehave finally seen the price fall below the 5 dollar per bulb mark with Home Depot selling the TCP 60 watt equivalents for 4.88 over the past few weeks […]

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Lytro Immerge Camera Plans to Produce The Best Virtual Reality Video

The Lytro Immerge wants to change how virtual reality (VR) footage is captured. Traditional VR footage is usually filmed using several cameras and said footage is put together into a 360-degree image. Instead of using these older methods, the Immerge uses what they call “cinematic VR,” which allows users to move in six directions. The […]

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Tired of Sitting? The Altwork Station Lets You Lie Down at Work

Have you ever wanted to just lie down at your desk? Now the Altwork Station lets you do just that and still get work done. The Altwork Station, which has been five years in the making, allows you to sit, stand or lie down – all with your monitor hanging above you. The workstation looks […]

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BOLD New Ideas for the Windy City

The Chicago Architecture Biennial is showcasing some innovative, potential makeovers for the Windy City. One of their exhibits, “BOLD: Alternative Scenarios for Chicago,” features 18 projects and ideas created for the city of Chicago by more than a dozen local offices. The BOLD exhibit, organized by Iker Gil (director of MAS studio and editor-in-chief of MAS […]

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Elon Musk’s Latest Problem, Identical Chinese Tesla Clones

With just about anything you can purchase, you can buy a Chinese knockoff for cheaper. Now according to Wired, Tesla may soon have knockoff versions of its electric vehicles, as several Chinese companies are releasing vehicles ...
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Light L16 Camera – Looks Like a Smartphone, Shoots like a DSLR Camera

If you’re starting to feel your smartphone doesn’t deliver high enough quality images, the L16 camera, by new Silicone Valley startup Light, may be the next best solution. A camera unlike anything we have ever seen befo...
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The SeaXplorer Mega-Yacht Can Break Through Ice And Access Remote Locations

If sailing on the Caribbean doesn’t sound exciting enough, the SeaXplorer promises to take owners to some of the most remote places in the world. Places that have not been accessible before will now be just a leisurely yacht ...
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FLYBi Drone Goggles Let You See The World From Its Point Of View

You will want to add FLYBi to your Christmas list this year. A crowdfunded project, the FLYBi drone can give you a different type of flying experience. The FLYBi’s drone is connected to a pair of goggles that can display live...
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The Farm: A Race Season Finale

A Last weekend in 2015 at the Farm: Race Season Finale The Design Engine Racing Team, this past weekend at BlackHawk Farms Raceway, clinched five Series class titles. The championships were won in the Midwest region of Champio...
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4D Printing May Help Create Self-Assembling Objects

While you’ve most likely heard of 3D printing before, scientists are now using 4D printing to create self-folding structures. This technology still employs 3D printing technology, but the components for 4D printing are made f...
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