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April 1st, 2014 at 9:34 am

Foodini: World’s first 3D food printer prints fresh, nutritious foods

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Print different shapes to encourage kids to eat healthy foods.

Food replicators used to be science fiction. But 3D food printers came along and started giving us things like chocolate on demand. But what about people who want to eat healthier food? Welcome Foodini, the world’s first 3D printer designed to print meals with fresh, nutritious ingredients. (Video)


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April 1st, 2014 at 9:05 am

Ooho – an edible water bottle that could save the planet


Rodrigo García González, Pierre Paslier, and Guillaume Couche are London-based industrial design students who have created the Ooho, a blob-like water container made out of an edible algae membrane.



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March 31st, 2014 at 1:00 pm

The Internet of Things brief history (Infographic)


Created by Best Computer Science Degrees has just created the “Understanding The Internet Of Things: Towards A Smart Planet” infographic that breaks down the technological development of networked appliances into a digestible format. (Infographic)


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March 31st, 2014 at 12:49 pm

Decluttr buys every CD, DVD, and video game you don’t want anymore


Inside the Decluttr warehouse.

Decluttr buys anything – because that’s their business model. They will literally buy any CD, DVD, or video game you want to mail them. And they pay the postage, too.


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March 31st, 2014 at 12:38 pm

Zuckerberg explains why drones are better than balloons to deliver internet access


Facebook wants to place internet drones over specific population centers.

Facebook and revealed their intentions last week to connect the developing world through aerial drones and satellites. Their plans drew the inevitable comparisons to Google’s Project Loon, which would field fleets of balloons in the Earth’s stratosphere. The similarities weren’t lost on Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.



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March 31st, 2014 at 11:34 am

Millennials are the consumers who will change the marketing landscape

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To sell to Millennials, you have to understand them.

The Millennial generation is the newest target audience for many brands. Their purchasing power is increasing and the Millennials will continue to drive consumer demand. Brands will need to reevaluate this generation and develop strategies for engaging them.


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March 31st, 2014 at 11:11 am

Top 7 best ways to learn how to code


DaVinci Coders

It’s never been a better time to pick up programming. No matter your age or experience, a plethora of tools are available to get you started or to help you refine your programming chops.



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March 28th, 2014 at 11:41 am

11 futuristic forms of transportation we could see soon


ET3 – Evacuated Tube Transportation

Planes, trains, and automobiles is transportation that has carried us through the 20th century, but these days, they’re old news. The transportation of the future will be more along the lines of magnetic levitation, jetpacks, and zip lines that fit in a backpack—and they could be here sooner than you think.



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March 28th, 2014 at 10:33 am

Brain Trip: Brain wave reading game gives museum visitors a surreal trip

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‘Brain Trip’

The Centraal Museum in Utrecht, the Netherlands, is offering an additional experience for its ‘Surreal Worlds’ exhibition that monitors visitors’ brain waves. Interactive agency Rhinofly developed the interactive installation ‘Brain Trip’, which enriches visitors’ trip and enables them to experience surrealism in an innovative way. (Video)



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March 28th, 2014 at 10:26 am

Virtuix Omni: An omni-directional virtual reality treadmill


Virtuix Omni

Thanks to the latest iterations of the Oculus Rift and imminent versions of various head mounted displays virtual reality is only getting bigger and better. But for a truly immersive experience, company Virtuix has created the ultimate virtual reality simulator: the Omni, an omni-directional virtual reality treadmill. (Video)



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