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April 17th, 2014 at 10:50 am

Mark Cuban invests in PowerPot, a pot that charges your smartphone by boiling water

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Mark Cuban invests in PowerPot.

The PowerPot is an awesome device that charges your phone by boiling water in a pot. The device has just become the next hot thing, thanks to its appearance on ABC’s hit reality show, “Shark Tank.” (Video)

 

 

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April 16th, 2014 at 10:45 am

Ideas Box – a ready-made library for humanitarian crisis victims

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Ideas Box

Easy access to information is something most of us take for granted. In some parts of the world however just being able to browse a few books is nearly impossible, especially for people who are refugees or victims of a humanitarian crisis. Immediate living necessities including clean water, food, shelter clothing and medical care in these situations are the primary concern. (Video)

 

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April 15th, 2014 at 2:15 pm

The world’s first connected electric toothbrush

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Kolibree connected electric toothbrush.

Kolibree has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its connected electric toothbrush, a product that first caught our eye at CES in January. The Paris-based company hopes to raise $70,000 by May 25, and it’s already reached $56,000 from backers at the time of this post. (Video)

 

 

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April 15th, 2014 at 2:07 pm

Mini mobile robotic printer roams around the page laying down ink

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Pocket Printer

Most pocket-sized printers are really just smaller versions of what you’d see on your desk. But,  Zuta Labs’ upcoming Pocket Printer robot may liven things up a little. Instead of using an old-fashioned paper feed, it runs over the page laying grayscale ink. This Roomba-like approach isn’t just a party trick, though. Besides leading to a very portable design, it lets you print on any size page you like — if you need to get a legal form while you’re at the coffee shop, you can. (Video)

 

 

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April 15th, 2014 at 1:45 pm

Toywheel introduces app that connects toys and augmented reality

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Toywheel

Kids grow up with different technology and toys these days than we did, but you don’t need to be a geek mom or dad to realize that. (Video)

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April 12th, 2014 at 9:52 am

U.S. Navy develops technology to turn seawater into fuel

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The U.S. Navy hopes to power all non-nuclear powered ships through seawater.

The U.S. Navy scientists believe they may have solved one of the world’s great challenges after decades of experiments. They know how to turn seawater into fuel. (Video)

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April 11th, 2014 at 11:54 am

Quantum theory proves consciousness moves to another universe at death

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Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe“ is a book written by the scientist Dr. Robert Lanza. The book has stirred up the Internet, because it contained a notion that life does not end when the body dies, and it can last forever. Lanza who was voted the 3rd most important scientist alive by the NY Times, has no doubts that this is possible. (Video)

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April 11th, 2014 at 11:45 am

Israeli startup StoreDot charges smartphone batteries to full in 30 seconds

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StoreDot

It’s possible that you’ll be able to plug the smartphone in and charge it from 0 percent to 100 percent in just under a minute, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. An Israeli startup by the name of StoreDot revealed the technology at Microsoft’s Think Next Conference using standard smartphone batteries, and they claim it’ll even be portable. (video)

 

 

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April 10th, 2014 at 8:58 am

BionicKangaroo – a robot that mimics the movements of kangaroos

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BionicKangaroo

A team of engineers in Germany have completed work on a new robotic kangaroo that mimics the movements of the real-life flesh and blood kangaroos. (Video)

 

 

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April 10th, 2014 at 8:21 am

Flexible, stick-on electronic patches for wireless health monitoring

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Researchers at at John A. Rogers’ lab at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign have incorporated off-the-shelf chips into flexible electronic patches to allow for high quality ECG and EEG monitoring. (Video)

 

 

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