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Beach Sand Used To Make A Battery That Lasts Three Times Longer
Charge your phone with that white stuff from the beach
A Cheap, Promising Way to Filter Water: Through A Twig
Plant's xylem tissue could be an efficient, low-cost way to filter water.
FYI: Why Are Escalators So Dangerous?
The escalator was patented in 1892, and the design hasn’t changed much since then. The landing platforms make entry and … Continued
The Goods: January 2013’s Hottest Gadgets
A dozen great ideas in gear, including the fastest mouse on the market, the world's quietest mechanical keyboard, a virtually jam-proof shredder and more.
The Most Mind-Blowing 3-D Printed Objects Of 2012
It was a huge year for 3-D printing technology, which touched everything from sports to chemistry to firearms.
Why Are Reebok’s EasyTone Sneakers For Ladies Only?
Oh the injustice!
A Video Game Helps Artificial Intelligences Learn to Learn
Ever wish you could play a game that tailors its strategy around your particular playing style? Thanks to a team … Continued
Blackout Bomb: Air Force’s High-Powered Microwave Weapons Fry Enemy Equipment
An experimental stealth weapon could blind enemy surveillance
A Water-Powered Jetpack
The Jetlev-Flyer propels itself using a torrent of water
iCub, the Open-Source Robot Child
It takes a village to raise a robot. At least, that’s the belief of the creators of iCub, a humanoid … Continued