Strapping a Jet Engine To Your Head Is a Deafening Way to Stay Dry in the Rain

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Humans have been battling rain for as long as we’ve been around, and somehow the umbrella is the best option we’ve come up with for keeping (mostly) dry. There has to be a better solution, which Ivan Miranda has potentially created by throwing more technology at the problem.

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The First Star Wars Tamagotchi Makes You Protect R2-D2 From Jawas

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A long time ago a digital pet called the Tamagotchi took the world by storm. Twenty-five years later it’s still around, but now in competition with tablets and smartphones. So how do you make a near antique technology still worthy of attention and sales? You mash it up with Star Wars, of course, and finally give fans…

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A Wine Glass Shattering at 187,500 FPS Reveals the Destruction in Excruciating Detail

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High-speed footage can make a mundane event feel more dramatic, which is why Hollywood uses it to enhance certain scenes. But the technology can also reveal details that happen too quickly for the human eye to perceive. As The Slow Mo Guys reveal, a wine glass shattering when blasted by sound waves is far more complex…

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The Smart Home Isn't Worth It

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A smart home that responds to your every command and automates mundane tasks is a tantalizing dream. But the reality is that given the current limitations of technology, competing standards, and devices that quickly become obsolete, trying to make that dream a reality today just isn’t worth all the effort.

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Forget 5G, Super-Fast 6G Is Already Here

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The march of technology waits for no one, so despite the fact that the blazing fast 5G speeds we’ve been promised are nowhere close to blanketing the entire country, Samsung’s already testing 6G in its labs. The test hardware delivers blistering speeds that promise to…well, we’ll figure that part out later.

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Google's Project Starline Promises to Make Video Calls Frighteningly Realistic by Turning Everyone Into 3D Models

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As much as video-calling technologies like Facetime and Zoom have helped the world stay connected over the past year, they’ve also demonstrated their severe limitations, as it’s hard to feel emotionally connected to someone through a low-quality video feed. Today, Google revealed a technology that’s not quite ready…

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Strap This Beeping Robotic Third Eye to Your Forehead to Help You Walk and Text

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Who among us hasn’t unknowingly fallen into an open manhole, or accidentally strolled into an active construction site, while distracted by our phones? But a problem caused by technology can only be solved with more technology, right? So a design student has created a wearable robotic third eye that warns distracted…

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The Army's New Night-Vision Goggles Look Like Technology Stolen From an Advanced Alien Race

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When you think of night-vision goggles, you probably imagine the pitch black of night being illuminated in a sea of green that helps improve visibility. That’s ancient technology now as the US Army’s Lancer Brigade of Joint Base Lewis–McChord demonstrates what soldiers see through the military’s latest and greatest…

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