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Reserve: One Restaurant Concierge to Rule Them All

“It’ll be like Uber for pumpkins!” We’ve all heard companies promising to be the Uber for something, hoping to drastically change a space the way Uber did for personal transportation. Companies that have succeeded in doing so, however, are few and far between. Maybe this time around it’ll be different. Enter Reserve, a personal concierge […]

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3 Ways to Tech-Up Your Halloween

Haunt your house with spooktacular savings from Newegg!

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This Japanese Robot Can Run — Fast

2.6 miles per hour. That’s how fast the latest humanoid robot of Japan can run. With its legs measuring at just over 5.5 inches, this new prototype robot is fresh out of the oven at University of Tokyo’s Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory. While fast, ACHIRES, short for “Actively Coordinated High-speed Image-processing Running Experiment System,” is not […]

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A Fight to the FINish: Two Fish Play Street Fighter

#200384493-001 / gettyimages.com In what might just be the most-anticipated gaming showdown in the history of showdowns, Robert the Bruce fights AG.Aquarius in Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting. This isn’t your just your average tournament match, however. This is a match between goldfish. In a similar vein to Twitch Plays Pokemon and Fish Plays […]

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The Internet of Things Just Got Smarter

#184351964 / gettyimages.com The home takeover of the Internet of Things is imminent. Late last week, Samsung officially announced its purchase of SmartThings, a move that pits Samsung against powerhouses Google and Apple in the smart home space. SmartThings is a home automation startup that is rapidly making a name for itself, starting as a […]

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White House Hosts First-Ever Maker Faire

Not that I frequent government websites, but if you were to happen upon the official website of the White House yesterday, you would have been in for a surprise: yesterday, President Obama hosted the first-ever Maker Faire in the White House. If you missed it, here was the home page: Obama hosted the first-ever White House […]

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Google Unveils Powerful 3D-Mapping Tablet

In the latest Project Tango news, Google’s experimental Advanced Technologies and Projects (ATAP) group unveiled a prototype tablet on Thursday with depth-sensing capabilities. The tablet will allow users to generate 3D representations of their surrounding space in real time. The development kit, available in limited supply, will cost $1,024 for developers that meet the requirements. […]

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How the Maker Faire Restored My Faith in Humanity

What happened to the happy-go-lucky, carefree, everything-is-awesome kid I used to be? It’s hard to pinpoint specific experiences — I think it comes down to life. Life happened. I went to college, grew up, moved on to see what the world was actually like, and decided that it’s not what I’d expected. It’s only natural […]

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Regenerating Plastic: Is This the Future?

Until now, regenerative material has been a thing of futuristic sci-fi movies. Previous applications of the concept were only successful in repairing small, microscopic cracks. According to an article released in Science Magazine, researchers at the University of Illinois have taken this concept to the next level by developing a self-restoring plastic material that is […]

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Bothered by Snoring? New Sleep Apnea Treatment Approved by FDA

Good news for sleep apnea sufferers: the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently approved of a new kind of therapy for obstructive sleep apnea. This new implant, developed by Inspire Medical Systems, stimulates the patient’s airway to keep it open during sleep. #185121339 / gettyimages.com   Sleep apnea, which affects as many as […]

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