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Enjoying nanosculpture art on Tomorrow Daily

We can't believe these tiny sculptures (created by artist Jonty Hurwitz) are thinner than the width of a human hair and relatively detailed for their size. If you wanted to see them, though, you'd need to have an electron microscope handy.

By 19 November 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 088: Ultrafast maglev trains, unlimited 'Interstellar' tickets, and more

On today's show, we discuss Japan's newest superconductor maglev train, AMC and Paramount's unlimited "Interstellar" ticket, and nanosculptures that can only be viewed with an electron microscope.

By 19 November 2014

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Darfon's super-thin Maglev Keyboard will make notebooks even slimmer

Instead of rubber cups, the Maglev Keyboard uses magnets to pop your keys right back up.

By 6 June 2014

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The Lexus Slide hoverboard is both exciting and kind of a bummer, Ep. 214

This week on Crave we are gathering whale snot with drones, reflecting on what we learned from the HitchBot murder and finally getting some details on the much-anticipated Lexus Slide maglev hoverboard. It's the Crave show, ya'll.

By 7 August 2015

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Crave Ep. 215: Futuristic shower head cleans up on Kickstarter

The highly scientific Nebia Shower system is supposed to somehow get more water onto you with less waste. Is this the perfect cross between luxury and environmentalism or will over $1M in Kickstarter pledges go down the drain?

By 14 August 2015

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Crave Ep. 214: The Lexus Slide hoverboard is both exciting and kind of a bummer

Like the Hendo Hoverboard, the Lexus Slide does work -- as long as you're in a custom-built skatepark with embedded magnets.

By 7 August 2015

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You can watch the Lexus Hoverboard in action August 5

A new teaser video from the company promises you'll see the magnetic-levitation device in action next week.

By 30 July 2015

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Lexus channels its inner Marty McFly with working hoverboard prototype

Car company Lexus is working on a hoverboard, teasing the product with a short video showing off its prototype that flies using magnetic levitation.

By 25 June 2015

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New 'Diamond nanothreads' may make space elevator a reality

Scientists produce ultra-thin threads of carbon atoms they say should be stronger and stiffer than any existing man-made material. Space elevators, here we come.

By 27 September 2014

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Japanese company plans space elevator by 2050

Japan's giant construction company, Obayashi Corporation, has announced that it plans to build an elevator into space by the year 2050.

By 24 September 2014