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Landing on a comet is hard: Rosetta searches for the sweet spot

The Rosetta mission has narrowed down the selection of possible landing sites to just five candidates, but it's going to be tricky to touch down.

By 27 August 2014

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MIT creates magnetic microhair that lets water defy gravity

Researchers have created an elastic material bristling with microscopic strands of nickel that can direct the flow of liquids and light.

By 8 August 2014

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How to set up a smart garden for free

With Koubachi's application and a little setup, it's possible to set up a smart garden, complete with care advice and email reminders, for free.

By 18 June 2014

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3D-printed San Francisco -- the next great tool in city planning

Attention, politicians and real estate developers: a 3D-printed model offers a different take on new buildings, old highway routes, and even sunlight patterns.

By 29 May 2014

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The Internet of Things sprouts in the garden

Edyn hopes to raise $100,000 for its smart Garden Sensor and Water Valve system, both of which allow gardeners to make decisions in real-time based on their specific conditions.

By 5 June 2014

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Deep thoughts from aquanauts: Meet the Mission 31 undersea team

Who would live underwater for weeks at a time -- and in view of the public? Get to know Fabien Cousteau and his crew doing it for science, bragging rights, and, uh, the freeze-dried food.

By 1 June 2014

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How to prepare your TV for watching the World Cup

In a few short weeks the world will be consumed by soccer, er, football. Whether you're a casual, every-four-year watcher or a die-hard hooligan, here's a few ideas to improve the watching and listening experience.

By 31 May 2014

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Leap Motion controller aims for better finger-tracking with version 2 software public beta

Better hand sensing and improved software is now available for developers to try in a free beta: Leap Motion's video shows the possibilities.

By 29 May 2014

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Oculus Rift... for chickens?!

Second Livestock asks the question: would battery chickens be happier if they lived in a virtual reality? Would we?

By 19 May 2014

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Solar-powered Skylock smart bike lock offers security, sharing

Velo Labs has come up with a bike lock that alerts owners to possible thefts, alerts emergency responders to possible crashes, and has a keyless entry that lets users share bikes Airbnb-style.

By 16 May 2014