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A bionic ankle so natural, it's worth a happy dance

An artificial ankle created at the MIT Media Lab is made of chips and sensors that work together to adjust ankle stiffness, power, and position. One wearer was able to dance the rumba.

By April 17, 2014

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Ankles away! FlyFit fitness tracker worn on leg, not wrist

Bicyclists in particular may be attracted to the FlyFit ankle-mounted fitness tracker on Kickstarter.

By February 18, 2014

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GoPro captures road rage as alleged victim fights back (and wins)

Technically Incorrect: A video of a motorist getting angry at a motorcyclist depicts an instance of a man getting more than he bargained for. Almost 9 million YouTube viewers have checked it out.

By July 18, 2015

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Nike's Flyease is a cool new shoe for athletes with disabilities

Meet the Nike Flyease, a new line of footwear built for athletes who struggle with standard athletic shoes, and Matthew Walzer, the teenager who helped bring the shoe to life.

By July 15, 2015

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Skinny jeans put woman in hospital, says neurologist

In a fascinating medical conclusion, an Australian neurologist says skinny jeans caused such weakness in a woman's ankles that she spent several hours lying on the ground.

By June 23, 2015

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This credit-card-size phone does one thing, and one thing only

The Light Phone bills itself as your "phone away from phone," and does nothing but make calls. Think you need one?

By May 20, 2015

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Crave giveaway: Moov fitness wearable

The Moov fitness band doesn't just track steps and calories, it gives real-time coaching. If you're lucky, you could get one free.

By May 15, 2015

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Woman allegedly fired for deleting iPhone app that monitored her 24/7

Technically Incorrect: A sales executive for a money transfer service is suing her former employer after disabling a GPS app that, she says, followed her even when she wasn't working.

By May 12, 2015

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Unpowered exoboot takes some of the hard work out of hiking

This lightweight, wearable exoskeleton fits around your foot and ankle and can reduce the amount of energy you expend on walking.

By April 1, 2015

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E-ink turns one pair of shoes into many shoes

Volvorii is a pair of chic heels with an embedded e-ink panel that can be programmed with patterns to match your outfit.

By March 18, 2015