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Plant-powered breathing apparatus for a dystopian future

Designer Chiu Chih created an artistic version of an air tank using a plant as a filter and oxygen generator. It's ready for a post-apocalyptic world.

By August 19, 2013

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Edward Snowden a 'uniquely postmodern breed of whistle-blower'

In a wide-ranging interview with author James Bamford for Wired magazine, the former NSA contractor opens up on why he became the most wanted man in the world.

By August 13, 2014

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Would you eat a marshmallow zapped by a Tesla coil?

Weird science! Some California makers wanted to know if the sparks from a Tesla coil could roast marshmallows, so they built one to find out.

By June 13, 2014

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How OLED lighting aims to be the star of the glow (Q&A)

As costs drop for the easy-on-the-eyes, next-gen tech, Acuity Brands pushes a new range of lighting products. This week, it'll announce the Nomi.

By May 27, 2014

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See an insanely complex gizmo zip a zipper the (really) hard way

You may never want to zip up your zipper like a commoner again, after seeing how this crazy Rube Goldberg machine built by students does it. Genius.

By May 21, 2014

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Woolworths focuses on technology with "Hub" trademark application

Woolworths could be set to launch its own dedicated technology sub-brand, lodging a trademark for a new logo and branding for "Hub".

By April 27, 2014

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Target hires new CIO to repair damaged security cred

Bob DeRodes will take over as the company's top IT man after serving as a long-time IT adviser to the Department of Homeland Security.

By April 29, 2014

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Huawei set to spend $300M on global marketing in '14

The company's focus will be improving brand image so it can appeal to people looking for higher-end handsets.

By April 23, 2014

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Jarring video combines drones, dystopia, kick-butt soundtrack

The creator of a new short on Vimeo says it's about "synesthetic neon-dubstep shapes in a surveillance state." You'll see.

By April 9, 2014

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Apple patent points to next-gen Siri with sensors

The technology would allow users to place sensors around the home to provide a more well-rounded Siri experience.

By March 18, 2014