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A 'smart' deodorant applicator: Armpits, meet the future

Two actual rocket scientists have designed the next-generation deodorant application system, and it's not as ridiculous as it sounds.

By October 29, 2014


'Bionic' rebuild gives three amputees mind-controlled robotic arms

Three Austrian men have received mind-controlled robotic arms, using a world-first technique called "bionic reconstruction."

By February 24, 2015


Smart thermometer sends real-time fever updates to parents

The Fever Smart patch thermometer acts like a mini nurse, tracking a child's temperature and sending the data to the parent's smartphone.

By September 24, 2014


Lab mice scared of men

New research has revealed that lab mice react differently to men and women, and this can influence test results.

By April 29, 2014


New airport scanners alarmed by sweaty armpits

Australia's Sydney Airport debuts allegedly the most sophisticated scanners in the world. However, they appear to be unreasonably sensitive to sweaty armpits.

By August 2, 2011


Go on, you know you wanna smell this robot armpit

Kevin Grennan loves stinky machines. The London designer's armpit robot explores how smell can change the human-robot dynamic.

By June 29, 2011


The greatest air-conditioner ad ever made

Can you remember any ads for air conditioners? Well, look at this masterpiece from Argentina and you'll never forget BGH air conditioners. Ever.

By November 24, 2012


Love me by text message, not on Facebook

Research suggests that public declarations of love on Facebook or Twitter are largely not welcomed by objects of affection -- 78 percent would prefer a text.

By September 20, 2012


iPhone-carrying bra is no bust

There's no longer a need to ever separate from your phone, even when getting jiggy on the dance floor. The kids still say "jiggy," right?

By April 29, 2012


Nokia's Lumia means, um, 'prostitute' in Spanish

It's not the most colloquial Spanish term, but dictionaries suggest that Nokia's new phone name has money-for-pleasure connotations.

By October 26, 2011