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backpacks

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Impossible electric bike folds up to fit in a backpack

It probably shouldn't exist, but a group of engineers have built a prototype electric bicycle with a bizarre design that folds up into a tiny form.

By November 13, 2014

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An espresso machine in your backpack? Minipresso says yes

The Minipresso is a hand-pumped coffee gadget that's supposed to provide you with traditional machine-quality coffee in a portable package.

By October 7, 2014

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Movpak: If an electric skateboard and a backpack had a baby...

It's a backpack. It's an electric skateboard. It's the Movpak, an unusual form of transportation that folds up for portability.

By September 3, 2014

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Backpack self-inflates into pillow, sleeping pad, chair cushion

The Windcatcher Air Pakk is not nearly as odd as the popular Ostrich Pillow, making it an ideal alternative for people who want to lay low.

By August 6, 2014

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This plug-in backpack wants to charge your gadgets

A Kickstarter campaign seeks $80,000 to fund a project for a backpack that can ease your worries that your phone will run out of juice.

By May 27, 2014

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Fruit flies fitted with tiny backpacks to save farms

The CSIRO is putting RFID sensors on Queensland fruit flies to study their behaviour in the hopes of saving Queensland's crops.

By April 3, 2014

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Fund this? An expandable storage backpack for your Android phone

Don't want a card reader sticking out from the bottom of your handset? This one rides piggyback.

By February 27, 2014

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Back-to-school backpack essentials

Along with your pens, notebooks, tablets and laptops, there are a few essential gadgets that will make life on campus a heck of a lot smoother.

By February 4, 2014

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Forget flares. Next time you're in trouble, send up a balloon

A device now seeking funding on Kickstarter offers a better way to get help when you need it -- by sending a helium balloon 150 feet in the air.

By November 21, 2014

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Scientists put backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

Australian scientists are fitting bees with tiny sensors so they can monitor and study the insects' drastically diminishing populations.

By January 14, 2014