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Finally, the jetpack we've been waiting for since we were kids (Tomorrow Daily 274 show notes)

Jetpack Aviation's JB-9 looks exactly the way we used to imagine futuristic jetpacks would look: small enough to store in a car, light enough to wear without supports, and agile enough to glide through the skies. We'll take two. For science. Obviously.

By November 11, 2015


Our solar system may be much larger than we thought

Scientists spot the most distant object yet in our solar system. It could be under the sway of an even darker, larger and more distant world.

By November 11, 2015


3D-printed hair puts a coiffure on your plastic creations

No longer must your 3D-printed objects be bald. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University figure out how to 3D-print troll hair, brush bristles and horse tails.

By October 29, 2015


Indonesia to get Internet by balloon in 2016, courtesy of Google (Tomorrow Daily 268 show notes)

Google's Project Loon has previously tested their "Internet by balloon" experiment in locations like New Zealand and Chile, and now, it will take its services to Indonesia, where 2 out of 3 citizens don't have a regular online connection.

By November 2, 2015


Aural ecstasy: Focal Sphear in-ear headphones

A smooth tonal balance and an extra-comfy fit distinguish the Focal Sphear in-ear headphones from the competition.

By October 10, 2015


Yahoo Labs and Carnegie Mellon forge $10 million partnership

The tech giant and the university will focus on mobile and personalization products, giving researchers access to data from Yahoo users who opt in.

By February 12, 2014


Dolby's massive new headquarters meshes art, technology and science

The audio company's 16-story structure in San Francisco features stimulating visuals as a tribute to its history.

By September 29, 2015


India's Modi, in Facebook talk, pushes Internet as key way to govern

In a question-and-answer session at Facebook's headquarters, Indian prime minister discusses governing through social media and expanding Internet access.

By September 27, 2015


Uber to roll out mapping vehicles in Arizona

The ride-hailing company partners with the University of Arizona to boost its mapping and safety technology, leading to more speculation about self-driving cars.

By August 25, 2015


Detest Uber's surge pricing? Some drivers don't like it either

The practice of tripling, quadrupling and quintupling ride fares in times of high demand may face limits from New York City officials. Many drivers might be OK with that.

By August 23, 2015