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Cocoon relies on infrasonic sound to detect potential security threats throughout your home.

By November 5, 2014

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Firefox OS 2.0 starts emerging from its cocoon

Mozilla's modernized mobile OS is catching up to Apple and Google rivals with improvements necessary to carry Firefox OS beyond its bare-bones roots. Copy-paste and find-my-phone tools patch significant shortcomings.

By April 10, 2014

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Most luminous galaxy glows like 300 trillion suns, says NASA

Someone left a bright nightlight on in the universe. One of NASA's spacecrafts located the shiniest galaxy ever discovered.

By May 22, 2015

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Welcome to Australia, where even the rain is spiders

A phenomenon known as spider ballooning has covered a regional Australian city in silky "Angel Hair" webbing.

By May 18, 2015

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Camp like 'Avatar' in a floating hammock-tent cocoon

A suspended hammock shelter on Kickstarter lets you camp up in the air, away from bugs and the hard ground.

By August 19, 2013

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Dark matter guides growth of supermassive black holes

A winner has been declared in the debate about stars, dark matter and black holes, and it can help us understand how elliptical galaxies grow.

By February 19, 2015

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21st century death: Corpse cocoons and solar-powered graves? (pictures)

A contest called "Design for Death" asks participants to reimagine mourning and burial for the 21st century. Their intriguing solutions range from reverent to eco-practical to downright strange.

12 Images By August 2, 2013

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Lavish geek toys: Underwater limos, sleep cocoons, and more

In the final installment of Crave's series on ultra-luxurious gear for geeks, we tour the far-out side of nerd chic.

By July 16, 2013

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Mercedes-Benz unveils connected, self-driving concept car

The self-driving capsule-like vehicle is 17 feet long and 5 feet tall, and keeps passengers connected to the outside world.

By January 5, 2015

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For the modern Tarzan, a cocoon bed in the trees

It might be a hassle to set up, but this suspended treehouse is the latest in arboreal luxury. Just don't try this in a hurricane.

By October 29, 2012