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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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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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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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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

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Docs turn to silkworms to spin a better bone implant

Scientists from Harvard and Tufts create silk screws and plates for use in healing bone fractures. Unlike their steel counterparts, these could dissolve in the body and even be used to deliver antibiotics.

By March 5, 2014

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Denon debuts flashy new Cocoon AirPlay speaker docks

Denon has introduced two new Apple AirPlay-compatible speakers, the Cocoon Home and Cocoon Portable.

By August 1, 2012

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Why Google Glass is the most personal tech you'll never own

commentary With tablets and televisions safely in the "shared tech" category, the still unsettling Google Glass extends the nature of "personal tech" to a whole new level.

By December 30, 2013

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Reimagining death for the 21st century

Compostable cocoons for corpses? Urns with OLED displays? Some of the ideas out of the Design for Death competition could dramatically change the way we bury our loved ones.

By August 2, 2013