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couches

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See a skydiving gamer, and the couch he's sitting on, drop from an airplane

As part of an Nvidia publicity stunt, a daredevil takes to the air while seated in a mock-up of a living room and playing games on an Android device.

By November 16, 2015

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Amazon boasts Fire TV is better at turning you into a couch potato

With Apple TV stealing the spotlight, Amazon brags about its own streaming-media box for logging more hours watched than rival devices. Too bad you can't buy one.

By September 15, 2015

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Fans get their own Lego Double-Decker Couch

Why just play with Lego bricks when you can lounge on them? Watch Tim Baker's design team make a comfy Lego Double-Decker Couch in the latest episode of "Super-Fan Builds."

By May 12, 2015

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Couch surfing with a robotic couch

Does your couch need a high-tech makeover? This robocouch developed by students at the University of New South Wales takes you for a comfy ride controlled via USB gamepad.

By September 5, 2014

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UberCargo will take your couch on a ride

In Hong Kong, Uber is testing a service for consumers and businesses that enables users to cart large goods from one place to another.

By January 8, 2015

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​The mysterious voyage of Homer: Don Hertzfeldt's Simpsons couch gag

The Simpsons has turned to Oscar-nominee Don Hertzfeldt for its latest couch gag, but it's more bizarre than you'd expect as the nuclear family goes post-nuclear apocalypse.

By September 29, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 048: An almost indestructible robot, a robo-couch, volcano selfies, and more

On today's show, a soft robot that can withstand extremes like snow, fire, wind, and water; students in Australia create a robotic couch; and adventurer George Kourounis descends into a volcano for the selfie of a lifetime.

By September 8, 2014

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What's your most coveted 'extreme selfie' location?

Adventurer and explorer George Kourounis snapped a self-portrait at the bottom of Marum Crater, a volcanic location so inhospitable, it's possible fewer people have been there than have been to the moon. Where would you want to go if you could snap a selfie anywhere?

By September 8, 2014

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Robot couch can drive you to the fridge and back

With a Raspberry Pi and USB gamepad controller letting you run riot on your sofa, this student project is couched in innovation.

By September 5, 2014

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The 404 1,443: Where we're taking the couch by storm (podcast)

Neil Young just destroyed his funding goal for his Pono music player on Kickstarter; an expose on the development crew making new games for the SNES, Atari, Genesis, and Virtual Boy; and the huge traffic gains on Healthcare.gov following President Obama's appearance on 'Between Two Ferns' yesterday.

By March 12, 2014