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A perfect doorknob for loners

Amsterdam-based designer Naomi Thellier de Poncheville's 'Hand-le' lets you shake your door's hand to open it.

By August 20, 2007

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Take a 3D satellite flyover of the Sochi Olympics

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia are spread out across seaside and ski resorts near the Black Sea. Take a two-minute tour of all the facilities from above.

By February 8, 2014

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iRobot: Smart homes should have one brainy bot to run the show

Roombas are great, but not much fun to talk to. iRobot CEO Colin Angle feels intelligent human-interface robots must be the future of any smart household.

By July 14, 2014

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DecaWave chip adds accuracy when locating indoor objects

The ScenSor DW1000 tunes in to wireless technology to let people locate important items such as medical equipment or even children.

By November 8, 2013

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Amusing @SochiProblems spotlights early Olympics fails

Reporters arriving in Russia for the winter games report Sochi might not be quite ready for the world. One Twitter handle has taken on the responsibility of aggregating the insanity that has ensued.

By February 6, 2014

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Polyvore expands to home and decor products

Now that it's built up its fashion community, Polyvore adds a new section for its stylish users, but it's just the beginning for the popular social commerce site.

By September 17, 2013

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Ick! Researchers find E. coli on 1 in 6 cell phones

With 16 percent of both phones and hands sampled containing E. coli, researchers say a lack of handwashing--or a bad job doing it--is to blame.

By October 14, 2011

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The 404 1,054: Where we're gonna need to see some ID (podcast)

Leaked from today's 404 show: Disney Touche project turns any object into a button, emo-haired youth more likely to develop lazy eyes, and 25 bars in San Francisco will soon employ ID customers using facial recognition technology.

By May 15, 2012

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Whirlpool fabric freshener takes the ire out of ironing

This fabric freshener steams out wrinkles and odors in just over 30 minutes.

By June 5, 2009

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Study to test human ability to control robotics with the mind

University researchers win DARPA funding to test a tiny, 10x10 array of electrodes implanted on the brain to help move robotic arms.

By February 17, 2011