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Those amazing 'Furious 7' cars? This man built them

The seventh installment of the "Fast & Furious" franchise is nearly upon us. Dennis McCarthy, who has wrangled cars for the series since 2006's "Tokyo Drift," tells us how he pulled together the amazing rides for this latest film.

By March 28, 2015

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Festo unleashes new robotic swarm of ants and butterflies

Biology-inspired robotics company Festo has revealed its latest animal robots -- cooperative ants and lightweight butterflies.

By March 26, 2015

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Flying bee robot uses an insect-inspired eye

BeeRotor is the first aerial robot that can fly over uneven terrain using visual input to stabilise -- not an accelerometer.

By March 10, 2015

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Robot dragonfly moves like the real thing

German robotics company Festo has created a robot dragonfly that can fly forwards, backwards and sideways, and can even hover in the air.

By April 1, 2013

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Indiegogo tries out 'crowdfunding insurance' for failed projects

Indiegogo is rolling out a test of a new service that will refund your money if a project fails to deliver within a certain time frame.

By December 3, 2014

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Fascinating gif visualises the patterns of flight

A beautiful gif deconstructs the wing motions of a bat, a goose, a moth, a dragonfly and a hummingbird to reveal the looping patterns therein.

By September 30, 2014

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Retro spy gear bodes well for future of 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

Crave's Kelsey Adams gets ready for the new season of "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." with a quick salute to the Howling Commandos' EMP joy buzzer and other old-school fun.

By September 23, 2014

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Want to own a flying robot Dragonfly?

Starting at $99, this tiny UAV is capable of hovering quietly in midair and taking high-definition pictures.

By December 20, 2012

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Robotic kangaroo generates its own energy

Festo has once again turned to nature to build a gesture-controlled robotic kangaroo that stores and uses the kinetic energy of its own motion.

By April 6, 2014

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Audioengine's mighty midget digital converter/headphone amplifier does the job

The Audioengine D3 may be teensy, but this affordable component can radically upgrade your computer's sound quality!

By February 5, 2014