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LiquidOff: Nontoxic, nonhazy hydrophobic fabric spray

NeverWet may soon be facing some hydrophobic competition in the form of LiquidOff, an eco-minded fabric spray made to repel water without leaving a haze behind.

By June 18, 2014

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Lasers have turned this metal super hydrophobic

Researchers have used lasers to create an extremely hydrophobic material with potential applications from sanitation to solar panels.

By January 27, 2015

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Silicon Valley's big acquisition mantra: Buy it, leave it alone

As tech giants try to figure out their place in the future, they're giving more autonomy to founders of companies they've swallowed up.

By January 24, 2015

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I wore the same shirt for a month, and now I feel better

Crave's Michael Franco puts on a "thunder shirt" every day for a month to deal with the aches and pains of sitting at a desk all day. Did it help? Read on to find out.

By January 20, 2015

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Appliance Science: The Clean Chemistry of Laundry Detergents

How do your clothes go from filthy to grunge free? Through the chemistry of laundry detergent. In the latest installment of our Appliance Science column, we look at the chemistry of clean clothes.

By January 20, 2015

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Five-deal Friday: Games, earbuds and more!

Today's deals include a seriously cool universal remote and some awesome gaming options.

By January 16, 2015

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Colliding black holes could warp space-time itself

If the two black holes meet, they could release as much energy as 100 million supernova explosions as they shatter their galaxy, a new study finds.

By January 9, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 100: Eye-popping new CG, a new DIY hoverboard, the Kinematics 4D dress and more

On today's show, we celebrate our 100th episode with Disney Research's incredible animations of the human eye, a hoverboard you can make at home, and a 3D-printed dress that looks like fabric in motion.

By December 15, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 100: Eye-popping new CG, a new DIY hoverboard, the Kinematics 4D dress and more

The Kinematics dress from Nervous System was just inducted into MoMA's permanent collection, and it's no wonder why: 2,279 interlocking, 3D-printed triangles connected by 3,316 hinges makes this dress shift its shape as if it's rippling in the wind as its wearer walks by.

By December 15, 2014

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These clothes smell like Johnnie Walker whisky, on purpose

Innovative fabric-technology minds have figured out how to make Harris Tweed fabric smell permanently like Scotch whisky.

By December 5, 2014