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New social network connects people by gut flora

MyMicrobes, created by researchers at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, brings niche social networking to a new level--and price tag, with a $2,100 gut bacteria sequencing fee.

By September 12, 2011

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Hack a hat to remind you to reapply sunscreen

Absent-minded sun worshipers can retrofit a regular hat with a UV index sensor to remind them to re-slather on sunscreen.

By July 24, 2014

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Soon, we'll be wearing movies

With Flora, the open-source hardware designers at Adafruit Industries have come up with an extensible wearable electronics platform that could make it simple to link together hundreds and hundreds of LEDs.

By January 20, 2012

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'Star Wars' theremin bra: May full support be with you

For "Star Wars" fans who fancy unusual musical instruments and desire a little extra chest support, this "Star Wars" theremin bra should do the trick.

By July 8, 2013

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Underwater Iron Man to search for world's oldest computer

A submersible exosuit is going to be deployed searching the wreck of the Antikythera in the Aegean Sea to search for ancient technology.

By June 5, 2014

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Homemade undersea scanner finds strange new world

Nathaniel Stern dives beneath the sea armed with DIY photography rigs toggled from custom electronics. The artist's results? Bizarre and beautiful.

By July 14, 2014

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Don't panic: Canada won't blanket its wilderness with Wi-Fi

Some backcountry enthusiasts are bristling at a plan that could mean wireless Internet access at a few parks starting this summer. The agency says visitors demand it and need it -- but it'll be limited to areas like campgrounds and visitor centers.

By April 29, 2014

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CNET UK Podcast 166: The best of 2009

This week, in traditional Christmas fashion, Ian, Nate, Flora and Rich cast a critical eye over 2009 and argued about what the best products and most interesting stories of the year were

By December 18, 2009

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Tiny Speck releases entire Glitch art archives into public domain

Once an imaginative multiplayer game that explored the minds of ancient giants, Glitch closed down last year. Now its publisher is letting anyone use its innovative art for almost any purpose.

By November 18, 2013