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inflatable

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Backpack self-inflates into pillow, sleeping pad, chair cushion

The Windcatcher Air Pakk is not nearly as odd as the popular Ostrich Pillow, making it an ideal alternative for people who want to lay low.

By August 6, 2014

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Ark Nova: Blow-up concert hall inflates in Japan

Mobile building that accommodates up to 500 will tour various locations in Japan's disaster-struck Northeast, playing host to world-class performances.

By September 30, 2013

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App makes a stand against China messaging ban with cute merch

The Japanese messaging app Line may be blocked in China, but it's still raking in cash from merchandise based on its cartoon characters at a huge mall in Beijing.

By August 14, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 033: Tractor beams, Microsoft's Hyperlapse technology, human harps, and more

On today's show, Ashley and Rich watch (and listen to) a woman "playing" the Brooklyn Bridge with a human harp bodysuit. Also, we never thought we'd type those words together in one sentence. What structure would you want to use that suit on, and what kind of sound it would make?

By August 11, 2014

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Inflatable incubators, lifejacket bombs and more life-changing and life-saving innovations (pictures)

A life-saving inflatable incubator and a method of converting deadly cluster bombs to save lives instead are among the innovations vying for this year's James Dyson Award.

32 Images By July 22, 2014

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Now that's clever: Check out these everyday items reimagined to change lives

A never-ending fire extinguisher, an inflatable incubator and many more life-saving and life-changing inventions are vying for this year's James Dyson Award.

By July 22, 2014

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Squishy Lego-like bricks emerge from scientists' robot lab

Flexible plastic bricks smoosh together like Lego, but could actually become building components for soft robots.

By August 7, 2014

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Laser-guided tactical necktie ready for office wars

There's no reason a tie should just sit there looking sharp when it could be turned into the ultimate PowerPoint weapon.

By June 4, 2014

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NASA preps real flying saucer for take-off

To test new tech for future Mars missions, NASA builds an experimental rocket-powered flight vehicle that looks like it could be a UFO.

By May 19, 2014

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Hollywood Sci-Fi Museum beams into reality in 2015

Sci-fi superfan Huston Huddleston plans to open a massive museum dedicated to sci-fi artifacts from film and television.

By May 8, 2014