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inflatable

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New Takata airbag inflator recall covers some 5 million vehicles

This news reported by Reuters arrives in the wake of the 10th death allegedly linked to faulty Takata components.

By January 26, 2016

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Make this massive Jabba the Hutt inflatable your lawn slave

Prepare for the new Star Wars movie by installing a fat inflatable Jabba the Hutt in front of your house.

By September 30, 2015

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Inflatable space elevator gets a lift

Space travel uses massive rockets to overcome gravity. We use elevators to do the same thing. A Canadian company has snagged a patent to make entering space more like a trip to the top floor.

By August 5, 2015

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Self-inflating bulletproof vest rescues you on land or at sea

No matter where dangers lurks, the FATS vest will block a bullet and then blow up into a life vest to save you from drowning.

By July 27, 2015

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Inflatable anti-drowning device sits on your wrist like a mini life raft

Forget water wings. The Kingii flotation device hangs out on your wrist, waiting to save you when you go under the water and need a lift back to the surface.

By July 7, 2015

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Sleep tight in a hoodie that's also a travel pillow

The Hypnos hoodie sweatshirt has a built-in, inflatable pillow so you can catch some quick ZZZs anywhere you happen to be, and it's blowing past its Kickstarter goals.

By January 5, 2016

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Meet the inflatable incubator that could save babies' lives

A British graduate has devised a blow-up incubator for the developing world that's less than one-tenth the cost of a standard system.

By November 6, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 067: Inflatable space hotels, ultra-realistic CG, a chameleon jacket, and more

On today's show, we debate the cost of staying in a space hotel, check out an unbelievably realistic CG render named "Ed," and imagine what we'd do with a jacket that changes color to match whatever you're touching.

By October 13, 2014

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Debating the price of outer space vacations on Tomorrow Daily

Bigelow's "BEAM" is an expandable module for the International Space Station hoping to be a stepping stone towards commercial space accommodations, but the current $50 million price tag is a little astronomical. So...Kickstarter to send us to space, anyone?

By October 13, 2014

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Inflatable private room to dock to ISS, commercialise space

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module is on track to launch in 2015, and will be attached to the International Space Station to test the technology.

By October 6, 2014