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Spacesuit aerogel technology makes these jackets toasty warm

Flexible aerogel insulation makes the Lukla Endeavour jacket thin, lightweight -- and excellent protection from the cold.

By March 10, 2015

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Prefab tiny home generates more power than it uses

The Archiblox Carbon Positive House is a modular prefabricated home designed to give back to the environment -- by producing more energy than it uses.

By February 24, 2015

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This crazy kettle heats only the water you need

To cut down on electricity wastage from boiling too much water, the Miito uses induction technology to heat water right in the cup.

By February 10, 2015

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Top secret notes by Alan Turing's codebreakers survived 70 years in Bletchley Park's walls

The handwritten workings were used to insulate the unheated huts where chilly Turing and his colleagues raced to break enemy codes.

By February 4, 2015

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World's first 3D-printed apartment building constructed in China

A Chinese company has successfully 3D printed a five-storey apartment building and a 1,100 square metre villa from a special print material.

By January 19, 2015

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Put meteorites on your feet and dance with the stars

Designers create a pair of crazy-looking space-inspired shoes by taking 3D scans of real meteorites at the Natural History Museum in London.

By January 27, 2015

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Alpine and Jeep build weatherproof audio for the Trail-Rated Wrangler

Alpine and Jeep team up to build a car audio system that's as tough as the Wrangler that it's installed in.

By January 9, 2015

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How to save the AV receiver

AV receivers are embarrassingly backward compared with the rest of your home theater gear. Here's how they can get back on track.

By December 15, 2014

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​Warning over faulty USB chargers after woman electrocuted

Consumers are being warned to stop using non-approved USB chargers after a faulty device was implicated in the death of an Australian woman.

By June 26, 2014

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The beer can koozie grows up with ColdCan

The ColdCan picks up where foam koozies left off. Featuring a hard-shell exterior, the durable drink insulator also integrates a lid.

By May 1, 2014