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Tomorrow Daily 051: Microsoft buys Minecraft, a jetpack for running, ant-size radios, and more

On today's show, Rich and Ashley discuss a jetpack that helps you run a 4-minute mile, a tiny radio the size of an ant, and Microsoft's $2.5-billion-dollar purchase of the company that created Minecraft.

By September 15, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 051: Microsoft buys Minecraft, a jetpack for running, ant-sized radios, and more

Researchers at Arizona State University have designed the 4MM, a jetpack designed to help its wearer run a 4-minute mile, and expend less energy doing it. We've never even run a 6-minute mile, so we'll need to crank this thing up to 11.

By September 15, 2014

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Watch a jetpack pilot fly around Smithsonian 'future' festival

The big demo at the "Future is Here Festival" over the weekend came courtesy of a hydrogen-peroxide-powered jetpack.

By May 19, 2014

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Google X head: Sorry, world, no Google jetpacks for you

Google X considered a user-safe jetpack, but it was among hundreds of "moonshot" projects the unit regularly jettisons.

By May 6, 2014

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James Bond's deadliest cars, boats, and jetpacks (pictures)

Britain's deadliest secret agent needs suitably lethal wheels. We take a look at the best of 007's cars, boats, and helicopters...oh, and a jet pack.

34 Images By March 18, 2014

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Personal jetpack gets go-ahead for manned test flights

New Zealand's Martin Aircraft gets an experimental flight permit for piloted tests of its one-person recreational jetpack. But don't toss your subway pass just yet.

By August 13, 2013

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Jetpack man soars over U.S. alongside B-17 bomber

Yves Rossy, known as Jetman, wowed attendees at the EEA air show, which also hosted Terrafugia's flying car.

By July 30, 2013

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With this thing strapped on, even you could run a 4-minute mile

An Arizona State University engineering student has revved up a jetpack that helps runners move faster while expending less energy.

By September 17, 2014

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Crave Ep. 175: 3D pocketcopter crowdfunding soars despite no working prototype

A small, lightweight copter is taking off on Indiegogo based on the idea and computer-generated renderings, even though it hasn't actually been produced.

By September 19, 2014

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Google spreads its wings, moving into drone deliveries

Amazon isn't the only tech giant experimenting with drones. Google has unveiled Project Wing, which is focusing its efforts on disaster relief, at least for now.

By August 28, 2014