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Knee Defender passenger thrown off flight: I'm ashamed

James Beach, the man who used the controversial seat-locking device, inciting an altercation on a flight that had to be diverted, admits he behaved badly. He still loves his Knee Defender, however.

By September 3, 2014

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Knee Defender inventor: It protects computers and babies

In justifying his device's existence, Ira Goldman tells MSNBC that the device is not being used to "hog space."

By August 28, 2014

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Should Knee Defender be banned on flights?

After an argument over the use of a seat-recline preventer becomes heated, a United Airlines flight is diverted. Should the device be banned?

By August 26, 2014

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Human cruise control zaps legs to send you in the right direction

Would you trust electrodes attached to your muscles to guide you? A new system out of Germany aims to keep your eyes off your smartphone by buzzing your legs toward your destination.

By April 13, 2015

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IBM's Chef Watson recipe book lets you cook like a computer

IBM's Watson isn't just serious about crunching numbers, it's also serious about crunching food.

By April 10, 2015

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Congress should avoid knee-jerk reactions to patent trolls

commentary Yes, patent trolls are a big problem, but recent legislative proposals are poorly thought out and won't resolve the issue.

By November 9, 2013

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3D-printed nose implant ready for trials

A cartilage nose implant that can grow with the patient thanks to being printed with their cells is now ready for animal trials.

By March 17, 2015

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GoPro captures marriage proposal 10,000 feet above the Earth

Brandon Strohbehn proposes to his girlfriend while skydiving 10,000 feet above the planet's surface and uses a GoPro camera to capture the moment.

By February 12, 2015

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Hey, hey, hey. Mel Brooks hints at a 'Spaceballs' sequel

May the Schwartz be with you. Award-winning producer/director Mel Brooks hints at a sequel to his '80s "Star Wars" spoof "Spaceballs."

By February 7, 2015

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Surgeon live-streams knee repair with Google Glass

A Google Glass-wearing surgeon transmits video of major knee surgery to colleagues and students. It's a first-of-its-kind moment in the US and a big step for wearable tech.

By August 28, 2013