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larvae

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Concept kitchen gadget grows fly larvae for dinner

The Farm 432 home appliance concept would let people grow larvae as a protein source.

By Jul. 29, 2013

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Giant robot invades Blue Willow plates for geeky dinnerware

Classic Blue Willow-pattern plates get a modern makeover with the addition of a giant robot.

By Feb. 3, 2014

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Food-gnashing compost container tops Grommet awards

In a battle of product pitches, between biodegrable cat boxes, sensory toys, toothy compost bins, and other gizmos, two products emerge victorious.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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Flies run on tiny treadmills, watch videos for science

Stanford scientists set flies up on a fly-sized treadmill, showed them videos, and discovered a common thread between the insects and humans.

By Jan. 27, 2014

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Symbiotic algae suit feeds the wearer

Two artists create a system of tubes that farm edible algae and provide sustenance to the wearer. You could say it's the ultimate in green fashion.

By Aug. 14, 2013

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Hexbug larva robot makes our skin crawl

It's not enough that bugs already outnumber us 100 million to one. Hexbug has decided to populate the world with little robot larvae.

By Nov. 17, 2011

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Top toys for 2012 in video from London Toy Fair

We tip the top high-tech toys coming to a shelf near you in 2012.

By Feb. 3, 2012

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The 404 614: Where we donate our SPAM to charity (podcast)

On today's episode of The 404 Podcast, hosts Jeff Bakalar, Wilson G. Tang, and Justin Yu examine a study that links bee decline to mobile phones, describe a disgusting story about a meaty in-flight disturbance, donate spam to Chipotle for charity, and run down 20 products that are cheaper now than they were 10 years ago.

By Jul. 1, 2010