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Strap-on Walk Wing transforms between shoes and skates

Put on a pair of wheeled overshoes made to change from regular walking shoes to roller skates at the flip of a switch.

By August 18, 2015

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Science meets sci-fi in new ILM retrospective

"Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill narrates a new special -- "Raiders, Raptors and Rebels: Behind the Magic of ILM" -- with interviews of George Lucas, Joss Whedon, Robert Downey Jr. and more. It airs at 10 p.m. ET/PT today on the Science Channel.

By July 19, 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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15 fresh ranges for your upgrade-ready kitchen

We've covered a lot of oven-testing ground. Here's a recap of all of our electric and induction reviews to date.

By May 21, 2015

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Robobarista autonomously makes latte, taught by the Internet

Cornell University's PR2 robot is able to follow a set of instructions to use an espresso machine to autonomously make latte.

By April 21, 2015

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Appliance Science: The high-pressure physics of espresso coffee

What happens when engineers make coffee? Espresso. Appliance Science looks at the physics of this beloved (and reviled) coffee drink.

By April 6, 2015

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Invade the skies with your own flying, screeching pterodactyl

Scare off birds, humans and drones with this radio-controlled pterodactyl flying around on Kickstarter. It even lets out a hair-raising screech.

By April 3, 2015

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Concept faucet makes saving water beautiful

A faucet designed by a Royal College of Art student employs cunning perforations to create a gorgeously patterned flow of water.

By March 8, 2015

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Mattel's View-Master gets a Google VR makeover

The stereoscopic toy leaps into the 21st century as Google scopes out uses for its Cardboard virtual-reality tech.

By February 13, 2015

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Appliance Science: The well-done physics and chemistry of the toaster

The humble toaster is a combination of physics and chemistry that produces a tasty treat. Find out all about the science of toasters and toast in appliance science.

By February 2, 2015