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Hands-on with the Quicklock NFC padlock

Ideal for both personal use and work environments, this smart lock opens as if by magic. And now it has a lower price, too.

By April 29, 2015

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Projected lab-grown burger price has already dropped dramatically

The cost of the €250,000 burger grown in The Netherlands' Maastricht University would be dramatically lower if produced on a mass scale.

By April 6, 2015

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FLIR PathFindIR II

The PathFindIR II presents very gee-whiz imagery, but its cost and installation put it in a niche market, best for people with larger vehicles who drive dark, rural roads beset with wandering livestock.

By February 12, 2015

3 stars Editors' rating February 12, 2015
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​FAA's liberal proposed rules win allies in drone business

The US government agency's suggested regulations won't let Amazon deliver packages, but they generally make it very easy for businesses to use drones.

By February 17, 2015

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What would happen to Earth if humans suddenly disappeared?

A video from AsapScience explores what would happen if humans suddenly disappeared from the face of the Earth (though we obviously wouldn't be around to worry about it).

By January 28, 2015

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Why our drone future is for real -- someday

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants to ship goods using unmanned aircraft. Some are skeptical, others nervous, but drones already are improving the way we live.

By December 16, 2014

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Ancient parchment's secrets revealed through DNA

A history of agriculture is locked away in centuries worth of documents from the British Isles -- if you know how to find it.

By December 9, 2014

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FAA opens the door for moviemaking drones

Drones may not seem so unusual nowadays, but they're still generally illegal for US companies to use. The Federal Aviation Administration just opened the door a significant crack, though.

By September 25, 2014

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Oculus Rift... for chickens?!

Second Livestock asks the question: would battery chickens be happier if they lived in a virtual reality? Would we?

By May 19, 2014

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The 404 1,486: Where we enlist citizen superheroes (podcast)

An app that enlists the help of CPR-certified citizens to help in local emergencies, proof that the Supreme Court knows squat about technology, the Tesla museum will soon become reality, what we can learn from putting an Oculus Rift on a chicken, and more!

By May 15, 2014