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Tomorrow Daily 121: Realistic Unreal Engine 4 demo, a homemade mechanical horse, and more

You might think you're seeing a virtual tour of a real apartment in Paris, but it's actually a complete fabrication, created on a computer. This little CG apartment might seem like no big deal, but it's a huge testament to what's possible with the newest version of Unreal Engine, and we're excited.

By January 29, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 121: Realistic Unreal Engine 4 demo, a homemade mechanical horse and more

On today's show, we give kudos (and chuckle a bit) at one man's attempt to make a mechanical horse at home, check out a jaw-droppingly realistic render from Unreal Engine 4 and discuss an inflatable planetarium with laser-projected stars inside.

By January 29, 2015

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Go way retro with this mechanical-typewriter computer keyboard

You love the look and feel of old typewriters, but don't want to give up the comforts of modern technology. Meld the two with the Qwerkywriter keyboard.

By September 23, 2014

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When retro is more than skin deep: Matias' mechanical ergo keyboard

At CES 2014, the boutique keyboard maker unveils a new model aimed at those who want a split design for ergonomic reasons.

By January 9, 2014

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With Verizon Vehicle, carrier muscles into auto club business

Verizon Vehicle is an aftermarket service that can work with virtually any car, providing diagnostic services, roadside assistance and a hotline to mechanic support.

By January 13, 2015

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Mechanized Lego Joker's funhouse goes into insane detail

See Lego artist Paul Hetherington's amazingly detailed 30,000-piece Joker's Funhouse, which won Best of Show at BrickCon 2013.

By December 2, 2013

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Engineering prof: Young people have no clue how to fix things

Engineering professor Danielle George bemoans the idea that when a gadget needs fixing, young people throw it away and buy a new one

By December 28, 2014

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Killer robots may wage 'mechanical slaughter,' U.N. warns

A month after Human Rights Watch launched its "Campaign to Stop Killer Robots," a United Nations special rapporteur calls for a moratorium on robots that can kill without human control.

By May 30, 2013

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Quantum-mechanics security firm nabs $5.6M investment

ID Quantique is using photons to boost security for both the public and private sectors.

By October 15, 2013

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Mechanical orchestra built from decommissioned guns

Artist Pedro Reyes has built a self-playing orchestra out of weapons seized from Mexican drug cartels.

By September 18, 2013