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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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Robotic Spider Dress defends your personal space

Fashiontech designer Anouk Wipprecht has updated her personal space defensive Spider Dress with Intel Edison and 3D printing.

By December 22, 2014

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NASA's Kepler telescope identifies new 'Super Earth'

Rallying back from a mechanical failure, the telescope helps confirm the existence of an exoplanet 2.5 times the diameter of Planet Earth.

By December 19, 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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Bionic eye: 3D printing merges contact lens and QLEDs

Quantum dots have been successfully 3D printed into a contact lens, allowing the lens to project beams of light.

By December 10, 2014

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Hemingwrite: You do one thing on this computer, and that's write

It might seem like crowdfunding a portable word processor is very 1980s, but there's never been a better time for one. Plus, this "distraction-free digital typewriter" has a very modern twist.

By December 10, 2014

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​How a $47,000 camera learned to go mirrorless

The A-series cameras marry Phase One's digital sensors with Alpa's lenses. It's a new-era approach to an old-school photography technique.

By December 17, 2014

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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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Prosthetic 'smart' skin can feel all of the things

A stretchy synthetic skin is embedded with sensors to replicate a skin-like sense of touch for prosthetics.

By December 9, 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