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Salmon cannon fires 40 fish a minute

It sounds like something out of Monty Python, but the salmon cannon is actually an ingenious solution to problems with fish migration.

By August 12, 2014

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One year later, Hyperloop remains a fantasy

Elon Musk's tube transport concept unveiled a year ago remains just that: a concept. It also proves that even when the Internet falls in love, radical ideas rarely exit the realm of fiction.

By August 13, 2014

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Robohand unveils 3D-printed robotic leg

The creator of a low-cost, 3D-printed robotic hand has taken the next logical step, unveiling its prototype for a low-cost, 3D-printed robotic leg.

By May 20, 2014

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Robotic kangaroo generates its own energy

Festo has once again turned to nature to build a gesture-controlled robotic kangaroo that stores and uses the kinetic energy of its own motion.

By April 6, 2014

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Burgers become true fast food at 87 mph

A cafe in Christchurch, New Zealand, has employed a unique tubing system inspired by "Futurama" to deliver food to patrons at super speeds.

By December 16, 2013

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Crazy sounds at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

William Kentridge's brilliant "The Refusal of Time" combines large multiscreen videos and eight-channel audio to great effect.

By November 24, 2013

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Giant robotic dragon claims world record

A German electronics manufacturer has built a giant, fire-breathing robotic dragon that has been awarded the Guinness world record for the world's largest walking robot.

By September 15, 2013

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Awesome fire-breathing dragon is world's largest walking robot

At 30 feet tall and 51 feet long, Tradinno is a gargantuan mechatronic beast you don't want to mess with.

By September 12, 2013

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SF-LA in a half hour via Hyperloop? Still at least 7 years away

In a conference call following his proof-of-concept unveiling, Elon Musk fleshes out a Hyperloop timeline and takes a shot at high-speed rail.

By August 12, 2013

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Hyperloop: Why can't we believe in the big ideas?

When most of the tech industry seems obsessed with finding each other at restaurants and ranking their own influence, it's exciting to hear about tech that could change the world. So why are we all so skeptical about it?

By August 12, 2013