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Speed up file sorting dramatically in Windows

Sorting files after downloading or work can get repetitive and somewhat boring. Pneumatic Tubes File Router makes the process as painless as possible for Windows users.

By Mar. 21, 2012

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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 Dec. 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 Nov. 24, 2013

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Virgin Media down in Portsmouth after cables cut

Virgin Media is down in Portsmouth after a cable was cut by roadworks, leaving customers potentially cut off until Thursday.

By Jun. 4, 2013

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Airless puncture-proof tyre concept developed by Bridgestone

Bridgestone is busy developing a new non-pneumatic or airless concept tyre, which it says will be completely resistant to punctures.

By Dec. 12, 2011

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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 Sep. 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 Aug. 12, 2013

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Armorer makes Batman 'Batarangs' sharp as an ax

With the help of a plasma cutter and 1,500-degree furnace, prop maker Tony Swatton creates a very pointy, very sharp version of Batman's classic Batarang weapon.

By Mar. 18, 2013

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Elon Musk says 'hyperloop' plans coming soon

The SpaceX founder says he will open-source his plans for a super-fast transport system.

By Jul. 15, 2013

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For the astronaut with everything, the $115,000 Moon Orbiter watch

At nearly half the price of a suborbital flight, Romain Jerome's latest slab of luxury has sci-fi styling, moon dust, and Apollo 11 bits. But no spacesuit.

By Jun. 17, 2013