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scales

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Xiaomi weighs up expanding ecosystem with Mi Smart Scale

Celebrating its fifth birthday with a new fitness device, the Chinese company is also introducing a pink Mi Note, a power strip and an upgraded 55-inch Mi TV 2.

By March 31, 2015

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Spill no milk with the Joseph Joseph SwitchScale

The Joseph Joseph SwitchScale features a reversible top. When flipped over, it turns into a measuring bowl that can hold wet or dry ingredients.

By March 27, 2015

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Nano-scale sculptures re-create the human body in the eye of a needle

Microscopic sculptures by artist Jonty Hurwitz are so tiny that they can fit easily inside the eye of a needle, on a human hair -- or on the forehead of an ant.

By November 13, 2014

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What would 'real' patent reform look like?

Commentary: Congress may pass antitrolling legislation this year. But that's only the first step toward fixing a broken patent system

By July 6, 2015

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Snake-bot scales sandy slopes with sidewinder slither

Carnegie Mellon's modular robotic snake is able to traverse sandy environments, thanks to lessons learned from sidewinder snakes.

By October 9, 2014

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Practice your scales with the Fred Musical Straws

The Fred & Friends Wet My Whistle Musical Straws add musical accompaniment to a regular drinking glass. With practice, of course.

By August 26, 2014

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Slumbering black hole in Milky Way roars back to life

A black hole that hasn't been heard of since 1989 has suddenly become active again and is now the brightest object in the X-ray sky.

By June 26, 2015

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Teeny tiny robotic tentacles can grasp an ant without hurting it

Pneumatically powered tiny tentacles enable robots to grasp and handle tiny, delicate objects without damaging them.

By June 22, 2015

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Dark Souls 3's E3 2015 showing is as tense and beautiful as you'd expect

Dark Souls III is familiar, certainly, but it was enough to get GameSpot's Kevin VanOrd ready for another visit to a gothic Souls setting.

By June 17, 2015

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Watch tourbillon at 1,000 percent scale

A watchmaker has created a working, 3D-printed model of a tourbillon to demonstrate the beautiful elegance of haute horlogerie.

By July 7, 2014