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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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Happy 25th birthday, Hubble Space Telescope

It almost failed before it had even begun, yet it has far outlived its planned lifespan, becoming a treasure of untold value. Crave talks to some of the engineers who've kept it going.

By April 24, 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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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

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China accuses US of 'large-scale' cyberspying

A new report from China claims that US "spying operations penetrate every corner" of the country, according to Reuters.

By May 27, 2014

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Nature's patterns: Golden spirals and branching fractals

Certain patterns, such as the fractal, are repeated over and over in nature -- with some spectacular contrasts on wildly different scales.

12 Images By April 10, 2015

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Periscope vs. Meerkat: Which live-video app is best?

Meerkat has enjoyed over a month of dominance in the streaming-video category, but Twitter's release of Periscope has changed all that. Here's why.

By March 26, 2015