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This is what it looks like when slime mold smiles

Researchers have translated the behavior of slime mold into "emotions" and displayed them, just as you'd expect, on a creepy robot face.

By Aug. 19, 2013

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Free energy, edible slime -- and more offbeat crowdfunding ideas

Crowdfunding platforms can make unlikely, revolutionary notions fly or flop. Here are some of our recent favorites.

By Sep. 4, 2013

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Hagfish-slime clothes could be new fashion statement

Slimy hagfish may hold the key to a new fabric that's stronger than nylon and more eco-friendly than polyester.

By Dec. 10, 2012

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Slime mold a muse for science-minded designers

Design studio Nervous System uses computers to simulate natural processes and create unique designs. Slime mold has inspired tableware, and now fossilized octopus-kin yield jewelry.

By Apr. 18, 2012

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Is this burrito graph the silliest Kickstarter project ever?

A design student turns to Kickstarter to fund a bizarre project with the goal of graphing the deliciousness of a chicken burrito.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Hunt ghosts with Snooperscope smartphone night vision lens

This magnetic device lets you act like a creepy spy, observe nocturnal wildlife, or see Kinect infrared dots.

By Nov. 26, 2013

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Assemble the $99 Kano DIY computer in minutes

With more than $460,000 raised from a Kickstarter campaign, Kano looks set to spark computer education and DIY chops among kids.

By Nov. 22, 2013

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What your wardrobe lacks: A necktie with a QR code

QR Tie takes your neckties from analog to digital with links to your online info. Fortunately, they're nicely hidden until needed.

By Oct. 7, 2013