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See this ingenious way to turn stairs into a playground

Imagine being able to unfurl a specially designed set of foam mats and take a ride down your stairs. That's the idea behind SlideRider.

By May 20, 2014

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Endless Stair: Like stepping into an Escher painting

Call it a stairway to heaven. A towering temporary installation now on display in front of London's Tate Modern is made up of a series of interlocking staircases that veer left and right.

By September 23, 2013

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Best fitness trackers to get you in shape for 2015

Keeping your New Year's resolution can be hard. That's why we've rounded-up the best fitness trackers to help you get the job done.

By December 22, 2014

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Skateboard down stairs with the Stair Rover

One designer tackles the challenge of descending stairs on a skateboard by creating an eight-wheeled device that glides down steps smoothly.

By June 29, 2012

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Nebraska football player takes selfie with raccoon, kills it

Jack Gangwish says that as he was posing with a racccoon for a selfie, the animal bit him. He says he accidentally killed it with a crescent wrench.

By December 6, 2014

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'Too Many Cooks' parodies '80s TV, with a sinister twist

Wacky TV sitcoms, crime shows, late-night soaps, Saturday morning cartoons and even space sagas get lampooned by Adult Swim in the ultimate creepy homage.

By November 8, 2014

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A tour of the Churchill War Rooms and the Imperial War Museum London

Visiting the Churchill War Rooms is a trip back in time to the terror and eventual triumph of the Second World War. Safely below ground, it's a labyrinthine bunker of history. A few tube stops away is the Imperial War Museum, with relics from more than 100 years of conflict.

By November 3, 2014

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Samsung touts Galaxy Note 4's resilience in drop-test video

In the wake of the iPhone 6 Plus' "Bendgate" drama, the South Korean tech giant has published a video touting the toughness of its upcoming Galaxy Note 4.

By October 8, 2014

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Device allows completely paralysed rats to walk again

By electrically stimulating the severed part of the spinal cord, scientists are able to precisely control in real-time the limbs of a paralysed rat -- and human trials are on the way.

By September 28, 2014

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Harvard-made lung muscle could yield asthma insights

Scientists synthesize human airway tissue, and in hopes of finding better asthma medication, watch it react to a variety of chemicals.

By September 23, 2014