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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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A2B Alva+ electric bicycle

With 500W of electric assistance, the A2B Alva+ is an effortlessly quick commuter, but its cumbersome weight can be a problem when dismounted.

Dec. 13, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating Dec. 13, 2013

MSRP: $3,400.00

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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 Sep. 23, 2013

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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 Jun. 29, 2012

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Stair-climbing wheelchair turns wheels into legs

Japanese researchers roll out a sensor-packed wheelchair that can climb over obstacles and turn a circle in tight spaces.

By Oct. 15, 2012

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Stairs and ramps can no longer save you from robots

Beware, humans! German researchers figure out how to teach humanoid robots to autonomously climb stairs and descend ramps.

By Jul. 26, 2012

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The Fun Theory: Treadmill race track, piano stairs, and more

New Web site creates a competition based on the notion that the easiest way to improve human behavior (i.e. exercise, recycle, etc.) is to make engaging in that behavior fun.

By Nov. 11, 2009

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Stop motion animation created with 3D printing

Creative agency DBLG has created a stop-motion animation by 3D printing every single model for each frame.

By Apr. 15, 2014

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Razer enters the fitness tracker game with Nabu Smartband

Razer has unveiled its latest accessory, the Nabu smartband, a wristband that links to Razer Comms and also tracks your daily fitness.

By Jan. 7, 2014

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Honda's Asimo robot shows off new moves

The latest version of Honda’s humanoid robot visits New York during the International Auto Show. Asimo has learned new skills, including sign language. But when will he speak like Siri?

By Apr. 16, 2014