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Robotic octopus swims like the real thing

Using eight flexible legs and a soft web, a robotic octopus can scull through the water like its cephalopod inspiration.

By September 24, 2014

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Hydrophobic nanotech swim trunks defy water, stains

Soggy swimsuits may be history if these trunks get a Kickstart. Their nanotech secret sauce is supposed to never wash out.

By May 23, 2014

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Studio Diip's fishmobile swimming to Kickstarter

If you spotted Studio Diip's Fish on Wheels in February and lamented the fact that you couldn't go out and buy one, now's your chance to make it happen.

By May 1, 2014

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Jolla Sailfish phone swims into Europe

The 4G phone runs Sailfish OS, which started life as MeeGo -- software that was briefly considered the future of Nokia.

By December 19, 2013

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Watch laser-guided Sea-Monkeys stir up a watery vortex

"Coaxing Sea-Monkeys to swim when and where you want them to is even more difficult than it sounds," says Caltech scientist studying the critters' impact on ocean currents.

By October 1, 2014

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Basis Peak aims to track your health and heart rate, all the time

A whole new design, improved heart rate tracking, and you can swim with it: the Peak aims to fold sleep, fitness, and even phone notifications into a single super-watch.

By September 30, 2014

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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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Phone dead? Give it a ride on this skateboard, Ep. 176

This week on Crave, we entertain a captive audience of smartphone-loving frogs, teach a robot octopus to swim, and charge a dead cell phone with a skateboard. Plus, Harvard is looking for new innovations in soft robotics and director Steven Soderbergh re-envisions "Raiders of the Lost Ark," sans color.

By September 26, 2014

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Pebble drops price, adds new Jawbone and Misfit fitness apps

The Pebble and Pebble Steel get true background fitness tracking and support for apps, along with lower prices: at last, could we have a smartwatch end up being a serious fitness band replacement?

By September 30, 2014

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Would you swim in New York's East River? Try this floating pool

This Kickstarter campaign is close to its goal of raising $250,000 toward building a pool off Manhattan that would feature real river water for swimming.

By July 10, 2013