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Blissfully creepy ad tries to sell you a synthetic human

Technically Incorrect: To hype a new TV show, Britain's Channel 4 releases an ad that purports to offer your own synthetic human being. And it's slightly disturbing.

By May 13, 2015

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Police capture drones carrying pot, guns and, um, porn DVDs to jail

Technically Incorrect: In Maryland, law enforcement arrests two men who were allegedly planning to drop all sorts of contraband into jails.

By August 24, 2015

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This startup wants to offer on-demand shooting stars (Tomorrow Daily 228)

ALE is a Japanese company working on an interesting novelty: man-made, on-demand meteor showers. It might sound like a silly idea, but the company's founder wants to bring her product to the opening ceremonies of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

By August 19, 2015

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Bone yarn brings new meaning to 'knitted skullcap'

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a way to spin good quality yarn from slaughterhouse waste.

By August 11, 2015

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KFC Canada celebrates 60 year anniversary with photo-printing chicken bucket (Tomorrow Daily 219)

We're not quite sure why we'd need to pick up KFC's Memories Bucket, which houses both fried chicken and a Bluetooth photo printer. Maybe you really want to capture those salty, greasy moments? We're not judging.

By August 3, 2015

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Transcending Moore's Law

Technology's advances can sometimes leave us breathless. Get used to it. We're always going to feel that way.

By July 17, 2015

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DARPA wants to engineer fake bacteria to patrol the human gut

By building synthetic bacteria that can be taken in pill form, DARPA-funded researchers seek to keep our digestive systems in fighting form.

By June 16, 2015

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Horizon: Zero Dawn Is prehistoric and modern all at once

Horizon: Zero Dawn mixes the primal hunt with modern technology and somehow manages to make it work.

By June 17, 2015

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Notebook consisting of fake human skin pages made for tattoo artist sketches (Tomorrow Daily 186)

A tattoo magazine and a Brazilian ad agency are behind SkinBook, a creepy little notebook with pages of synthetic human skin. It's designed for artists to "sketch" ideas into, protecting real human skin from the ravages of inexperienced tattooers while they practice their craft.

By June 1, 2015

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Spider silk made without the spiders

After years of research, a team of scientists has synthesised spider silk in a laboratory setting.

By May 28, 2015