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tractor

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Lamp that melds old tractors with superheroes slams Kickstarter goal

What do you get when you take vintage tractor headlamps, put them on a superhero-style body and add some new tech? Lampster, a runaway Kickstarter success.

By December 2, 2015

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Physicists create reversible laser tractor beam

Physicists have built a tractor beam out of lasers that can both repel and attract objects across distances 100 times farther than previously possible.

By October 19, 2014

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Human harps, Microsoft's Hyperlapse video tech, and tractor beams on today's Tomorrow Daily

On today's show, Ashley and Rich watch (and listen to) a woman "playing" the Brooklyn Bridge with a human harp bodysuit. Also, we never thought we'd type those words together in one sentence. What structure would you want to use that suit on, and what kind of sound it would make?

By August 11, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 033: Tractor beams, Microsoft's Hyperlapse technology, human harps, and more

On today's show, Rich and Ashley discuss future uses of a new 'tractor beam' technology, swoon over Microsoft's Hyperlapse video algorithm, and listen to a bridge played like a harp.

By August 11, 2014

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Physicists create tractor beam made of water

A water-based tractor beam that could contain oil spills and manipulate floating objects cannot yet be explained by mathematical theory.

By August 10, 2014

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Peruvian 'Game Cars' offer Mario Kart 8 for passengers (Tomorrow Daily 265)

Ashley discusses a Spanish research team's "tractor beam," one cab company's fun new gaming feature for customers and two major milestones for two different self-driving cars.

By October 27, 2015

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Play Mario Kart 8 while you ride in these Peruvian taxicabs (Tomorrow Daily 265 show notes)

Easy Taxi wants its Lima, Peru customers to choose their service, and to entice potential riders, they've deployed 10 "Game Cars" featuring a fully functional Wii U onboard with Mario Kart 8 ready for passengers to play.

By October 27, 2015

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Free Wi-Fi at Glastonbury with EE 4G tractor

The Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys and Mumford and Sons will share the Glastonbury air with EE's free Wi-Fi -- from the back of a tractor.

By June 24, 2013

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Robotic planes, tractors loom behind autonomous cars

MIT professor Mary "Missy" Cummings sees autonomous cargo planes and robotic tractors coming to market within three years.

By May 1, 2012

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Nissan's awesome BladeGlider wows Tokyo Motor Show

The 2013 Tokyo Motor Show has everything from zero-emission sci-fi concepts to a jaw-dropping tractor. Check out some pics in our gallery.

By November 20, 2013