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Tomorrow Daily 048: An almost indestructible robot, a robo-couch, volcano selfies, and more

On today's show, a soft robot that can withstand extremes like snow, fire, wind, and water; students in Australia create a robotic couch; and adventurer George Kourounis descends into a volcano for the selfie of a lifetime.

By September 8, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 048: An almost indestructible robot, a robo-couch, volcano selfies, and more

Adventurer and explorer George Kourounis snapped a self-portrait at the bottom of Marum Crater, a volcanic location so inhospitable, it's possible fewer people have been there than have been to the moon. Where would you want to go if you could snap a selfie anywhere?

By September 8, 2014

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Quadcopter captures footage of active volcano

A quadcopter enthusiast flew a DJI Phantom into an active volcano in Vanuatu, escaping with some awesome footage.

By March 17, 2014

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Drilling surprise opens door to volcano-powered electricity

Can enormous heat deep in the earth be harnessed to provide energy for us on the surface?

By January 29, 2014

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Earth now has one of solar system's biggest volcanoes

Deep in the Pacific Ocean, Tamu Massif is an inactive volcano that's as big as New Mexico and comparable to the massive Olympus Mons on Mars.

By September 6, 2013

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There are extreme selfies, and then there's this

Four adventurers and filmmakers went to the world's most dangerous and inaccessible volcano, and lived to tell about it. Oh, and they took a few selfies.

By September 5, 2014

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Watch an explosive volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea

An Australian holidaymaker in Papua New Guinea captured an explosive volcanic eruption on camera -- complete with sonic boom.

By September 7, 2014

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Drone tours Napa earthquake damage

A quadcopter's close aerial footage of the destruction caused by this week's 6.0 California earthquake in wine country shows the potential of drones in disaster areas.

By August 29, 2014

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Lavabit founder's DarkMail needs help to cross finish line

Embattled email guru Ladar Levison updates the DefCon crowd on encrypted email project DarkMail and asks for help from the hacker faithful to get what may be his final email project done.

By August 10, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 032: Hacking the human body, 3D-printed birds, robo-bees, and more

A RoboBee the size of a quarter is making waves today. It's not quite ready to start filling in for bee hives around the world, but we're okay with that. We're a little worried about the possibility of these bees turning into angry, killer robo-bees.

By August 7, 2014