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Phone chargers for Africa and 3D-printing in space win Branson backing

Solar-powered phone chargers for the developing world, 3D-printed satellites and bespoke shoes for the masses have won the backing of Sir Richard Branson.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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How did our linguistic ancestors talk? Listen in

Did the lost common language Proto-Indo-European sound like this? Listen to a linguist's reconstructed fables about sheep, horses, and a king.

By Sep. 30, 2013

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Bedjet heater (or cooler) blows the arctic (or tropics) away

Toast your tootsies or chill out up to your chin with Bedjet's Kickstarter project, a gadget that keeps your bed in the temperate zone.

By Dec. 10, 2013

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'Sherlock' collector dolls look for tiny clues

Re-enact your favorite scenes from the hit British show with these fully articulated and highly detailed figures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson.

By Apr. 16, 2014

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A better button-down? Entrepreneur promises self-cleaning shirt

Marketing grad raises big Kickstarter bucks on claims his shirt can be worn time and again, doesn't wrinkle, and remains odor-free -- without a single washing.

By May. 2, 2013

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Sony files patent for 'Smart Wig', high-tech hairpiece

The patent specifies that the wig will feature at least one sensor, and could be made of horse or yak hair.

By Nov. 27, 2013

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'WindMade' label proposed for U.S.

First draft of the standard allowing the use the WindMade label requires that a company source at least 25 percent of its electricity from wind in order to qualify.

By Jun. 16, 2011

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Free energy, edible slime -- and more offbeat crowdfunding ideas

Crowdfunding platforms can make unlikely, revolutionary notions fly or flop. Here are some of our recent favorites.

By Sep. 4, 2013

Editors' Take

Libratone Loop

The Loop isn't cheap at $499.95, but it's got a slick, modern design and streams audio from a variety of devices.

By Sep. 30, 2013

MSRP: $499.95

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Paging Mr. Zuckerberg: Pinstripe hoodie perfect for tech CEOs

The Executive Pinstripe Hoodie brings a new meaning to "business casual" and would look right at home in Mark Zuckerberg's much-scrutinized wardrobe.

By May. 10, 2012