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This glowing door handle zaps itself free of icky bathroom germs

A self-powering door handle that kills germs dead could make bathrooms less of a breeding ground for yuck, and it comes from the minds of two teenage inventors.

By June 19, 2015

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Human cruise control zaps legs to send you in the right direction

Would you trust electrodes attached to your muscles to guide you? A new system out of Germany aims to keep your eyes off your smartphone by buzzing your legs toward your destination.

By April 13, 2015

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Lightning-zapped plane flies 3,000 miles with a hole in its nose

Technically Incorrect: An Icelandair flight is struck by lightning, but continues its journey from Iceland to Denver. The pilots had no idea of the damage.

By April 9, 2015

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Build your own lightsaber with modular parts from Kickstarter

You don't have to use any force at all when building your own "Star Wars" weapon with these modular plug-and-play parts from Adaptive Saber.

By July 3, 2015

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Magic Leap of faith: This robot-zapping game looks totally trippy

The secretive maker of augmented-reality goggles releases a video showing off some jaw-dropping game action.

By March 19, 2015

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What you gonna wear? Spookily stylish new 'Ghostbusters' uniforms revealed

The new phantasmic four will sport a utility look for the spook-tacular remake.

By June 30, 2015

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Would you eat a marshmallow zapped by a Tesla coil?

Weird science! Some California makers wanted to know if the sparks from a Tesla coil could roast marshmallows, so they built one to find out.

By June 13, 2014

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Marvel brings 12,000 single-issue comics to the Kindle Store

For the first time, Kindle owners can bypass Comixology's app and buy Marvel comics directly.

By June 19, 2015

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Caffeine may help men wake up in more ways than one (wink, wink)

The latest study on the magic, wake-up juice found that men who drink two to three cups of coffee a day may be able to reduce their risk of erectile dysfunction by 42 percent.

By May 20, 2015

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Corning's germ-fighting glass means you can touch an ATM with less worry

The special glass is just beginning to make its way into public displays such as ATMs and payment terminals, but Corning hopes it will eventually get into consumer electronics.

By March 17, 2015