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Finally, the jetpack we've been waiting for since we were kids (Tomorrow Daily 274 show notes)

Jetpack Aviation's JB-9 looks exactly the way we used to imagine futuristic jetpacks would look: small enough to store in a car, light enough to wear without supports, and agile enough to glide through the skies. We'll take two. For science. Obviously.

By November 11, 2015


Watch a swarm of drones build a rope bridge

A swarm of quadcopters has been programmed to autonomously build a secure rope bridge that can support human weight.

By September 22, 2015


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


Natural selection: Mama robot builds self-evolving baby-bots

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have built a robot that can build other robots, test them, and improve on the results.

By August 18, 2015


A VR headset designed to alleviate wearer's motion sickness and fatigue (Tomorrow Daily 222)

Stanford University released a video about an interesting prototype device they're working on. It's a VR headset that utilizes two LCD screens to help the human eye perceive actual depth in images, as opposed to the single-screen headsets we've seen previously.

By August 6, 2015


Meet Voat, the website that wants to be the anti-Reddit

As social-news site Reddit tries to clean up its act by limiting some speech, an alternative springs up, promising to be more freewheeling.

By July 17, 2015


This is a good time to watch John Oliver's 2014 rant on FIFA corruption

Want to better understand why several high-ranking FIFA officials were arrested in Zurich on Wednesday? Watch John Oliver give his views on FIFA and the 2014 World Cup.

By May 27, 2015


What Watch: A smartwatch that attempts to freeze a moment in time (hands-on)

A startup out of Switzerland is preparing to launch a line of attractive and sporty watches with a unique feature.

By June 1, 2015


Woman's donated leg mummified using ancient Egyptian practice

Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.

By May 27, 2015


Cost of Anthem's data breach likely to exceed $100 million

The US health-insurance provider's own cyberinsurance policy is likely to be exhausted following the theft of up to 80 million records.

By February 12, 2015