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Become an emotional cyborg with wearable digital eyes

Why bother with Google Glass, when AgencyGlass lets you convey emotions through digital eyes? Dr. Hirotaka Osawa wants to help people look happy even when they're not.

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The future tech America expects (pictures)

Pew researchers called around the US to see what we think about the technology of the coming 50 years. And whether we like what we see.

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How a sunset might look on Earth's new cousin Kepler-186f

NASA confirms the discovery of an Earth-sized planet that may have potential for life, but its sun is dimmer than ours. Here's what an evening stroll on a beach on Kepler-186f might be like.

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First Earth-size planet that may hold water confirmed

Kepler-186f orbits an M dwarf star in the constellation Cygnus. More importantly, it's the first confirmed Earth-size, potentially habitable planet elsewhere in the universe.

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A bionic ankle so natural, it's worth a happy dance

An artificial ankle created at the MIT Media Lab is made of chips and sensors that work together to adjust ankle stiffness, power, and position. One wearer was able to dance the rumba.

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Planets with a drunken wobble could be more lively

The wackier a planet's wobble, the more likely it could be to sustain life and keep from going full Popsicle, according to new research.

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Mars orbiter snaps Curiosity and tracks from far above

Get a rare perspective on the Curiosity rover's travels across a distant planet with a fascinating image snapped by NASA's Mars orbiter.

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Future tech? America's not so sure

Pew researchers check in on US attitudes toward driverless cars, brain implants, robot caregivers, meat grown in labs, and of course, time travel.

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All our failed flying machines could finally work (just not on Earth)

Many of humanity's early attempts at flight involved pedaling contraptions or flapping artificial wings. Turns out they weren't such dumb ideas after all -- in another part of the solar system.

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Navy's next-gen combat ship set to sail (pictures)

The US Navy christens the first of three cutting-edge Zumwalt-class destroyers

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Check out this astronaut's-eye view of the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is still spectacular when seen from the International Space Station.

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Creationists get their 'Cosmos' (It's quite short)

In order to assuage the creationist protesters who complain that Neil DeGrasse Tyson's series doesn't allow for a God-centric explanation, Funny Or Die creates a creationist version. It lasts mere minutes.

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