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Crave: Water balloon tech nearing 1 million dollars in crowdfunding, Ep. 169

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Crave: Water balloon tech nearing 1 million dollars in crowdfunding, Ep. 169

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This week on Crave, we watch a broken robot learn how to walk again. We try out a new segment called "Here's What Happens," and we get a first look at an amazing device that can fill 100 water balloons in a minute. All that and a 3D-printed sexy sax solo on this week's Crave Show.

[MUSIC] Hey guys my name is Stephen Beacham. And here's what's happening this week on cnet's crave file. [MUSIC] Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University are developing software that can allow a user to manipulate. Objects in 3D within a 2D image by using 3D models available on the Internet. Take this chair, for instance. This chair exists in the real world, but it also exists as a 3D model on an Ikea website. Using this 3D model. The users can manipulate the size and placement of the chair in the 2D photo. And move it wherever they want. The 3D model is then coupled with the 2D image so that textures, lighting and shadows looks seamless. And the object doesn't look too fake or Cg in the photo. If the object in the photo and the 3D model online are not the exactly the same shape or size, then the software allows the user to make small changes to the object [MUSIC] The object matching it to the dimensions of this 3D object. Users can also manipulate paintings and historical photographs with this software. Researchers from the [UNKNOWN] University in Paris, and the University of Wyoming, have developed an algorithm inspired by the actions and reactions of injured animals. To help robots regain walking ability quickly after being damaged. They produced this video of a hexapod robot, where they showed the robot. But walking fine in its regular gait. But if we break one of its legs off like a mobster. The robot is able to regain its ability to walk in the most efficient way possible, maintaining a straight line of travel. According to their paper, robots that can adapt like natural animals, their intelligent trial and error algorithm, allows robots to adapt to damage and less. Less than two minutes, thanks to intuitions that they develop before their mission and experiments that they conduct to validate or invalidate them after damage. The result is a creative process that adapts to a variety of injuries whether it's a broken or missing leg. So this is a. Big step towards autonomous robots getting better at killing us all. Cue Terminator video. This is the first 3D printed saxophone created by 3D printed musical instrument enthusiast Olaf Diegel. [MUSIC] Yep, check out his 3D printed guitars too. [MUSIC] Now it's time for Here's What Happens. Here's what happens when you drop a hammer and a feather on the moon. How about that? Wow! They felt the thing to be. Here's what happens when a shark eats a video camera. Amazing! Here's what happens when Benedict Cumberbatch becomes Jar Jar Binks. It's a big sea monster! Incredible! And finally, here's what happens when a photographer leaves a camera in the jungle. The monkey takes a selfie and starts a copyright debate. Who owns the photo, the monkey or the photographer? This has been Here's What Happens. [MUSIC] Bunch O Balloons is the balloon brain child of inventor and professional dad Josh Malone. Who has developed a way to fill 100 water balloons in less than a minute. Summertime in Josh's neck of the woods consists of lots of water balloons. Filling them takes a lot of time, so there had to be a solution. Bunch O Balloons attaches to your garden hose and fills 37 pre-loaded water balloons in. At a time. Simply shake the balloons off and they tie themselves off so they're ready to throw immediately. Bunch O Balloons was introduced on kick starter and has since gone viral. Bringing in over 800,000 dollars in crowd funding. Some of the pledge prices are already sold out but you can still get your Bunch O Balloons device for a 17 dollar pledge. A bunch of balloons should be shopping by the 4th of July, 2015. Alright guys that's the show. Thank you very much for watching. As always you can find all these stories at CNN's crave blog at CRAVE. CNN. COM. Make sure you follow crave on Twitter @CRAVE. And check out this week's Crave giveaway. This week's Crave giveaway is the Geektastic Comic-Con swag stash, part two featuring some Archie comics. Some transformers and a Jabba the Hut action figure, go to the blog and enter to win. [MUSIC]
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