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These Shoes Could Keep You from Falling

These Shoes Could Keep You from Falling
Footwear hasn’t exactly been a hotbed for true technological innovation, but these shoes change that. Israeli startup B-Shoe Technologies has developed some new shoes that incorporate some really helpful features. Like, helping you to not fall.…
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Robots Ready to Take Over Your Home

Robots Ready to Take Over Your Home
Fresh off Nippon News Network, it seems that Japanese robots are ready to invade your home. However, they’re not coming to enslave you and become your robot masters, they’re supposed to make your life easier. At…
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Would You Trust Your Granny to a Robot Nanny?

Would You Trust Your Granny to a Robot Nanny?
As we all know, it won’t be long before we have to bow down to our robot masters, until then, the Chinese have decided to use robots as nannies. The Family Nanny Robot will help you…
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A Robot Named Twendy-One

A Robot Named Twendy-One
This new robot comes from Japan and has been in development for over a decade. Twendy-One was made by a team of researchers led by Professor Shigeki Sugano at Waseda University, Japan.…
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Levitating Chair Could Make the Hoverboard a Reality

Levitating Chair Could Make the Hoverboard a Reality
I don’t know about you guys, but when I first saw that the Japanese had invented a sort of hovering chair for the elderly, I thought about one thing, and one thing alone: hoverboards will someday…
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Sil-Bot: Grandma Gets a Crazy Looking Robot Companion!

Sil-Bot: Grandma Gets a Crazy Looking Robot Companion!
In an age where we expected robots to be all around us, it seems that even the elderly will be getting their own special robot. This odd-little robot named Sil-bot is the brainchild of KIST’s Center…
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Robovie-Ii: the Grocery Shopping Robot From Japan

Robovie-Ii: the Grocery Shopping Robot From Japan
Robovie-II is the latest robot coming out of Japan. It helps you do your grocery shopping. This is perfect if you have a lot of groceries to lug around, if you are older, or disabled. Plus,…
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Hunt and Peck Keyboard: for People Who Can’T be Bothered to Learn to Type Like Everyone Else

Hunt and Peck Keyboard: for People Who Can’T be Bothered to Learn to Type Like Everyone Else
The Hunt and Peck Keyboard sports an alternative layout, one that has the letters arranged alphabetically. You can toggle between the traditional QWERTY layout and the “logical” ABCDE layout with the press of a button. The…
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Go Computer Helps Non-Techies Get to Know This Computer Thingamajig

Go Computer Helps Non-Techies Get to Know This Computer Thingamajig
The Go Computer, made by a company called firstSTREET, tries its best to be the most user-friendly computer on Earth. Unfortunately, in a tragic combination of stereotyping and a lack of imagination firstSTREET is marketing their…
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Strategy Games May Help Conquer Aging

Strategy Games May Help Conquer Aging
This has got to be the best news for brain health since ever: playing strategy games might help prevent some ill effects due to aging. Your desire to control an animated portion of a tiny world…
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