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This Business Card Does More Than You Can Imagine

If you’ve been to a business conference lately, you know people are still utilizing the most standard, most boring way to give their basic information to others—the business card. SwivelCard is going to change all that. It’s a premium paper business card that includes a USB drive. Yeah. Check it out: With this technology, when [...]

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College Students Create a Nail Polish that Changes Color When it Detects Date Rape Drugs

At a college of 10,000 students, it’s estimated that more than 350 cases of rape occur each year. According to a study by the University of the Sciences, approximately one in four college-aged women is a victim of date rape, or attempted date rape while in college. They also found that approximately 90% of these [...]

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A Hospital in Beijing Just Implanted the World’s First 3D Printed Vertebra In A 12 Year Old Boy

We’ve seen all sorts of things made with 3D printers – from small knick knacks to fully functioning assault rifles – but now, a more important use of the technology is in the medical field. For the first time, doctors at Peking University Third Hospital in China have created and successfully implanted the world’s first [...]

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LG Has a Circular Smartwatch Too, Set to Go Head-to-Head with Moto 360 Next Week

With all the hype the Moto 360 smartwatch has been getting in recent months, one manufacture was tired of being left out of the party. After just releasing its first Android Wear smartwatch in June, LG has another contender it’s set to announce next week at IFA in Berlin. This go around, they’re rounding out [...]

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This Is The World’s First WiFi-Enabled Water Heating Kettle

We’ve seen our share of alarm clocks over the years here at ZAGG. Evil alarm clocks apps. Pillows that wake you up. And now, there’s iKettle. Now, iKettle isn’t officially an alarm clock, but it serves in that role if you want it to. At its heart, iKettle is a kettle that will heat water, [...]

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Robot Butlers are Not a Fantasy. Experience Them Now.

The future is now at Starwood’s Aloft brand hotels. We first told you about Starwood’s plans to allow you to check into your room with only your smartphone instead of a room key. Now, they’ve introduced A.L.O. (pronounced “el-oh”), their electronic “Botlr.” In this role, A.L.O. the Botlr will be on call as a robotic operative, [...]

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Polaroid Takes On GoPro

If you walked up to 100 children and asked them what a Polaroid was you would most likely get 100 blank stares. Polaroid, famous for their “instant” photos in years past, has been a classic example of what happens when you do not evolve as a company; well they are finally making waves again. Polaroid [...]

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A Dope Smuggling Drone Crashed Outside a Maximum Security Prison in South Carolina

We’ve seen unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), otherwise known as drones, used in countless ways. They’re big with photographers looking for a unique birds-eye perspective. They’re big with the military (obviously) in gathering intelligence covertly and delivering big booms not so covertly. One thing we hadn’t seen, until now, was a drone be used to smuggle [...]

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The Robot That Is A Member Of The Family

Look how cute this little guy is. Wouldn’t it be nice to have this companion around to help you out? We’ve been imagining what it would be like to have robot helpers for years. Maybe it’s finally time to make it a reality. We are still a few years out, but you have the opportunity [...]

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The NFL Is Putting RFID Chips In Players’ Shoulder Pads For Real Time Stats Tracking

Following the lead of the National Basketball Association in seeking ways to better track player movements and gain access to advanced statistics and analysis, the National Football League will embed radio frequency identification (RFID) tags in the shoulder pads of many players this season, with 17 stadiums being outfitted with the technology to track the [...]

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