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new 52!

thoroughly enjoyed the B-52s at the Space at Westbury Not only did they sound incredible, their between-songs patter was as non-sensical as ever: Fred changed into a skeleton-design t-shirt for Party Out of Bounds, but tried to make it work

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money changing hands

  speaking of implants, Dutch Bitcoin entrepreneur Martijn Wismeijer has had two wireless computer chips implanted in his hands to hold his digital currency. Wismeijer said that, in the future, bio-hacks like his subdural near-field communication chips, could be used not

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iWatch

have you ordered your Apple Watch yet? Lev Grossman in Time magazine wrote: “The Apple Watch represents a redrawing of the map that locates technology in one place, and our bodies in another… Once you’re OK with wearing technology, the

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“one word… plastics!”

Above is the “Plastics House of the Future“, built by the Monsanto Corporation for Disneyland, California in 1957. It received a major update in 1960, because, “many of the things deemed ‘futuristic’ as recently as 1957 are simply ‘contemporary’ today.”

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just in time for “avengers2: the age of ultron”

RoboEarth is a three-year old cloud network that lets robots learn from the actions of other robots. It has now inspired a supporting project called RoboHow, that translates info on the web into info robots can understand. No one sees

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3D for all!

Have you seen one of these “3D printers?” It can make a three-dimensional object (like your very own pink coffee mug) on your desktop, based on a scan or a schematic. It extrudes plastic (or metal) onto it’s platform, which

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kit and caboodle

At it’s annual WWDC (worldwide developer’s conference), Apple announced no new hardware, but several new software “kits”, including: • Health Kit is a one-stop shop for all of your fitness tracking devices, allowing you to monitor your health from your

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