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Google Futurist Ray Kurzweil thinks we'll all be cyborgs by 2030

At the Exponential Finance conference on June 3, he predicted that humans will be cyborgs by 2030, according to CNNMoney.<p>"Our thinking then will be a hybrid of biological and non-biological thinking," Kurzweil said. "We're going to gradually merge and enhance ourselves. In my view, that's the …

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New nose grown by surgeons to replace original one

A new nose has been grown by surgeons on a patient's forehead, so it can be transplanted to replace his original one.<p>Xiaolian, 22, didn't look after his badly damaged nose following a traffic accident in August 2012.<p>The infection corroded the cartilage of his nose, making it impossible for surgeons …

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New Technology Sends Ads Directly Into Your Brain

To promote Sky TV’s new TV streaming app, Sky Go, BBDO Dusseldorf affixed transmitters to train windows, which sent out high frequency vibrations. …

From the archives: Why Canadian babies should sleep in cardboard boxes like Finnish babies do

<i>This story was originally published in June of 2013.</i><p>Earlier this week the BBC News Magazine ran an astonishing story entitled: "Why Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes." It was the tale of the "maternity package," a simple cardboard box loaded with goodies that every expectant mother receives …

22 Strange Animals You Probably Didn’t Know Exist

Most of us don’t grasp the variety of animals species that inhabit the Earth today, and some even get surprised as they find out there’s an animal …

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Almost Instant Vanilla Pudding

There is a reason that Jell-o instant pudding is so popular, and that is the fact that you can make it in about an instant. The pudding mix magically …

Every meteorite since 861 AD: watch them fall

Only 3% of all recorded meteorites that have struck the earth were seen falling. Now you can watch every one of those 1,045 fall in this amazing …

People’s Faces Recreated From the DNA Found In Chewing Gums and Cigarette Butts

This may sound like a science fiction story, but American artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg recreates people’s faces from the DNA she finds on various …

Working gun made with 3D printer

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/975000/975970_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534461666_bac9015e6d7014cc8b7023b1e72b3a17<p><b>The world's first gun made with 3D printer technology has been successfully fired in the US.</b><p>The controversial group which created the firearm, Defense …

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IBM Made A Microscopic Movie (And Star Trek Pictures) With Individual Atoms

Today, IBM released a stop-motion, animated short film called “A Boy And His Atom.”<p>Okay, so they made a stop motion movie. People do that on YouTube all the time. But what makes this a big deal is that the film was animated by precisely manipulating individual atoms themselves.<p>Researchers at IBM …

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Infogr.am Helps You Create Beautiful Infographics, Hits v1.0

Competing with services like Visual.ly, Infogr.am calls itself the “world’s most popular infographic creator.” Since debuting in February 2012 to help anyone quickly create infographics with pre-designed themes, Infogr.am is now launching version 1.0 at TNW Conference Europe 2013 with new “pro” …

Condom Challenge: Teen Condom Snorting Trend Hits YouTube (VIDEOS)

Kids snort the darndest things.<p>The "condom challenge" is the newest, most disturbing YouTube trend in which young kids snort condoms and then pull them out of their mouths. Yes, it's as gross as it sounds.<p>Though videos surfaced online as early as October, the challenge recently picked up speed with …

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Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars

<b>Want to go to Mars? Dutch organisation Mars One says it will open applications imminently. It would be a one-way trip, and the company hopes to build a community of settlers on the planet.</b><p>Uncharted waters, mountains or far away lands have always drawn explorers. History books show that desire for …

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