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The Robots of the Future Could Be Powered By Pee

Robots are great and all, but they do have a tendency to ratchet up the old electricity bills. But hey, never fear, because soon they might be …

The Lake that Turns Animals to Stone, iPhone 5S Sensor Snafu, and More

You've had a busy week, so why not just sit back, kick up your feet and take in our best posts of the week? Dive in!<p>"I'm the Actor Who Provided the …

New MIT 3-D Printing Innovations Create Printable Objects That Assemble Themselves

When Skylar Tibbits drops a plastic-like rod into a tub of water, it starts to take shape, turning into a cube. It’s a result of what he calls 4-D printing, which adds the fourth dimension, time, to the increasingly popular process of 3-D printing. Over the time dimension, the objects …

3D Printing

Animated Zombie Backpack has Controls on the Straps

Be so cool that you rule the school with this Zombie Animated Backpack. This backpack not only does the boring essentials (hold books and supplies), …

Geology

Deadly Amoeba in Water Supply Possibly Linked to Hurricane Katrina

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Megabyte: Why you need a $45 lightbulb

This is megabyte: For gadget geeks who love their gizmos.<p>First, the coolest light bulb ever. Even if the lights go out this dual purpose rechargeable LED bulb can last up to 60,000 hours -- and it can run for 3 hours when used as a flashlight. available from the MoMA store … for just $45.<p>Living on …