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Synapse Dress Looks Cool

Now here is something that has been specially developed by Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht, the Synapse Dress. This particular Synapse Dress was modeled in collaboration with Italian Architect ...

13 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Simulation technology designed for Hollywood can be used as predictive tool for understanding fundamental engineering

When one sends an email from Boston to Beijing, it travels through submarine optical cables that someone had to install at some point. The positioning of these cables can generate intriguing ...

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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Predicting landslides with light

Optical fiber sensors are used around the world to monitor the condition of difficult-to-access segments of infrastructure—such as the underbellies of bridges, the exterior walls of tunnels, ...

Mon 29 Sep 14 from Phys.org

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Mercedes-Benz 2025 truck shows autonomous system vision

Coming down the road will be the future truck of 2025 and it will be able to move autonomously. The Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 was recently showcased at this year's International Commercial ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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In-flight sensor tests a step toward Structural Health Monitoring for safer flights

Nine commercial aircraft flying regular routes are on the frontier of aviation safety, carrying sensors that monitor their structural health along with their routine maintenance. These flight ...

Mon 29 Sep 14 from Phys.org

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European flight safety regs: Electronics allowed

(AP)—Europe's air safety agency has issued new guidelines allowing passengers to use portable electronics including cell phones and tablet computers any time during flights.

Fri 26 Sep 14 from Phys.org

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US gives Hollywood film studios green light on drone use

The US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has today granted exemptions to six Hollywood studios to use drones in film production. The move marks significant progress in a collective push from ...

Fri 26 Sep 14 from Gizmag

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Sydney high-rise will feature stacked, twisted sections

Traditional block high-rises generally only afford residents views of the building opposite. A new building in Sydney, Australia, however, is designed to provide more interesting views for those ...

Fri 26 Sep 14 from Gizmag

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For drivers with bad credit, new cars come with a kill switch

Driving a car off a lot usually comes with a sense of exhilaration or freedom, but that thrill is short-lived when you've got a debt collector riding shotgun wherever you go. That's basically ...

Fri 26 Sep 14 from Engadget

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ThermalStrike luggage puts the heat on bed bugs

Although it's generally nice to bring things back from your travels, bed bugs would definitely not be among those things. That's why ThermalStrike luggage was created. It heats everything packed ...

Thu 25 Sep 14 from Gizmag

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