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This small tweak could solve the biggest problem you have when pouring wine

Image: Shutterstock / Africa Studio By Yvette Tan2017-03-24 07:08:33 UTC You twist the bottle, or try to yank it up quickly after pouring a glass — we all struggle to drop wine bottles from dribbling down the side of the ...

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Fluffy dog tails could be the next step in robot-human interaction

The IEEE unearthed a fascinating 2013 study that showed that a cute dog tail does more than just amuse — it can communicate. The study, created by Ashish Singh and James Young, posited that a Roomba with a tail attached ...

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The next iPhone could have a bigger display and more battery

While the iPhone 8 isn’t going to be announced until September, this week has been packed with rumors on the upcoming device. And it looks like the display is going to be the main star of the show. Rumor has ...

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Ona could help you get better at dating with an online dating coach, therapist or matchmaker

Here’s the thing about online dating: Not all of us are good at it. But if you, like me, suspect that you could benefit from a helping hand, a startup called Ona is offering professional support. After all, I’m guessing that many of you ...

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Stop to smell the virtual roses: why scent could be the next frontier for VR

By popular demand, the only thing missing from the VR version of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is the smell of rotting corpse. Now even that could change, thanks to the Tokyo-based startup Vaqso that is working to incorporate the sense of ...

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Origami-inspired radiator from NASA could change shape to warm or cool tiny satellites

The devices we’re sending into space are getting smaller and lighter, which means there’s less room for bulky and static components. Flexibility and compactness are coming into vogue, and this prototype satellite radiator is inspired by that most compact and ...

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These genetically modified cyborg dragonflies could perform ‘guided pollination’

We are now in a day and age where cyborg insects no longer even raise an eyebrow. Hell, you can order kits! But this particular cyborg insect is especially interesting: a dragonfly that has been modified inside and out to ...

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Off-the-beaten-path innovation could rejuvenate Twitter

Hossein Rahnama Crunch Network Contributor Hossein Rahnama is founder and CEO at Flybits and a visiting scholar at MIT. More posts by this contributor: Startups will overtake enterprises in the new AI ecosystem You don’t always have to be a coder ...

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Mathematical study shows exactly how ride-sharing could cut the number of cars on the road

Ride-sharing could reduce New York City’s need to just 2,000 cars, a new study says. Image:  Tobias Zils/stocksnap By Emma Hinchliffe2017-01-02 21:49:13 UTC We already know ride-sharing has the potential to drastically cut the number of the cars on the ...

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Could Nintendo’s Switch pack 1080p or 1440p support after all?

We’ve seen a rapid reappraisal of Nintendo’s Switch hardware in recent weeks. For months, scuttlebutt pointed to a Pascal-derived product, only for multiple sources to specify that no, Maxwell and the 20nm Tegra X1 was the basis for Nintendo’s next-generation ...

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