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  • May 20, 2016
    This is James Young displaying the prosthetic arm Konami had built for him. The arm was inspired by Big Boss's arm from Metal Gear Solid V and includes USB ports for charging devices, a small monitor, lights, and even a flying drone mounted to the shoulder. Wow. *heads to ga... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2016
    "And it's as big as my thumb." 64-year old Thomas Manning lost his penis to cancer because cancer is a piece of shit and will literally take your penis. And now surgeons at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have given Thomas the first successful penis transplant pe... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2016
    This is a video demonstration of The Pilot translation system developed by Waverly Labs. The in-ear devices will cost $129 when they're available this September and can translate a smartphone-selected foreign language in real-time into your native language with the voice of a ... / Continue →
  • March 29, 2016
    To help us forget that their AI bot was a complete and disastrous failure, this is a video demonstration of Microsoft Research's holoportation system. The system "allows high quality 3D models of people to be reconstructed, compressed, and transmitted anywhere in the world in ... / Continue →
  • February 6, 2016
    This is the Phoenix exoskeleton. It was designed to allow paraplegics or people with other mobility disorders to rise from their wheelchairs and walk again. The company hopes to get the cost of the exoskeleton down to $10,000 - $15,000 when they start producing them on a grea... / Continue →
  • October 21, 2015
    Nike just gave Michael J. Fox the first pair of auto-lacing Air Mags, and confirmed a limited edition release of the shoes in spring 2016, to be auctioned off like they did with the 2011 Mags to support the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. They made 1,510 pa... / Continue →
  • October 21, 2015
    Happy Back To The Future Future Day! This is a video of Doc Brown delivering an inspirational message about your future. LIVE IT TO THE FULLEST. I am going to live mine to the fullest in the world of Fallout 4. Doc would be proud. Doc would be so disappointed. God willing... / Continue →
  • October 20, 2015
    This is a video from Stanford University of a system developed to transfer one person's facial expressions in real time to a live video feed of another person. If you raise your eyebrows, the video of the other person raises their eyebrows. If you open your mouth, they open t... / Continue →
  • October 15, 2015
    Seen here praying he isn't about to die, a driver tests Tesla's new autopilot feature. Tesla just rolled out a software update today that includes the feature, which allows its newest cars to take over some of the driver's functionality (i.e. steer on the highway, change lanes... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2015
    The Skarp Laser Razor is a $190 razor that cuts hair with a laser instead of a blade. It's an already funded Kickstarter campaign (they've collected more than $2,000,000 with an intial goal of $160,000), presumably because people are tired of nicking their balls trying to shav... / Continue →