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100-year-old lightbulb – still glowing.

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Date: April 12th, 2017

bulbA bulb that may have been burning since the early 1900s has been discovered glowing dimly in the basement of the Fire Museum of York County, Pennsylvania.

Dennis Kunkle, director of facilities for the York County History Center, sent pictures and a description of the old bulb to an antique radio forum, which told him about the origin of the dual filament bulb.

The Phelps HYLO, “HIGH-LOW” bulb, patented in 1904, was designed to save electricity.  More

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Kids Can’t Read Clocks, Smartphones to Blame

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Date: March 15th, 2017

clocksEighty percent of elementary school children in Oklahoma City are unable to read the time from a clock because they are so used to getting it digitally from smartphones and iPads, a jaw-dropping study has found.

And only 1-in-10 youngsters even own a watch.  More

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Woman burned after headphones explode on flight to Australia

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Date: March 15th, 2017

burnSYDNEY - An Australian woman suffered burns to her face after her battery-operated headphones exploded during a flight from Beijing to Melbourne, Australian air safety investigators said Wednesday.

The woman, whose name was not released, fell asleep on the plane while wearing the headphones and awoke to a loud explosion about two hours into the flight, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau said in a statement.

The woman said she then felt a burning sensation on her face.  More

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Tiny Alarm Helps Students Feel Safe On Campus

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Date: March 9th, 2017

alarmDENVER – It’s a new safety device, designed to protect University of Denver students on campus.

“I would love something like that,” student Morgan Zueger told CBS4’s Tom Mustin.

The “Robocopp” is billed as a “sound grenade.”

It’s a tiny device, the size of a key fob that can fit on your key chain or backpack.  More

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Pocket-Sized Device Connects to Your Phone to Let You Know When You Stink

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Date: February 17th, 2017

stinkThe KunKun, Japanese for “sniff sniff”, is a bizarre device developed by Japanese corporation Konika Minolta that detects bodily odors like smelly feet or underarm sweat and notifies the user about them via a smartphone app.

So, yeah, the days of smelling your own armpits when nobody’s watching to see if they stink are over, thanks to modern technology.

Now you can just wear the KunKun everywhere you go and find out when you’re starting to stink just by checking your phone.  More

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ID Fraud Up Since Security Chips Put Into Play

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Date: February 6th, 2017

chipsDALLAS – It’s a tiny chip that elicits big opinions.

Meant to protect customers from credit card fraud, most cards now have security chips, and many businesses bought the chip readers to go with it.

But more than a year after they became common place, research shows that identity theft is actually up.

Consumers and businesses switched to the chip-based cards and readers 16 months ago to deter theft.  More

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The Smartphone Accessory That Lets You Kiss over Long Distances

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Date: December 28th, 2016

kissLong distance relationships are always tough, and the lack of physical interaction is one of the main reasons for that.

There’s no substituting human touch, yet, but rapidly-advancing technology already provides some intriguing alternatives.

One such example is the Kissenger, a smartphone peripheral that allows users to kiss over long distances.

The concept of long-distance kissing has been an intriguing research concept for over half a decade now.  More

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Inventor’s bike lock designed to make would-be thieves vomit

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Date: October 21st, 2016

lockSAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco inventor is taking aim at bike theft with the SkunkLock, a lock designed to “fight back” by emitting a vomit-inducing odor.

Daniel Idzkowski is seeking funding on IndieGoGo for the SkunkLock, which he said was inspired by the recent theft of his friend’s bike from outside a Whole Foods, despite being secured by two separate locks.

Idzkowski said the hardened medium-carbon steel U-Lock, which he calls “the only lock that fights back,” is designed to only emit its noxious odor when someone tries to cut through it with a saw, angle grinder or other tool.  More

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