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Tired: a plague of locusts Wired: a legion of cybernetically-enhanced locusts trained by the US military to sniff bombs That's the new goal, according to Stars & Stripes magazine: Navy-funded researchers have discovered that a locust's sensitive "horns" can distinguish between the scents of TNT and other explosives — a development that one day could… READ THE REST
Researchers at Keio University built an "an artificial biomimicry-inspired anthropomorphic tail" with haptic feedback to help people walk, bend over, and do other things as they go about their business. The design inspired by the seahorse's tail. Image: YouTube READ THE REST
In a pioneering study, scientists have demonstrated that an implanted brain-computer interface (above) coupled with deep-learning algorithms can translate thought into computerized speech. READ THE REST
If you're catching the feeling of good cheer and holiday merriment in the air, that's probably because we're smack in the middle of The Boing Boing Store's Three-Day VIP Annual Sale. One of the biggest discount shopping sprints of the year, you can save serious cash on huge collections of the best items we bring… READ THE REST
When we pick up our phones to shoot a video, most of us aren't looking to craft "The Godfather." We just want something that looks reasonably decent that won't be an embarrassment when it gets posted to YouTube or social media. But while not every video needs to reach Spielbergian levels of production, you might… READ THE REST
Be honest. How many plastic lids are stashed away in your kitchen? No, seriously…how many? Go ahead and check that black hole of a cupboard down there and find out. We'll wait… Was the number up over 20? Over 30? More? Now the second question is…could you even guess at which containers actually fit half… READ THE REST