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Tattoo Robot Created By French Designers Makes Its Internet Debut

Robots are inching their way into our lives. Now there's a machine with a robotic arm that applies simplistic tattoo designs to humans. Find out who's behind it and what the plans are for this futuristic machine and its application as far as commercial use. (VIMEO)

Waze Traffic App Offers Child Reminder Feature For Parents And Caregivers

Every summer we hear the tragic news of yet another infant, toddler or dog that succumbs to heatstroke and passes away in a hot car because a new parent or distracted caregiver forgets they're there. If you've got kids or pets and you're worried it could happen to you, check out Waze before another scorching day goes by.

Wireless Home Security Camera Runs On Solar Power, Helps Keep Burglars At Bay

Looking for a greener, more cost-effective way to protect your home from intruders? Maybe you're just curious who or what is getting in your trash cans night after night. Either way, the Ring Stick Up Cam has got you covered. Find out what it is and where you can get it right here. (VIDEO)

Inventors Answer The Call From Gates' Foundation's 'Reinvent The Toilet Challenge'

Sanitation is a global problem affecting billions of people with up to 700,000 childhood deaths a year due to it. Find out who's rising to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation challenge entitled "Reinvent the Toilet" and where the winning entries will do the most good.

A TV Set That Repels Mosquitoes? LG In India Says 'Yes'

South Korea's Indian branch of LG recently introduced a flat screen TV that purportedly works as a mosquito repellent in addition to providing entertainment. Find out who's got them and what the initial asking price is.

New Smartphone Case Turns Android Phones Into Game Boys

Vintage game enthusiasts have a reason to rejoice. Soon you'll be able to play your favorite Nintendo games of yesteryear on your Android platform smartphones with a cool new converter case that looks like the handheld devices from days gone by. Find out who makes it and when it's slated for release.

Virtual Reality Happy Meals, What's Next?

As virtual reality continues to grow and gain in popularity, McDonald's Sweden is celebrating their 30th anniversary by including VR goggles in participating stores' Happy Meals. Find our more about it and whether you can expect to see the same trend happening here anytime soon.

Burner Phone Numbers And Ghostbot Text Replies The Latest Thing In Dating Apps

Now, you never have to compromise your privacy or security again by giving out your real phone number to someone you're thinking of dating. Better yet, if it doesn't go well, you don't have to respond to their texts, either, thanks to an app and a bot that make dating in the 21st century safer and easier. (VIDEO)

New Holographic Platform From Microsoft To Change The Face Of Computing

Augmented reality has crept into our world. Find out what Microsoft Windows released at the Taipei Computex Consumer Electronics Show this week that will have you air tapping your way through countless virtual scenarios before you know it.

New Pebble Core Allows Users To Leave Other Smart Devices At Home

Pebble has created a standalone device for people who want to leave their phones and other smart devices home when out running. It's called the Core, and you're going to be surprised when you find out all the things this tiny gizmo roughly the size of a keyless entry fob can do. Read here to find out.

Saltwater Brewery Develops Eco-Friendly 'Edible Six-Pack Rings'

Our oceans are sadly turning into trash receptacles overflowing with non-biodegradable waste. Find out how one microbrewery in Florida has teamed up to put an end to the mutilation and death of aquatic life as a result of the plastics that lurk beneath the water.

The Lopifit Treadmill Bike: Walk-Ride Your Way To Better Health

Tired of just walking your way to fitness? Maybe you're not so hot on the idea of just peddling around, either. Mix it up with the Lopifit, a treadmill on a bicycle. Find out how they differ from other forms of exercise and who's got this latest hot ticket item now.

New App Detects Furfural In Beer: Say Goodbye to Stale Ale

Not sure of the freshness levels of the various beers you've had sitting around for ages? No worries. A new app for beer lovers can tell you without ever having to take a swig. Find out more about it and how it works right here.

Algae: Saving Plants From Themselves To End World Hunger

World hunger is an increasing concern. Now scientists at Carnegie think they may have found the key to possibly alleviating some of those worries through a protein and enzyme commonly found in algae. Find out what they are, how they work and what impact they could have on feeding the masses by reading further.

Multi-Directional Impact Protection System Helmets Making Sports Safer

If you play a lot of rough contact sports, maybe you should invest in a MIPs designed helmet. CTE and other traumatic brain injuries are responsible for dementia and a whole host of other unpleasant maladies. Find out how you can strengthen your defense against these injuries right here.