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THIS RUGGED G-SHOCK LUXURY WATCH IS INSPIRED BY SAMURAI ARMOR

Japanese watch giant G-Shock shook up this year’s Baselworld watch convention with its latest samurai-inspired timepiece. Continue reading THIS RUGGED G-SHOCK LUXURY WATCH IS INSPIRED BY SAMURAI ARMOR

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Scare Away Intruders With This Home Security Concept That’s Literally Just a Shadow

Taking a page from Kevin McCallister’s playbook in Home Alone, a landlord in Tokyo has developed a novel way for residents who live alone to feel safer. A tiny projector makes it appear as if there’s another person in the apartment from the outside by faking a moving, shadowed silhouette on a window curtain.

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Excessive Radiation Inside Fukushima Fries Clean-up Robot

A remotely-controlled robot sent to inspect and clean a damaged reactor at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant had to be pulled early when its onboard camera went dark, the result of excess radiation. The abbreviated mission suggests that radiation levels inside the reactor are even higher than was reported last week—and that robots are going to have a hell of a time cleaning this mess up.

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