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Building a Schizophrenic Computer

To try to understand how schizophrenia affects the brain, scientists tweaked a computer system until it began to exhibit the same symptoms as a schizophrenic human mind.
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How Ice Hockey Rinks Are Made

This is a fascinating video on how hockey rinks are built.
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Potato Powered Server

Believe it or not, there was an actual potato-powered Web server.
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How Robots Have Changed Manufacturing

The role robots play in the advancements made in our manufacturing industries.
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Next Generation Television

Latest technology in home entertainment systems.
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Free Software Via NASA

In an effort to foster hands-on, inquiry-based learning in science and math, the NASA Glenn Research Center has developed a series of interactive computer programs for students.
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Intricate Mechanical Calculator

Considered to be the most efficient portable calculator until electronic calculators came along in the 1970s designed by Curt Herzstark in 1938 and perfected inside a concentration camp.
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39 Unusual Motorcycles

These designs are as limitless as the creativity of those behind the wrench.
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Paper-Thin Cell Phone Unveiled

Move over, iPhone; you soon could be replaced by the paper smartphone. "The e ink screen is similar to what you find in the Kindle except this screen is flexible," Prof. Roel Vertegaal said of the 9.5-cm diagonal, thin-film flexible display screen.
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MIT Discovery Could Revolutionize Solar Power

The process, loosely based on plant photosynthesis, uses solar energy to split water into hydrogen and oxygen gases. When needed, the gases can then be re-combined in a fuel cell, creating carbon-free electricity whether the sun is shining or not.
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