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“World’s Most Useless Cyborg” Doesn’t Regret Her Faded Finger Magnet

Five years ago, Verge reporter Adi Robertson implanted a magnet in her finger. Now the magnet has faded, and so has the fervor around this kind of elective biohacking. While technology for the disabled continues to make impressive progress, with cochlear implants and sophisticated prosthetics, it’s still nowhere near…Read more… Continue Reading at

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The High Schoolers Hunting for the Universe’s Secrets

Four British schoolboys had just been called from class. They were ten days away from their A-level exams, the ones that determine the direction the rest of their lives would take, but they’d been interrupted from their studies to discuss the deepest secrets of the universe—their work hunting for the magnetic monopole…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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It Ain’t Heavy, It’s My Smartphone Dock

The following contest is scheduled for one fall. Making their way to the ring, weighing at least half a pound each: a bunch of smartphone docks.Read more… Continue Reading at

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