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The Future Will See You Now

The Future Will See You Now

Monkeys Have Their Own Version of YouTube Where They Teach Each Other Tricks

It's the monkey how-to series. (YouTube)

Humans have been watching videos to learn how to fishtail their hair and photoshop their heads onto others’ bodies for quite some time, but a recent study shows that we’re not the only ones who can learn this way.

A group of Brazilian marmosets learned to open boxes for rewards after watching how-to videos of other marmosets performing the same actions, Nature reports. Read More

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This Futuristic Jewelry Could One Day Harvest Human Energy

Er, we can totally see this being a trend. (Screengrab: Vimeo)

Here’s a possible solution to our planet’s energy crisis: jewelry that would harvest and store human energy.

It doesn’t actually exist yet, but as CNET reports, it’s a fascinating concept devised by Jerusalem-based artist and designer Naomi Kizhner. Called Energy Addicts, the conceptual jewelry would pierce wearer’s skin to collect their energy, which could then be transferred to other devices. Read More

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Intel’s New Laptop Can Read Your Emotions, Make Everything 3D

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The tech world has been buzzing about Amazon’s new Fire Phone, which has a small array of simple 3D cameras on the front. But today, Intel showed off their new 3D camera tech, and it already makes Amazon’s attempt seem quaint.

Intel has been working for years and has spent “hundreds of millions of dollars” on developing the depth-sensing cameras. They call the technology RealSense because of the lifelike way the cameras take the world in. Read More

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‘Clubcast’ Live Streams DJs’ Sets, If Dancing At Screens Is Your Thing

With Clubcast, DJs can broadcast their sets live from thousands of miles away. (Mixify)

Imagine going to a club to see a DJ perform live — from 5,000 miles away.

Mixify, the online platform that lets you live stream DJs’ EDM tracks, has just introduced Clubcast, a service that lets venues live stream an HD video feed of a DJ’s set directly into their premises. Clubcast works two-ways, meaning not only can club-goers see the DJ, but the DJ can also see his or her audience and gauge their reactions to the music.  Read More

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This Kickstarter Wants Your Money to Create a Life-Sized Hologram, Because Princess Leia

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L.A.-based Provision 3D Media would like to create a life-sized hologram that could float around your living room without any sort of technological smoke and mirrors. And so of course, the company has launched a Kickstarter campaign (via Mashable) in order to raise the $950,000 needed to develop a working prototype, basically. (They’re currently at $11,418 with 18 days to go.)

The company promises they can actually pull this big promise off: “We’ve successfully developed, produced, and are continuing to ship Holographic displays ranging from 3 inches all the way up to 52 inches in size,” and now they just want the scratch to scale it up.

The pitch on the product page, however, is very specific: Read More