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PostSecret chinaSMACK - Hot internet stories, pictures, & videos in China An Exoskeleton That Boosts Biceps Wins James Dyson's $45,000 Prize | Wired Design The winner of this year's James Dyson award is the Titan Arm, a battery-powered upper-body exoskeleton. Image: Dyson It was created by a group of students at University of Pennsylvania--the first American team to win the award in its nine year run. Image: Dyson The Titan Arm isn't the first exoskeleton, but it may be the first of its kind. Image: Dyson With a powered elbow, it adds about 40 pounds of strength to the wearer. A detail of a machined part. The winner of this year's James Dyson award is the Titan Arm, a battery-powered upper-body exoskeleton. Elysium proved that even doughy dudes like Matt Damon could be futuristic action heroes with the help of a high-tech exoskeleton. Today, the Titan Arm was announced as the winner of this year’s James Dyson Award, the serial innovator’s annual student competition. an annual competition held by the serial innovator. It’s certainly not the first working exoskeleton, but in many ways it’s the first of its kind.

Animal Crossing: City Folk Wii Cheats Command codes Back to top Before you begin the game, change the date to the day zipper t. bunny comes, and dig up the eggs and save the candy for Halloween, give zipper the bunny foils and sell the egg furniture, save and quit when your done. Change the date to Halloween and the time to 5:45 (Should be enough time to trap all of your neighbors,) and wait until 6 for Halloween to start. Everyone will be trapped and Jack will be easier to find, and you will get lots of bells after you sell the spooky furniture . Unlockables Here is all of the characters that have a birthday in February. To unlock the Gyroid Storage space, you must buy 7 cups of coffee from the Roost The title says it all. Verified by: nacho pie Submitted by: Trisha Rae on July 25, 2010 Every character in the game has a birthday. jessica january 28 These are items that give you 7,777 HRA points. Here is all of the characters's birthdays and all events. Talk to Tortimer on one of the following holidays to recieve a free gift. Tips or Computer that can decode your thoughts and put them into words Technology could offer lifeline for stroke victims and people hit by degenerative diseasesIn the study, a computer analyzed brain activity and reproduced words that people were hearing By Tamara Cohen Updated: 05:49 GMT, 1 February 2012 It sounds like the stuff of science fiction dreams - or nightmares. Scientists believe they have found a way to read our minds, using a computer program that can decode brain activity in our brains and put it into words. They say it could offer a lifeline to those whose speech has been affected by stroke or degenerative disease, but many will be concerned about the implications of a technique that can eavesdrop on thoughts and reproduce them. Scroll down for video Scientific breakthrough: An X-ray CT scan of the head of one of the volunteers, showing electrodes distributed over the brain's temporal lobe, where sounds are processed The scientists believe the technique could also be used to read and report what they were thinking of saying next. Watch video here Connecting Bloggers blowing every time you move your teeth Figured it was time to address this, as it hasn't calmed down like I thought it would, and because I want to be a part of a discussion that has pinpointed me specifically. The Bloggers vs. Editors! This stuff about bloggers' voices no longer being honest and fresh? And speaking of deciding they know the truth to something they can't back up, a journalist can't determine a designer's intentions in gifting a blogger something without actually asking them. If you give one [a negative review] to the work of a friend, and they're not your friend any more, they weren't ever your friend. And speaking of a journalist deciding they know the truth to something they can't back up, my parents and I are the ones who know my school's absences policy, how my teachers feel about my missing school, and what my grades look like -- not anyone else. Me being a normal teenager = She's average but gets to do awesome stuff? My, LOOK at all those contradictions! I'm going to New York on Saturday.

Missed Connections inspire me now Liberal Art » A creative blog by Arthur Kegerreis on The Whole 9 Shortly after I moved into my apartment a dozen years ago, I met an elderly woman named Maria who offered to sell me some plants. She was quite friendly, but moved at a pace much slower than my frenzied lifestyle, so I didn’t take the time to get to know her. A few years later, a termite infestation forced our temporary relocation during fumigation, and subsequently, I met her older brother Peter. I was moving a number of musical instruments, and he inquired if I was a composer; he’d like to have a poem he wrote set to music. Peter and Maria had been children in Budapest during the Nazi occupation, and were kept in hiding. Years after the war, while looking through an old “Life” magazine here in LA, Peter discovered a photo of a small boy with arms raised, rifles pointed at him by a group of Nazi soldiers. Years earlier, when I first arrived at Hampshire College as an undergrad, in 1981, a number of us went rock climbing and hiking in Vermont. “What do Quakers believe?” II. III.