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Marty the robot has one adorably surprised face

Marty the robot is programmable and helps teach kids to code, and while there are lots of robots kids can control, Marty’s got a unique leg. That’s his defining feature! Each leg has three motors: one for moving forwards and backwards, one for side-to-side movement, and one for turning. This …

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This radical design is one possible future for Formula E

A consortium of companies has put forth a new, radical idea of what the future of Formula E should look like. Led by TEOS Powertrain Engineering, a company that makes engines for the GP3 series, the group is hoping that its design will be accepted by the Fédération Internationale de …

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Mossberg: Apple is still a world of its own

Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Recode by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an Executive Editor at The Verge and Editor at Large of Recode. As usual, there were scores of feature changes and announcements to Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, …

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Drinking very hot drinks 'probably' causes cancer, but coffee is okay

Very hot drinks “probably” cause cancer, the UN’s cancer research agency announced today, but that doesn’t include coffee. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the World Health Organization, said on Wednesday that coffee can not be classified as a carcinogen, based on a review of more …

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The Paris Metro has a surprisingly great Instagram

A few weeks ago, a friend sent me an amazing photo on Instagram. It was shot from inside a Parisian metro car, with a pair of empty seats on the left side of the frame. A large, raindrop-stained window occupied much of the right side, and on the other side …

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OnePlus won’t release any more low-end phones

The OnePlus 3 is a great phone for $399, but don’t expect the company to go any lower. CEO Pete Lau said today at the 3’s Chinese launch that OnePlus won’t release a follow-up to the cheaper OnePlus X, as Engadget reports, and will instead focus on a single “true flagship” model …

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