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Torn shoulder? Patch it up with a patch made from pig skin

Implant made from pig skin offers minimal scarring and speedy recovery for patients | Daily Mail Online

5 Updates From A Big-Deal Designer

Sakura bath bomb - Lush Cosmetics

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Real-life transformer changes from a robot into a CAR

Japanese inventors have unveiled their humanoid Transformer robot (pictured). Called 'J-deite quarter' it can change from a robot into a car. The current model is 4.3ft (1.3 metres) tall.

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Apple tried to block all iTunes rivals from iPods, says ex-iTunes engineer

Apple tried to block all iTunes rivals from iPods, says ex-iTunes engineer | A former engineer has testified that Cupertino worked to block '100 per cent of non-iTunes clients'. Buying advice from the leading technology site

The eerie 3D model which allows parents to hold their baby... BEFORE it's even born

Japanese inventors can now make 3-D models of your #baby you can hold!

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Retrofuturism Revisited: The Past Imagines the Future

THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL In 1936, Japanese magazine Shonen Club published World Transportation Invention Competition — an illustrated series envisioning the future of transportation, based on concepts by inventors from around the world. From high-speed monorail to tank-like battle boats to a car with spherical wheels, the images embody a fascinating blend of technological urgency and artistic imagination. (Popova, 2011)

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Nikon steals the show at TIPA awards

Nikon steals the show at TIPA awards | Nikon executives will no doubt be feeling jolly pleased with themselves after Nikon came top in two of the most prestigious categories at the annual Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) awards ceremony. Buying advice from the leading technology site

Transforming rug

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Issey Miyake Fall 2014 Ready-to-Wear - Collection - Gallery - Style.com

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Japanese company creates shoes with LED lights and motion sensors

Japanese inventor Yuya Kikukawa creates Orphe LED dancing shoes