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This Girl's Eaten Her Weight In Plastic

By Sam Gibbs on at

Do you love to eat plastic? Of course you don’t, because you’re a sane food-eating person. You might chew on the odd pen or straw here and there, but that’s about it, right? Kailyn on the other hand -- not so much. She’s addicted to eating plastic.

When Anti-Theft Concept Devices Were More Brutal

By Michael Hession on at

In the digital age, anti-theft devices usually consist of some sort of location-based tracking service. The technology featured in this video brings us back to a simpler time, when thieves were stopped in the most physical way. Not only will this briefcase brutally crush the perp's fingers, but anyone within a 3m radius should watch out.

A Real-Life Robotic Avatar Turns You Into a Machine

By Sam Gibbs on at

Avatar has taken one giant leap towards becoming real thanks to some Japanese robotics boffins. Their new Telesar V gives wearers of a head-mounted display, some vest-mounted sensors and a special pair of gloves the ability to not only control a robot, but see, hear and feel what it does too.

The First Ever Seated Ski Back Flip

By Jamie Condliffe on at

When Josh Dueck broke his back in 2004 during a skiing accident, few people thought he'd ski again. He defied expectations, though, and began using a Sit Ski — a mono-ski contraption used by paraplegics — to cruise down the slopes. That wasn't enough though, so he decided he had to attempt something a little more crazy: the first seated ski back flip.

This Chimp Is Smarter Than You

By Sam Gibbs on at

You think you’re the king of the jungle, but think again. When it comes to memory tasks, this 11-year-old chimp that was born and raised in the Primate Research Institute of Japan’s Kyoto University, has you beat; you wouldn’t even stand a chance.