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Indonesian “Iron Man’ Allegedly Builds Brainwave-Controlled Robotic Arm from Scrap

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 06:36 AM PST

Wayan Sutawan is being hailed as Indonesia's very own Iron Man after building a robotic device that he claims can read signals from his brain allowing him to control his paralyzed left arm.

Japanese Company Wants to Sell You These Awesome Levitating Bonsai Trees

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 05:57 AM PST

Bonsai – the art of growing miniature trees in shallow pots – is pretty cool in itself, but a Japanese company is taking it to the next level with ‘Air Bonsai’an invention that has the miniature trees levitate and rotate about half an inch above their pots.

Patagonian Penguin Always Returns to the Human Who Saved His Life 5 Years Ago

Posted: 27 Jan 2016 05:06 AM PST

João Pereira de Souza, a retired bricklayer from Rio de Janeiro, shares a heartwarming bond with a Magellanic penguin native to South America's Patagonian region. For the past five years, the bird seems to have altered its natural migratory pattern just to be able to visit de Souza several times a year.

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