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Mental Health Apps: The Therapist At Your Bedside

What happens when you share your deepest anxieties with an app?

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Let There Be Lightning

Revolutionary laser technology brings humans closer than ever to the dream of controlling the weather.

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Can Tech and Luxury Ever Get Along?

One seeks rarity, the other ubiquity—no wonder they’ve struggled to join forces.

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Air Fare: Is Fresh Air Becoming a Luxury Good?

Remember the good old days, when the best things in life were free? Now the very stuff we breathe may come at a premium.

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The DxO One Camera: When Small is Beautiful (Again)

The trade-off between camera size and quality has dogged photographers for decades. Finally, there’s no more need for compromise.

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Learning to Fly: A New Breed of Plane Makes Pilots of Us All

Icon’s A5 aircraft, designed for amateur pilots, makes getting to your next getaway even easier—and all the more fun.

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New Valet Parking App Points to New Future of City Driving

DropCar aims to change what it means to own a car in cities like New York, paving the way for autonomous driving at the same time.

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Inventor of the Year: James Dyson

Having released two new products this year (a robotic vacuum cleaner and a revolutionary new hair dryer), the self-made billionaire tells us how...

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Everest On Demand

Julian Sancton makes the climb, thanks to a new virtual reality experience that brings the top of the world into your living room.

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Japan: Robot Nation

As its population ages and shrinks, the country is quickly automating its workforce.