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Crave Ep. 151: Neil Young's Pono dreams soon to come true

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Neil Young's PonoMusic service blew past its Kickstarter fundraising goal in one day. Are FLAC files the next wave in music? We also hear some jams from a cyborg drummer on Earth, and wake up to the sweet smells and sounds of the Bacon Alarm. Read more

Crave Ep. 150: Will dogs speak human in 2014?

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Strap your dog's mind-reading headgear on. It's the last Crave show of 2013 and we're predicting that in 2014 dogs will be talking. No More Woof uses a Raspberry Pi computer to turn your dog's thoughts into audible phrases. The European Space Agency launched a satellite carrying a 1-billion pixel camera that will 3D-map the Milky Way, and a Romanian man has built a full-size drivable car out of 500,000 Legos. Better buckle up, because 2014 will be here much faster than the Lego car can drive. Read more

The 404 1404: Where we channel surf with Robyn Ross (podcast)

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The 404 1403: Where we love it or hate it (podcast)

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- Venmo is perfect for paying off shady debts.

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Crave Ep. 149: Is that a drum in your pants or...?

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This week on Crave, we're staking out Santa with the Santa Stakeout Kit from OpticsPlanet. We try to say a tongue twister that MIT researchers say is the trickiest of all time. And now you can play your pants like an instrument with DrumPants! Yep, it's an orchestra in your pants. All that and more on this week's Crave show. Read more

Crave Ep. 148: App turns you into the dog whisperer

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This week on Crave, we take a look at a robotic guitar tuner that tunes your guitar for you. We also learn how to remote-control dogs from 100 feet away with an iPhone app, and Captain Picard sings us a geeky Christmas carol. All that and more on this week's Crave show. Read more

Crave Ep. 146: MIT's inForm turns 3D digital data into something physical

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This week on Crave, we're amazed by an MIT tech innovation. We get all panoramic with the Panono camera and Google's Street Views of Venice, Italy, and we watch a man blow up a PS4 with a high-powered rifle for really no good reason other than he can and did. All that and more on this week's Crave show. Read more

Crave Ep. 145: Leave digital cookie crumbs all over with the GPS Cookie

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This week we take a first look at the GPS Cookie which records your movements onto a microSD card. Lady Gaga announces a concert in space for 2015, and we can order pizza with a push of a button. All that and more, this week on Crave. Read more

Crave Ep. 144: DARPA wants to put an implant in your brain

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In an effort to track the health of soldiers, DARPA has started developing brain implants to monitor brain activity in real time. We check out the new age of rhythm game apps with Duet, and admire a Mario-like side-scrolling job resume that's quite possibly the best job resume ever created. All that, and some funeral selfies, on this week's Crave show. Read more

Crave Ep. 143: Superhero gerbils, the best kind

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This week on Crave, we take a look at the $35,000 UBR-1 robot from Unbounded Robotics. This thing has one arm and it intends to use it. We explore the phenomenon of dead oarfish washing up on California beaches, and do you have a costume for your gerbil yet? Look no further than the rodent superhero costumes on Etsy. Read more