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Device uses touch as a substitute for sight

Photos courtesy of Wicab Inc.More Home & LifestyleImagine a pair of sunglasses with a tiny built-in video camera that captures objects and translates them to the wearer through electric stimulation on the tongue. If the BrainPortV100 sounds futuristic, it is—and it’s FDA-approved. Invented by the Middleton-based company Wicab Inc., the device is being used by individuals who are profoundly blind. It includes a hand-held controller connected to a lollipop-like sensor that receives the...

The Maker Of The AK-47 Is Now Making Electric Motorcycles

(Photo credits: Kalashnikov.)Kalashnikov, the Russian conglomerate best known for the AK-47 assault rifle, is getting into the electric motorcycle game. The details are sparse, but it’s my sad duty to report that it doesn’t look like the bikes will come with banana-magazine range extender batteries.Kalashnikov Group presented its new bikes at the big Army 2017 International Military-Technical Forum in Russia last month, saying the 50 of the police versions will be used by the Moscow police...

Kesha proves her quirky style in bold floral co-ord and diamanté sunglasses as she continues to promote her new album in London

By Julia Pritchard and Laura Fox For MailonlinePublished: 08:37 EST, 15 November 2017 | Updated: 10:34 EST, 15 November 2017 She is known for her quirky and unique sense of style almost as much as her catchy pop hits.And Kesha made yet another fashion statement on Wednesday, as she promoted her new album in London in one of her typically zany ensembles. The singer, 30, stood out from the crowds in a bold floral suit and diamanté sunglasses as she arrived at BBC Radio 1 to chat...