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Bionic Hand, 3D Printed Violin, Ashley Madison Hack Suicides

  • by: Maarten Schenk
  • (Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:22:00 Z)
  • The BBC is reporting that inventor Joel Gibbard has won the James Dyson award for a new, cheaper type of bionic hand based on a scanned version of the 'real' hand of amputees needing a replacement.


  • Wired has an interesting story about the 3Divarius, a 3D-printed electric violin. See it in action and listen to it in the video below:


Image: AshleyMadison.com

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Maarten Schenk is our resident expert on fake news and hoax websites. He likes to go beyond just debunking trending fake news stories and is endlessly fascinated by the dazzling variety of psychological and technical tricks used by the people and networks who intentionally spread made-up things on the internet.  He can often be found at conferences and events about fake news, disinformation and fact checking when he is not in his office in Belgium monitoring and tracking the latest fake article to go viral.

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