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POSITRACTION: UNI-CUB Beta = a mobility aid

2014-Oct-10

http://www.engadget.com/2014/10/10/honda-uni-cub-beta-ceatec-2014/?ncid=rss_truncated

Honda’s latest robotic stool is fun to ride, still impossible to buy
by Richard Lai

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One of the several reasons for why we love CEATEC is that we get to test ride human transporters there (as well as meeting robots of all sorts). 144 more words

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POSITRACTION: Who Made Jet Fighters and Car Crashes Survivable?

2014-Oct-12

http://gizmodo.com/meet-the-rocketman-who-made-jet-fighters-and-car-crashe-1639834042

Meet the Rocketman Who Made Jet Fighters and Car Crashes Survivable
Robert Sorokanich

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Col. Stapp was a physician and air force flight surgeon interested in figuring out how to make jet fighter crashes and ejector seats more survivable. 213 more words

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POSITRACTION: Know not the day nor the hour

2014-Oct-05

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/09/27/oklahoma-bus-crash/

Homicide eyed in deadly Oklahoma bus crash, killing 4 college softball players
Published September 27, 2014
FoxNews.com

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“We have a lot of injuries, and a lot of death,” he told FoxNews.com. 149 more words

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POSITRACTION: Listing 22 milestones he had missed

2014-Sep-28

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/09/26/head-2-trillion-investment-fund-quits-after-daughter-lists-family-milestones/?intcmp=latestnews

Boss at $2-trillion investment firm PIMCO says 10-year-old daughter made him quit
Published September 26, 2014
FoxNews.com

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The CEO of a $2 trillion investment fund said he made the decision to resign from his post after his young daughter wrote him a note listing 22 milestones he had missed in her life. 55 more words

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POSITRACTION: How to live passionately?

2014-Sep-21

Filmed March 2014 at TED2014

Isabel Allende: How to live passionately—no matter your age

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In this 8 minute video, an “old lady” makes the point that you really have to “practice mindfulness”. 51 more words

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POSITRACTION: Wais Barakzai -- The Video

2014-Sep-14

Wais Barakzai: The Video that inspired a million lives Facebook

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A 3:00 minute video. No idea if true or not, but if it hasn’t “inspired a million lives”, it did for me. 19 more words

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POSITRACTION: New nanobots could destroy cancerous tumors soon

2014-Sep-07

http://www.impactlab.net/2014/08/30/new-nanobots-hunt-down-and-destroy-cancerous-tumors/

August 30th, 2014 at 8:10 am
New nanobots hunt down and destroy cancerous tumors

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An army of tiny weaponized robots traveling around a human body, hunting down malignant tumors and destroying them from within sounds like a scene from a science fiction novel. 207 more words

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