This $40,000 Robotic Exoskeleton Lets the Paralyzed Walk

Still pricier than motorized wheelchairs, SuitX’s Phoenix exoskeleton weighs just 27 pounds and is custom-fit to the user’s body. Paralyzed from the waist down after a BMX accident, Steven Sanchez rolled into SuitX’s Berkeley, California, office in a wheelchair.

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This $40,000 Robotic Exoskeleton Lets the Paralyzed Walk

This truck is the size of a house and doesn’t have a driver

Each of these trucks is the size of a small two-story house. None has a driver or anyone else on board. Mining company Rio Tinto has 73 of these titans hauling iron ore 24 hours a day at four mines in Australia’s Mars-red northwest corner.

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This truck is the size of a house and doesn’t have a driver

Forget the Resolutions — Write Your Personal Manifesto

It’s that time of year again. The pressure is on to make New Year’s resolutions: Lose weight. Get to meetings on time. Interact more with your direct reports. A few goals are put on a list…and are forgotten by January 3rd.

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LUKE Arm, World’s Most Advanced Prosthetic, Finally Being Prescribed to Wounded Warriors

Even though Princess Leia has succumbed to her illness, the LUKE Arm, named after one of her most loyal warriors, is beginning to be distributed to wounded warriors from the U.S. military. Developed by Dean Kamen’s DEKA Integrated Solutions Corp.

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5 books the head of MIT Media Lab thinks you should read

As 2016 winds to a close, Facebook called on 62 global influencers to share the books that made the greatest impact on them this year. Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, and many others shared their favorite reads with the hashtag #ReadtoLead.

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