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This is a promo video for scarpar's prototype before the design for manufacture phase they are in now. The design for the release product is quite different to this, but the vid's pretty cool!

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Ryan Bradley via PopSci.com

They created a 15-by-20-by-5-foot vinyl-and-nylon landing pad that contained two inflatable chambers. The upper chamber was sealed, while the four-foot-high lower chamber had valves that released a controlled amount of air on impact.

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Ethan Zuckerman via TED

Sure, the web connects the globe, but most of us end up hearing mainly from people just like ourselves. Blogger and technologist Ethan Zuckerman wants to help share the stories of the whole wide world. He talks about clever strategies to open up your