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World’s First Anti-Shark Wetsuits Protect Surfers and Divers From Deadly Attacks

World’s First Anti-Shark Wetsuits Protect Surfers and Divers From Deadly Attacks

We’ve showcased several attempts at creating the ultimate invisibility cloak - but the “Anti-Shark” Wetsuit is the world’s first design that renders divers and surfers invisible to sharks!

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Duke Researchers Create a DIY Invisibility Cloak Using a 3D Printer

Duke Researchers Create a DIY Invisibility Cloak Using a 3D Printer

Until recently, invisibility cloaks were the stuff of private laboratories or fantasy novels. Now, engineers from Duke University have taken advantage of 3D printing technology to fabricate an obscuring

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New Ultra Thin Invisibility Cloak Hides 3D Objects from Microwaves

New Ultra Thin Invisibility Cloak Hides 3D Objects from Microwaves

Photo via Shutterstock Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have devised a new kind of invisibility cloak that can hide 3D objects from micro waves. Comprised of an ultralight layer

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Dr. Baile Zhang Unveils Light-Bending ‘Invisibility Cloak’ at TED 2013

Dr. Baile Zhang Unveils Light-Bending ‘Invisibility Cloak’ at TED 2013

Dr. Baile Zhang, an assistant physics professor at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore has created a small, box-like “invisibility cloak” that uses optic crystals to bend light.

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Top 7 Ecouterre Eco Fashion Stories of 2012 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 7 Ecouterre Eco Fashion Stories of 2012 – Vote for Your Favorite!

The world of eco-fashion world really impressed us this year with amazing, innovative creations and some mind-boggling stories! From an extreme minimalist who owns only 16 items to a real-life Harry

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Quantum Stealth Camouflage is a Hi-Tech Invisibility Cloak

Quantum Stealth Camouflage is a Hi-Tech Invisibility Cloak

British Columbia-based Hyperstealth Biotechnology claims to be working on an extraordinary “invisibility cloak” that would render its wearer virtually invisible. Citing security concerns, the

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Harry Potter-esque Invisibility Cloak Could Disguise American Soldiers From Enemies

Harry Potter-esque Invisibility Cloak Could Disguise American Soldiers From Enemies

It might sound as fantastical as the Harry Potter stories that inspired the project, but a Canadian firm claims to have designed an invisibility cloak that will disguise American soldiers from their

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Invisibility Cloaking Could Protect Ships from Strong Waves

Invisibility Cloaking Could Protect Ships from Strong Waves

Photo by Shutterstock After a transmogrifier gun, an invisibility cloak is pretty much the coolest sounding technology ever. You could sneak around undetected, listen in on conversations you probably

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Scientists Trap a Rainbow With an Array of “Invisibility Cloaks”

Scientists Trap a Rainbow With an Array of “Invisibility Cloaks”

Researchers from Towson University have come close to making science-fiction an everyday reality by “trapping” a rainbow. Most people are familiar with the idea of a cloaking device or

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New Terahertz “Invisibility Cloak” Imaging Offers an Alternative to Harmful X-Ray Body Scans

New Terahertz “Invisibility Cloak” Imaging Offers an Alternative to Harmful X-Ray Body Scans

Scientists at Northwestern University have tapped the terahertz frequency range and opened the door to harm-free radiation imaging technology and early-detection cancer screening devices. The technology

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Breakthrough Invisibility Cloak Will Help Develop More Efficient Solar Cells

Breakthrough Invisibility Cloak Will Help Develop More Efficient Solar Cells

Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany, working in the new field of transformation optics, have created an invisibility cloak that could lead to more efficient solar cells. The

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Invisibility Cloaks May Shield Buildings From Earthquakes

Invisibility Cloaks May Shield Buildings From Earthquakes

We all know that invisibility cloaks can protect Harry Potter from Filch and his cat Mrs. Norris, but now physicists in France and the UK say they may be used to hide buildings from the devastating

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