Boeing’s futuristic CST-100 space capsule tourists won’t hate

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Boeing CST-100 space capsule

When private space is an established industry in the not-so-distant future, different carriers will provide distinctive customer experiences for space tourists—just as Jet Blue and Delta airlines provide different inflight amenities. At least that’s what Boeing is banking on with its recently unveiled interior designs for the CST-100 space capsule.

 

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FDA approves PillCam, an alternative to the traditional colonoscopy

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PillCam

The FDA has approved the PillCam for use as an alternative for patients who are unable to have a complete colonoscopy.  The pill-shaped capsule has a camera on both ends. It navigates through your intestines over an eight-hour period, taking high-speed images that are sent to a device worn by a patient that are later examined by a doctor. (Video)

 

 

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‘Noah’ capsule – Japan’s answer to the next tsunami

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“Noah” capsule

When the tsunami alarm sounds and water quickly begins to rise you can escape in the “Noah” spherical earthquake and tsunami shelter. The 1.2 meter (4 feet) diameter tsunami survival capsules were designed by Japan’s Cosmo Power as floating emergency shelters capable of holding up to four adults.

 

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Sleepbox – a tiny sleeping capsule for airport travelers

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Sleepbox

One of the worst  things about flying is having transfers at airports. Trying to get a quick power nap in airport seats is tough to do, especially with all the noise around you. Enter the Sleepbox — a personal, rentable, portable box with a bed and outlets to juice up your gadgets. (Pics)

 

 

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Working For Google Has It’s Advantages

Working For Google Has It’s Advantages 

 Moving around: A slide allows quick access from different floors: Google’s ‘sliding’ market share!

Google is famous for providing it’s workforce with a wide variety of amenities to it’s workforce in order to bring in talented employees and keep them working harder and longer.  Google innovations keep office work from being drab & boring. (Pics)

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Capsule Caravan For A Fun-Filled Caravanning Time

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 Capsule Caravan

Keeping up with the spirit of up-scale alfresco entertainment that oozed from the 10 Best Tailgating options, here’s another equally smart, compact, self-sufficient alternative. Sadly still a concept, the Capsule Caravan is conceptualized by David Tonkinson for a fun-filled caravanning time. Intending to revive the old fashion of caravan living, David has shaped up this uber compact and light-weighted capsule that can comfortably house two people. Simply hook it to your city car and tow it to your destination to cut off from this chaotic lifestyle.

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