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These Unusual International Inventions Didn’t Catch on In the States and We Can See Why

We've all seen products that make us double take. But the overseas market is bursting with unheard gadgets and inventions that simply wouldn't work in the U.S. Whether they fulfill a purpose America doesn't have a need to or they're just too bizarre for us to consider, these products haven't found a way to penetrate the market in the states. Take a look at the really strange international creations that think way outside the box.
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This Engineer Is Redefining Mobile Homes by Moving Into an Old Boeing 727 Airplane

Most people don't look forward to being on a plane for too long. Some people are scared of flying, most, however, just find the small seats uncomfortable. But this isn't the case for Bruce Campbell, an engineer who decided to permanently live in a decommissioned Boeing 727. The plane is still in the midst of renovations as Campbell converts this passenger jet into a functional and cozy home.
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Virgin Galactic Unveils Their Spaceship Cabin Design for Golden Ticket Holders at $200,000 a Head

The future is almost upon us. Richard Branson's space enterprise initiative, Virgin Galactic, has released images of what to expect from the cabin interiors. Launched in 2004, Virgin Galactic is finally creeping closer to becoming the first spacecraft made available to buying customers. It comes at a pretty penny, however, with price estimates circulating around the $200,000 mark. Preparing the first-ever commercial spacecraft is no easy feat, so it's taking time to realize. But there's one clear goal in sight for Richard which, in his own words, is to see Virgin Galactic become the "Spaceline for Earth."
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T-Minus Zero: SpaceX’s Rocket Launch Ushers In a New Era for Space Travel

At 3:22 pm EDT on May 30th, SpaceX sent two NASA astronauts into space in the Crew Dragon spacecraft via a Falcon 9 rocket. The level of cooperation between the private and public sectors facilitating this ambitious project is unprecedented. It certainly is ushering in a new era in space travel and technological collaboration. And since we are going through a major crisis, something to cheer us up a bit could not have come a better time.
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Not Just a Pretty Face, These Supermodels Are Really Just Nerds On the Inside

These beautiful women are paving the way and proving that even models can be super nerdy. We know that a lot of the intimidatingly gorgeous women who walk the catwalks often have careers outside of the fashion industry but we weren't expecting these girls to be writing code and speaking at the United Nations. But that's our bad, and these girls are helping break down those stereotypes and assumptions we make.
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Alexa Has Lost Her Voice and Amazon Has Recruited Samuel L. Jackson to Save the Day Once Again

Amazon is bringing one of Hollywoods most recognizable voices straight to a living room near you. No, we aren't talking about another action packed movie full of zingy catch phrases and iconic one liners. This past Wednesday, Amazon announced we will soon all have the honor of inviting the legendary Samuel L. Jackson to take over our Alexa devices. With Jackson being the first of many celebrities to lend their voice to this new feature, you smart home device is about to get so much more entertaining.
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Instagram Makes Changes to Platform in Hopes to Initiate Social Change

In today's world of tech reliance, and social media hype, people are becoming more and more obsessed with collecting “likes” and impressing their peers. The digital popularity contest continues to grow and negative psychological effects are beginning to surface. It seems that Instagram has intentions to make certain changes in order to lighten the societal pressures that result from its current platform. Find out what those changes will entail.
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Problem Solving Gadgets That Every Senior Citizen Should Know About

These days it's hard to keep track of all the new-age inventions and modern technologies that keep coming out of the woodwork. While some of these innovative discoveries are simply another headache not worth pursuing, there are plenty of amazing modern inventions that can actually make your life a lot easier. These practical, easy to use inventions are a perfect solution for aging adults who want to maintain their independence and continue living a happy, stress-free lifestyle.
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Have We Found A Cure for HIV? Stem Cell Donation Proves Huge Success

Once categorized as one of the top ten causes of death, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, or HIV for short, has remained one of the world’s biggest fears, that was until now. Many have begun to speculate that we may be quickly reaching a road to success, as reports were delighted to announce that a London sufferer of HIV got “cured” of his illness. Popular Everything is here to dish out the latest news regarding recent findings on this grave issue.
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