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iCandy: As Seen in the Movies

A bendable display, a rocket-powered bicycle, and a gun that fires only for its owner

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iCandy: As Seen in the Movies
Photo: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

Photo: Steve Marcus/Reuters
No one needs to tell you how debilitating jet lag can be. But what if you could hack your body clock so that your internal alertness setting reflected the time zone you’re currently in? The makers of Re-Timer goggles claim that the 500-nanometer green light beamed at the wearer’s eyes can do just that by mimicking the effects of sunlight. The unit sells for about US $280.

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