iCandy: Data Saves the Day

Gadgets alert us to weapons, the weather, and our workouts

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Someday, people will look at car jacks and lug wrenches the same way today’s kids look at phone booths. Bridgestone Corp., the world’s largest tire maker, is developing a tire that never goes flat because it isn’t filled with air. A spiraling mesh of spokes made from a recyclable plastic resin keeps the airless tire from collapsing.

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