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iCandy: Pairing People With Processors

This month's edition features robotic pants that make the lame walk, an electronic eye embedded in the back of a man's head, and a walking Internet billboard

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Someone who has a lot riding on an event is said to have “skin in the game.” But Patrick Vaillancourt of Montreal has taken the phrase literally in his efforts to provide money for Care Canada’s humanitarian projects. He hopes to raise US $3.5 million by turning himself into a walking billboard and allowing up to 100 000 Internet addresses to be tattooed on his body.

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