I have owned two Timex Ironman watches and I just lost the second one after 5-7 years of use. I was thrilled to find that my old one was still keeping perfect time. Believe it or not, the ironman watch line with its Indiglo backlit screen is 25 years old! I was considering buying a fancy watch, but who can argue with the durability and utility of the Ironman. And after my loss, the original watch bailed me out.
In a line of ultra-futuristic projects, DARPA is developing a brain microchip that will help heal the bodies and minds of soldiers. A final product is far off, but preliminary chips are already being tested.
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