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As RFID technology continues to permeate nearly every faucet of how we pay for things, a subculture of hacking the platform has emerged and given rise to a number of interesting dynamics. A popular trend in the UK revolves around hacking into the country's transit system smart card and making wearable access devices with the RFID chips.
 
The upcoming London Olympics will feature a number of events in which the winning result will be determined by speed and accuracy. Now a design student has used 3D technology to offer a solution that might help athletes shave off a few crucial milliseconds at the finish line.
 
Looking at cool concept designs for super yachts may be fun, but nothing beats the real thing. It took five years and $15 million dollars, but the ultimate seafaring vessel that looks like a spacecraft is finally here.

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