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Only in India: thief stuffed with bananas as punishment


30 Apr, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Thieves are usually caught by police, fined and sometimes even put behind bars. But this Indian gold necklace absconder received a different kind of punishment, after he decided to swallow a 30 gram gold mangalsutra with a large pendant jutting out. NDTV reports that Anil Yadav, aged 30, from Mumbai…

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Novel necklace tracks foods and eating habits


6 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Tracking the eating and drinking habits of an individual gets a hint of fashion after UCLA Engineers developed a smart necklace. Named WearSens, the close-fitting metal necklace determines the type of food a person eats by measuring the vibrations generated during swallowing and digesting of the food. As a substance…