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10 Sci-Fi Inventions You Didn’t Know Were Real

The lines between science and fiction are blurring more every day.

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2. Self-Assembling Robots

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Proof that the end is probably a lot closer than we originally anticipated. Whoops!

3. Bionic Sea Turtle

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This little guy is proof that the future is actually pretty damn amazing. Awww.

4. Bioluminescent Light

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These guys are living pets made with bioluminescent algae. They gain energy from the sunlight during the day and give you a light show at night. Want your room to look like the Na'vi from Avatar? Here's your guy.

8. Universal Translators


You know how the T.A.R.D.I.S. can magically translate alien languages for you in your brain? Well, we're not quite there yet, but these guys at least have all your human languages covered!

9. Self-Driving Car

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It's not exactly KITT, but you're eerily close to being your own Knight Rider.

10. 3D Food Printer

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Just make sure you call it a "replicator" when you brag to your nerdy Star Trek friends about it.