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Kaleidoscope art illusions

Circus performer Gustavo Ollitta, from Brazil, quit university to become a buugeng flow artist -- skillfully spinning props to create flow art illusions. The mesmerizing image that results from the manipulation of buugeng may look effortless, but Ollitta’s craft -- an art form similar to poi -- takes significant practice to master.

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Robotic exoskeleton

It’s been 8 years since a car accident left Cynthia Ramirez paralyzed from the waist down – and eight years since she’s been able to walk on her own. Now, thanks to expanding studies in therapy and robotic technology, Cynthia is able to walk again with a robotic exoskeleton. The device, powered by motors and electronics, is giving her back the freedom she thought she lost.

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Evolution door

Klemens Torggler's doors are kinetic art objects based on rotating squares. The special invention makes it possible to move the object sideways without the use of tracks.

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