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Sometimes we sit around at Engadget HQ and do informal, anonymous surveys of our favorite gadgets of all time. Cell phones are unsurprisingly always at the top of the list. But the bow and arrow always comes in a close second -- call us closet traditionalists. Anyway, seems like a gang in Sao Pau

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You may remember this little dumbell-looking Recon Scout drone we saw last year, when it had just been implemented in the military. If you'll recall, the robot selflessly allows itself to be thrown into wild and unpredictable situations deemed \"too risky\" for people, then transmits grainy video bac

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The Dutch Ministry of Justice recently announced that special knee locks to prevent prisoner escapes could be tested later this year if parliament gives its approval. In the Netherlands, a \"furlough\" system is used to gradually reintroduce prisoners that have committed serious offenses back to socie

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Ten years in prison doesn't sound too bad when you have such conveniences as satellite TV and DVD players. Now, Lowdham Grange prison in Nottingham, England is adding one more fringe benefit to their roster, the cellphone. Cellphones will most likely be installed in inmate quarters with the hopes o

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