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Kenny and Warren G take to the stage, robots begin their takeover in Japan and more in this week's look at the web

1. A Bionic Eye Restores a Man’s Vision Minnesota native Allen Zderad has regained his vision almost 20 years—after he was diagnosed with an untreatable degenerative eye disease—10 years of which he spent nearly blind. The 68-year-old underwent a clinical trial of “Second Sight,” a new technology that bypasses the damaged retina by sending light waves directly to the optic nerve. Though the resulting vision …

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An iPhone-controlled Batmobile, the Sun's strange behavior, mesmerizing GIFs and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Peter Kogler’s Mind-Bending Spaces Now on display at the Zagreb Museum of Contemporary Art, artist Peter Kogler’s interactive and innovative spacial pieces are truly mind-bending. Kogler’s curiosity into computer-generated media allowed the Austrian artist to break through the physical limitations of traditional art, making it possible to bring the virtual world straight to gallery-goers. Stepping into one of his pieces seems like standing on …

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The smell of rain, Tesla's 'Insane Mode,' cannabis beer and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Beer for Cannabis Connoisseurs A new beer by Colorado-based brewery Oskar Blues keeps cannabis-inclined drinkers in mind. The new brew—dubbed “Pinner” (referring to the term used for small joints)—features a heavy, hoppy aroma that likens itself to the scent of marijuana. Alcohol content is also kept on the lower side, allowing drinkers to easily knock back more than a couple. The Oskar Blues Pinner …