Want The Weather Forecast? Brush Your Teeth MIT's Media Lab is working on a toothpaste dispenser that forecasts the weather. The dispenser is connected to a computer which then squeezes out a flavor based on the day's forecast. Mint for colder than yesterday and cinnamon for hotter. Blue stripes predict rain.
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Want The Weather Forecast? Brush Your Teeth

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Want The Weather Forecast? Brush Your Teeth

Want The Weather Forecast? Brush Your Teeth

Want The Weather Forecast? Brush Your Teeth

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MIT's Media Lab is working on a toothpaste dispenser that forecasts the weather. The dispenser is connected to a computer which then squeezes out a flavor based on the day's forecast. Mint for colder than yesterday and cinnamon for hotter. Blue stripes predict rain.

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