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Google Glass Didn't Disappear. You Can Find It On The Factory Floor

When it was introduced a few years ago, Google Glass was labeled as the next big thing. But it flopped. Now, it's finding new uses with workers in manufacturing and other industries.

Anta Oumri Oum Kalsoum
I Was There Maya Beiser, Bassam Saba, Shane Shanahan, Jamey Haddad

Mohammed Mohiedin Anis, or Abu Omar, 70, smokes his pipe as he sits in his destroyed bedroom listening to music on his vinyl player, gramophone, in Aleppo's formerly rebel-held al-Shaar neighbourhood. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Living Among the Ruins In Aleppo, A Man Keeps Playing His Songs

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Quiet This Will Destroy You

Brandon Hoover, the one human resident of Buford, gets ready to feed Sugar, the unofficial town mascot. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Buford: Come for the Coffee, Stay ... To Keep The Tiny Town Open

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Legendary harmonica player James Cotton, who died aged 81 after a 72-year-long career. Christopher Durst/Courtesy Alligator Records hide caption

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James Cotton, Giant Of The Blues Harmonica, Dies At 81

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Rocket 88 James Cotton
Blues in My Sleep James Cotton Blues Band
Continuing Niklas Aman
Train Niklas Aman
Paraboloid Lymbyc Systym

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Google Glass Didn't Disappear. You Can Find It On The Factory Floor

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Quickpig Kettel
Heaven Depeche Mode

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A Winter's Storm In March Means A Morning Skiing The Glades

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After Leaving Justin Timberlake's Label, A Garage-Soul Singer Forges Her Own Path

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Usage Fee The Sh-Booms
How Long Do I Have to Wait for You [Instrumental] Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings