Imagine hefting 200 pounds as though it were a mere 12. Raytheon Company has just released a full-body suit that could make the Iron Man fantasy become a reality.

Called the XOS-2 Exoskeleton, it essentially grants the wearer superhuman strength (and also looks really awesome.) The new suit has made significant improvements over its predecessor, the XOS-1, including less required energy, less weight, and less muscle required to lift objects.

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Did you think that grinding study schedules, quiet work spaces, and hard-set goals are the best ways for students to study? Think again.

They may not be. New York Times writer Benedict Carey outlines four approaches that do actually help students retain information.

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