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Ikea Watch

Forget horse-laced meatballs, baffling store floorplans, or the potential to wreck relationships, the Ikea complaint that beats out all other Ikea complaints? Actually putting the furniture together. Where the video assembly guides fall short, science will help pick up the pieces: Italian researches are developing a robot with a "force sensor and a vision tracking system" to help put together that MALM dresser. [Gizmodo; previously]