Get Smart, again

The Museum of Science and Industry’s Smart Home, which first opened to the public from May 2008 through January 2009, was pretty cool, but it needed a little something extra. An automated sound system and moisture-monitoring plants can only impress for so long. That’s why, over the past couple of months, the home was renovated and outfitted with tons of new, even even cooler stuff, like a robot that’ll get rid of your snow (the I-Shovel, pictured) and a “green” baby nursery. Check it out for yourself when tours begin again tomorrow.

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