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The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) descends upon Las Vegas each January with thousands of tech companies showing off their wares. It takes the already surreal qualities of Sin City into even stranger territory, as manufacturers looking to compete with big brands innovate into niches you never knew existed (e.g. huggable therapy seal-bots) to ones that simply just shouldn't exist (e.g. iPhone viewing hats).
This year has proved no different, especially considering that this year's clear trend is wearable tech. (That's a strange enough category itself.) These 10 devices, however, are perhaps the strangest. Smart toothbrushes? Doting robot warden-mothers? That's not to say they're not useful — but they're undeniably odd.
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