The Stainless Steel Rat's Revenge by Harry Harrison:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

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Blackout Gas
Cuts input from the optic nerve.

Flywheel Cycle
A motorcycle powered by a flywheel.

Gaussrifle
Projectiles driven by electromagnetic forces.

Killalc Pills
Counteracts the effects of alcohol consumption.

Luggage Robot
Perfect helper at robotic hotels.

Nerve Machine
A device that delivers pure pain via neural currents.

Powdered Alcohol
Alcohol in non-liquid form.

Riding Robot
A single person means of bipedal transportation.

Robotnik Automated Hotel - no human interaction
A fully-automated hotel; no human interaction required.

Robutler
A robotic butler.

Screamer
An acoustic weapon.

Transparent Overalls
Perfect for prisoners, because nothing can be concealed.

 

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