This week in Crave: The space junk edition

Too busy to keep up with Crave this week? Well, we're here to turn your frown upside down with a wrap-up of some our top stories.

Now that you can try on outfits from Barbie and Ken's closet , it might be that you didn't have enough time to keep up with Crave this week. No need to get your feather boas and ascots up in a bunch though, because we've rounded up the top stories for you right here.

• Dancing robots, lightsabers, and geyser-powered cars, oh my! Toy Fair 2012 had it all.

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• Best news to come out of Toy Fair? Mattel is finally releasing a replica of the "Back to the Future" hoverboard .

• Cleaning up space junk. It's a dirty job, but somebody's got to do it .

• Ready-made 3D printers aren't available yet, but CNET DIYers Rich Brown and Matt Fitzgerald don't care .

• Will the Xbox 720 feature a touch-screen remote ?

• Now, we're excited about the next-gen Xbox and all, but there's also something so awesome about an old arcade .

• Drama, drama, drama. The Apple vs. Samsung war is getting ridiculous. Thankfully, Low Latency is here to bring you some comic relief.

• CNET editor Scott Stein uses a sock (don't worry, it's clean) to protect his PS Vita. What about you?

• Feeling adventurous? Explore some of Japan's most popular caves from the comfort of your own couch.

• They made spray-on hair, so why not a spray-on antenna ?

• Speaking of hair, we can all rest easy now. Scientists have finally solved the mysterious math of ponytails !

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About the author

Bonnie Cha was a former chief correspondent for CNET Crave, covering every kind of tech toy imaginable (with a special obsession for robots and Star Wars-related stuff). When she's not scoping out stories, you can find her checking out live music or surfing in the chilly waters of Northern California.

 

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