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EcoMotors is concocting an engine with two pistons in one honking cylinder. It harks back to what plane engineers tinkered with in the 1930s.
The author of such classics as "Of Mice and Men" and "The Grapes of Wrath" would have been 112 on Thursday.
A new exhibit at San Francisco's de Young museum showcases photographs and art of the construction of the Bay Bridge in the mid- to late '30s.
Spider-Man crackers, "Star Wars" fruit gummies, Super Mario soup, and other geek tie-in foods cry out for a taste test. Crave's Amanda Kooser answers the call.
Road Trip 2011: CNET's Daniel Terdiman got a chance to visit the headquarters of Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik, the makers of the Zeppelin NT, and to see the partial construction of the next of the new-style airships to emerge from the Friedrichshafen, Germany hangar.
The vast majority of cars on sale today aren't all that exciting, when you think about. By and large, the drama has gone from our rides, though Morgan has created more than enough to go round with the Aero Coupe.
Road Trip 2011: CNET gets a taste of the best that can be had on a train--the Venice-Simplon Orient Express' British Pullman, an 11-carriage exercise in luxury and good times.