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The Eiffel Tower now generates its own power with new wind turbines

The famous Paris landmark has been fitted with two new wind turbines that generate enough electricity to power the commercial areas of its first floor.

By February 24, 2015

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Engineering prof: Young people have no clue how to fix things

Engineering professor Danielle George bemoans the idea that when a gadget needs fixing, young people throw it away and buy a new one

By December 28, 2014

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 7/19/14: What is this?

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

By July 19, 2014

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Yaliny hopes crowdfunding will launch its business -- and its 135 satellites

Enough with the gizmos and doodads on Indiegogo and Kickstarter. A Moscow startup is looking for $1 million to start its $10-per-month global phone and Net service.

By April 25, 2014

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Drilling surprise opens door to volcano-powered electricity

Can enormous heat deep in the earth be harnessed to provide energy for us on the surface?

By January 29, 2014

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First wind-current power system to be installed off Japan's coast

A Japanese company will soon test the first renewable energy source to harvest the power of the wind and ocean.

By May 14, 2013

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How do we use our iPads? Apple counts the ways

Oh, the place you'll go -- with an iPad. A new Apple promo showcases people using the tablet everywhere from under the water to the side of a mountain.

By November 22, 2013

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Wind farms face scrutiny as reported health problems rise

Many experts have called claims of wind turbine syndrome bogus — but we can't be certain until a proper study is conducted.

By April 22, 2013

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Largest southern hemisphere wind farm opens in Victoria

A joint venture between Australia's AGL and New Zealand's Meridian Energy has opened the southern hemisphere's largest wind farm in Macarthur, Victoria.

By April 14, 2013

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Corkscrew wind turbine brings juice to Indians stadium

A quirky helix-shaped wind turbine is an experiment in boosting wind speed to make wind energy viable in low-wind locations, such as cities and suburbs.

By April 11, 2012