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Why a speed-loving techie loves slow-moving train travel

Commentary: A slow rail journey from Albuquerque to New York City gives Crave writer Amanda Kooser plenty of time to contemplate how trains fit into a world where so many people prize velocity.

By April 27, 2015

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May the force be with you: Outlaw Audio Ultra X12 subwoofer

Big subs have huge advanatages over compact subs, so yet again the lesson is clear: for the best sound quality, size matters!

By December 23, 2014

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DIY: Make a mini boombox

Not satisfied with the portable speaker options out there? Here's how to make your own with a little hacking and crafting.

By November 2, 2014

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How do you type 'goal' in Spanish? Can you say 'repetitive stress injury'?

Facebook's data team reports that World Cup watching users are having quite the O-gasms when they post news of goals.

By July 2, 2014

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One-man band plays impressive 'Star Wars' theme

Even Darth Vader would say "most impressive" if he saw street performer Anders Flanderz playing the "Star Wars" theme song.

By May 30, 2014

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Origami unfolds a new world of shape-shifting electronics

Researchers are using the geometry of paper folding to come up with futuristic antennas that can retract and compress.

By May 22, 2014

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Accordion-shaped solar tower captures more light

Because the cost of solar panels has dropped so much, designing three-dimensional structures to take in more light intake and boost power output now makes sense, according to researchers at MIT.

By March 26, 2012

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Ep. 56: Midi-chlorians vs. MIDI accordions

This week, Donald and Eric the future of mind-controlled televisions, and an iPad joystick that looks like Atari's vision of the future from the '80s. The horror of the MIDI accordion is revealed for what it is. And in Geek News, Donald and Eric sum up the unforgivable digital vandalism George Lucas has wrought on his masterpiece.

By September 6, 2011

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Crave 56: Midi-chlorians vs. MIDI accordions (podcast)

This week, Donald and Eric discuss the future of mind-controlled televisions, and an iPad joystick that looks like Atari's vision of the future from the '80s.

By September 6, 2011

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Grant Morrison: Google Glass is 'half-fish, half-man' (Q&A)

The influential author, who has created cult classic comics and written popular heroes like Batman and the X-Men, tells CNET's Seth Rosenblatt that as technology makes us superhuman, personal privacy will die -- and that's a good thing.

By May 26, 2013