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Can a gecko stick to Teflon? Science finds the answer

Researchers at the University of Akron have done some experiments to see how geckos fare against Teflon — with surprising results.

By April 27, 2014

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Goodyear bids goodbye to blimps, says hello to zeppelins

The tire giant is building its next generation of Goodyear blimps -- but the new airships won't technically be blimps at all. CNET Road Trip 2013 discovers the secrets behind Goodyear's new fleet.

By July 13, 2013

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Goodyear unveils next-gen blimp, first in 45 years

The tire company will ply the skies with an all-new zeppelin that will go faster and be more efficient than its current blimps -- and you could name it.

By March 14, 2014

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Watch Goodyear's next-gen blimp get built in two minutes

Time-lapse footage shows the birth of a brand new kind of blimp at Goodyear’s Wingfoot Lake hangar in Ohio.

By March 31, 2014

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How Goodyear uses tech to make a faster race tire

From its Akron, Ohio, manufacturing facility to racetracks around the U.S., Goodyear and Nascar are studying how racing tires can be more efficient and help drivers go faster than ever.

By August 8, 2013

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'Craigslist killer' convicted of murder

A jury found Richard Beasley guilty of murdering three men who answered his 2011 Craigslist ad for a job that didn't exist.

By March 13, 2013

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Behind the scenes with the Goodyear blimp crew

It may be the most visible working icon in the world. CNET Road Trip 2013 stopped in Akron, Ohio, to see what it takes to get Goodyear's famous blimps to fly.

By July 20, 2013

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Stanford Ovshinsky, 'Edison of our age,' dies at 89

Self-taught scientist is credited with inventing the nickel-metal hybrid battery as well as a new class of semiconductors.

By October 18, 2012

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Sprint rumored to add more cities for 4G LTE coverage

Internal documents suggest that the mobile network may be further along than suspected in bringing 4G LTE to cities across the U.S.

By April 16, 2012

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Road Trip Pic of the Day, 8/7: 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 August 7, 2013