Commissioned late last year, the vessel is the Navy's only hybrid propulsion amphibious assault ship. Its electric drive and other systems saved the Navy $15 million in its first deployment.
A little-known fact is that a special stool was invented for the very purpose of helping a Harrier jet land without its front landing gear.
Rocstor introduced at CES 2012 the first portable hard drive that comes with more data security features that one can imagine.
Poor Venice is already sinking, but Gameloft shows no mercy for the canal-crossed Italian city in a trailer for the next installment of the mobile first-person-shooter series
The Salamandra robotica II mimics a salamander's movements by swimming, crawling, and walking.
Seven new Nikon compact cameras will make their debut soon, with waterproof models and a huge superzoom in the mix.
Splatting zombies in a shopping centre beats doing it on Xbox -- it's one of our top 10 experience gifts in this round-up.
The Quadski holds one rider, goes from land to water in 5 seconds, and is able to travel on both at 45 mph.
Unlike a feline house dweller, this CAAT from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency doesn't think twice about coming in contact with water.
The USS Makin Island, the Navy's newest amphibious assault ship, saves millions of dollars by using far less fuel than its sister ships. CNET's Daniel Terdiman hitches a ride as part of his Road Trip 2012.