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Tinkertown: An animatronic, handmade maker wonderland

Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series explores the maker side of the state at Tinkertown, a folk art paradise full of animated miniatures and old amusement park machines.

By Apr. 14, 2012

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Animatronic T. rex costume looks like it could eat you

Recreate your favorite scenes from "Jurassic Park" on a slightly smaller scale with an awesome and realistic baby T. rex costume.

By Oct. 2, 2012

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Robot dancer turns sexy into terrifying

An animatronic sculpture on display in NY combines film, installation, and performance in the figure of a curvaceous, scantily clad robot woman wearing a witch mask.

By Mar. 27, 2014

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Got the 'Star Wars' collector gene? Advice on turning droids to dollars

A rare "Empire Strikes Back" action figure just sold for $11,683, but "Star Wars" collector Steve Sansweet says fans wanting to gamble on collecting might not find the gold mine they're looking for.

By Feb. 26, 2014

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Zoltar will personally tell your fortune for $9,000

You don't have to be Tom Hanks to interact with Zoltar. You just have to shell out $9,000 to have him delivered to your home.

By Oct. 9, 2012

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Witness the birth of 'Jurassic Park' dinosaurs

How did special-effects whiz Stan Winston create the beasts of "Jurassic Park"? We reveal the inner workings of the dinosaurs in the film as moviegoers experience "Jurassic Park 3D."

By Apr. 7, 2013

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Double asteroid trouble may have wiped out dinosaurs

The asteroid theory of dinosaur extinction gets a new twist as scientists look into what may have been a twin asteroid impact.

By Feb. 4, 2013

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Google buys scary robot maker Boston Dynamics

Google has confirmed it's acquired a company that makes robots for the military. But what's it planning?

By Dec. 14, 2013

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Robot cowboys get cows moooving on the range

Researchers set loose a real-life electric rustler to round up livestock, and say the cows fared well with their new robotic herder.

By Nov. 20, 2013