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Meet the BloomSky, your personal eye for backyard weather

For $169 (which converts to £100, AU$180) the BloomSky personal weather station promises an array of sensors, to talk to the cloud, and snap dramatic photos.

6 Images By July 16, 2014

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This backyard has a hidden secret

Open sesame! A man invented a way to conceal a swimming pool under his backyard. Wait until you see how it reveals itself.

By May 23, 2014

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Can you build a backyard theater on the cheap?

You don't have to spend thousands of dollars to enjoy open-air cinema. But you'll still need brisk popcorn sales to cover some hardware costs.

By April 26, 2013

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Water-balloon gadget fills 100 balloons fast, soaks up Kickstarter funds

Kickstarter backers really, really want to fill 100 water balloons in a minute. They express their joy by pouring money into an entertaining water-balloon gadget project.

By August 7, 2014

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Fry an egg with a solar-powered backyard death ray

Using a Fresnel lens taken from an old rear-projection TV, a tinkerer channels the heat of the sun into a 2,000-degree ray.

By March 11, 2013

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Amazon asks FAA to let it ramp up drone development

The company says its drones can now fly up to 50 miles per hour, and it wants to test them outside the federal government's current restrictions.

By July 10, 2014

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Guy's Kickstarter dream: Making potato salad (with dill even)

A forward-thinking entrepreneur attempts to Kickstart a potato-salad-making session and ends up blowing away his $10 funding goal.

By July 3, 2014

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IBM's Watson and Bon Appetit team up to create cutting-edge cuisine

The famous supercomputer and the culinary magazine join forces to develop a cooking app that spews out new and innovative recipes. Fennel-spiced baby back pork ribs, anyone?

By June 30, 2014

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Smart outside the box: Six creative uses for connected gadgets

Today's smart devices can light up your home or watch out for intruders -- but what happens when you get creative?

By June 26, 2014

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Would you eat a marshmallow zapped by a Tesla coil?

Weird science! Some California makers wanted to know if the sparks from a Tesla coil could roast marshmallows, so they built one to find out.

By June 13, 2014