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Watch five men control a flying balloon shark with their minds

Using a non-invasive brain-control interface, engineer Chip Audette controlled a balloon shark by closing his eyes.

By September 28, 2015


Testing LuminAid, the lantern you blow up like a balloon

CNET's Michael Franco falls in love with an inflatable lantern.

By September 24, 2015


Google's Project Loon balloons can beam signals to iPhones, too

The head of the secretive lab Google X says its Internet-service balloons will work with Apple's mobile operating system, iOS, as well as the company's own Android.

By April 22, 2015


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


Forget flares. Next time you're in trouble, send up a balloon

A device now seeking funding on Kickstarter offers a better way to get help when you need it -- by sending a helium balloon 150 feet in the air.

By November 21, 2014


Google to test its Project Loon balloons over Australia

Can Google's high-orbit, high-tech balloons provide Internet access to remote areas? The company will conduct its latest Project Loon test above Australia.

By November 17, 2014


'99 Luftballons' performed on actual red balloons

In one of the best song covers we have ever heard, period, a YouTube superstar performs Nena's 1983 single "99 Luftballons" using nothing but red balloons.

By September 10, 2014


Crave Ep. 169: Water balloon tech nearing $1M in crowdfunding

It's a water balloon crowdfunding blowout with an amazing device that fills 100 water balloons in a minute, and a robot copes with a broken leg.

By August 8, 2014


Water balloon tech nearing 1 million dollars in crowdfunding, Ep. 169

This week on Crave, we watch a broken robot learn how to walk again. We try out a new segment called "Here's What Happens," and we get a first look at an amazing device that can fill 100 water balloons in a minute. All that and a 3D-printed sexy sax solo on this week's Crave Show.

By August 8, 2014


Facebook partners with UN to bring Internet access to refugee camps

The social-networking giant has begun lobbying the United Nations, saying Internet access is a fundamental human right.

By September 26, 2015