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Watch laser-guided Sea-Monkeys stir up a watery vortex

"Coaxing Sea-Monkeys to swim when and where you want them to is even more difficult than it sounds," says Caltech scientist studying the critters' impact on ocean currents.

By October 1, 2014

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San Francisco puts brakes on parking auction app

City attorney says MonkeyParking's business model is illegal and creating a "predatory" market for parking spaces.

By June 23, 2014

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Donald Sterling puts brakes on Ballmer's bid for LA Clippers

Sterling refuses to sign off on the deal to sell the LA Clippers to Steve Ballmer for $2 billion. He also plans to sue the NBA for $1 billion.

By June 10, 2014

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New spending bill puts the brakes on Bulbageddon

A single paragraph in the 1,582-page document provides a glimmer of hope -- or perhaps a stay of execution -- for the incandescent light bulb.

By January 14, 2014

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What put the brakes on global warming: The Pacific Ocean?

Sea-surface temperatures may explain why climate change is not warming the planet as fast.

By August 30, 2013

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Polestar takes world's safest car to the track

Volvo's reputation for safety is unparalleled, but that doesn't mean the cars can't also be fun. Tuner company Polestar lets CNET editor Wayne Cunningham drive laps in its special-edition S60.

By September 24, 2014

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Hamster-wheel standing desk: Embrace the rodent race

Why should hamsters have all the fun? Follow an Instructables guide for making your own standing desk with a human-size hamster wheel for exercise.

By September 18, 2014

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Experimental brake lights wirelessly communicate with other vehicles

Experimental technology from automaker Ford attempts to notify drivers behind you when you're braking, even if they can't see you.

By June 26, 2013

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2016 Volvo XC90 looks like a tech powerhouse

Volvo released full photos and some new details today about its 2016 XC90, an important car for the company showcasing its new technology base.

By August 26, 2014

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Google's self-driving cars will need steering wheels, at least for now

Rules issued by the California DMV say the search giant's software-powered car prototypes still need physical controls during testing.

By August 22, 2014