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4D Batman roller coaster tosses you to Gotham and back

A new ride coming to the Six Flags theme park in Fiesta, Texas, will have you gliding around like the Caped Crusader. Those with weak stomachs need not apply.

By September 2, 2014

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'Elders' visit Italy, ride roller coaster with Oculus Rift

Watch as senior citizens slip on the virtual reality headset and get a tour of a villa in Italy and get stuck in a haunted house in this Fine Brothers video.

By August 29, 2014

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'Star Trek' theme park: Hop on the Warp Speed Coaster

Enterprising fans may want to teleport to Spain for Paramount Park Murcia, which will include not only a "Star Trek" theme park, but condos, hotels, and a casino. It's scheduled to debut in 2015.

By February 26, 2014

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Need for speed? How coasters are getting faster and scarier

This summer, amusement parks around the U.S. are opening roller coasters that are bigger, faster, and scarier than ever thanks in part to technology that will soon help launch jets off U.S. Navy carriers. If you love roller coasters, check out the awesome POV videos.

By June 28, 2013

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Roller coaster tech helps U.S. Navy with its need for speed

About a dozen new roller coasters are opening at amusement parks across the U.S. this summer. Many are bigger, faster, and scarier than ever thanks to tech capable of accelerating them to up to 100 mph. CNET's Sumi Das shows us how the technology is also helping revolutionize U.S. Navy carriers.

By June 28, 2013

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Twitpic links, photo archive will 'stay alive' due to deal with Twitter

The popular service for sharing photos on Twitter is set to close today, but its founder says the Twitpic domain and photo archive have been "given" to Twitter, so photos and links will be around awhile.

By October 25, 2014

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Investors snub Amazon, but Wall Street analysts remain loyalists

Financial analysts continue to focus on Amazon's long-term growth, despite back-to-back quarters of losses.

By October 24, 2014

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114-year-old woman had to lie to join Facebook

Due to Facebook age limitations, newly tech-savvy Minnesotan Anna Stoehr had to lie about her age to join the social network.

By October 13, 2014

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Flying on the Blue Angels' 'Fat Albert Airlines' at SF's Fleet Week

At the annual military extravaganza in San Francisco, CNET flies the friendly skies in the Blue Angels' support craft, a C-130 named Fat Albert. The plane may be chubby, but it gives an intense ride.

By October 12, 2014

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Four of Apple's biggest missteps, from Maps to MobileMe

The Cupertino, Calif., electronics giant doesn't always get it right. CNET details some of Apple's biggest and most recent screw-ups.

By September 25, 2014