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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 Feb. 26, 2014


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 Jun. 28, 2013


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 Jun. 28, 2013


A coaster with a personality

Blackboard Magnetic Coasters offer a special place to set your drink.

By Mar. 11, 2009


A crazy coaster to catch cups

The Splat Stan Coaster will tempt you to get a drink just to be able to use such a playful coaster.

By Jan. 8, 2009


AMD's Ruiz steps off the roller coaster

A tumultuous six years as the head of AMD has come to an end for Hector Ruiz, and while he has several accomplishments to tout, AMD lost an amazing amount of money during his reign.

By Jul. 17, 2008


Roller coaster meets the hamster wheel

The "Buzzball" is a giant spherical conveyance.

By Jun. 30, 2008


AMD: tech's longest running roller coaster

AMD's the longest running roller coaster in tech history: 25 years and counting.

By Dec. 18, 2007


Where's this roller coaster going?

Time Warner's broadband businesses are going up, down, and all around.

By Jul. 28, 2004