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'Sherlock' collector dolls look for tiny clues

Re-enact your favorite scenes from the hit British show with these fully articulated and highly detailed figures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson.

By Apr. 16, 2014


Got the 'Star Wars' collector gene? Advice on turning droids to dollars

A rare "Empire Strikes Back" action figure just sold for $11,683, but "Star Wars" collector Steve Sansweet says fans wanting to gamble on collecting might not find the gold mine they're looking for.

By Feb. 26, 2014


A solar hot water collector that makes electricity, too

Startup GMZ Energy raises $14 million to make materials that convert heat to electricity, including a solar hot thermal product and chips to draw electricity from car exhaust pipes.

By Dec. 21, 2011


Solar collector doubles as greenhouse shade

Solyndra's unique solar collector is being tested in by agricultural institutions to diffuse greenhouse light and produce power.

By Feb. 22, 2011


SunReports: Data collector for solar panels

With more people installing solar panels at home, a new company develops monitoring device and app that keeps tabs on electricity or hot water production.

By Apr. 6, 2010


A urine collector for kings and commoners

The FirstBurst puts a whole new spin on the Royal We. Joking aside, the invention is designed to help doctors in emerging nations do a better job of collecting urine for testing.

By Nov. 8, 2007


Green news harvest: Tesla's wild ride, a better solar collector

Stirling Energy Systems' solar play in the desert; Canada's CO2 pipeline; Project Better Place in Portugal; Pennsylvania promotes clean tech.

By Jul. 10, 2008


Microsoft's Source Fource: For the software mini action figure collector in all of us

Microsoft continues the Source Fource, a collection of mini action figures based on Microsoft software titles.

By Feb. 20, 2008


Darth Vader's BBQ tongs flip burgers with Force

Lightsabers make an elegant weapon, and an even more impressive grilling accessory. You can find these "Star Wars" BBQ tongs worthy of a Sith Lord at The Fowndry.

By Mar. 5, 2014


Original copy of Schindler's list up for auction on eBay

The rare document, one of only four known copies in the world, is said to be the only one of Schindler's lists ever to hit the market. Bidding starts online at $3 million.

By Jul. 19, 2013