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Police force plans to live-tweet its prostitution sting

The Prince George's County Police Department in Maryland decides it's public-spirited to live-tweet a round-up of those who solicit prostitutes, pictures and all. It calls its move "progressive."

By May 1, 2014


MorpHex robot transforms from ball into creepy crawler

An engineer in Norway has created a hexapod robot that can transform from a sphere to a crab-like robot. Creepy or cool?

By December 12, 2011


A little salt won't hurt the Slug Crawler Vehicle

Scientists build a creepy crawly waterproof robotic vehicle protected from the elements in wet search and rescue missions. Eww! I want one.

By November 7, 2011


Flickr's new iPhone app puts mobile front and center

Smartphones are no longer a second-class citizen for using Yahoo's photo-sharing site, the company believes. An Android appis in the works.

By December 12, 2012


Artist creates stunning insects from old watch parts

Justin Gershenson-Gates makes incredibly complex mechanical bugs out of components found in decades-old timepieces. Crave checks in with the artist and his creepy-crawlies.

By November 21, 2012


Technology vs. traction: The two types of startups

Make sure you have defensible technology or user traction before you go to your next VC meeting.

By September 5, 2012


MetaCert aims to block porn throughout the home (podcast)

Instead of blocking bad stuff at individual computers, Metacert will filter out sites it identifies as nasty across your entire home network. Larry Magid talks with CEO Paul Walsh.

By August 6, 2012


X-Men pinball delivers mutant mayhem

Finally, a comic book adaptation I can get behind... literally.

By July 9, 2012


Making of the Hennepin Crawler (photos)

See how Krank-Boom-Clank, a kinetic industrial arts collective in Santa Rosa, Calif., rolled out one of their mutant ride-able sculptures.

9 Images By May 8, 2010


Google disables Realtime search

Search giant reveals that a deal to index real-time Twitter data has expired, but says it's only missing temporarily.

By July 4, 2011