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True or false? Battery myths that need to die

Battery technology may not have changed much in the last couple decades, but common knowledge is even worse.

By November 11, 2015


10 genius ways to use aluminum foil for more than just baking

Time to stock up on your new favorite kitchen staple.

By November 13, 2015


Use a ball of aluminum foil to eliminate static in the dryer

Dryer sheets are an obvious way to combat static buildup in the dryer. But there's another solution: aluminum foil.

By November 11, 2015


2016 Audi A3 Sportback E-tron is Audi's first US electric

Meet Audi's first electrified vehicle for sale in the United States.

By October 28, 2015


#IStandWithAhmed: Support grows for teen arrested for clock that 'looked like bomb'

Technically Incorrect: Even President Obama tweets support for the young science enthusiast, inviting him to bring his clock to the White House.

By September 16, 2015


Portobello mushrooms could power your future phone

Engineers at the University of California at Riverside explore how batteries made with mushrooms could be cheaper to make and less prone to degrading over time.

By September 30, 2015


Need to take down a drone? A munitions company offers firepower

Technically Incorrect: An Idaho company says its products protect against drone-based privacy concerns and terror.

By August 23, 2015


Man killed by lightning because of selfie stick?

Technically Incorrect: A walker in Wales is struck by lightning and reports suggest that his metal selfie stick may have attracted the bolt.

By July 6, 2015


Two tweets, AU$80,000: Newspaper pays for defamation on Twitter

Typing 140 characters has come at a heavy price for an Australian newspaper after it was ordered to pay AU$80,000 for defaming one of the country's highest ranking politicians in two short tweets.

By June 30, 2015


How many AA batteries would it take to power the Death Star?

CNET finds out first in a fascinating new infographic that sums up the power needs of various gear from "Star Wars" in very 21st-century terms.

By June 16, 2015