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Lego's deal with Shell drilled by well-oiled Greenpeace campaign

Averse to Lego's partnership with Shell, the environmental group posts a slick flick online that will make children's stomachs feel queasy.

By July 12, 2014

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Drilling surprise opens door to volcano-powered electricity

Can enormous heat deep in the earth be harnessed to provide energy for us on the surface?

By January 29, 2014

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Drill, baby, drill -- on Mars (pictures)

As the Curiosity rover prepares to drill into the Martian surface for the first time, more signs point to a watery past.

12 Images By January 16, 2013

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Drill, dentist, drill -- with tool that replaces buzzing with ballads

Enterprising Indonesian dentist modifies a standard dental drill to emit far more pleasant sounds than the standard ominous high-pitched whine.

By October 9, 2012

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Close-up of first comet to give a ride around the sun

An ESA spacecraft nears its target, a comet the Philae lander will saddle up to for a ride around our nearest star.

By July 31, 2014

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In major milestone, Curiosity's drill delivers first sample

It's the first time any rover has drilled into a rock to collect a sample anywhere but on Earth, says NASA, as its Curiosity rover collects about a tablespoon of powdered Martian rock for testing.

By February 20, 2013

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High-tech cooler boasts Bluetooth, blender

The Coolest cooler is on fire on Kickstarter, luring backers with a 18-volt blender, Bluetooth speaker, and other surprises.

By July 11, 2014

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Curiosity drills for water on Mars

According to NASA, the Curiosity rover is now a "full operating analytical laboratory on Mars", having dug out a core sample in Gale Crater.

By February 10, 2013

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Might Apple have a future as a fashion conglomerate?

With tech apparently heading toward inevitable wearability, might Cupertino be tempted to have a few smaller high-tech/high fashion brands under its wing?

By July 6, 2014

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Booting up: The eight-week journey for the USAF's new airmen

Moving on after a major sex scandal, the US Air Force trains 35,000 new airmen a year. CNET Road Trip 2014 visited Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio to see what the Airman's Creed is all about.

By July 3, 2014