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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 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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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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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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I took a power drill to an iPhone at CES

CNET Crave blogger Amanda Kooser answers the siren call of the power tool and gets medieval on the Amzer ShatterProof screen protector.

By January 10, 2013

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A new use for your power drill: Eating corn

A remarkably inventive and bizarre YouTube video suggests that power drills can help the hungry on the go.

By December 1, 2012

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Drilling away at Spotify, Diablo and mobile upgrades

One cannot fully appreciate the wonders of the perfect dumpling unless it has been preceded by a month's worth of jack hammering. Nonetheless, we powered on with this week's podcast, covering everything from Spotify to Diablo III, via mobile phone OS upgrades.

By May 23, 2012

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Drilling down on the Kin

Top execs from Microsoft and Verizon Wireless talk with CNET about the new social-networking phones, why they don't have to be iPhones, and how they fit in.

By April 12, 2010