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Car Tech 101: Inside dry-sump systems

Brian Cooley explains the nuts and bolts of dry-sump lubrication systems and how they benefit high-performance engines.

By August 25, 2015


Dyson's humidifier wants to combat dry winter weather (pictures)

Dyson's brand-new humidifier is currently only available in Japan, but it's due out in the US in fall 2015 and in the UK and Australia in spring 2015.

18 Images By October 21, 2014


Crave Ep. 179: This umbrella shoots air to keep you dry

The Air Umbrella has reached its funding goal and is coming to market. Can it really protect your dome from torrential downpours using a force field of air?

By October 17, 2014


This umbrella shoots air to keep you dry, Ep. 179

This week on Crave, we get a look at the Air Umbrella, which takes a highly unusual approach to keeping you dry. Find out what happens when animals attack technology, and get a GoPro eye's view from a BASE jumper atop a Malaysian building. Yikes! It's scary time on the Crave show!

By October 17, 2014


Amy Poehler, Megan Amram concoct satirical science Web show

"I love science, but I also love looking good." Megan Amram entertains with experiments and interviews while poking fun of gender stereotypes in a new comedy series for Amy Poehler's Smart Girls website.

By August 4, 2015


US geek takes on the wacky world of British technology

A trip to the UK takes CNET writer Amanda Kooser through a world of British tech quirks, full of baffling toilet buttons and an alphabet soup of cellular networks.

By June 26, 2015


NYSE to conduct 'dry run' ahead of Twitter's IPO

In a move to seemingly avoid technical glitches that marred Facebook's IPO, the New York Stock Exchange will hold a test run later this month.

By October 18, 2013


Body Dryer air-dries you off, no towel necessary

A futuristic body-drying gadget goes in for crowdfunding with the goal of getting rid of towels once and for all.

By April 2, 2014


Bill Nye compares climate change to World War II

Technically Incorrect: In giving the graduation speech at Rutgers University, the "Science Guy" throws down a serious scientific comparison.

By May 18, 2015


EBR 1190RX: The return of the great American superbike

In the world of American motorcycles, tradition usually trumps technology. Erik Buell has been pushing the two-wheeled envelope for decades, and EBR looks set to bring us into the future.

By April 14, 2015