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e-waste

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Staples agrees to progressive e-waste standards

The retail giant inks a deal with e-Stewards, an environment initiative that, among other things, prohibits the export of electronic waste to developing countries.

By April 22, 2013

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'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

By September 2, 2014

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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Vending machines let you exchange rubbish for rewards

New "reverse" vending machines installed in Sydney let you deposit recyclable waste in return for rewards.

By June 30, 2014

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Is it dumb to buy a smartwatch now?

Tick-tock tech is getting a new boost from Google's Android Wear. In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers advice on whether the time is right to buy a smartwatch.

By June 27, 2014

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The 404 1,497: Where we waste a perfectly good dimension (podcast)

An app that warns you about fart-inducing foods, a Tinder for frisky senior citizens, why you shouldn't waste money on 3D movies, and a taste test of Doritos's new "404" flavored chips!

By June 3, 2014

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The 404 1,497: Where we waste a perfectly good dimension

An app that warns you about fart-inducing foods, a Tinder for frisky senior citizens, why you shouldn't waste money on 3D movies, and a taste test of Doritos's new "404" flavored chips!

By June 3, 2014

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E-waste recycled to make geeky decor

A Chilean artist finds a creative way to breathe new life into old tech while making a statement about e-waste. Find out more about the one-of-a-kind N+ew chairs here.

By January 30, 2012

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Google X head: Sorry, world, no Google jetpacks for you

Google X considered a user-safe jetpack, but it was among hundreds of "moonshot" projects the unit regularly jettisons.

By May 6, 2014

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Atari E.T. games, buried for 31 years, set to surface at last

The world will find out Saturday if millions of game cartridges that Atari disappeared in 1983 after its E.T. title tanked are really in a New Mexico dump. CNET will be there to report.

By April 25, 2014