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IBM games highlight benefits of 'Smarter Planet'

Experiential exhibit at Disney's Epcot theme park in Florida highlights technology's contributions to solving global problems--and Big Blue's role.

By February 2, 2010


Turning office paper into toilet paper

IBM and Epcot make technology and the environment fun for kids, a machine in Japan can turn office paper into toilet paper, and find out where to go to pick fruit for free.

By February 3, 2010


Try to destroy this 3D-printed ping-pong ball. Just try

The classic table-tennis ball gets a high-tech makeover with a new design and 3D printing to make it happen.

By June 11, 2014


Here's why watching 3D movies is miserable

Commentary: As much as the movie studios would like the opposite to be true, 3D movies are handicapping the theatergoing experience and there's almost never a time you should pay extra for it.

By May 30, 2014


Why the 2011 iPod Nano is still the sexiest smartwatch of all

Is it possible that the classic wrist-worn Nano could still outclass the latest wearable tech on looks alone? Actually, it certainly feels like it.

By April 19, 2013


Learning to fly: Future space tourists train like fighter pilots

With commercial space flight on the horizon, a Pennsylvania training center offers would-be astronauts a chance to experience the rigors of blasting off. CNET sister site SmartPlanet investigates.

By November 4, 2013


Why an Apple HDTV is a huge risk

An Apple television has been rumored for some time, and as Jobs' biography has revealed, it is one of his dying wishes. But is it a good idea?

By October 27, 2011


Road Trip Pic of the Week, 11/25: What is this?

If you know what this is and where it's located, you could win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Week challenge.

By November 25, 2010


Touring Disney World the unconventional way

First on a Segway and then with an official escort, I got to visit some of the best that Disney's Florida resort has to offer, often with no lines.

By June 12, 2008


Road Trip 2008 hits 1,000 miles

After trips to Disney World, a Lockheed Martin military simulation facility, the landing of the Space Shuttle and more, my mileage hits four figures.

By June 15, 2008