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Watch NASA's Greased Lightning aerocopter (heliplane?) take off and fly

With 10 propellers and a 10-foot wingspan, NASA's unmanned aerial vehicle can take off like a helicopter, then fly like a plane.

By May 5, 2015

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How perfect pancakes are helping prevent blindness

Researchers at University College London are studying the physics of pancakes to help improve treatments for glaucoma.

By February 7, 2016

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Hormel motorcycle is fueled by bacon

To promote the upcoming International Bacon Film Festival in San Diego, Hormel made a motorcycle that runs on bacon grease, and emits a lovely bacon smell in the exhaust.

By August 15, 2014

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Grease monkeys give old VW new life (photos)

In this installment of Crave's DIY Weekend, three generations of one family tackle the restoration of a 1969 Volkswagen squareback. See how the Kohler clan saved the vintage car from the scrap heap.

12 Images By March 4, 2012

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This is one Skyline you won't want to mess with

Take a pinch of "icon," add a dash of elbow grease, and throw in a silly engine, and you end up with something truly spectacular. This is the KPGC10 Skyline by Rocky Auto, and it's a bit special.

By October 7, 2013

Video

The BoostTurbine 4000: A unique portable charger

This gadget charger has a hand crank to turn elbow grease into energy.

By September 20, 2013

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Monotype and Google try greasing the Web-font skids

The font company is releasing patented compression technology in an attempt to bring faster, nicer fonts to the Web, and Google is helping out the effort.

By January 9, 2012

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MetroPCS's 4G isn't exactly greased lightning

CNET takes a look at the prepaid carrier's next-generation network, which has been crucial to drawing new customers, but nowhere near as fast as the similarly named 4G LTE network Verizon offers.

By August 3, 2011

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Google may dump its Motorola set-top box unit -- Bloomberg

Google is trying to get rid of its Motorola Home set-top box division and is even willing to offer prospective buyers financing to grease the skids for a deal, Bloomberg reports.

By December 11, 2012

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1920s folding camera + Canon 5D = awesome

How did two very different cameras become one? With a bit of elbow grease and hot glue.

By April 5, 2012