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Museum's 155-year-old mouse trap catches a fresh rodent

Some inventions stand the test of time, like this still-functioning old mouse trap that wasn't ready to resign itself to history just yet.

By February 4, 2016

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'Prehistoric meat' from 1951 dinner turns out to be a mammoth ruse

When you explore the far reaches of the globe, no ordinary dinner will do. But woolly mammoth and giant ground sloth? More hoax than haute cuisine, new research says.

By February 4, 2016

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Airships live on, 75 years after Hindenburg disaster

The golden era of zeppelins may long since be over, but airships are once again plying the skies. Today, CNET got a ride aboard the Eureka, and a priceless view of the best of San Francisco.

By May 11, 2012

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Hindenburg disaster 75 years ago abruptly ended zeppelin era

The great German airships flew the rich and famous around the world. But when catastrophe struck in Lakehurst, N.J., 35 perished and the era of luxurious travel by dirigible was over.

By May 4, 2012

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Hindenburg and the dramatic end of the Airship Era (photos)

While the airship is better remembered for the fiery Hindenburg disaster of 1937 than for its many technological achievements, it was the fastest and most comfortable way to cross the Atlantic in its day.

23 Images By May 4, 2012

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Hydrogen toy maker to shift to mass manufacturing

Young von Hindenburg was fascinated with hydrogen, and so can your kids.

By July 2, 2007