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The hoverboard is now real and it may save us in an earthquake

Always wanted a hoverboard like the one Marty McFly rode in "Back to the Future II"? All you need is $10,000. That's the cost of the Hendo hoverboard, which uses magnetic technology to create a frictionless, floating ride. But the technology could also be used during natural disasters. CNET's Stephen Beach and Kara Tsuboi show us how it works.

By October 21, 2014

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Taking a spin on a real-life hoverboard

Inventor Greg Henderson shows off the Hendo hoverboard, which uses "magnetic field architecture" to levitate people and objects. Hover engine developer kits are now available on Kickstarter for creatives to float just about anything. Crave's Stephen Beacham gives the futuristic ride a go.

By October 21, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 072: Real-world Mario Karts, a working hoverboard and more

Hendo just launched a Kickstarter promising real, working hoverboards exactly one year from today. If you haven't brushed up on your "Back to the Future" trivia, October 21, 2015 is the very same day and year Marty McFly time-traveled to in the movie. Coincidence? We think not.

By October 21, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 072: Real-world Mario Karts, a working hoverboard and more

On today's show, we discuss go karts that remind us a little too much of Mario Kart, an art installation that creates textile patterns out of sound, and working hoverboards. Yes: working hoverboards.

By October 21, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,569: ApplePay double-charging, Hendo hoverboard, Breaking Bad toys (podcast)

Bridget Carey returns to the show to talk about ApplePay double-charging some Bank of America customers, a new Kickstarter for a company that created a working hoverboard and the recent controversy over Toys R Us selling Breaking Bad action figures.

By October 22, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,569: ApplePay double-charging, Hendo hoverboard, Breaking Bad toys (podcast)

Bridget Carey returns to the show to talk about ApplePay double-charging some Bank of America customers, a new Kickstarter for a company that created a working hoverboard and the recent controversy over Toys R Us selling Breaking Bad action figures.

By October 22, 2014

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Hello, McFly! You need this real-life hoverboard

If there's one thing movies have taught us, it's that hoverboards don't work on water, unless they've got the power. This one you're about to see definitely has the power.

By June 12, 2014

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Doc Brown finally admits Funny or Die hoverboard video is fake

In an apology titled, "Funny Or Die is Sorry for Lying about Hoverboards," actor Christopher Lloyd owns up to the ruse that went on a day too long.

By March 5, 2014

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This 'Back to the Future' hoverboard will blow your mind

Trust us: If hoverboards were as real as this one from a mysterious company called HUVr, the world really would be changed forever. Or at the very least, it would be way more fun.

By March 4, 2014

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An open letter to science: Where's my hoverboard?

Antony Ingram knows his tech. He's noticed there's not long left before hoverboards should be the norm. He's also got some words to say about electric cars.

By August 25, 2013