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10 years of XPrizes: Fixing the world one competition at a time

It was October 4, 2004 that Scaled Composites won the Ansari XPrize. 10 years later, what started as one man's quest to get to space has evolved into an international organization for global good.

By October 3, 2014

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The history of the Predator, the drone that changed the world (Q&A)

Longtime Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle investigated the unmanned aircraft that gave the military the ability to attack targets from the other side of the world. He talked to CNET about the drone.

By September 20, 2014

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Solar Impulse 2 successfully completes maiden voyage

Using only the power of the sun's rays, the souped up lightweight aircraft climbs to nearly 6,000 feet and stays aloft for more than two hours.

By June 2, 2014

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Mathematician says Candy Crush is really, really hard

It seems that a large, logical brain isn't enough to crush it at Candy Crush. Its mathematical difficulty level is very high.

By March 12, 2014

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GaymerX 2 gaming convention hits Kickstarter

The LGBTQ gaming convention that held its inaugural event last year is now seeking funding via Kickstarter for its second, to be held in San Francisco in July.

By February 19, 2014

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Can the Seattle Seahawks' '12th Man' be a 747? Boeing says yes

To celebrate the Seahawks' appearance in this Sunday's Super Bowl, the aviation giant has painted one of its 747-8 freighters in the NFL team's livery.

By January 29, 2014

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Learning to drive a rally car

Intercontinental Rally Championship champion Andreas Mikkelsen teaches us a thing or two about driving.

December 3, 2013

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We learn to drive Skoda's IRC rally car with a WRC star

A while back we were invited to learn to drive Skoda's Fabia rally car with Andreas Mikkelsen -- an Intercontinental Rally Championship champion, no less. Naturally, we said yes. Powersliding followed.

By December 3, 2013

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A dozen capacious juice packs to consider before your next trip

CNET editor Dong Ngo picks his favorite battery packs that will give your smartphone or tablet the extra power to last a long road trip or an intercontinental flight.

By November 20, 2013

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Solar plane midway through first intercontinental flight

Solar Impulse, a Swiss-made sun-powered aircraft, finished the first leg of its attempt at an intercontinental flight on Friday without using a single drop of fuel.

By May 28, 2012