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Inventor's scorching knife toasts bread as it slices

UK-based YouTuber Colin Furze shows how you can shave seconds from your schedule with a bread knife that glows red hot.

By June 4, 2015

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Keurig's K-Cup inventor has second thoughts

The inventive individual behind Keurig's wildly successful K-Cup wishes he never had a hand in bringing coffee pods to the world.

By March 5, 2015

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Wear our strange headband and save lives, say inventors

Technically Incorrect: The U-Wake's creators say it prevents drivers from falling asleep at the wheel. A slight problem is that you have to wear it on your forehead when you drive.

By January 21, 2015

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Segway inventor's 'Star Wars'-style robot arm gets go-ahead

Dean Kamen has since turned his mind to creating a revolutionary robotic arm that's now gained FDA approval.

By May 12, 2014

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Web inventor's biggest surprise about the Internet? 'Kittens'

Tim Berners-Lee, one of the most clairvoyant technologists ever, never imagined the Internet would go ga-ga over felines. Can you blame him?

By March 12, 2014

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What would 'real' patent reform look like?

Commentary: Congress may pass antitrolling legislation this year. But that's only the first step toward fixing a broken patent system

By July 6, 2015

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Knee Defender inventor: It protects computers and babies

In justifying his device's existence, Ira Goldman tells MSNBC that the device is not being used to "hog space."

By August 28, 2014

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Appliance Science: How to make espresso without an espresso machine

How do you make espresso coffee without using pumps, presses and other complicated devices? Appliance Science looks at the AeroPress, a simple coffeemaker that uses physics to make better coffee.

By June 26, 2015

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Tern looks forward to smarter bikes

Tern's human-powered pedal pusher may be low-tech, but its old-school bicycles are slowly getting smarter.

By June 17, 2015

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How many AA batteries would it take to power the Death Star?

CNET finds out first in a fascinating new infographic that sums up the power needs of various gear from "Star Wars" in very 21st-century terms.

By June 16, 2015