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jetpack

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Watch a jetpack pilot fly around Smithsonian 'future' festival

The big demo at the "Future is Here Festival" over the weekend came courtesy of a hydrogen-peroxide-powered jetpack.

By May 19, 2014

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Google X head: Sorry, world, no Google jetpacks for you

Google X considered a user-safe jetpack, but it was among hundreds of "moonshot" projects the unit regularly jettisons.

By May 6, 2014

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Personal jetpack gets go-ahead for manned test flights

New Zealand's Martin Aircraft gets an experimental flight permit for piloted tests of its one-person recreational jetpack. But don't toss your subway pass just yet.

By August 13, 2013

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Jetpack man soars over U.S. alongside B-17 bomber

Yves Rossy, known as Jetman, wowed attendees at the EEA air show, which also hosted Terrafugia's flying car.

By July 30, 2013

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Tomorrow Daily 051: Microsoft buys Minecraft, a jetpack for running, ant-sized radios, and more

Researchers at Arizona State University have designed the 4MM, a jetpack designed to help its wearer run a 4-minute mile, and expend less energy doing it. We've never even run a 6-minute mile, so we'll need to crank this thing up to 11.

By September 15, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 051: Microsoft buys Minecraft, a jetpack for running, ant-size radios, and more

On today's show, Rich and Ashley discuss a jetpack that helps you run a 4-minute mile, a tiny radio the size of an ant, and Microsoft's $2.5-billion-dollar purchase of the company that created Minecraft.

By September 15, 2014

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With this thing strapped on, even you could run a 4-minute mile

An Arizona State University engineering student has revved up a jetpack that helps runners move faster while expending less energy.

By September 17, 2014

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Unreleased Duke Nukem source code found at Library of Congress

A cache of recently acquired video games at the Library of Congress turned up a true find: the source code for unreleased PSP game Duke Nukem: Critical Mass.

By August 6, 2014

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How 4G LTE can turn your vacation spot into a remote office

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon gives options for taking your broadband with you to the summer vacation house. Plus: how do you choose 4G LTE service anyway?

By June 18, 2014

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Man vs. jetpack, Ep: 111

A German inventor has built a DIY jetpack. We get a first look at "Star Wars" pinball for iOS and Android, and "Star Trek" fans win a major space battle when they vote to name a Pluto moon "Vulcan." All that and more on this week's episode of Crave.

By March 4, 2013