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knees

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Knee Defender passenger thrown off flight: I'm ashamed

James Beach, the man who used the controversial seat-locking device, inciting an altercation on a flight that had to be diverted, admits he behaved badly. He still loves his Knee Defender, however.

By September 3, 2014

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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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Should Knee Defender be banned on flights?

After an argument over the use of a seat-recline preventer becomes heated, a United Airlines flight is diverted. Should the device be banned?

By August 26, 2014

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Congress should avoid knee-jerk reactions to patent trolls

commentary Yes, patent trolls are a big problem, but recent legislative proposals are poorly thought out and won't resolve the issue.

By November 9, 2013

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Surgeon live-streams knee repair with Google Glass

A Google Glass-wearing surgeon transmits video of major knee surgery to colleagues and students. It's a first-of-its-kind moment in the US and a big step for wearable tech.

By August 28, 2013

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Chewbacca's knees to get their own crowdfunded film

A filmmaker raises funds for a documentary on "Star Wars" actor Peter Mayhew's epic journey through major knee-replacement surgery.

By August 22, 2013

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Super-dense pulsing star ducks behind invisibility cloak

For the first time, a distant, pulsing neutron star was there for astronomers to study -- until it disappeared. Crave's Eric Mack explains the extreme forces hiding it from view.

By January 12, 2015

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Crystal ball, cracked: Could these be 2015's biggest tech stories?

As we gear up for another year, here are 10 headlines that are (almost) sure to appear in the coming year.

By January 4, 2015

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Engineer uses tape measure to beat speeding ticket

A retired UK engineer is reportedly convinced he wasn't speeding, despite getting a ticket generated by a speed camera. So he gets on his hands and knees to prove white lines on the road are incorrectly spaced.

By December 15, 2014

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Man loses fear of spiders with chunk of his brain

Brain surgery meant to eliminate seizures had a stunning side effect for a man who was terrified of creepy crawlies.

By November 3, 2014