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Facebook pokes holes in Princeton research with parody

The social network uses a questionable methodology to come to the shocking conclusion that Princeton will be dead by 2021.

By January 23, 2014


Scrap metal gets new life as robot night lights

Artist Tal Avitzur combs California scrapyards for bits of old brass and reimagines them as robots. The LED-blinking night lights, which contain parts like taxidermy animal eyes, can lend a surreal cast to a corner of your bedroom.

By October 15, 2012


Sculptor creates Iron Man out of old Lada

Bulgarian sculptor Nikola Nikolov turned his old car, a Lada, into an exquisite sculpture of a robot warrior. Now he drives a Citroën Berlingo. What's next?

By June 21, 2010


Lada proves practical for German drivers

News report of Russian car popularity in Germany.

By July 16, 2009


Changing tires on a moving car

I've done a lot of crazy things while drunk (like sign up for a blogging gig at CNET--zing!) but I've never had enough courage-juice to try this.

By March 1, 2011


This week in Crave: The X-ray-vision edition

Too busy killing reception on your new iPhone 4 to keep up with Crave this week? Here's some of the other news you missed while you were trying to hold those metal antennas just so.

By June 26, 2010


Lady Gaga generates 25 percent of Vevo's traffic

The singer's popularity is helping to drive millions of fans to start-up music video site.

By February 24, 2010


MP3 Insider 174: Nobody's Home, Happy Holidays!

Tune in this week if you want to hear Donald and Jasmine talk about pretty much nothing. Also, Donald huffs bourbon throughout, Jasmine rants about Lady Gaga headphones, and both try to insert a little bit of news before the holiday break.

By December 22, 2009


Women prefer men in sexy cars (men prefer sexy women)

In a study by the University of Wales Institute, women show marked favoritism toward men in nicer cars. Men show favoritism to sexy women. Women are "shallower," according to the researcher.

By March 25, 2009


Russia warming up to open source

Russia is cozying up to open source, but it still feels like it's a few years behind the US and Europe.

By April 24, 2008