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Testing the Aquabot bottle, my new water blaster and friend maker

CNET's Michael Franco gets his hands on a tricked-out water bottle that made him the most popular guy at the music festival.

By September 17, 2015


Age determines the transportation jobs in this sea-creature colony

New research finds that members of a group of jellyfish-like marine animals use their jets in different ways -- depending on age -- to steer the colony. No word on retirement age.

By September 2, 2015


Strap-on Walk Wing transforms between shoes and skates

Put on a pair of wheeled overshoes made to change from regular walking shoes to roller skates at the flip of a switch.

By August 18, 2015


Science meets sci-fi in new ILM retrospective

"Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill narrates a new special -- "Raiders, Raptors and Rebels: Behind the Magic of ILM" -- with interviews of George Lucas, Joss Whedon, Robert Downey Jr. and more. It airs at 10 p.m. ET/PT today on the Science Channel.

By July 19, 2015


Inflatable anti-drowning device sits on your wrist like a mini life raft

Forget water wings. The Kingii flotation device hangs out on your wrist, waiting to save you when you go under the water and need a lift back to the surface.

By July 7, 2015


15 fresh ranges for your upgrade-ready kitchen

We've covered a lot of oven-testing ground. Here's a recap of all of our electric and induction reviews to date.

By May 21, 2015


Robobarista autonomously makes latte, taught by the Internet

Cornell University's PR2 robot is able to follow a set of instructions to use an espresso machine to autonomously make latte.

By April 21, 2015


Appliance Science: The high-pressure physics of espresso coffee

What happens when engineers make coffee? Espresso. Appliance Science looks at the physics of this beloved (and reviled) coffee drink.

By April 6, 2015


Invade the skies with your own flying, screeching pterodactyl

Scare off birds, humans and drones with this radio-controlled pterodactyl flying around on Kickstarter. It even lets out a hair-raising screech.

By April 3, 2015


Concept faucet makes saving water beautiful

A faucet designed by a Royal College of Art student employs cunning perforations to create a gorgeously patterned flow of water.

By March 8, 2015