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locomotive

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How GE got on track toward the smartest locomotives ever

These sensor-packed locomotives compute some 150,000 data points per minute. CNET Road Trip 2014 got a chance to see how they're built.

By June 21, 2014

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Making the world's most efficient locomotive (pictures)

In a giant factory in Fort Worth, Texas, General Electric builds locomotives that produce fewer emissions than any other in the world. On Road Trip 2014, CNET's Daniel Terdiman walked the (assembly) line.

9 Images By June 21, 2014

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We need this giant, real-life version of Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots to happen (Tomorrow Daily 202)

U.S. company MegaBots, Inc. issued a challenge to Japanese-based Suidobashi Heavy Industries, hoping to pit its MegaBot Mk. II against Kurakatas in a no-holds barred battle to the death. ROBOT FIGHT!

By July 2, 2015

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Verizon uses Morse code to mock Net neutrality ruling

Technically Incorrect: Verizon issues a press release suggesting that the FCC's decision to regulate the Internet as a utility is archaic and sends the world back to the Dark Ages -- of 1934.

By February 26, 2015

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Cathedral of steam: Inside Albuquerque's abandoned locomotive shops

What do "The Avengers," "Transformers," and "Terminator Salvation" have in common? They all filmed at the abandoned steam locomotive repair shops in Albuquerque, N.M.

By April 4, 2013

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Where steam locomotives meet sci-fi (pictures)

The abandoned Santa Fe Railroad steam engine repair facilities in downtown Albuquerque, N.M., have hosted many sci-fi movie shoots. Crave pays a visit.

13 Images By April 3, 2013

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Tiny robots powered by living muscle tissue

Rather than hydraulic actuators, springs or hinges, these tiny "bio-bots" are powered by living muscle tissue.

By July 6, 2014

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Step aside, steampunks. 'Steam nerds' run real locomotives

Train fanatics can get a taste of 19th century steam locomotive magic at Railtown 1897 State Historic Park in California's Gold Country. CNET Road Trip 2012 stopped in for a ride.

By July 25, 2012

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Superman swoops onto Canadian coins

Superman gets the chance to fight for the Canadian way with the Royal Canadian Mint's release of a set of commemorative coins.

By September 11, 2013

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Insane bug bots go bug wild

Bug-sized robots created by Harvard can zip along at a speed of 37 centimetres per second.

By June 21, 2013