40 Results for

lumber

Article

3D-print a crazy 'Force Awakens'-style crossguard lightsaber

Put the new "Star Wars" crossguard lightsaber to test by printing out your own customizable version of this controversial version of the fictional weapon.

By December 8, 2014

Article

LG Optimus Vu lumbers into view in hands-on video

The LG Optimus Vu is one cumbersome phone -- it even gives the Samsung Galaxy Note a run for its money.

By March 5, 2012

Article

What does your smartphone metadata say about you?

A study conducted by Stanford University graduate students has demonstrated that a lot of personal information can be gleaned just based on the phone calls you make.

By March 13, 2014

Article

Rolling through the world's largest rail yard

Bailey Yard, a key to Union Pacific's massive rail network, can handle 14,000 rail cars every day. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out the eight-mile-long facility.

By July 27, 2013

Article

Leap Motion creator: It gives you Jedi powers

Leap CTO David Holz says it's easy to be like Yoda with the forthcoming motion controller.

By March 11, 2013

Article

Star Wars revived by Disney: Are there too many franchises?

Disney is planning a new Star Wars. Does the return of the original blockbuster movie franchise show a crisis in Hollywood?

By October 31, 2012

Article

Airbus A380's lumbering airshow acrobatics (video)

The 525-passenger aircraft is hardly nimble, but an Airbus A380 pilot still manages to show some grace and pizzazz in a at the Farnborough air show flight.

By July 27, 2010

Article

Coney Island boardwalk becomes iPad stand-amplifier

A Kickstarter project aims to recycle the well-trod pathway of our youth into a utility to deal with our impending hearing loss.

By July 2, 2012

Article

After more than 30 years, Grid Beam modular construction system comes to market

Found at the Maker Faire: A few solar-powered tinkerers selling, for the first time, open-source construction kits based on an old design.

By May 23, 2012

Article

Oil refiner chips in for wood-to-biofuel plant

Mascoma and investor Valero plant to build a $232 million plant to convert wood chips normally used for paper or lumber into ethanol, a step forward for the struggling cellulosic ethanol industry.

By December 9, 2011