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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

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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

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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

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Your dream home, delivered to your doorstep

Want the house of your dreams? Just design it on a computer and print it out in lumber.

By March 28, 2007

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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GE buys company that turns waste heat into power

General Electric boosts its power generation business by acquiring Calnetix Power Solutions, which makes a small-scale system for turning industrial heat into usable electricity.

By October 4, 2010