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Tomorrow Daily 121: Realistic Unreal Engine 4 demo, a homemade mechanical horse, and more

You might think you're seeing a virtual tour of a real apartment in Paris, but it's actually a complete fabrication, created on a computer. This little CG apartment might seem like no big deal, but it's a huge testament to what's possible with the newest version of Unreal Engine, and we're excited.

By January 29, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 121: Realistic Unreal Engine 4 demo, a homemade mechanical horse and more

On today's show, we give kudos (and chuckle a bit) at one man's attempt to make a mechanical horse at home, check out a jaw-droppingly realistic render from Unreal Engine 4 and discuss an inflatable planetarium with laser-projected stars inside.

By January 29, 2015

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Go way retro with this mechanical-typewriter computer keyboard

You love the look and feel of old typewriters, but don't want to give up the comforts of modern technology. Meld the two with the Qwerkywriter keyboard.

By September 23, 2014

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Gecko-inspired adhesive lets you climb walls

Mechanical engineers at Stanford University have developed a substance that mimics gecko toes. Not just for scaling walls in Spiderman-like fashion, the adhesive could help clean up space debris and be used on automobile assembly lines.CNET's Sumi Das visits the research lab where it was created to learn how it works.

By February 25, 2015

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ESPN suspends Keith Olbermann for tweets

Technically Incorrect: Twitter activity claims another public victim, as ESPN's iconoclast gets into an ill-advised spat with Penn State students.

By February 24, 2015

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Dark and gritty 'Power Rangers' vision is not for children

Blood, drugs and curse words go flying in a bootleg "Power Rangers" short that is strictly for grown-up fans.

By February 24, 2015

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The world's new strongest natural material: Limpet teeth

Step aside, spider silk: the strongest material in the world can be found inside the mouths of rock-dwelling marine gastropods.

By February 18, 2015

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When retro is more than skin deep: Matias' mechanical ergo keyboard

At CES 2014, the boutique keyboard maker unveils a new model aimed at those who want a split design for ergonomic reasons.

By January 9, 2014

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Looking down the road at Apple's automotive future

No, Apple isn't building a car yet, but recent hires point to the company looking to position itself as a much bigger player in the automotive world. Let's look a little deeper at the implications.

By February 13, 2015

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'MythBusters' host races spider robots in new webseries

In "Jamie's Racing Spiders," a robot racing spider is built from the ground up, with the help of Evernote and movie prop experts at Kernerworks.

By February 11, 2015