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mid-century

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Mid Century Piggy Bank

Mid Century Piggy Bank

By June 18, 2007

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Why Cuphead is the best thing at E3 2015

It's not about the gameplay, it's about using familiar cultural images in a new way.

By June 16, 2015

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Retro '50s-style HDTV perfect for 'Leave it to Beaver' reruns

Seiki's new retro HDTV gives the illusion of a 1950s television set, but without the hassle of old technology.

By September 16, 2013

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Coffee table doubles as functional NES controller

Does your living room need some extra panache? Check out this super-sized retro Nintendo controller coffee table.

By April 11, 2012

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Steven Chu discusses 'all of the above' U.S. energy strategy

The U.S. government aims to improve energy production from renewables to oil, but what does that mean in practice? Energy Secretary Steven Chu explains.

By March 12, 2012

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Bill Ford: Computing tech will upend the auto industry

Tech will be in the driver's seat, steering the auto industry into a future with coordinated networks of self-driving cars. Without it, expect "global gridlock" to paralyze cities.

By February 27, 2012

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Prefab homes that are stylish, sustainable (video)

Simpatico Homes constructs eco-friendly, modern houses out of factory-built modules. The inspiration? Joseph Eichler. SmartPlanet's Sumi Das takes a tour of a prototype.

By January 23, 2012

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Bringing sustainability home to Main Street

At inaugural SXSW Eco conference, panel weighs in how on best to achieve concepts like sustainability--which most Americans support--while not letting those concepts get mired in politics.

By October 5, 2011

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U.N.: Renewables could be 80 percent of energy by 2050

Solar, wind, and hydropower could supply the bulk of energy demand by the middle of the century but there are substantial political and technical barriers to that change.

By May 9, 2011

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Aging Japan squeezes out another robot baby

Baby beluga Babyloid, inspired, yes, by a baby beluga whale, can't do much except wriggle and look cute.

By March 1, 2011