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Mig downs drone

Georgian air force claims Russians shot down unarmed UAV.

By Apr. 26, 2008


Fire truck with MiG engine: insanity defined

Why? Because it's there.

By Nov. 6, 2007


Restoration of famed WWII bomber Memphis Belle flies high

It defied the Nazis and became the first World War II bomber to complete 25 combat missions and return home. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out how it's being restored to its original glory.

By Jul. 15, 2013


Researchers use iPad to hail driverless taxi

Hot on the heels of Google's robot cars, a team of German researchers at AutoNOMOS Labs have developed a driverless taxi cab that could eliminate white knuckled taxi rides in the future.

By Oct. 14, 2010


Waving goodbye to Winamp, paying respects to Nullsoft

With media player Winamp headed to software heaven, Crave's Bonnie Burton, who once worked for the firm that made it, looks back on workplace tensions and fun -- and Mike the llama.

By Nov. 22, 2013


Tooling around San Francisco's TechShop

CNET gets a tour of one of TechShop's four commercial-scale hacker facilities, which are helping to bring the maker culture to the mainstream with classes and monthly memberships.

By Jul. 5, 2011


Russian Soyuz rockets into space on delayed station flight

In blizzard-like conditions, a Russian Soyuz spacecraft blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan carrying two cosmonauts and a NASA astronauts on a two-day flight to the International Space Station.

By Nov. 13, 2011


Celebrating 50 years since Yuri Gagarin's 'Let's Go!'

On April 12, 1961, the Soviet cosmonaut became the first human to go into space. It took the Americans another year to put a man into orbit. Fifty years later, Gagarin's fame is as bright as ever, and he may be one of the few Soviets to retain his star power.

By Apr. 12, 2011


Tech From Trees: The seven best wooden gadgets

Trees are being used in new and exciting ways. Today, in our inaugural 'Tech From Trees' event, we round up our favourite pieces of wooden gadgetry from the tech world

By Aug. 28, 2007


Top ten nerds and geeks

Microchip, microchip on the wall, who is the geekiest of them all? From Nikola Tesla to Bill Gates, we take a look at the top ten geekiest people to walk the planet...

By Nov. 16, 2006