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mousetrap

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At Maker Faire, giant mousetrap crushes a taxi

The crew of a human-size version of the board game Mousetrap--think bowling balls instead of those tiny metal marbles--arrived in New York this week with the aim of using the proudly inefficient machine to flatten one of the city's yellow cabs.

By Sep. 26, 2010

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Trend Micro proposes better mousetrap: cloud-based

Today, PCs use an inordinate amount of horsepower for security. Trend Micro believes the current model is not sustainable and offers an alternative.

By Jun. 24, 2008

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To build a deadlier mousetrap: Where high-tech meets low-tech

The latest case concerning the scope of microprocessors is found, not in the world of computers, but in this battle over the right to electrocute pests.

By Mar. 14, 2008

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Digital mousetrap will text you when it's done

High-tech device supposedly uses human system.

By Oct. 9, 2007

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Build a better chicken roaster

The Williams-Sonoma Ultimate Chicken Roaster suspends the bird over the cooking surface. The chicken contraption is designed for indoor or outdoor use.

By May. 12, 2014

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How to make a wearable gadget the Fitbit way

At the first Wearable Technology Show in London, Fitbit lays out its principles for the modern gadget in the online, mobile, wireless world.

By Mar. 18, 2014

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Split the typing difference with KeMice keyboard

This Indiegogo concept is designed to be compact, portable, and mouse-like. Would you split your keys?

By Aug. 19, 2013

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Mega Rube Goldberg gizmo: 300 steps to pop balloon

A Purdue University team outdoes itself with a record-breaking device that peels fruit, makes hamburgers, and toasts bread. There's no app for that.

By Apr. 9, 2012

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Gadgets, geeks and carnival rides at Maker Faire

Artists, inventors and other do-it-yourselfers gather in Austin to show off their latest hacked gadgets and creations.

By Oct. 19, 2007

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Google CFO denies Samsung conflict

"I think that both Samsung and ourselves have benefited not only on the Android side but also on the Chrome side," says Google CFO Patrick Pichette.

By Mar. 1, 2013