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Diver's delight: From oil rig to teeming fish habitat

The Rigs to Reefs program has transformed 450 oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico into reefs that host teeming fish populations. CNET Road Trip 2014 dove a rig for an up-close look.

By July 30, 2014

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In the Gulf of Mexico, from oil rigs to fish havens (pictures)

All around the Gulf, old oil rigs have been transformed into marine habitats. CNET Road Trip 2014 dives deep under the surface to check out the Rigs to Reefs program.

20 Images By July 30, 2014

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Lego's deal with Shell drilled by well-oiled Greenpeace campaign

Averse to Lego's partnership with Shell, the environmental group posts a slick flick online that will make children's stomachs feel queasy.

By July 12, 2014

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Uber's background checks don't catch criminals, says Houston

After a passenger was allegedly raped by her Uber driver, the Texas city threatens to shut down the ride-hailing service. Uber says it will comply with the city's rules.

By April 17, 2015

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Drones are making the rounds in Asia

Across the continent, unmanned aerial vehicles are already in use across a broad spectrum of industries.

By April 17, 2015

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Unfold into a bowl of popcorn with the Chef'n PopTop Popcorn Popper

The Chef'n PopTop Popcorn Popper is a simple silicone bowl for making microwave popcorn. Users add kernels and seasonings as desired.

By April 10, 2015

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Hi-tech imaging reveals 'Fantasy' painting behind famous Fragonard

Jean-Honoré Fragonard's "Young Girl Reading" got its start as a significantly different painting, with the model looking out of the canvas.

By April 7, 2015

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This working computer is smaller than a grain of rice

The University of Michigan's Micro Mote is a fully autonomous computer that's programmed and charged via light and could be used for a variety of medical and industrial purposes.

By April 6, 2015

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​The chaebols: The rise of South Korea's mighty conglomerates

They are cornerstones of the economic, political and social landscape: Part one of a series looks at how these conglomerates -- like Samsung, LG and Hyundai -- saved South Korea from crushing poverty and defined a country's role on the global stage.

By April 6, 2015

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Appliance Science: The high-pressure physics of espresso coffee

What happens when engineers make coffee? Espresso. Appliance Science looks at the physics of this beloved (and reviled) coffee drink.

By April 6, 2015