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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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Car Tech 101: How to change your oil

CNET's Brian Cooley shows you how to change your motor oil, one of the last maintenance tasks you can still own.

By October 29, 2013

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iPhone 'oil paintings' created from screen smudges

J.K. Keller turns a greasy iPhone screen into an unusual set of art pieces that are both fascinating and gross at the same time.

By September 17, 2012

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Lego ends partnership with Shell over Greenpeace campaign

Lego has succumbed to pressure from Greenpeace over its long-term promotional contract with petroleum giant Shell.

By October 9, 2014

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The laptop you could fry a steak on

Usually, you want to keep laptops cool. An industrial designer comes up with an idea for one that does exactly the opposite.

By October 9, 2014

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10 years of XPrizes: Fixing the world one competition at a time

It was October 4, 2004 that Scaled Composites won the Ansari XPrize. 10 years later, what started as one man's quest to get to space has evolved into an international organization for global good.

By October 3, 2014

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Homeless handwriting inspires fancy new fonts

A project that turns handwritten letters seen on homeless signs into fonts gets a big boost from global typeface provider Monotype.

By September 29, 2014

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FAA opens the door for moviemaking drones

Drones may not seem so unusual nowadays, but they're still generally illegal for US companies to use. The Federal Aviation Administration just opened the door a significant crack, though.

By September 25, 2014