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How perfect pancakes are helping prevent blindness

Researchers at University College London are studying the physics of pancakes to help improve treatments for glaucoma.

By February 7, 2016

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Obama seeks $4 billion to reboot tech education

Part of the president's 2017 budget, the "Computer Science for All" initiative would bolster state funding for technology classes in public schools.

By January 31, 2016

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A future of self-driving cars? We're ready now

The younger generation no longer feels as strong a need to be behind the wheel -- and phones have stolen some of cars' cachet.

By January 23, 2016

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CES tech fest is really important to Las Vegas. It's also really not

What do a former mafia hitman, a couple about to be married and some Vegas partiers have in common? They have no idea why so many nerds were in town this past week.

By January 10, 2016

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Make your stainless steel appliances smudge-proof in 2 minutes

Oil and vinegar isn't just for fish and chips. Get your appliances sparkling and clean less often with this tip.

By December 11, 2015

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Thumbs up! These emoji paintings really class up the place

Yes, you can now buy oil paintings to turn those funky characters into beautiful works of art. Or, works of fart, as is the case with the poop emoji.

By November 27, 2015

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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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Lego to stop producing petroleum-based plastic bricks

Lego announces a $150 million plan to seek a sustainable, environmentally friendly alternative to the oil-based plastics it has traditionally used.

By June 29, 2015