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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 Oct. 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 Sep. 17, 2012

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Saudi Oil firm says 30,000 computers hit by virus

Saudi Aramco says it's back to work after an attack that hackers claimed credit for.

By Aug. 27, 2012

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Radiation-reducing phone cases: saviours or snake oil?

We often buy phone cases to protect our smartphones, but should we also buy cases to protect our health? We look closer at radiation, health risks and the cases that claim to keep you safe.

By Aug. 12, 2012

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Algae oil could dent U.S. oil imports, report says

The United States has enough land in water-rich climates to safely become a serious algae oil producer without damaging water supply.

By Apr. 14, 2011

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Kids' playhouse made from recycled potato peels, veggie oil

The Biobased Kidshouse in the Netherlands is made entirely of natural materials like hemp and coconut husks, completely skipping over the whole fossil fuels issue.

By Jun. 7, 2012

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Magnetic soap could lift oil spill woes

Researchers at the United Kingdom's University of Bristol have created a magnetic soap that could help revolutionize oil spill cleanups.

By Jan. 24, 2012

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Sugar for oil: Renmatix lands BASF as investor

Startup gets heavy hitter BASF as investor to advance new method of blasting wood chips with supercritical water at high temperature and pressure to break off the sugars in non-food biomass.

By Jan. 3, 2012

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Gresso luxury phone for rich oil tycoons

The latest addition to Gresso's Avantgarde line is literally worth its weight in gold, with approximately 5 ounces of the $50,000 phone's 7 ounces weight made up by the precious metal.

By Dec. 20, 2011

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Fill 'er up with plastic? Waste turned into oil

Startup Agilyx raises $25 million to finance four planned plants that will take post-recycling plastic and convert it into synthetic crude oil.

By Dec. 20, 2011