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Man-made meteor showers for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (Tomorrow Daily 228)

Ashley and Khail explain how a man-made meteor shower could make a big splash at the 2020 Summer Games, discuss a new full-body VR immersion system and wish they had enough money to afford a huge Lite-Brite for adults. #TD2020

By August 19, 2015

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This startup wants to offer on-demand shooting stars (Tomorrow Daily 228)

ALE is a Japanese company working on an interesting novelty: man-made, on-demand meteor showers. It might sound like a silly idea, but the company's founder wants to bring her product to the opening ceremonies of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

By August 19, 2015

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Killer robots & an Olympic champion: Our favorite videos of the week

A roundup of our favorite CNET videos covering news, gadgets and more.

By July 11, 2015

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The tech Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn doesn't want rivals to use

Technology has changed how gold medalist Lindsey Vonn trains, from tracking sleep to recording workouts to analyzing her skiing technique. But to keep her advantage on the mountain, there's one technology she'd like to keep out of the hands of the competition: virtual reality.

July 8, 2015

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Watch Usain Bolt get mowed down by cameraman on Segway

Technically Incorrect: You always thought Segways were dangerous, didn't you? The gold medal sprinter thinks they're deadly.

By August 27, 2015

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China promises more openness for possible Beijing 2022 Olympics

China says blocked US sites will be open to Web users during the Olympics, should Beijing be chosen as the venue for the games. But, it says, who in China wants to use them, anyway?

By March 25, 2015

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Meet the Virgin Rainbow, the most beautiful opal in the world

An opal so fine it has been valued at over $1 million is about to go on public display for the first time.

By August 12, 2015

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Finding an edge: Gold medalist Lindsey Vonn talks tech

From CNET Magazine: Olympic Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn is competitive, focused and determined to make a difference -- and not just on the slopes.

By July 7, 2015

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Airbnb ad expresses support for Caitlyn Jenner

Technically Incorrect: To coincide with Caitlyn Jenner's ESPY award, Airbnb features an ad it's calling "Transkind" as part of its new "Is Mankind?" campaign.

By July 15, 2015

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Janina Gavankar's calling card is simple: Actor. Musician. Geek.

From CNET Magazine: For the actress known for "True Blood," "The League" and "The Mysteries of Laura," being a nerd is preferred.

By July 15, 2015