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See this ingenious way to turn stairs into a playground

Imagine being able to unfurl a specially designed set of foam mats and take a ride down your stairs. That's the idea behind SlideRider.

By May 20, 2014

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Ask.fm, the troubling secret playground of tweens and teens

Insanely popular with kids, the question-and-answer service thrives on anonymity, making it fun and dangerous.

By June 8, 2013

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Get hands on with photo gear at the Digital Playground

As part of Vivid Sydney, photographers have the chance to get their hands on a range of new cameras and accessories at this weekend's Digital Playground.

By May 28, 2013

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Circuit Playground plushies a perfect post-Xmas toy for hacker kids

The newest product from open-source hardware leader Adafruit Industries, the plushies are meant to enthrall the young hacker in your life.

By January 7, 2013

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Adafruit hopes Circuit Playground plushies will lure hacker kids (pictures)

New plush toys from the open-source hardware leader are meant to engage the minds of young hackers. But who can resist (get it?) these wonderful plushies?

7 Images By January 7, 2013

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Solar road could change how we power the world

The Solar Roadway hopes to use the large, flat areas provided by roads to generate solar power, decreasing the reliance on fossil fuel energy.

By May 13, 2014

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Windows 8 designer: Why Microsoft forced Metro on us all

A purported UX designer for Microsoft reveals why the "love it or hate it" Metro environment is the default in Windows 8.

By February 18, 2014

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Athos: Computers should be in your workout wear, not just your pockets

Designed by electrical engineers, the vision behind the Athos gear is to turn the clothes we wear into personal trainers.

By December 5, 2013

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Microsoft artist taps Kinect, Bing as his chosen media

Microsoft Research Redmond's first artist in residence James George continues to push the boundaries of technology and creative expression.

By December 3, 2013

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Hulu's possible future: A playground for cable subscribers

The TV and video streaming service is rumored to be swapping its free Internet model for one that requires users to pay for cable or satellite TV.

By April 30, 2012