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Prop maker builds tiny Iron Man costume for his sick baby

To help his newborn son "feel brave," father and professional prop maker Eric Hart crafted a tiny Iron Man costume from fabric and foam. Result: possibly the most adorable Avenger yet.

By November 11, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 071: Ashes in space, a big 'Avengers' prop for RDJ, and nuclear fusion reactors

Lockheed Martin claims they've made a breakthrough in fusion technology, and may be able to build a fusion reactor the size of a shipping container someday. It's decades away from becoming a reality (if it even happens at all), but we're still intrigued by the concept.

By October 20, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 071: Ashes in space, a big 'Avengers' prop for RDJ, and nuclear fusion reactors

On today's show, we're discussing a new, 17-mile-high way to scatter your loved one's ashes, how Robert Downey Jr. ended up with a huge "Avengers" prop, and Lockheed Martin's progress on compact nuclear fusion.

By October 20, 2014

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From Mulder's badge to Skywalker's lightsaber, the most expensive movie props

A new infographic lines up Frodo's sword, the Ghostbusters' proton pack, Dorothy's ruby slippers, and more in order of (astronomical) price paid.

By August 15, 2014

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BlackBerry accused of propping up stock with false claims

Shareholder lawsuit accuses the struggling handset maker of making false and misleading statements about the company's financial health and the prospects for BlackBerry 10.

By October 6, 2013

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Let Groot take you for a swing

Lucky "Guardians of the Galaxy" fans are surprised with a life-size Groot swing in the geeky Web series "Super Fan Builds."

By December 10, 2014

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'Lord of the Rings' litter box lets your cat poop in Middle-earth

Hollywood prop maker Tim Baker and team build an amazing Hobbit-hole litter box and Tower of Sauron cat scratching post for a super fan and his kitties.

By December 16, 2014

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'Patlabor' giant robot prop is broodingly awesome

The classic mecha series is getting live-action treatment with director Mamoru Oshii at the helm.

By August 16, 2013

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Hydrofoiling 'sports car for the water' promises legendary ride

Move over, boats. You're about to be outclassed by the Quadrofoil, an electric personal watercraft that uses hydrofoil technology to zoom over the water. And looks like an alien spacecraft.

By November 8, 2014

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Luxury sun-tracking chair will summon a waiter for you

Your old Adirondack chair just won't cut it anymore once you've seen a $45,000 sun-following lounger with built-in misters and speakers.

By October 16, 2014