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Destroyed by tornado, town saving big by rebuilding all green

In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.

By August 12, 2014

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These roofs can clean the air

Students at UC Riverside have created a cheap coating that can go on ordinary clay roofing tiles to bust smog.

By June 4, 2014

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GoPro upgrades sports camera line with Hero3+ models

BASE jumpers, snorkelers, and skate punks rejoice: The new models bring smaller size, better battery life, new video modes, and faster Wi-Fi.

By October 1, 2013

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Spherical house provides sustainable, disaster-proof living

A UK project is trying to create a method of sustainable, disaster-proof, off-the-grid living for thousands around the globe.

By April 18, 2013

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How to use Social Hub on your Samsung Galaxy S2

Are you making best use of the Social Hub on your Samsung Galaxy S2? Follow this video guide to become a social networking god.

By March 21, 2012

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Minnesota Twins stadium to recycle rainwater

The new Target Field claims to be first sports venue to use purified rain for upkeep and irrigation, asserting that it will reduce ball club's water consumption by 50 percent.

By January 13, 2010

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GM's Lansing, Mich., plant meets Energy Star standards

General Motors' Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant has received an Energy Star certification for energy efficiency.

By December 6, 2011

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Solar Decathlon has winner as Chu defends loans

University of Maryland takes the top prize in this year's Solar Decathlon with a net zero-energy house. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, on hand to congratulate the winners, also addresses recent criticism of clean-energy investments.

By October 3, 2011

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A smart green home takes root in inner city

A Boston couple turns a tech-friendly green-home building project into an educational undertaking for themselves, neighbors, and contractors.

By September 24, 2011

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Solar Decathlon: New tech meets old-school designs

The university competition to build the most practical and compelling net zero-energy house opens in Washington, D.C., where students show off the art of what's possible.

By September 23, 2011