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repellent

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Cougar 450K hybrid mechanical keyboard repels coffee, energy drinks

If you're constantly spilling stuff on your gaming gear, this $60 backlit keyboard may be just the thing.

By June 4, 2015

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Man repels bear by wielding old computer

Apparently bears in Russia aren't too fond of outdated technology, which is fortunate for a man who met one while salvaging metal from a scrap heap.

By October 21, 2014

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SharkStopper repels sharks with the power of predatory sound

The next time a sharknado comes your way, you could be grateful to have one of these devices -- now seeking funding on Kickstarter -- around your ankle.

By August 15, 2014

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Ditch the spray: Apps to repel mosquitoes

Along with summer comes cookouts, swimming, and mosquitoes -- lots of them. Instead of slathering on repellent, turn to your smartphone to keep pesky critters at bay. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on apps designed to repel mosquitoes.

By July 23, 2014

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Shark-repellant rash guard makes you look unappetizing

A new rash guard shirt takes an unusual approach to warding off sharks by making the wearer look like a venomous sea creature.

By June 26, 2013

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British tourists repelled from U.S. after destructive Twitter jokes

Two U.K. tourists were denied entry to the U.S. after one of them tweeted that he would "destroy" the place. Or party here. It's terribly unclear.

By January 30, 2012

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Historic 103-mile swim aided by electric shark shield

Distance swimmer Diana Nyad is employing an electronic shark repellent in her 100-mile swim from Cuba to Florida, but so far no problem from the nearby sharks.

By August 8, 2011

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Hat detects Wi-Fi, repels chance of getting any action

If you're not interested in talking to members of the opposite sex, this hat is for you!

By July 17, 2009

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NFL games coming to the iPad...for way too much money

NFL Sunday Ticket is expanding its support across PCs, Macs, smartphones and even the iPad...but when will it come up with a price that isn't repellent?

By August 4, 2010

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New iPhone gets fingerprint-resistant coating

Neat freaks rejoice. The new iPhone 3G S multitouch screen has an oil-repellent coating.

By June 10, 2009