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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Apparently bears in Russia aren't too fond of outdated technology, which is fortunate for a man who met one while salvaging metal from a scrap heap.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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For today's gearhead scientist, a lab coat with endless pockets

Scottevest applied its gadget-pocket-crazy philosophy to lab coats, so we handed one off to a real live scientist to test out in a lab.

By December 10, 2014

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Apple University preaches mantra of simplicity to employees

Three Apple employees spoke to The New York Times about the company's secretive internal training program, revealing some of the lessons the tech firm tries to impart.

By August 11, 2014

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Survive the zombie apocalypse with ‘Death Cologne’

Forget axes, shovels, and shotguns. With death cologne, conceived by a Nebraska chemist, you’ll smell so bad even a zombie will pass you by.

By March 24, 2014

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Crave giveaway: Booq Boa brief laptop bag

Start the year off with a brand new high-performance bag for toting your laptop and other working essentials. Did we mention it's free?

By January 3, 2014

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Hot Toys goes holy old school, Batman!

Nostalgia alert. Hot Toys has dialed back time to bring to life the 1966 Adam West Batman and Burt Ward Robin.

By September 24, 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