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Giant rooftop pendulums to cut quake shaking in Tokyo

The Big One is due in Tokyo, but 300-ton pendulums on rooftops of tall buildings could cut shaking by 60 percent.

By July 31, 2013

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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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How the Internet of Things knows where gunfire happens

SST's ShotSpotter pinpoints outdoor, urban gunshots for law enforcement agencies. Now it's moving indoors with a service for schools.

By July 27, 2014

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​Great people make great sites

Some of the most innovative sites are the result of a single person with a good idea and the drive to see it through (plus a little help from their friends).

By May 30, 2014

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SunBrite ships slimmer weatherproof outdoor TVs

For people who are really serious about watching TV in the backyard, SunBrite announced two new models today with slimmer profiles, improved cooling and four-figure price tags.

By April 28, 2014

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Don't shoot! You're not in a video game anymore

Young hard-core gamers transfer virtual behaviors into actual ones, according to a new study.

By February 27, 2014

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Microsoft fills its Gigapixel ArtZoom image with Easter eggs

Thought that gigapixel images were all the same? Microsoft has planted a few surprises in its latest panorama from Seattle.

By January 29, 2014

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How Isaac Asimov got 2014 both so right and so wrong

In 1964, the famed writer shared his vision of our time. Some predictions were spot-on, while others were wildly off base. Crave's Eric Mack thinks he knows why.

By January 16, 2014

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Welcome to Anton Menlo, Facebook's future housing complex

The 394-unit apartment community, located off of High 101 in Menlo Park, will cater to the all-inclusive expectations of today's tech workers.

By October 2, 2013

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Project puts gardens on bus roofs to purify city air

Green project Phyto Kinetic aims to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emissions in the air -- while adding a little color to concrete jungles.

By September 6, 2013