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rooftop

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High-tech rooftop mirrors bounce sun's heat back into space

Stanford researchers suggest a unique place to store excess heat -- the coldness of outer space -- which could help keep buildings cooler and help save energy.

By December 4, 2014

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Amazon re-shingles Rooftop Media for laughs

The online retail giant is seeking opportunities beyond the warehouse, and the acquisition of the online comedy service underscores its goals.

By October 28, 2014

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Tzoa wearable turns you into a walking air-quality sensor

Unlike wearables that keep track of what's going on inside your body, this one sniffs the air and measures the sunshine to help you stay healthy.

By December 9, 2014

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The Force is with this 'Star Wars'-themed light show

Music teacher and director Tom BetGeorge has put together a light show set to "Star Wars" tracks. It even includes a little lightsaber action.

By December 17, 2014

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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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Watch a BASE jump down into a pool 34 stories in the air

A BASE jumper in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, makes a super-splashy entrance at a rooftop pool party, and you can fly along with him in this crazy video.

By October 14, 2014

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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