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NASA to pay tribute to its fallen astronauts

The space agency is remembering 17 astronauts who died in the Apollo 1, Space Shuttle Challenger, and Columbia disasters.

By January 29, 2014


Yogurt on the go

It takes just a few minutes to make homemade yogurt with the Salton Electric Yogurt Maker.

By April 28, 2010


iPhone vs. BlackBerry in the California outback

On a recent trip to the California desert, CNET Blog Network's Brooke Crothers had a chance to put Verizon (BlackBerry) and AT&T (iPhone 3GS) service to the test.

By December 23, 2009


Urban Hopper robot can leap over 25-foot walls

DARPA shows off the Precision Urban Hopper, a small wheeled robot that can leap over tall obstacles. It's designed for urban surveillance operations.

By September 17, 2009


Keep popcorn under control and in the bowl

No more kernels scattering every which way. Keep popcorn popping in the bowl with The Popcorn Popper.

By February 5, 2009


Mining lithium from geothermal 'lemonade'

Simbol Mining aims to extract minerals and metals from brine deep beneath the earth's surface.

By February 28, 2008


Fermentation or photosynthesis: The debate in algae fuel

What's the best way to grow algae? Sides are being taken, as companies try to transform algae into transportation fuel or dietary supplements.

By January 28, 2008


Is your TV virus-proof?

As more cars and home appliances get networked, owners run a greater risk of contracting computer viruses.

By February 11, 2005


CES photos: Now we're cooking

Seattle-based Salton unveils innovative new lineup of home appliances at the Consumer Electronics Show.

January 7, 2005


Baking by bar code

Among new high-tech kitchenware from Salton: a bread maker that can recognize the bar code on a mix, then prepare the loaf correctly. Photos: Now we're cooking

By January 7, 2005