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sand

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That blows! Sand dunes move in on famed 'Star Wars' set

Scientists report that Anakin Skywalker's hometown is under attack -- not by Tusken Raiders but by the desert itself.

By Jul. 19, 2013

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The Verykool Vortex can stand up to surf and sand.

This unlocked smartphone is dustproof, water resistant, and affordable.

By Sep. 25, 2013

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Watch audio frequencies visualized in sand

When a plate sprinkled with sand vibrates at certain audio frequencies, it creates beautiful, intricate patterns.

By Jun. 7, 2013

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Making the perfect video game sand

The sand in PS3 game Journey is some of the most realistic ever seen in a video game. It wasn't easy to create.

By Mar. 28, 2013

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The Crovel: A crowbar that shovels sand

The Crovel combines a crowbar and shovel into a single 5.5-pound contraption. Being writers (read: indoorsy types), we were only able to identify a couple of uses for it.

By May. 3, 2011

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MIT 'smart sand' and 'robot pebbles' replicate objects

Research effort uses distributed robots that communicate with each other to auto-duplicate shapes by forming an object out of a larger pile of smart sand.

By Apr. 2, 2012

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HTC Golf to sport Ice Cream Sand Wedge

A mobile codenamed the HTC Golf is rumoured to be arriving soon, looking like a budget blower with Ice Cream Sandwich on board.

By Mar. 12, 2012

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Apple throws sand in competitors' gears, but they won't slow down

Apple's court victory has awakened Samsung and other competitors, who will now be more motivated to out-innovate and out-patent their rival.

By Aug. 28, 2012

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Army starts testing bots inspired by sand fleas, roaches

These insect-like recon robots from Boston Dynamics are set to be deployed to Afghanistan for more testing.

By Mar. 28, 2012

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Hourglass ditches sand for LEDs

Another LED product in search of a use

By Jun. 12, 2007