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sewer

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'Fatbergs' choking London sewers to be used for energy

The world's largest fat-fueled power station will generate some 130 GWh a year. And "fat icebergs" won't end up in landfill sites.

By April 25, 2013

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How do you make a good virtual reality game? Oculus developers meet to find out

Developers looking to build games for Oculus' VR headset will swap their best tricks of the trade at the company's first conference.

By September 19, 2014

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'Adorkable,' anyone? Tweet a new word into the dictionary

Collins English Dictionary turns to the collective wisdom of Twitter to pick a new word for its next edition.

By May 19, 2014

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Future robots powered by pee? Urine luck!

How to power robots that go where humans fear to tread? A new device works like an artificial heart to pump pee into the "engine room" of self-sustaining bots.

By November 11, 2013

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Makeshift shelter of future: Sewer pipes, balloons?

In light of the Haiti earthquake, design site Core 77 launches a contest tasking designers with creating innovative designs for short-term shelters.

By February 19, 2010

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See the BlackBerry Z10's bizarre powers in Super Bowl ad

The Super Bowl advert for the new BlackBerry Z10 sees the phone teleporting, fighting fires, and turning a truck into ducks.

By February 4, 2013

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Modern platform games for iOS

Run, jump, and collect items in these modern platform titles that are a far cry from the classic Mario games.

By October 26, 2012

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Cyberthieves steal $400,000 from Bank of America

The account -- now frozen -- is used to pay city government workers in Burlington, Wash., via direct deposit.

By October 16, 2012

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Gates Foundation toilet contest seeks 'iPad of sanitation'

This summer, the Gates Foundation will present hygienic innovations developed through its Reinventing the Toilet Challenge.

By February 22, 2012

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Morrison's Mailbag: Why does my TV have a noise reduction setting?

CNET reader "Nindevo" wants to know why, when he uses HDMI cables, the TV has a noise reduction control.

By February 9, 2012