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skateboards

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No hoverboard, no problem: Buy McFly's skateboard instead

Marty McFly's hoverboard antics may get all the glory, but he had a much more reliable method of transportation: a skateboard, now available as a replica.

By August 28, 2015

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Skateboarder collects coins, outruns turtle shells in Mario Kart spoof

Watch this skater dressed as Luigi do an impressive run during which he outpaces turtle shells, collects coins and uses turbo boots to try to beat Mario's record.

By August 24, 2015

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Crazy see-through skateboard is mostly made of air

The Gridboard skateboard rolling around on Indiegogo uses super-strong carbon fiber to make a futuristic-looking longboard.

By May 6, 2015

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Post Modern Skateboard has no board, just two wheels

Two unconnected wheels along with a good sense of balance power a new take on the old skateboard.

By March 19, 2015

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All the scooters and skateboards of CES

From one-wheeled skateboards to scooters that charge your smartphone, there are plenty of personal transportation devices at CES if you're tired of walking the immense show floor. Join CNET as we take them for a ride.

By January 8, 2015

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Watch a newbie try the Onewheel self-balancing electric skateboard

The Onewheel is a crowd-funding success, but how easy is it to use this futuristic board? CNET finds out, and shows you a new app that gives you extra control.

By January 5, 2015

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Skateboard legend Tony Hawk rides a real hoverboard

You don't have to daydream about "Back to the Future" to ride a hoverboard. Hendo Hover, with the help of Hawk, hopes its Kickstarter campaign will bring this high-tech fun to the masses.

By November 17, 2014

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The Empire strikes backside with new 'Star Wars' skateboards

Skate or do not skate. There is no try. Grind through the galaxy with Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca, R2-D2, C-3PO, Boba Fett and more with Santa Cruz Skateboards.

By October 2, 2014

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Phone dead? Give it a ride on this skateboard, Ep. 176

This week on Crave, we entertain a captive audience of smartphone-loving frogs, teach a robot octopus to swim, and charge a dead cell phone with a skateboard. Plus, Harvard is looking for new innovations in soft robotics and director Steven Soderbergh re-envisions "Raiders of the Lost Ark," sans color.

By September 26, 2014

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Crave Ep. 176: Phone dead? Give it a ride on this skateboard

The coolest skateboard ever can charge electronics. And it turns out frogs like smartphones, opening up a whole new potential market for device makers.

By September 26, 2014