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skyscrapers

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Oculus Rift places users atop a 47-story skyscraper

Marriott is hoping virtual reality gives visitors the travel bug. The hotel chain has partnered with tech companies to create a 4D experience using the Oculus Rift VR headset. But how realistic is it?

By November 20, 2014

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Inside Frank Lloyd Wright's only skyscraper (pictures)

Though he designed more than 400 buildings around the world, the master architect's only tall office building is in a small town in Oklahoma. CNET Road Trip went straight to the top of Price Tower.

35 Images By July 20, 2014

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Price Tower: Frank Lloyd Wright's only skyscraper

He designed more than 400 buildings, but his only tall office tower is in a small Oklahoma town. CNET Road Trip 2014 took the journey to Bartlesville to see the master's interpretation of the skyscraper.

By July 20, 2014

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Skyscraper's natural death ray melts Jaguar

A man parks his car outside a London skyscraper -- known as the Walkie-Talkie -- under construction. He returns to find elements of his car have been melted by light reflected from the building.

By September 2, 2013

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Gamers play Tetris on the side of a skyscraper

The 29-story Cira Centre in Philadelphia plays host to what is believed to be the biggest display for the classic game ever.

By April 6, 2014

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Tech money drives San Francisco building boom, pushes others out

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET looks at how new skyscrapers are defining a new era in the City by the Bay. The winners: tech. The losers: pretty much everyone else.

By August 24, 2015

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Seattle wants the tech scene, but not the division that could come with it

The Emerald City is brewing plenty of startups, thanks in part to tech giants like Microsoft and Amazon. But can it avoid a rift in the community?

By August 17, 2015

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Lego gets 6-year-olds to rebuild their own country

Technically Incorrect: In a charming celebration of Singapore's 50th anniversary, Lego creates a vision of the city-state's future and then asks kids to change it.

By August 8, 2015

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Who causes more damage in movies -- heroes or villains?

A fun new infographic stacks up the onscreen mayhem and finds out who's the least and most destructive superhero out there.

By August 6, 2015

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How to run a start-up using your smartphone

Running a start-up business is one of the most rewarding endeavors you can undertake, but it's not without its fair share of trials and tribulations. Thankfully, our trusty smartphones have become precious, pocket-sized powerhouses able to make the task that little bit easier.

By July 2, 2015