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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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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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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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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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Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?

By April 17, 2015

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The chaebols: Samsung and LG's 50-year 'star wars'

LG and Samsung are among the best-known of South Korea's conglomerates, and their ongoing rivalry is just as famous. We take a look at their closely intertwined histories in part two of this series on chaebols.

By April 9, 2015

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Where'd that building go? Korea to get 'invisible' skyscraper

Now you see it, now you don't. A 1,476-foot tower planned for construction just outside of Seoul, South Korea, appears to disappear through optical technology.

By September 13, 2013

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Storage that's both fast and roomy? It's on the way

Good news for laptop and smartphone buyers: a novel flash-memory design should cut costs and boost capacity.

By March 26, 2015

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Flying the dream: Martin Aircraft puts jetpack joyrides within reach

From the James Bond jet belt to a "Jetsons"-inspired "motorbike in the sky," one New Zealand company is bringing the dream of jetpack travel to reality -- and thanks to a significant new investment, it could be here sooner than you think.

By February 23, 2015