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SmartPlanet stories on Crave

We've added a bunch of stories focusing on green technology and transport to Crave -- they're all taken from our sister site, SmartPlanet, which has moved to a new home here on CNET UK

By November 24, 2008


Metallic glass, solar boat nab spots on top videos list (video)

From metallic glass to the world's largest solar-powered boat to next-generation credit cards, CNET sister site SmartPlanet counts down its 10 most popular videos of the year.

By December 20, 2011


LoungeBuddy app gets you into the best airport lounges

Ever wanted to know the rules behind accessing VIP airport lounges? This app dispels the myths and lets you know which ones you can enter for free.

By October 3, 2013


Meet the real transformers: Best robots of the year (video)

From robots that fold laundry to robots built to respond to disasters, SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi Das brings you the best of 2011.

By December 8, 2011


Point and shoot, then print in 3D (video)

New free software enables users to create 3D objects from their photos. Autodesk gives SmartPlanet a demonstration with an assist from a little garden buddha.

By February 21, 2012


Google gathers language samples for better voice search (video)

Google's Linne Ha travels the world collecting voice samples in various languages for the company's voice search technology. SmartPlanet visits with Google's voice search team to learn what goes into developing the technology.

By January 17, 2012


Ford focuses on a more energy-efficient future (video)

SmartPlanet talks to Ford executive Dan Kapp about the company's alternative-fuels strategy and one of its first EVs to hit the market in 2012, the Ford Focus Electric.

By December 21, 2011


NASA's fluorescent plane glows with the research flow

Can fluorescent oil help researchers improve better aeronautic designs? NASA hopes so.

By September 30, 2013


Shoot first, focus later: Inside the Lytro camera (video)

SmartPlanet talks to Lytro founder Ren Ng about how the Silicon Valley startup is re-imagining the digital camera with its patented light-field photography technology.

By December 12, 2011


Translating math problems into the real world (video)

SRI researcher Phil Vahey finds that visualization techniques and storytelling can help middle-school students struggling with math. SmartPlanet gets a tutorial.

By May 24, 2012