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Soft-bodied robot moves like a squid

Researchers at Harvard University present a squid-like mechanized device that looks like a modern-day Gumby.

By November 29, 2011

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The little Schiit headphone amp makes a big sound

The Audiophiliac checks out Schiit's totally tube, made-in-the-US headphone amplifier. It's really good!

By September 27, 2014

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Don't let your iPhone 6 go naked: Making the case for a case

Living with the iPhone 6, part 4, in which Scott Stein admits he's just not comfortable letting this new iPhone go unsheathed.

By September 23, 2014

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Polestar takes world's safest car to the track

Volvo's reputation for safety is unparalleled, but that doesn't mean the cars can't also be fun. Tuner company Polestar lets CNET editor Wayne Cunningham drive laps in its special-edition S60.

By September 24, 2014

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Chocolate melt-prevention scientist: Apply for the sweetest job in the world

Are you a scientist? Do you like chocolate? Are you an EU national? If you answered yes to those three questions, consider a delicious job opening at Cambridge.

By August 18, 2014

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Salmon cannon fires 40 fish a minute

It sounds like something out of Monty Python, but the salmon cannon is actually an ingenious solution to problems with fish migration.

By August 12, 2014

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Tight squeeze? Squishy robots could go from hard to soft

New material could help robots switch between hard and soft states to squeeze through small spaces -- much like an octopus.

By July 14, 2014

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Homemade undersea scanner finds strange new world

Nathaniel Stern dives beneath the sea armed with DIY photography rigs toggled from custom electronics. The artist's results? Bizarre and beautiful.

By July 14, 2014

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As high-end amps go, the Burson Timekeeper is downright tiny

Small enough for a desktop, the Burson Timekeeper can also be used in your main stereo system.

By July 5, 2014

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Meditation podcasts to help you relieve stress

We all face stress in our daily lives, but these podcasts can teach you how to calm your mind and body.

By July 3, 2014