Dalek with legs? Cybermen in Spandex? Sonic Screwdriver as a sword flute? Crave chats with the "Japanese Doctor Who" filmmaker Joshua Kahan about why he gave the popular British sci-fi show the Tokusatsu touch.
Start-up Genomatica says it has a way to turn sugar into a pure version of the industrial chemical BDO at a lower cost than petroleum processes.
The Optech Stabilizer Strap is aimed at photographers who aren't afraid to look silly.
From neck to chest, the fabric is made of cotton. Further down, it changes to a polyester and spandex blend that "compresses" the unsightly bits into fake sculpted abs.
Aerial dance troupe performance.
On this episode of Planet CNET, we experience weightlessness, dissect a thousand-dollar cell phone, and willingly wear spandex on camera.
How tech start-ups can cope with the financial crisis; new rumors from Apple on iPhone 2.2 software; playing Nintendo Wii from your hotel room; braving the spandex to suit up for Iron Man's motion capture technology.
When "Iron Man" is released on DVD on Tuesday, expect to find lots of behind-the-scenes footage of the making of this blockbuster. Some of the most captivating and fun technology used is motion capture, which CNET's Kara Tsuboi was all too eager to try out at Industrial Light & Magic's San Francisco headquarters. Watch as her special spandex suit helps her transform from reporter to "Iron Woman."
Yahoo and Microsoft bring Google, AOL, and News Corp. into the ring for a pretty awesome merger-mania that we sincerely hope involves the gratuitous use of Spandex.
Spandex-busting booth babes show off games that seem to have come off an assembly line with about five components. But some gear manages to stand out for reasons weird or wonderful.