13 Results for

spandex

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Shape-shifting 'superhero' material can lift 1,000 times its weight

Call Wayne Industries! A stretchy new polymer can pack a punch, with a shoelace-size piece able to lift the weight of a liter of soda, its creators say.

By February 9, 2016

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Gag-filled 'Deadpool' regenerates gory, immature hilarity for grown-ups (review)

"Deadpool" marks the triumphant return of the R-rated comic book hero with blunt-force, rapid-fire comedy. Hope you like your jokes vulgar, juvenile and very meta.

By February 6, 2016

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Insane life-size armored Batman figure will scare your Superman toys

Welcome the new Batman into your home with this full-size collectible version of the Dark Knight, complete with light-up eyes and battle armor.

By February 2, 2016

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DIY Dalek and dapper Time Lord battle in 'Japanese Doctor Who'

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.

By September 1, 2014

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From sugar water to Spandex

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.

By June 3, 2009

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Spandex-like camera harness looks uber-nerdy

The Optech Stabilizer Strap is aimed at photographers who aren't afraid to look silly.

By January 22, 2009

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Ript Fusion undershirt turns slobs into Supermen

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.

By July 15, 2009

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Vista heralded in NYC with spandex and bungee cords

Aerial dance troupe performance.

By January 29, 2007

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Planet CNET: running low on oxygen

On this episode of Planet CNET, we experience weightlessness, dissect a thousand-dollar cell phone, and willingly wear spandex on camera.

By October 1, 2008

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CNET News Daily Podcast: What the financial crisis means to tech start-ups

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.

By September 30, 2008