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squirrels

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In battle with squirrels, solar panels finally claim victory

After suffering a solar panel power outage due to squirrels with a taste for electrical cables, CNET's Martin LaMonica evens the score and learns his lesson.

By Feb. 21, 2012

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BlackBerry PlayBook delayed as Apple iPad squirrels away all the screens

The BlackBerry PlayBook has been delayed for a month because Apple has hoarded all the touchscreens.

By Apr. 8, 2011

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Motz MP3 players return, squirrels rejoice

Cowon Japan is helping to distribute a boutique line of Motz MP3 players, concealed within wooden acorns, photo frames, or a DIY package.

By Jun. 22, 2009

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Invisible ray scatters pesky cats, squirrels

The Mega-Sonic ScatterCat Pest Repeller fires an invisible high-frequency sound that's inaudible to humans but scares the felines--and other creatures--away.

By May. 18, 2009

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Fake Science: Fun with false factoids

"Top zoologists concede that the penguin would be more widespread if it guarded its eggs instead of its bow tie," reports Fake Science, a repository of old science illustrations with new captions.

By Mar. 6, 2012

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Latest camera-trapping tech helps capture more animals

Scientists worldwide use camera traps to capture images and video of elusive wild animals. CNET's Kara Tsuboi visits a Bay Area wildlife preserve to see who prowls that territory after the sun goes down.

By Oct. 18, 2012

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Caught on video: Seagull sneakily steals GoPro

An Italian woman visits San Francisco last month and seemingly becomes a victim of a feathered camera thief. Unless, of course, the thief was GoPro's marketing department.

By Sep. 19, 2012

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Olympus joins the 40x club with the Stylus SP-820UZ iHS

The camera maker's new flagship megazoom packs a 40x 22.4-896mm lens.

By Aug. 22, 2012

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Got a deck? Solar panels now a plug-in appliance

A do-it-yourself kit for installing a handful of solar panels lets people dip their toes into grid-tied solar power.

By May. 12, 2012

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The best defense is a good offense

Is there some way for the open-source community to preempt the threats made against it?

By Aug. 13, 2007