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See this ingenious way to turn stairs into a playground

Imagine being able to unfurl a specially designed set of foam mats and take a ride down your stairs. That's the idea behind SlideRider.

By May 20, 2014

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Endless Stair: Like stepping into an Escher painting

Call it a stairway to heaven. A towering temporary installation now on display in front of London's Tate Modern is made up of a series of interlocking staircases that veer left and right.

By September 23, 2013

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Skateboard down stairs with the Stair Rover

One designer tackles the challenge of descending stairs on a skateboard by creating an eight-wheeled device that glides down steps smoothly.

By June 29, 2012

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Space Shuttles, carriers and Concordes: A Tour of the Intrepid Museum

What do the Concorde, the Space Shuttle, an aircraft carrier, and a cruise missile submarine have in common? They're all part the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Those iconic vehicles, and many more, in our full tour.

By August 28, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Welcoming new techies with a middle finger salute

The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.

By August 23, 2014

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P.T. is pure video-game marketing genius

Only just announced at the company's Gamescom briefing, P.T. or "playable teaser" is a horrifying and brilliantly ambitious effort to promote the relaunch of a classic horror franchise.

By August 13, 2014

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Stair-climbing wheelchair turns wheels into legs

Japanese researchers roll out a sensor-packed wheelchair that can climb over obstacles and turn a circle in tight spaces.

By October 15, 2012

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Hilarious Weird Al music videos skewer Yelp reviews, twerking

Everyone's favorite purveyor of parodies, Weird Al Yankovic, debuts eight videos in eight days to promote his new album "Mandatory Fun." They live up to the name.

By July 17, 2014

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New Disney trailer reveals more 'Big Hero 6' action

Disney Animation's upcoming animated superhero film "Big Hero 6" is equal parts action and comedy in this new trailer for the Marvel adventure.

By July 15, 2014

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Futuristic roller skates zip along at 12 mph

There are no flames shooting out the back, but Rocketskates give you the look of the future, strapped firmly to your feet.

By July 10, 2014