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'Star Trek' voyaging to a symphony near you

Symphonies around the world will travel to the final frontier by playing soundtracks live to J.J. Abrams' films "Star Trek" and "Star Trek Into Darkness" starting in May.

By April 22, 2014

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Crave Ep. 152: App lets you make music with a full symphony

Ever wanted to hear how you'd sound with full orchestral backup? An app out of Harvard puts you on the same stage as some of the world's greatest symphonies.

By March 21, 2014

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App lets you make music with a full symphony, Ep. 152

How fast can you solve a Rubik's cube? Probably not as fast as the CubeStormer 3 Lego robot, which just set a new world record. We jam with Cadenza, an app out of Harvard that lets you play along with a full orchestra, and we get Superman's POV using a drone, a green screen, and some really creative video. All that and more on this week's Crave show.

By March 21, 2014

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Exec eats off floor to sell vacuum cleaner

The Symphony All-In-One is, according to maker Bissell, so good at cleaning away germs that, well, its brand manager gets down and proves it. In the subway. There's a caveat though.

By August 28, 2014

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High-tech pipe organ to blow minds at famed SF theater

The city's Castro Theatre, known as much for its colorful organ concerts as its quirky film offerings, will house a massive $700,000 pipe-digital hybrid featuring a sample library used in the film industry.

By August 29, 2014

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Practice your scales with the Fred Musical Straws

The Fred & Friends Wet My Whistle Musical Straws add musical accompaniment to a regular drinking glass. With practice, of course.

By August 26, 2014

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'Data bells' make music from climate change

This weekend sees the debut of "Climate Ringing," a sonic representation of rising temperatures over the last century, played on bronze bells and derived from NASA data.

By June 26, 2014

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Free will may be an illusion, study says

The idea that we make autonomous choices may be nothing more than "background noise" in our brain, according to researchers at UC Davis.

By June 22, 2014

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The Fury and the Spectacle: 96 Hours at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

The sights and sounds of Le Mans, the epic race that takes place once a year, for 24 hours. There's nothing like it. Here's what it's like to be there.

By June 17, 2014

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Web series 'Star Trek: Phase II' gets new home, new Kirk

Crave's Michael Franco talks with Assistant Director Dennis Hotston about the new digs and the new actor, called by some fans "a better Captain Kirk than Captain Kirk."

By June 7, 2014