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Stronger than steel and stretchier than elastic, synthetic silk could transform clothing

US startup Bolt Threads reckons it has one-upped spiders to unlock the incredible potential of synthetic silk.

By November 7, 2015


Lost Explorers: The unrealized vision of Google Glass

When Google unveiled its smart and controversial eyewear three years ago, some early tech adopters tried to do their part by eagerly pushing for Glass acceptance. The world pushed back.

By May 26, 2015


Rockets glow against Alaska aurora in brilliant NASA image

The Northern Lights in Alaska provide a ghostly backdrop for a dramatic image of rockets launching into the early-morning sky.

By January 30, 2015


Straight outta Texas: The Apex Teton headphone amplifier

Never mind the sticker-shock price. If you're a hard-core headphone enthusiast with deep pockets, the Apex Teton will be impossible to resist.

By December 6, 2014


Road Trip Pic of the Day, 6/20/14: What is this?

If you know what today's picture is, you could be eligible to win a prize in the CNET Road Trip Picture of the Day contest.

By June 20, 2014


Digging for Atari's 'corporate shame,' the buried E.T. games

At SXSW, a team of filmmakers said they're ready to start shoveling garbage out of a New Mexico landfill in the hunt for millions of units of the buried treasure. Their film will document the whole tragic story.

By March 11, 2014


Assange: Critics got lucky because NSA had no PR strategy

Though the WikiLeaks founder and critics like Edward Snowden were forced into exile, they took advantage of the previously-silent NSA's lack of experience at spinning public opinion, Assange told SXSW.

By March 8, 2014


That's Chef Watson to you

The next step for IBM's famous cognitive computer is being creative at a high level, and partnering with people. So why not apply that computing power to cuisine? At SXSW, that's what IBM is doing.

By March 6, 2014


Google goes disco for New Year's doodle

For the last doodle of 2013, Google decides to dance the night away.

By December 31, 2013


Lunar libation: Dogfish Head brews beer with moon dust

The Dogfish Head brewery crafts an out-of-this-world brew with a splash of ground-up lunar meteorites.

By October 2, 2013