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toothpick

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YouTube video elevates toothpick sculpture to high art

"Rolling Through the Bay," a sculpture made of more than 100,000 toothpicks and glue, depicts the San Francisco Bay area. CNET speaks with artist Scott Weaver.

By Oct. 14, 2013

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Extreme toothpick art (photos)

Steven J. Backman's painstaking (and splinter-inducing) artworks require only three things--toothpicks, glue, and plenty of patience.

9 Images By Jun. 4, 2011

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DIY Weekend: Extreme toothpick artist a patient man

Steven J. Backman makes sculptures out of toothpicks, a long, painstaking process. If you're assembling something out of 30,000 little pieces, you need oceans of patience.

By Jun. 4, 2011

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Salvador Dali's elephants get the steampunk Lego treatment

Surreality rules in a Lego artist's interpretation of the skinny-legged beasts from Salvador Dali's famous painting "The Elephants."

By Mar. 21, 2014

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Buzzy Mini makes getting shots a lot more tolerable

The Buzzy Mini uses cold and vibrations to soothe your fear of needles and take the pain out of injections.

By Jan. 9, 2014

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'Star Wars' actor's lightsaber cane gets him detained by TSA

Peter Mayhew, the extremely tall man who plays Chewbacca, confounds TSA operatives in Denver with his lightsaber cane. Apparently, it was too long for their liking.

By Jun. 10, 2013

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How to save a wet mobile phone - and what not to do

When your phone does a Tom Daley and somersaults into the bath, you'll need a solution, fast. Keep these tips in mind for when it happens.

By Aug. 16, 2012

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Lego book does world landmarks in plastic (Q&A)

Warren Elsmore's colorful "Brick City" takes Lego to new heights, with re-creations of famous landmarks made from thousands of Lego pieces.

By May. 2, 2013

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Luminae glass keyboard: From vaporware to reality

CES-goers run their fingers over the sleek glass curves and ogle the ever-changing color glow options of the Luminae keyboard.

By Jan. 9, 2013

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Tiny, maggot-like bot could kill hard-to-reach brain tumors

A light bulb goes off when a neurosurgeon sees plastic surgeons use sterile maggots to remove dead tissue.

By Sep. 6, 2013