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Glitch, for tree-huggers and chicken-squeezers

It's still a work in progress, but if you're looking for a laid-back, amusing, browser-based game, Glitch is a great way to waste some time.

By December 12, 2011

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Awesome Antarctic research station can crawl out of the snow

Hydraulic legs and ski feet elevate the new Halley VI Antarctic research station above the ongoing accumulation of snow that has overcome so many other research stations before it.

By February 11, 2013

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TerraCycle launches waste-to-profit Facebook game

Game challenges players to make money by recycling for profit, mimicking the sponsor's real-life business model.

By September 7, 2011

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CNET to the Rescue: We are done with PCs (and Macs)

Brian Cooley joins us today for an epic rant about re-installing Windows yet again. Also, great topics from listeners, including updating Android phones, using an iMac as a TV, and using solar power on laptops.

By May 18, 2011

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Students in India build solar-powered helmet

The prototype headgear comprises solar cells and a mini fan, and is capable of charging a mobile phone using the energy generated from a 40-minute ride.

By May 18, 2010

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Exploring the home energy angle in a water crisis

Faced with a "boil water" order in Massachusetts, CNET's Martin LaMonica dives into the complex and fascinating question of the most efficient way to boil water.

By May 3, 2010

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Sheriff wants inmates to pedal for TV rights

Joe Arpaio, who calls himself "America's toughest sheriff," is providing Arizona inmates with a new amenity: cable television. But they're going to have to pedal to get the TV to work.

By April 8, 2010

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Taga goes from bike to stroller in 20 seconds

This ride for a grown-up, with or without child, can convert into a stroller in no time flat. Just watch out on crowded sidewalks.

By March 19, 2010

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The Sleep Suit, for a portable siesta anywhere

The concept Sleep Suit comprises connected but adjustable soft foam rings that are compacted enough to feel like you're being cushioned all around.

By January 19, 2010

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Stickers make you awkwardly aware of power use

A new concept design makes it clear that ignorance is bliss when it comes to my iPhone and its battery.

By September 29, 2009