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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


TreeHugger acquisition confirmed

The blog will become part of Discovery Communications' new Planet Green offering.

By August 1, 2007


Report: Discovery may have bought TreeHugger

TV network rumored to have snapped up environmental uberblog.

By August 1, 2007


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