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Making coin at the U.S. Mint (photos)

Road Trip 2010: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman gets a behind-the-scenes look at how U.S. coins are designed and produced.

26 Images By July 8, 2010

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The repair yard where Lionel model trains get rolling again

Inside a nondescript building in northeastern Ohio, technicians fix thousands of beloved model trains. CNET's Road Trip 2013 stopped by to see the magic.

By July 16, 2013

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Meet Fitwall, where tech and elite fitness get off the ground

Already popular with professional athletes, this quirky vertical training modality is making its consumer debut in a sunny beach town where appearances are everything.

By June 2, 2013

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Amazon Coins arrive for Kindle Fire users

The e-commerce giant marks the launch by disbursing 500 free Amazon Coins -- which buys as much as does a $5 bill -- into the Amazon accounts of existing and new Kindle Fire customers in the U.S.

By May 13, 2013

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Why Amazon's virtual coins raise my hackles

Amazon is excited about its virtual currency coming in May. But CNET News' Stephen Shankland is concerned about sacrificing the flexibility of real-world money and other potential pitfalls.

By February 7, 2013

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Toss the brush and throw robot Mirra in your pool

iRobot's latest pool cleaner can filter more than 4,000 gallons per hour. It'll help you be lazier for a cool $1,300.

By January 7, 2013

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Jawbone launches updated Up fitness gadget

Refreshed and retweaked, the Jawbone Up activity tracker is stronger and more capable.

By November 13, 2012

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Personal Capital: Mint for rich people

A new financial adviser company uses a solid, free Web app to show you where your financial planning has gone wrong.

By September 20, 2011

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Assembly bot Baxter wants to get close to you (Q&A)

Boston startup Rethink Robotics thinks its new humanoid factory worker is so low-cost and easy to set up that it could change U.S. manufacturing. Crave spoke to Rethink founder Rodney Brooks.

By September 18, 2012

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How the pros thwart computer spies with James Bond tricks

Whether they're jamming crushed Altoids mints into screw holes or prepping themselves to swallow Micro SD cards, some travelers are now going to extreme lengths to defend against foreign snoops.

By September 4, 2012