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Gravity-defying 3D printer to print bridge over water in Amsterdam

A 3D printer that can print "cables" of material in any orientation is set to 3D-print a steel bridge over a canal in Amsterdam.

By June 14, 2015


Real-life Legend of Zelda shield could withstand a medieval battle

"Man at Arms: Reforged" tackles Link's Hylian Shield and creates a masterpiece fit for a medieval armory.

By March 23, 2015


​With restart, Large Hadron Collider to search beyond Higgs boson

Maybe the "God particle" has undiscovered siblings. Maybe dark matter can be detected. After a two-year hiatus, physicists hope they might find the answers.

By March 12, 2015


Ready the lightsabers! MythBusters test 'Star Wars' moments

The "MythBusters" team takes on Ewok battle tactics, the risky Princess Leia rescue, and a smelly snow survival trick using a dead tauntaun. Savage and gang dish "Star Wars" to Crave's Bonnie Burton.

By January 3, 2014


Tooling around San Francisco's TechShop

CNET gets a tour of one of TechShop's four commercial-scale hacker facilities, which are helping to bring the maker culture to the mainstream with classes and monthly memberships.

By July 5, 2011


Buzz Out Loud 1229: Too stupid even for Paramount (podcast)

Did Paramount actually issue a DMCA takedown to some people who filmed "Transformers 3" while it was being filmed outside their window!? Well, yeah. But Molly thinks that particular brand of stupidity almost had to be an accident. I mean, come on. Also, Google accidentally (!) collected data from open WiFi hotspots while taking pictures of their houses, which kind of feels like a double whammy. Oh, and it's Rafe's first show in the Tom Chair! We call it: Episode 1.

By May 17, 2010


The laser turns 50

On May 16, 1960, Hughes Lab researcher Theodore Maiman built the world's first laser, even as two Bell Labs researchers got the patent for the innovation.

By May 14, 2010


'Freedom' chair: Part desk chair, part mountain bike

After three weeks testing his invention in Africa, an engineer at MIT unveils the "Leveraged Freedom Chair," which features two large levers attached to a bicycle drivetrain for rough terrain.

By February 18, 2010


Buzz Out Loud 842: Forking Google

Google has joined the OpenID crowd, but just like Microsoft and Yahoo, you can't use the OpenID on Google, but you can use Google credentials other places. Unlike Microsoft and Yahoo though, Google has decided to tweak the OpenID implementation to make it

By October 30, 2008


Clothing, optional

The fuels may be different, but many geographical regions embrace steam and sauna.

By March 13, 2008