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DIY McFly: Make a working hoverboard from common yard gear

A working hoverboard inspired by "Back to the Future: Part II" uses leaf blowers to glide over the ground. And you can build your own.

By December 11, 2014

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High-tech rifle lets shooters hit a target 1000 yards away

Austin-based TrackingPoint introduces what they're calling the world's first smart rifle. Armed with a high-tech tracking scope and a guided trigger, it allows hunters and even first shooters to hit a target 1000 yards away. CNET's Kara Tsuboi sits down with CEO Jason Schauble to talk about the technology and what it was like to introduce the $22,000 rifle in the months following the Sandy Hook school shooting

By August 30, 2013

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Hoth Sweet Home: 'Star Wars' AT-AT lawn ornament

Transform your snowy yard into the Battle of Hoth from "The Empire Strikes Back" with this AT-AT lawn ornament from ThinkGeek.

By December 9, 2014

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Let Groot take you for a swing

Lucky "Guardians of the Galaxy" fans are surprised with a life-size Groot swing in the geeky Web series "Super Fan Builds."

By December 10, 2014

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Trains for miles! Inside the world's largest rail yard (pictures)

Covering 2,850 acres and reaching a total length of eight miles, Union Pacific's Bailey Yard in North Platte, Neb. handles 14,000 rail cars a day. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out the train fan's dream.

27 Images By July 27, 2013

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Rolling through the world's largest rail yard

Bailey Yard, a key to Union Pacific's massive rail network, can handle 14,000 rail cars every day. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out the eight-mile-long facility.

By July 27, 2013

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Zombie Santa, undead elves deliver ho-ho-horror

If you gravitate toward the devilish rather than the elvish at Christmastime, you just might want to head to Tennessee for an attraction like no other.

By December 11, 2014

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Finally, a working hoverboard you can make yourself, Ep. 186

This week on Crave, we become DIY dentists with Toothscan. We learn to build a crossbow lightsaber like the one pictured in the new "Star Wars" trailer. And while you have your DIY cap on, why not learn to build a hoverboard out of common yard gear. It's DIY day on Crave.

By December 12, 2014

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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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Tomorrow Daily 100: Eye-popping new CG, a new DIY hoverboard, the Kinematics 4D dress and more

The Kinematics dress from Nervous System was just inducted into MoMA's permanent collection, and it's no wonder why: 2,279 interlocking, 3D-printed triangles connected by 3,316 hinges makes this dress shift its shape as if it's rippling in the wind as its wearer walks by.

By December 15, 2014