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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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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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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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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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Heat seeker: Meet the thermal-imaging camera you can afford

Seek Thermal's $199 device can read temperature differences up to 1,000 feet away and identify a person at 200 feet. Until now, such technology has cost $1,000 or more.

By September 25, 2014

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Jack the Ripper finally ID'ed? Skepticism meets author's claims

An armchair detective and a biochemist claim to have solved the mystery of the Ripper's identity through DNA testing a shawl. But some experts aren't convinced.

By September 8, 2014

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Supermassive dinosaur found in Argentina: Meet Dreadnoughtus

A giant sauropod dinosaur found in Argentina is the largest land animal ever discovered for which a body mass can accurately be calculated.

By September 4, 2014

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Google Lunar XPrize: Part-Time Scientists visit the moon in Germany

Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Team Part-Time Scientists recently explored a simulated lunar surface in Bremen, Germany.

By August 29, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 041: Chairless chairs, artificial skin that changes color, and a Lego building

It feels like everywhere we go, we're waiting in some kind of line. With this exoskeleton, though, you can make a seat for yourself anywhere. Can't bypass the lines at your favorite theme park? With this bit of kit, you won't stress about waiting without a place to sit.

By August 25, 2014

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It's all fun and games until the ice cream is made

The Kickball Ice Cream Maker makes ice cream while you play with it. The ball has a soft rubber exterior and makes a batch of ice cream in about 20 minutes.

By August 20, 2014