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Would you eat a marshmallow zapped by a Tesla coil?

Weird science! Some California makers wanted to know if the sparks from a Tesla coil could roast marshmallows, so they built one to find out.

By June 13, 2014

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Boffins join Musk, Hawking in saying AI is threat to humanity

Technically Incorrect: Releasing a list of 12 threats to human civilization, academic researchers put artificial intelligence as an emerging and powerful risk.

By February 18, 2015

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Zap! Yellow Jacket stun-gun case powers up for iPhone 5

The Yellow Jacket stun-gun case shows up in a new, improved version for CES. It's got a better design and more oomph for taking out an attacker.

By January 8, 2014

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Nunchuks-style protective case makes you an iPhone ninja

Introduce your iPhone 6 to a whole new world of ninja-style acrobatic tricks with a case that slides and flips your phone.

By January 13, 2015

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Women sue: Caffeinated underwear doesn't zap fat

Underwear performance underwhelming, says suit targeting Maidenform's caffeine microcapsule undies that promise to burn cellulite.

By November 9, 2013

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Train-mounted lasers blast tracks clean

Trains in the Netherlands are getting armed with lasers as part of a test to see if they can burn away dangerous material on the tracks, including autumn leaves.

By December 6, 2014

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Russian e-ink YotaPhone hopes it's second time lucky

The smartphone with a low-power screen on the back is back, but it ain't cheap.

By December 3, 2014

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It's 2014. Why is my battery stuck in the '90s?

The devices we all rely on continue to evolve radically. So why has the battery industry failed? Here's how you can take charge.

By December 2, 2014

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A home air purifier with a cool twist -- cold plasma

The Squair portable air cleaner promises to use cold plasma to fill your space with pollution-gobbling, bacteria-zapping oxygen atoms.

By November 11, 2014

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Droid Turbo supercharges Verizon's franchise with 2-day battery

The smartphone, built by Motorola Mobility, will feature a battery that can last up to 48 hours and a Turbo Charger that can provide 8 hours of use on a 15-minute charge.

By October 28, 2014