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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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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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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

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When wearable tech makes you smarter -- by zapping your brain

A slew of controversial, DIY methods of brain stimulation have culminated in the Focus headset. But take note: It's not yet known whether augmenting the mind is truly safe.

By August 9, 2013

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Zap ugliness: Hide those power outlets with Inlet covers

Your household outlets refuse to evolve. Here's one Kickstarter idea that could make them safer and easier on the eyes.

By June 11, 2013