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This glowing door handle zaps itself free of icky bathroom germs

A self-powering door handle that kills germs dead could make bathrooms less of a breeding ground for yuck, and it comes from the minds of two teenage inventors.

By June 19, 2015


Human cruise control zaps legs to send you in the right direction

Would you trust electrodes attached to your muscles to guide you? A new system out of Germany aims to keep your eyes off your smartphone by buzzing your legs toward your destination.

By April 13, 2015


Lightning-zapped plane flies 3,000 miles with a hole in its nose

Technically Incorrect: An Icelandair flight is struck by lightning, but continues its journey from Iceland to Denver. The pilots had no idea of the damage.

By April 9, 2015


Magic Leap of faith: This robot-zapping game looks totally trippy

The secretive maker of augmented-reality goggles releases a video showing off some jaw-dropping game action.

By March 19, 2015


Snowden says aliens could be trying to get in touch right now

Technically Incorrect: In a conversation with Neil DeGrasse Tyson, the Moscow-based NSA whistleblower offers his views on interplanetary communication. He fears their communication may be encrypted, so we're missing it.

By September 20, 2015


Trying -- and kinda succeeding -- at going the distance with an electric car

For Road Trip 2015, CNET drives an all-electric car 500 miles around Britain's most scenic spots to see how easy it is to take a road trip without petrol. Spoiler alert: It doesn't go well.

By August 15, 2015


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


Build your own lightsaber with modular parts from Kickstarter

You don't have to use any force at all when building your own "Star Wars" weapon with these modular plug-and-play parts from Adaptive Saber.

By July 3, 2015


What you gonna wear? Spookily stylish new 'Ghostbusters' uniforms revealed

The new phantasmic four will sport a utility look for the spook-tacular remake.

By June 30, 2015


Marvel brings 12,000 single-issue comics to the Kindle Store

For the first time, Kindle owners can bypass Comixology's app and buy Marvel comics directly.

By June 19, 2015