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CNET TV's Always On: Behind the scenes (pictures)

Check out shots from the first few shoots of CNET TV's Always On, including flying autonomous helicopters, a solar-powered race car, the moment where Molly Wood signs up for a half marathon, and more.

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Molly Wood
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Always On premieres right here on CNET on June 19, at 11 a.m. Pacific/1 p.m. Eastern. Check out stills from the first few shoots, including flying autonomous helicopters, a solar-powered race car, and more.

Decided to train for a half marathon so I could compare the Nike Fuel Band and the Fitbit Ultra. This is the start of my first training run. Not my smartest move, to sign up for that on camera!

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Checking the temperature in the ice chest before inserting the new iPad as part of our first torture test.
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Our intrepid cameraman, Celso Bulgatti, getting a higher vantage point (on a forklift).
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The autonomous robotic helicopters of Carnegie Mellon University.
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Trying to get a robotic helicopter to perch gently on my hand. This involves more chasing than you might imagine.
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I caught one!
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Four robotic helicopters, about to swarm around me. Mental soundtrack: "Ride of the Valkyries."
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Getting a look at the guts of a solar-powered race car built by team CalSol.
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Affixing a GoPro to the roof of the solar car, so I can record my thoughts from inside.
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The good news is, I fit inside the car. Getting one last safety briefing before I head off into the sunset. Well, not the sunset, since it's solar...you know what I mean.
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Lid on, all buckled in, and ready to roll. What a great day.
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Solar car/spaceship on the move.

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