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Is hydrogen a realistic fuel source in the future? Toyota thinks so, and it has a new fuel cell car entering production in 2015 --> http://bit.ly/1eCReh1

Annotated Machine: Chocolate Factory

"I made the Digital Chocolatier, a machine that builds chocolates layer by layer, from the bottom up. Four tubes hold nuts or chocolate. The chocolate tubes are heated for melting. For each layer, a servomotor positions the correct tube, and a valve releases the contents. Chocolate’s hard to work …

The robot cleaner demo looks like a Battle Bots arena #CES http://t.co/hrxN8ljDOw

Suburbia's Carbon Footprint Is Four Times The Size Of Urban Residents', Study Finds

How you contribute to global warming depends a lot on where you live.<p>Congrats, city-dwellers! Your carbon footprint is just half the size of the national average. But… too bad, all the suburbs surrounding your city cancel out the effects of your greener lifestyle. At worst, households in the …

Carbon Emissions

CES 2014: A Smartphone-Controlled Telescope for Amateur Stargazers

Celestron's Cosmos-branded scope is the perfect way to spy billions and billions of stars<p>All this week, we're showing off the coolest, most futuristic, and strangest gadgets from the Consumer Electronics Show. Here we have Celestron's Cosmos 90GT WiFi Telescope. Check it out in this video to see …

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Strap This Wind Turbine To Your Electric Car To Stay Juiced in Park

Electricity-generating windmills churn out free energy as long as the wind is blowing. So strapping one to the roof of your car where there's always …

This tingly cold pair of underwear will make your sperm swim better

Your underwear can save your sperm. Or at least that's what Snowballs believes. What's Snowballs? A type of cooling underwear that basically uses ice …

Hoover Dam Is a Super-Gadget That Keeps the Lights in Vegas Burning

One of the ironies of CES, hosted here in Las Vegas, is that the largest and perhaps most spectacular gadget we could all be covering is nearly 80 …

The controversial case of GMO apples that won't turn brown

Sliced apples that never cease looking fresh: that's the promise from a Canadian company behind new apples that have been genetically engineered to retain their alluring color even after being cut open. But the apples, currently being evaluated for approval by the US Department of Agriculture, …

Riding the Acton M that's one part scooter, one part Segway

CES always plays host to a ton of unusual vehicles, and this year's no different — I spent the morning riding the Acton M Mobility Scooter around a parking lot outside the Las Vegas Convention Center. There's more to the device than appears at first glance; it looks like a fairly regular electric …

A look at Samsung's Smart Home, a central control system for your social appliances

We've covered a whole lot of Samsung smart appliances over the years: the fridge, the washing machine, even the window. Samsung might not have figured out how to work the window into your standard apartment yet, but it's taking a shot at unifying everything else with the Smart Home app, shown off …