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CES 2015: ZIPPING AROUND LAS VEGAS IN THE 3-WHEELED POLARIS SLINGSHOT

The Polaris Slingshot is a lightweight three-wheeled beast that rivals the horsepower of a Mustang and can corner like a Lamborghini. Correspondent Katie Linendoll took it for a spin and got lost for a while but the exhilaration never stopped! Check out t


Byrobot's Battle Robots Fight In The Air At CES 2016

Byrobot's Battle Robots Fight In The Air At CES 2016

Byrobot is a South Korean company that makes small, lightweight flying "battle robots" that engage with one another using invisible lasers.

Amped: Why The Power Grid Is Like The World's Worst-Run Restaurant

Amped: Why The Power Grid Is Like The World's Worst-Run Restaurant

This episode of Amped, our new original series on the future of energy, takes a look at how the energy grid could use big batteries to better store and manage electricity to account for peak usage.

Amped - Offshore Wind Power

Amped - Offshore Wind Power

In the first Amped video, we explore the future of wind power. Hint: It involves sending turbines out to sea.

The Hexoand Is A Personal Drone That Follows You Everywhere

The Hexoand Is A Personal Drone That Follows You Everywhere

The showroom floor of CES 2016 was home to many drones, but the Hexoand stands out among the flock. The Kickstarter-based project that began in the summer of 2014 has finally culminated in a drone that not only follows its human owner through a smartphone app, but also comes with a built-in gimbal designed to mount a GoPro camera, allowing it to grab video from the front, back and sides. The Hexoand costs $1,349 and is available now online.

HTC Vive Pre Virtual Reality Headset at CES 2016

HTC Vive Pre Virtual Reality Headset at CES 2016

The virtual reality revolution is on-hand, at least if HTC has anything to say about it. The Taiwanese company best known for its smartphones is entering into the VR market in a big way with its first headset for the mass market: the HTC Vive Pre. It's available for pre-order starting February 29, 2016, and we got to try one early at CES 2016, the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Build It - Smoke Rings

Build It - Smoke Rings

In this Build It video, projects editor Sophie Bushwick demonstrates how to blow smoke rings without taking up a bad habit. All it takes is a balloon and a plastic bottle.

Glyph Virtual Reality Headphones at CES 2016

Glyph Virtual Reality Headphones at CES 2016

The product seeks to combine the portability and audio quality of premium headphones with a virtual reality headset.

Fitbit Blaze Smartwatch At CES 2016

Fitbit Blaze Smartwatch At CES 2016

We take an up-close look at Fitbit's new product, the Blaze smartwatch, announced at CES 2016, the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

The Fleye Drone Is A $1200 Floating Soccer Ball

The Fleye Drone Is A $1200 Floating Soccer Ball

A Kickstarter project, Fleye is a distinctively shaped drone covered in foam for safety of both objects and people, plus the drone itself.

Huawei Nexus 6P In Matte Gold At CES 2016

Huawei Nexus 6P In Matte Gold At CES 2016

Huawei Nexus 6P In Matte Gold At CES 2016

LG's Ultra Thin G6 TV at CES 2016

LG's Ultra Thin G6 TV at CES 2016

Startlingly thin at 2.57 millimeters, the width of a few stacked credit cards, with a 4K OLED display.

Breakthrough

Breakthrough

Exclusive clip from the new show

2015 Kairos Global Summit - Knox

2015 Kairos Global Summit - Knox

At the 2015 Kairos Global Summit, host Katie Linendoll spoke with Knox Medical Diagnostics about their app-connected device to track the lung health of children with asthma.

What You Need To Know About NASA's Twin Study

What You Need To Know About NASA's Twin Study

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly is on a mission to spend nearly one year in space, the longest mission of its kind by any American astronaut so far. But back here on Earth, his twin brother Captain Mark Kelly is also being studied by NASA for the same length o

Ping Pong Cannon

Ping Pong Cannon

William Gurstelle demonstrates his pingpong cannon in action.

World Maker Faire - Fire-Breathing Robot

World Maker Faire - Fire-Breathing Robot

Hosts Katie Linendoll and Sam Roberts chat with the creator of a 30-foot-tall fire-breathing robot--and send their cameraman into the machine for a closer look.

World Maker Faire 2015 - Toilets for People

World Maker Faire 2015 - Toilets for People

Host Katie Linendoll learns about a composting toilet for developing countries

World Maker Faire 2015 - Cirque Amongus

World Maker Faire 2015 - Cirque Amongus

Host Sam Roberts visits an interactive circus and goes for a spin

Nikon 360-Degree Photo Shot With 96 Different Cameras

Nikon 360-Degree Photo Shot With 96 Different Cameras

At CES 2016, camera company Nikon created a 360-degree photo booth made up of 96 different cameras all encircling a single room. Here writer Dave Gershgorn is caught jumping for joy!

CES 2015: Benebot Is An Ultra-Cute Robotic Shopping Assistant

CES 2015: Benebot Is An Ultra-Cute Robotic Shopping Assistant

One of our favorite booths at CES was by Ecovacs Robotics, a company known for their innovative cleaning robots. They won a CES Innovation Award for RAYBOT, an automated bot that cleans solar panels, and Winbot, their famous window-cleaning robot, also im

World Maker Faire 2015 - Lumiphonic Creature Choir

World Maker Faire 2015 - Lumiphonic Creature Choir

Host Katie Linendoll listens to a choir of 12 disembodied heads

F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters, Operational Testing 1 (OT-1)

F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters, Operational Testing 1 (OT-1)

It's a flight

Sikorsky Raider Takes First Flight

Sikorsky Raider Takes First Flight

Edited footage from the first test flight of the Sikorsky Raider high-speed helicopter

Canon Wants You To Print Your Best Instagram Photos For The World To See

Canon Wants You To Print Your Best Instagram Photos For The World To See

Printer and camera company Canon wanted to make a big splash at CES 2016 by announcing an all-new service for printing Instagram photos called "UBUPrints."To promote the idea, Canon hooked us up with aerial photographer Natalie Amrossi for a helicopter tour of Las Vegas, the site of CES. Canon hopes to encourage other social media stars to use the service to put their best work on physical display, in their homes or in galleries worldwide.

Space Radiation And The Brain

Space Radiation And The Brain

To determine how deep space cosmic rays might affect the brain, researchers exposed mice to space-like radiation. The rodents' neurons exhibited various structural changes, leading to increased confusion and less curiosity.

Fast 3D Printing

Fast 3D Printing

Researchers can now grow detailed 3D models out of a liquid bath at rates that dwarf three-dimensional print speeds. This makes it possible to convert 3D designs into parts in minutes instead of hours.

CES 2015: ZIPPING AROUND LAS VEGAS IN THE 3-WHEELED POLARIS SLINGSHOT

CES 2015: ZIPPING AROUND LAS VEGAS IN THE 3-WHEELED POLARIS SLINGSHOT

The Polaris Slingshot is a lightweight three-wheeled beast that rivals the horsepower of a Mustang and can corner like a Lamborghini. Correspondent Katie Linendoll took it for a spin and got lost for a while but the exhilaration never stopped! Check out t