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From Groot swings to jetpacks, 2014 goosed our geeky hearts with zombie-proof cabins, comets, "Star Wars" and delicious crowdfunded potato salad.
From lady Lego scientists to landing on an asteroid, 2014 has been quite the year for geeky moments. We picked 10 fabulous geek moments from the past year worth revisiting before 2015 arrives.
All those strings of lights you're decorating your house with are contributing to a brightening effect in cities around the world, and a satellite can see the difference.
In a battle between smartphone and lawn tractor, which will win? CNET readers share images of their bruised and battered gadgets, and the crazy tales of how they got that way.
Ouch! These busted gadgets have flown off car roofs and motorbikes, been sat and stepped on and wrestled with kids and dogs. Needless to say, they've seen better days.
The United States Navy tests out an unmanned, underwater drone called the GhostSwimmer. It prowls through the water just like a massive shark.
The Japanese tech giant's latest wearable concept deploys an OLED screen, and has the potential to slot right onto your existing glasses.
We landed on a comet the same year that the hoverboard became a reality. Does it get much geekier than that?
A few talented artists get to have their 3D-printed ornaments hung on the White House Christmas tree, and they'll be on display at Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.
Spotify's Shanon Cook makes her final 2014 appearance on the show to discuss the most popular and streamed artists of 2014.
Sony's recent hacks have lifted the veil on studio goings-on.
Hollywood prop maker Tim Baker and team build an amazing Hobbit-hole litter box and Tower of Sauron cat scratching post for a super fan and his kitties.