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To fight world panic, Google doodles Douglas Adams

The author of "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" and three episodes of "Dr. Who" would have been 61 years old today.

By 12 March 2013

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Don't panic, it's just Douglas Adams' birthday Google doodle

The hoopy froods at Google have created an interactive tribute to the great man, who would have been 61 today.

By 11 March 2013

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The site that likens Zuckerberg to Douglas Adams

I Write Like allows you to enter a piece of writing and discover whose writing it most closely resembles. It produces some surprising, amusing and, indeed, thought-provoking results.

By 20 July 2010

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Astronaut reads 'Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' in space

The best way to celebrate the late author Douglas Adams and his beloved sci-if book "The Hitchhiker's Guide the Galaxy" just so happens to be while you're floating around a space station.

By 27 May 2015

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Pluto's features could have names like Mt. Tardis and Vader Crater

The folks behind NASA's New Horizons released a list of the most popular suggested names for places on Pluto that shows sci-fi and fantasy fans are getting plenty of representation.

By 11 July 2015

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Night Terrace: where Australia meets time and space

CNET Australia catches up with John Richards, creator of Outland, now head writer on Night Terrace, the radio play about a time-and-space-travelling terrace house.

By 4 April 2014

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Play the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy text adventure

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy text-based adventure game, the BBC has released a free online version.

By 11 March 2014

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'Hitchhiker's Guide' text adventure gets 30th-anniversary update

Test your wits against the BBC's updated edition of the maddeningly challenging "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" text adventure game.

By 11 March 2014

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Radio play Night Terrace: an Aussie take on The Hitchhiker's Guide?

Aussie comedy crew the Splendid Chaps is Kickstarting their very own sci-fi radio play about a woman who goes on crazy adventures across space and time.

By 13 March 2014

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Colbert turns his funny gun on Snowden in RSA keynote

No joke: Stephen Colbert's not a fan of Edward Snowden's whistleblowing, the political satirist tells a packed house at the closing RSA Conference keynote speech.

By 1 March 2014