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Real 'Game of Thrones' Needle sword is as stabby as fictional one

Arya Stark's slim and pointy Needle sword is forged in real life and given the opportunity to pierce quite a few different items.

By 8 April 2015

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A planet like Star Wars' Tatooine just became more science than fiction

Rocky planets that orbit a binary star system, like the fictional home of Luke Skywalker, were thought to be impossible, until now.

By 1 April 2015

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iPhone 6: Sorting through fact and fiction around Apple's upcoming smartphone

The rumor mill around Apple's 2014 update to the iPhone began churning as soon as the 5S and 5C debuted last year. What will Apple include, and skip, in the next version? We parse the rumors.

By 25 August 2014

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Fact meets fiction as The Science of Dr Who takes the stage

While time travel, regeneration and Cybermen might seem like the stuff of fiction, The Science of Doctor Who attempts to find the facts behind the world's longest running science fiction show.

By 4 June 2014

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Virtual reality may rule video games. Here's who will rule VR

Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.

By 22 May 2015

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Facebook's Oculus vision: Fact or fiction?

With the purchase of Oculus, Mark Zuckerberg is predicting that VR will usher in the next era of social networking, but as developers try to build these experiences, experts remain skeptical.

By 28 March 2014

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Facebook and Oculus join for science fiction future

The companies believe that by joining forces, they can invent the future and turn science fiction into fact.

By 26 March 2014

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Sci-fi movies are infantilizing us, says Star Trek's Simon Pegg

Technically Incorrect: In an interview, the "Star Trek 3" writer and actor wishes he could lose his geek credentials.

By 20 May 2015

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'Sword of Heaven' katana blade forged from meteorite

The "Sword of Heaven" is a blade fit for a space samurai. The elegant katana blade is made with metal from an ancient meteorite.

By 19 May 2015

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NASA's potential squid rover is straight out of sci-fi

The space agency is studying the use of a soft, tentacled robot to explore watery moons like Jupiter's Europa.

By 15 May 2015