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Schwarzenegger confesses he was 'way too ripped' to play Conan

The actor and former California governor revealed on Reddit that he had to gain body fat to play the title role in the 1982 fantasy film. Oh, and he explained his technique for biting a dead vulture.

By 28 June 2016


Watch a magnet rip apart a soda can in slow motion

Kaboom! Video bloggers team up to film an aluminum can exploding at 11,000 frames per second.

By 18 June 2016


Good job, dummy: Aussie prime minister rips off campaign slogan from 'Veep'

It was the "most meaningless election slogan" they could think of -- now the creators of "Veep" are laughing after Australia's highest elected official took their catchphrase for himself.

By 23 March 2016


Rips in your clothes? The cause could be your lint trap

Does your clothing have strange rips and tears? This could be the solution.

By 30 December 2015


RIP: Tech that died in 2015

Bridget Carey looks back on the gadgets and apps that met their demise this year. One product didn't even last a week before it was killed off.

By 28 December 2015


RIP Cyber Monday, long live Cyber Sunday

Shoppers want Cyber Monday bargains on Sunday evening, says retail giant Walmart, so it's moving its online sales schedule ahead accordingly.

By 24 November 2015


Amazon rips into 'bruising workplace' portrayal in New York Times

Two months ago, a front-page story examined how far Amazon was willing to push its employees. Now Amazon's PR chief is calling into question the Times' accuracy and bias.

By 20 October 2015


Is Amazon's Echo wiretapped, and would you group date on Tinder? (CNET's Open_Tab Ep. 8 show notes)

Plus, #THERNC and RIP to Kickass torrents. Join Open_Tab live on CNET's YouTube page Fridays around 3:30 p.m. ET/12:30 p.m. PT.

By 27 July 2016


Netflix rips a hole in the space-time continuum with 'Mr. Peabody and Sherman' reboot

Ingeniously called "The New Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show," Netflix's reboot will be a cartoon series produced by DreamWorks Animation.

By 8 August 2015


Adam Savage: Don't let science scare you

From CNET Magazine: The "MythBusters" co-host spent 14 seasons conducting some pretty crazy experiments and debunking myths. His proudest achievement, though, is influencing a generation of kids -- even if that was by accident.

By 23 June 2016