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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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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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Once science fiction, it'll be reality in 2014

As we prepare for a new year, we're excited about gear that brings to life for the first time ideas that have long been only future tense.

By 20 December 2013

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Museum of Science Fiction might be coming to DC

Trekkies and wanna-be Mars colonists might soon have a permanent brick-and-mortar site for sharing their love of all things science fiction.

By 6 November 2013

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Pen and sword equally mighty for science fiction's Stephenson

Futurist author Neal Stephenson regaled a bleary-eyed but enthusiastic Black Hat crowd with behind-the-scenes tales of baking science into his fiction and the struggles in creating a first-person video game sword-fighting system.

By 27 July 2012

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Artist imagines Hogwarts in a galaxy far, far away

What if your favorite "Star Wars" characters went to Hogwarts? Artist James Hance is back with his fantastic mashups, and shows us what "Star Wars" characters would look like in the Potterverse.

By 23 November 2014

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Google's Teller says Glass and other wearables need to be cheaper

Astro Teller, head of the Internet giant's skunk works research lab, talks about Glass, future pricing and how the smart eyewear has become a "poster child" for privacy concerns.

By 18 November 2014

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Finally, you can own a 'Star Trek' communicator for just $99

The Onyx from OnBeep is like a walkie talkie without geographical limitations, making communication possible with anyone, anywhere in the galaxy where there's a data connection.

By 6 November 2014

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Swig: The new Facebook for drinkers (all drinkers)

The new app insists it's the one and only virtual meeting place for drinkers of all tastes. Think of it as the ultimate virtual bar.

By 13 November 2014

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Teaser trailer for next 'Divergent' movie has us wanting more

This new action-packed teaser trailer for "Insurgent," the second movie in the "Divergent" trilogy, has us optimistic the sequel will actually be pretty good.

By 13 November 2014