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Lost book by J.R.R. Tolkien coming soon is basically fanfic for fans of Finns

"The Story of Kullervo" was written decades before "The Hobbit" and the world it takes place in will be familiar to fans of Finnish mythology.

By 18 August 2015

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Why prequels always suck (and the golden rule to make sure they don't)

Commentary: From "Star Wars" to "The Hobbit", CNET pop culture addict Richard Trenholm investigates whether prequels are just fundamentally rubbish.

By 8 August 2015

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In New York, Starbucks and now Internet on almost every corner

On Road Trip 2015, CNET gets up close with a new structure that will supply the city with free, public Wi-Fi via a project that swaps phone booths for hotspots.

By 13 August 2015

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US geek takes on the wacky world of British technology

A trip to the UK takes CNET writer Amanda Kooser through a world of British tech quirks, full of baffling toilet buttons and an alphabet soup of cellular networks.

By 27 June 2015

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Christopher Lee, fantasy's dark knight, dies at 93

The iconic actor, who portrayed Dracula, Saruman in "The Lord of the Rings" and Count Dooku in "Star Wars," left an astonishing legacy in cinema.

By 12 June 2015

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Middle-earth to Marvel: Martin Freeman joins 'Captain America: Civil War'

The "Hobbit" star follows his "Sherlock" buddy Benedict Cumberbatch into the world of Marvel movies.

By 6 May 2015

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Geeky cake pan will turn you into a Mother of Dragons

Perfect for "Game of Thrones" and "Hobbit" dinner parties or D&D gatherings, this Dragon Cake Pan from ThinkGeek will make you the hit of the kingdom. No slaying required.

By 29 April 2015

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Stan Lee gets lucky with new superhero TV show 'Lucky Man'

The Marvel comics legend and "Hobbit" star James Nesbitt bring the new series to Sky in the UK.

By 31 March 2015

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'What would Spock do?' How Leonard Nimoy helped me prosper

Appreciation: It's hard to be a stoic Vulcan when your favorite "Star Trek" actor leaves this galaxy forever. Bonnie Burton thanks Leonard Nimoy for inspiring us all to "live long and prosper."

By 28 February 2015

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Ultra HD '4K' Blu-ray: Here's what we know

Ultra HD '4K' Blu-ray discs are due to hit the market at the end of 2015 with enhanced resolution, expanded color and more. Here's the 411 so far.

By 14 February 2015