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Steve Jobs channeled 'a past life as a World War II pilot'

A new book by Steve Jobs' former girlfriend Chrisann Brennan offers that the Apple co-founder was fascinated by the 1940s.

By 16 October 2013

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B-2s, B-52s, and the plane that ended World War II

Visitors to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio, can come face to face with the best collection of military aircraft in the world. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked it out.

By 22 July 2013

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An iPod dock circa World War II

Spirit of St. Louis Collection adds an MP3 player.

By 4 June 2008

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Microsoft co-founder says he's found sunken WWII battleship

Technically Incorrect: Paul Allen says he's used high-tech methods to locate the Musashi, which was considered an "engineering marvel" and was sunk by US warplanes in 1944.

By 5 March 2015

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Free online course lets you study superheroes with Stan Lee

Trace the impact comics and superheroes have had on society and interact with legendary comic king Stan Lee himself with a new EdX course.

By 4 March 2015

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Hot sub time machine: A photo tour of the HMAS Ovens submarine

The Oberon-class HMAS Ovens submarine served Australia for 26 years and is now a museum ship in Fremantle, Western Australia. Here's a full tour.

By 20 February 2015

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Rare Alan Turing journal shows his genius at work

CNET gets a deeper look at the hidden notebook from the "father of modern computing," before it goes up for auction.

By 15 February 2015

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Saluting 'Marvel's Agent Carter' and the sci-fi forties

Stoic but dashing Agent Peggy Carter meets post-WWII America on the show that Crave's Kelsey Adams says is even better than expected. We rifle Peggy's briefcase for gadgets and a shot of real spy history.

By 29 January 2015

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Abe Lincoln, Smaug join Colbert for epic 'Colbert Report' finale song

For the final episode of "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert gathers up dozens of celebrity friends to sing the classic British song "We'll Meet Again."

By 20 December 2014

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A tour of the Churchill War Rooms and the Imperial War Museum London

Visiting the Churchill War Rooms is a trip back in time to the terror and eventual triumph of the Second World War. Safely below ground, it's a labyrinthine bunker of history. A few tube stops away is the Imperial War Museum, with relics from more than 100 years of conflict.

By 4 November 2014