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Bill Nye compares climate change to World War II

Technically Incorrect: In giving the graduation speech at Rutgers University, the "Science Guy" throws down a serious scientific comparison.

By 19 May 2015


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


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


An iPod dock circa World War II

Spirit of St. Louis Collection adds an MP3 player.

By 4 June 2008


Objects in Space lets you feel like a true spaceship captain (PAX Aus 2015)

"Less like World War II dogfighters, more like Cold War submarines": That was the mantra for Flat Earth Games when they decided to create a game that got space right.

By 5 November 2015


Amazon adorns New York subway with Nazi insignia

Technically Incorrect: To promote its new series "The Man in the High Castle," Amazon decides to confront strap hangers with Nazi and Japanese war symbolism. The ads are reportedly being pulled, but it's not clear by whom.

By 25 November 2015


What to watch after you've finished 'The Man in the High Castle'

Which compelling films and TV shows should you try next if you liked Amazon's powerful story of Nazis in an alternate America?

By 25 November 2015


Google Doodle celebrates Hedy Lamarr's scientific legacy

Hedy Lamarr was more than just a 1940s Hollywood movie star. She was also an inventor who helped developed technologies that made Wi-Fi possible today.

By 10 November 2015


Halo boss on Cortana: 'She's not actually nude'

Frank O'Connor explains that, because she's an AI, she "neither has clothes nor private parts."

By 29 October 2015


Wildfires likely torched more than 7 percent of Earth's trees in the past decade

New research estimates that there are currently more than 3 trillion trees on Earth, but CNET's Eric Mack ran the numbers and found a shocking number are going up in smoke.

By 4 September 2015