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Almost 60 years ago, an account emerged of aliens from a planet around Proxima Centauri. It's been largely forgotten, but now that we know the planet is real, does the wild story deserve another look?
As CNET cleans up before our remodel, one reader will clean up too. This week's free goods include a tough laptop backpack, a hardcover book filled with game art and earphones shaped like devil horns.
Writer, producer and voice actor Justin Roiland says he wants to make "super duper games" through his new VR development company, Squanchtendo Games.
This viral video shows you how to use Liquid Paper, Sharpie pens, scented markers and glitter glue for something more artistic than school and office work. If you're into that sort of thing.
Salt crystals not only changed the color of the dress, but added hundreds of pounds to its weight.
Harvard researchers build a tentacled little robot made entirely of flexible parts. No electronics needed.
Ben Affleck might feel a little envious if he sees this tour of a crazy Batsuit with a suite of functional crime-fighting gadgets.
The use of infant simulators to educate teens about contraception is having the opposite effect, with pregnancy rates up among girls who attend the programs.
This sinister Halloween and party prop has the write stuff, and can maybe help with your Hogwarts homework.
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a hand-tossed Hawaiian with mushrooms. And you don't even have to tip the delivery drone.
The "Thor: Ragnarok" actors prove they're superheroes in real life by taking a break from the movie set and making an unexpected visit to an Australian hospital for kids.
A new game from the makers of Myst beckons players into a fresh world of mystery, puzzles and eye-opening landscapes.
Astronomers have located an Earth-like planet next to our nearest neighboring star, Proxima Centauri, which could be our new home in the distant future.
A set of Olympic GIFs gets a writer banned from Twitter, Google's data-conserving Wi-Fi assistant heads to Nexus phones and YouTube's new Backstage feature looks to connect videomakers and subscribers.