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GoldieBlox buries Barbie with powerful Apple '1984' homage

The startup that won itself the chance to run an ad during the Super Bowl releases another spot, for a new action figure for girls. In it, little girls say to hell with conventional ideas of beauty.

By November 6, 2014

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Nice 'stache Watson: First look at 'Sherlock' special goes Victorian

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman don vintage clothes and hairstyles for a sneak peek at the upcoming "Sherlock" special. Will the lads be time-traveling or attending a costume party?

By November 25, 2014

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Barbie book implies girls can't be coders; Mattel apologizes

Mattel says a Barbie book that suggests girls can't handle computer code doesn't reflect its brand vision. That won't stop the uproar surrounding the title, which is still available to buy.

By November 19, 2014

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The Internet in the era of VHS

Technologist Andy Baio has collected and uploaded to YouTube series of documentaries about the Internet on VHS from the 80s and 90s.

By November 17, 2014

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Boston Dynamics' Atlas is terrible at karate

Boston Dynamics' humanoid Atlas robot has been programmed to perform the iconic 'Karate Kid' crane kick on a tower of cinder blocks.

By November 11, 2014

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'The Terminator' turns 30: Time to revisit the sci-fi classic

Travel back in time to 1984 to get the scoop on the many uphill battles James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and other stars faced when making the futuristic thriller.

By October 27, 2014

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Plane hits buffalo during takeoff

COO of Indian airline SpiceJet says it's inexcusable that a buffalo was allowed to wander onto a runway at Surat airport.

By November 7, 2014

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Economist: We'll help you survive an elevator ride with Eric Schmidt

Would you be worried if you got into an elevator with Google's executive chairman? That's the question asked by a new ad featuring Google's executive chairman.

By November 7, 2014

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Internet Arcade puts 900 free coin-op games in your browser

The Internet Archive unveils a massive library of arcade games playable in a browser to both entertain us and offer a fascinating look into gaming history.

By November 3, 2014

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Apple's iPad event: Join us today for a live blog

The company will host a 10 a.m. PT event on its home turf in Cupertino. We expect iPad, Mac, and OS announcements. CNET's coverage starts early -- at 8:45 a.m. PT with a live pre-show.

By October 16, 2014