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8 predictions Arthur C. Clarke got right decades ago (pictures)

"2001" author Arthur C. Clarke brought us some frightening visions of the future that have yet to come to pass. But he also nailed an awful lot about 21st-century life.

8 Images By February 5, 2015


Arthur C. Clarke accurately describes the 21st century...in 1976

While other futurists predicted flying cars and robots everywhere, Clarke was more interested in where communication was headed, and his predictions are remarkably accurate decades later.

By February 5, 2015


Track Hurricane Arthur in real time with an interactive map

Mapping software company Esri designed a live map, filled with data from NOAA and social media, which shows the hurricane's projected path and more.

By July 3, 2014


Candy Crush gets consumed and BlackBerry's back (CNET UK podcast 456 show notes)

With a slide-out keyboard and Android on board, the BlackBerry Priv has stolen Andy's heart. Meanwhile VW's woes deepen and Activision invests in mobile games.

By November 6, 2015


Physicists win Nobel for finding neutrinos, burdened with mass, aren't so fleeting after all

For decades, physicists thought the hard-to-detect fundamental particles were massless. Not so, Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald discovered, opening new research into the universe's past and present.

By October 6, 2015


Watch newly discovered lost animations from 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail'

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" with this 14-minute video of previously unseen animations by Terry Gilliam, who also explains the inspiration behind his work.

By October 15, 2015


New trailer for the 'Sherlock' Victorian Special reveals more clues

Watch Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman as Holmes and Watson, as the pair stumbles upon a murder shrouded in mystery and fog in Victorian London.

By October 7, 2015


Apple elects former Boeing exec to board

James Bell, who worked for the aircraft maker for 38 years, becomes Apple's sole African-American director.

By October 1, 2015


Silicon Valley geeks out over 'The Martian'

Techies gush over the author of the popular novel during a prescreening in San Francisco of the movie, which is coming out Friday.

By September 30, 2015


R + L = J + ?: A new Jon Snow 'Game of Thrones' theory to chew on

There's a new "Game of Thrones" fan theory making the Internet rounds this week, and this one suggests Jon Snow might have a secret twin sister. Warning: Spoilers are coming.

By August 28, 2015