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Charles Barkley: Nerds never played the game, never got the girls in high school

Technically Incorrect: In a critique of teams built on stats, the NBA analyst excoriates those who believe numbers are all. In fact, he says, there is no proof that numbers lead to winning.

By February 11, 2015


Smart home saviour: Man saves house from Australian bushfires with an app

As bushfires raged through South Australia, a man watched the flames approach his farm while he was 3,000km away, but not entirely helpless to act.

By November 26, 2015


New 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' trailer has more blood, explosions

Grab your corsets and 19th-century formal wear. Sony Pictures has released a new trailer for "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" that tells how the zombie apocalypse came to 19th century England.

By December 1, 2015


Our crowdsourced sci-fi novel is halfway done, and tackling the afterlife

The world is helping CNET write an original science fiction book in just 30 days. Our story of conflict and discovery between future universes has taken off, but there's still time to help wrap it all up.

By November 16, 2015


Three chapters in, CNET's crowdsourced sci-fi novel is coming to life

CNET's Crave blog has asked the world to help write a sci-fi novel, and the world has responded. Here's an update on our first week creating an alternate multiverse.

By November 7, 2015


NASA puts out open call for new astronauts to pave way to Mars

The agency is opening a public application window to staff its ambitious upcoming agenda of human space travel.

By November 4, 2015


At MIT's future factory, no idea is too far out

For researchers at the outside-the-box Media Lab brain trust, the future can be seen even in a sprinkling of sensors and video game software.

By October 30, 2015


Wolves among us: Five real-life werewolves from history

These days werewolves can be fun, exciting and even a little sexy, but in early modern period Europe, they were deemed a very real and dangerous threat.

By October 29, 2015


Security trumps privacy as Senate passes controversial cyber bill

The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, known as CISA, could make it easier for the government to abuse citizens' civil liberties, opponents say.

By October 27, 2015


New 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' trailer: Ball gowns, bloody battles

In this horrific twist on author Jane Austen's beloved romantic novel, the Bennet sisters would rather keep their swords than trade them for wedding rings.

By October 23, 2015