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Behind the mask: How a 'Star Wars' fan became Boba Fett

Andrew Miller works at a law library by day, but moonlights as one of the most feared bounty hunters in the "Star Wars" universe.

By Sep. 7, 2013


Giant Rancor ready to bite Star Wars Celebration VI

A replica of Rancor, one of the most fearsome creatures of "Star Wars," has been created in time for a massive fan gathering.

By Aug. 9, 2012


Microsoft gets artsy with bold new mice

Five artists bring their visions to Microsoft mice, in case you like your peripherals with a slightly head-trippy feel. Whoa, man!

By Mar. 6, 2012


Why 'Rango' and 'Hugo' won at the Oscars

With no Pixar film to beat, 'Rango' won the Academy Award for best animated feature, while "Hugo" won for best visual effects. Both victors show things are changing in Hollywood.

By Feb. 27, 2012


Join the nerd party at Comic-Con 2011 (roundup)

CNET descends on San Diego for Comic-Con, the massive annual show that has become the epicenter of geek culture, bringing together sci-fi and fantasy movies, TV shows, games, toys, and--oh yeah--comic books.

By Jul. 24, 2011


The 501st Legion's real-world 'Star Wars' empire

Road Trip 2010: At Celebration V, the founders of the global fan club centered around high-quality Galactic Empire costumery talked about their labor of love.

By Aug. 13, 2010


The 404 176: Where we play with Duck Hunt all day long

Our surprise guest today is Bristol Palin, daughter of would-be VP Sarah Palin! We regrettably rescind our drooling over yesterday's picture of the Governess--it's fake! Today's show is chock full of Google goodness, atom smashing, motherfrakkers, and mor

By Sep. 3, 2008