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Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV

Which has the most apps? Which has the coolest features? Which one is the best? The most popular streamers all have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.

By March 9, 2015

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Real 'Game of Thrones' Needle sword is as stabby as fictional one

Arya Stark's slim and pointy Needle sword is forged in real life and given the opportunity to pierce quite a few different items.

By April 7, 2015

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A planet like Star Wars' Tatooine just became more science than fiction

Rocky planets that orbit a binary star system, like the fictional home of Luke Skywalker, were thought to be impossible, until now.

By March 31, 2015

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iPhone 6: Sorting through fact and fiction around Apple's upcoming smartphone

The rumor mill around Apple's 2014 update to the iPhone began churning as soon as the 5S and 5C debuted last year. What will Apple include, and skip, in the next version? We parse the rumors.

By August 25, 2014

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If you're so smart, why is your brain convinced you're invisible?

Tricking the brain into thinking its body can't be seen is easier than you might think. That can be helpful in stressful situations, but does it make virtual reality more dangerous?

By April 23, 2015

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Fact meets fiction as The Science of Dr Who takes the stage

While time travel, regeneration and Cybermen might seem like the stuff of fiction, The Science of Doctor Who attempts to find the facts behind the world's longest running science fiction show.

By June 3, 2014

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'Star Wars' theme makes a dozen movie and TV scenes even more epic

It looks like every single moment in movie and TV history can be improved with a blast of brass, as demonstrated in 12 new videos from Slate.

By April 24, 2015

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Facebook's Oculus vision: Fact or fiction?

With the purchase of Oculus, Mark Zuckerberg is predicting that VR will usher in the next era of social networking, but as developers try to build these experiences, experts remain skeptical.

By March 28, 2014

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Facebook and Oculus join for science fiction future

The companies believe that by joining forces, they can invent the future and turn science fiction into fact.

By March 25, 2014

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George Lucas: Don't look at me for 'Star Wars' spoilers

The creator of famed sci-fi franchise says he has no idea what's happening in "The Force Awakens" -- and he's looking forward to finally feeling the thrill of being surprised by "Star Wars."

By April 17, 2015