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Google 'Silicon Valley' for some fictional news Easter eggs

The popular HBO show about a tech startup in Silicon Valley has a nice surprise for fans.

By April 25, 2016

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Harry Potter fiction or iPhone weaponry? The 'dormant cyber pathogen' at the heart of Apple vs. FBI

The battle over unlocking an iPhone tied to a terrorist attack takes a turn for the baffling.

By March 4, 2016

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Why Spider-Man has to stay fictional forever

Scientists look at the limitations of walking up walls in the real world and find that a real-life Peter Parker would look more like a freakish Sasquatch than an agile superhero.

By January 18, 2016

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'Steve Jobs' review: Pure Sorkin, but is it pure fiction?

The new film from Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle doesn't let the facts get in the way of its unique take on the life and times of the Apple co-founder.

By October 23, 2015

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Crazy Mariana Trench jellyfish is a living lava lamp

A jellyfish found in the Mariana Trench by the NOAA's remote-controlled underwater vehicle looks like something out of science fiction.

By May 2, 2016

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At 'Payback' this weekend a new era of WWE wrestling begins

Commentary: This Sunday, WWE is being invaded on two fronts. Between call ups from its own minor leagues and talent from New Japan Pro Wrestling, we're looking at a very different WWE and that's a very good thing.

By April 29, 2016

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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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The surprising way Transhumanist candidate Zoltan Istvan could make it to the White House

The only pro-immortality candidate could eventually team up with one of the big names in the race.

By May 4, 2016

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Technically Literate

Original works of short fiction with unique perspectives on technology, published exclusively on CNET.com

By March 2, 2016