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This guy's homemade hoverboard flight set a Guinness World Record

Video shows Catalin Alexandru Duru setting a Guinness World Record for longest hoverboard flight by traveling almost a thousand feet.

By May 22, 2015


The fascinating stories of the X-Wing extras who were never stars, but were in 'Star Wars'

A long time ago, in a film studio far, far away, a ragtag alliance of unknown extras donned alien masks to shoot a low-budget sci-fi movie. New documentary "Elstree 1976" tells their stories -- CNET met its director, Jon Spira.

By October 9, 2015


Newly discovered hadrosaur dino was one serious, cold-winter survivor

The discovery of the duck-billed dinosaur Ugrunaaluk kuukpikensis raises new questions about the physiology of dinosaurs and whether anyone will be able to remember how it's spelled.

By September 22, 2015


Found after 108 years: Message in a bottle set afloat for science

It took over a century for a long-lost message in a bottle to wash up on shore, and it may be the oldest ever found. There was even a reward involved.

By August 24, 2015


Look who's Tarkin: 'Star Wars' prequel 'Rogue One' could re-create Peter Cushing in CGI

Cushing, who played villainous military officer Grand Moff Tarkin in the first "Star Wars" movie, died in 1994. Is this a fitting tribute to a beloved actor, or special effects gone mad?

By August 24, 2015


Just how big is a blue whale's heart? See for yourself

The PBS and BBC One series "Big Blue Live" offers a close look at a blue whale's massive ticker. Just be thankful YouTube doesn't have a virtual smell feature...for now.

By August 21, 2015


For Take-Two, Grand Theft Auto is the gift that keeps on giving

Even during the typically slow video game sales months, Take Two rides high on its crime drama video game, first released two years ago.

By August 10, 2015


You can watch the Lexus Hoverboard in action August 5

A new teaser video from the company promises you'll see the magnetic-levitation device in action next week.

By July 29, 2015


NitroBrew promises silky smooth drinks at home

The $500 NitroBrew system is built to infuse any beverage with creamy, Guinness-style nitrogen bubbles.

By July 9, 2015


Build a 'Back to the Future' hoverboard replica from everyday items

A new YouTube DIY show, "Low Budget Prop Shop," shows how to build a cheap "Back to the Future II" hoverboard using stuff you have sitting around the house.

By July 21, 2015