A story that went viral this week reports that astronomers finally found E.T., but those aren't the facts. CNET's Eric Mack talks with the astronomers involved about what is still a very interesting star.
Technically Incorrect: The Kansas State marching band worked hard on its performance of the Starship Enterprise fighting with a weird creature. Sadly, all some could see was one big male body part.
Pete Hines expresses confidence in the open-world RPG sequel.
Technically Incorrect: A Florida principal's short message in support of the police officer in the now-infamous pool party video was deemed insensitive and lacking in common sense by the school district.
We're not kidding; Fuji Xerox actually made a 3D-printed megaphone with a scope and a laser rangefinder, so you can whisper (or yell) at people a good distance away. It's a bit odd, we admit, but it's also pretty fun to think about the potential for pranks.
Ashley and Rich discuss using virtual reality as an illusion of time travel, check out Royal Carribbean's new "smartship," and ask why Fuji Xerox's new megaphone needs a sniper scope.
Go super-duper retro with the MegaPhone iPhone amplifier. There are no batteries or cords, just a big ceramic horn to boost your iPhone's sound.
Brendan Eich's 2008 donation to an anti-gay-marriage cause now dogs his new CEO job. In his first interview about it, he resists calls to resign or recant, but argues inclusiveness makes Mozilla's world-spanning community possible.
At the Tobit Software booth at the CeBit trade show, robotic pole dancers Lexy and Tess twerk it for the crowd.
Zite will fade away as a standalone app, as Flipboard folds the rival's recommendation tech into its own news reader.