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3D-printed skeletons for your mythology museum

Painstakingly designed, these 3D-printed skeletons take their inspiration straight from the pages of a mythological bestiary.

By May 29, 2014


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


​Visual music: The graphic novel roots of 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

For all its explosive energy, "Mad Max: Fury Road" found its genesis on the page as something quite different. The film's director George Miller tells how the road warrior journeyed from graphic novel to celluloid, and what lies beneath the bluster.

By October 8, 2015


See Pluto's moon Charon in gorgeous NASA color image

Charon looks sharp in a freshly released New Horizons image showing the moon in enhanced color.

By October 1, 2015


Human, raven and thylacine skulls join Fire & Bone

Fire & Bone has returned with its third collection of tiny decorative skulls. The cream of the crop? A human skull with an articulated jaw.

By September 9, 2015


Lost book by J.R.R. Tolkien coming soon is basically fanfic for fans of Finns

"The Story of Kullervo" was written decades before "The Hobbit" and the world it takes place in will be familiar to fans of Finnish mythology.

By August 18, 2015


A year by the Hearth: How Hearthstone plays its digital cards right

Commentary: One year, four expansions and 30 million players. Here's five reasons a World of Warcraft side-project became its own juggernaut.

By August 24, 2015


Force is strong today: Disneyland to get huge 'Star Wars' expansion, details of films emerge

The Disney fan expo D23 yields big news for the Jedi-addicted: Disneyland and Disney World are both getting 14-acre "lands" based on the "Star Wars" film franchise. Also: Details of upcoming flicks are revealed.

By August 15, 2015


NASA's Ceres maps show color-coded features and new official, mythical names

The geological features on dwarf planet Ceres are now named after agricultural gods and goddesses, while we're still waiting to hear about the sci-fi names chosen for features of Pluto's moon.

By July 29, 2015


Xbox One's first MOBA enters open beta today

You can play Smite right now on Xbox One; special reward available for people who link their PC and Xbox One accounts.

By July 7, 2015