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How many bricks does it take to make a Lego Oscar statuette?

Artist Nathan Sawaya chats with Crave about the Lego Oscar statuettes that stole the spotlight at this year's Academy Awards show.

By February 23, 2015

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Steve Wozniak stars in Cadillac's Oscars ad

Technically Incorrect: Apple co-founder, alongside "Boyhood" director Richard Linklater and others, is one of the heroes of Cadillac's latest attempt to make you think differently about it.

By February 22, 2015

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Apple's Oscars iPad ad is set to the tune of Martin Scorsese

Technically Incorrect: A new ad for the iPad -- and shot with an iPad -- features high schoolers making movies and the sound of a speech by movie director Martin Scorsese.

By February 22, 2015

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Backstage at the Oscars: Transforming the Dolby Theatre for the show

On a normal day, the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood is a movie theater, with the surrounding shopping complex overrun by tourists. It's hard to believe this is the home of the Oscars -- which makes the transformation even more impressive.

By February 21, 2015

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The tech it takes to put on the Oscars

Each year, the Oscars get a tech upgrade, especially in the area of sound. It's held at the Dolby Theatre, after all. What does it take to produce Hollywood's grandest awards show, watched by viewers around the world? CNET''s Kara Tsuboi takes you backstage.

By February 20, 2015

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'Lego Movie' snubbed for an Oscar, so director builds his own

Phil Lord has the best response to being left out of the running for best animated film, but "The Lego Movie" could still take home a statue for the super-catchy song "Everything is Awesome".

By January 15, 2015

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Einstein considered a bigger hero than Jesus, says study

Research conducted among almost 7,000 university students worldwide sees science take top spot. Among villains, however, George W. Bush came above Stalin and Mao.

By May 20, 2015

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@POTUS: President Obama gets exclusive Twitter account

President Barack Obama's twitter handle sets a new world record for gaining 1 million followers in the shortest time, but he'll have to pass it on to his successor.

By May 18, 2015

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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' cast celebrated on Vanity Fair cover

Han Solo and Chewbacca hang out with new characters in Annie Leibovitz's latest "Star Wars" portraits for Vanity Fair magazine. Plus J.J. Abrams reveals his Jar Jar death fantasies.

By May 4, 2015

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What to watch on HBO Now and iTunes in May

We took a look at what's on HBO Now service -- it's not just TV, it's also movies. Then find out what movies you can watch at home on iTunes s "I am Big Bird" lands on iTunes.

By April 30, 2015