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Meet the newly discovered 76-million-year-old pig-nosed turtle

The Arvinachelys goldeni, a now-extinct turtle with a pig's snout was discovered in Utah. It may be "one of the most bizarre turtles that ever lived."

By October 22, 2015


Moonpig makes a pig's ear of security, exposes details of 3.6 million customers

The developer who spotted the security vulnerability claims to have warned the greetings card company more than a year ago.

By January 6, 2015


Guinea pigs look imposing with custom steampunk dragon wings

Tremble in fear, all ye who gaze upon this guinea pig with brass-accented steampunk leather wings and armor.

By August 16, 2014


See a skydiving gamer, and the couch he's sitting on, drop from an airplane

As part of an Nvidia publicity stunt, a daredevil takes to the air while seated in a mock-up of a living room and playing games on an Android device.

By November 16, 2015


Desktop museum puts mammoth meat and a Star Wars dragon in your hand

The Mini Museum II, now on Kickstarter, lets you hold some of the world's rarest items, including items from space, ancient history and the Earth itself.

By October 15, 2015


Facebook's mood study: How you became the guinea pig

That controversial research into how posts affect users' emotions is just latest in a long line of privacy flaps -- and apologies -- for the social networking giant.

By July 1, 2014


Genetically engineered micropigs to be sold as pets

A genomics institute in China plans to bring a brand new kind of pet into the world -- customizable mini-pigs.

By September 29, 2015


I wore a Ghostbusters suit for a week, and here's what I learned

When you need someone to walk around in a Ghostbusters jumpsuit, who ya gonna call? CNET guinea pig Danny Gallagher, who learned a lot about himself (and heat exhaustion) from the adventure.

By August 14, 2015


Bring home the boozy bacon with whiskey-bred pigs

One distillery wants to make bacon even better (is that possible?) by turning regular pigs into tasty, whiskey-enhanced swine for salivating chefs and foodies.

By May 13, 2014


Charlie Brown and friends really don't like the new 'Peanuts' movie

In this parody video, the original "Peanuts" gang decides that of all the Charlie Browns in the world, the new CGI "Peanuts" movie is the Charlie Browniest.

By August 17, 2015