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'Con Man' is out today, so you can watch 'Firefly' stars take on sci-fi fans

Former "Firefly" stars Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion crowdfunded more than $3 million to back the new Web series.

By September 30, 2015


Aliens on the brain? Check out free sci-fi-comedy comic 'Shrinkage'

Ever wonder what's going on inside a politician's brain when he says something moronic? Blame tiny aliens! Writer Rob Kutner explains why his new comic may make us concerned for our next president's noggin.

By July 9, 2015


'Star Wars' and 'Doctor Who' fans in altercation at sci-fi convention

Police are called to a sci-fi convention in the U.K. after fans of "Doctor Who" -- allegedly uninvited -- enter the convention, to the displeasure of certain forceful "Star Wars" fans.

By May 15, 2013


Sci-fi pros focus on e-books at Denvention 3

At the 66th World Science Fiction Convention, writers, agents, editors, publishers, and fans have a lot to say about electronic publishing.

By August 19, 2008


The con is on: Talking 'Con Man', 'Firefly' and Star Wars with Alan Tudyk

The creator and star of a new Web series making fun of the sci-fi convention experience tells us how his moment of panic led him to create "Con Man".

By September 30, 2015


Should we ban sex robots? Some scientists say yes, I say no

Commentary: Sexbots are no longer just sci-fi fantasies. While some scientists worry they're leading us down a dangerous path, CNET's Bonnie Burton is more concerned for the robots themselves.

By September 21, 2015


BBC to launch Netflix-style streaming service in US

The British are coming! Get ready to discover quality programming from across the pond with a new streaming service from the British Broadcasting Corporation.

By September 18, 2015


Make your own 'Doctor Who' sonic screwdriver on the cheap

YouTube show DIY Prop Shop returns with a how-to for making your very own Time Lord sonic screwdriver before the new season starts.

By September 16, 2015


Han Solo in carbonite backpack will make Jabba jealous

Stuff all your gear inside a "Star Wars" backpack with Han Solo's frozen face sticking out, waiting to be rescued.

By August 24, 2015


The Doctor rocks out with Maisie Williams in 'Doctor Who' series 9 trailer

Peter Capaldi grabs a guitar when the long-running sci-fi show returns in September.

By July 10, 2015