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Mind-blowing tattoo makes man look like machine

A tattoo with amazing 3D-looking depth makes a man's arm look like it belongs to a shape-shifting android with peeling skin. Even famous street artist Banksy thinks it's cool.

By March 26, 2015

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'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

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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

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GaymerX 2 gaming convention hits Kickstarter

The LGBTQ gaming convention that held its inaugural event last year is now seeking funding via Kickstarter for its second, to be held in San Francisco in July.

By February 19, 2014

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'Firefly' stars reunite for crowdfunded Web series

The pilot and the captain of Serenity are back in action together, raising funds for "Con Man," a fictional look behind the scenes at sci-fi fan conventions.

By March 11, 2015

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CES 2015: The final word

It's official: another CES is in the can. And with two show floors, it was more packed than ever. So what did we learn? And what does it mean for tech in 2015 and beyond?

By January 10, 2015

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Take our tour of the hottest tech at CES 2015

If you're here at CES in Las Vegas, you'll quickly find out just how overwhelming the show floor can be. Here are the hot spots you won't want to miss.

By January 6, 2015

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' final scene was directed over Skype

The Serkis-starring summer simian spectacular saw several scenes supervised via Skype, director Matt Reeves has said. Plus CNET reveals whether "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is worth checking out.

By July 11, 2014

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E3 2014: Heavy on games and toys, light on hardware

Check out the highlights and big trends at this year's video game industry confab, from Halo to Amiibo to the Destiny demo.

By June 13, 2014

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Despite the odds, indie games and the mainstream meld at E3

Even with other avenues for attention, indie developers need gaming's most mainstream summit to earn mass market exposure and time under the spotlight.

By June 12, 2014