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Facebook 'Reactions' test lets you express many more feelings than just 'like'

The social network leader will venture beyond the thumbs-up with a test starting Friday for residents of Ireland and Spain.

By October 8, 2015


See a supersonic jet's shock waves in mind-bending NASA images

A new technique uses the sun and moon as backgrounds to capture visuals of supersonic shock waves as a crazy-fast jet breaks the sound barrier.

By September 24, 2015


Casio's G-Shock G-Steel is the anti Apple Watch

The G-Steel may not be a smartwatch, but this more affordable metal G-Shock won't be obsolete in a few years and is solar powered.

By September 8, 2015


Guy shocks his own tongue to learn more about electricity

YouTuber Mehdi Sadaghdar shows how the pain caused by electricity varies according to frequency by hooking some electrodes up to his own tongue. No, seriously.

By August 31, 2015


Microsoft wants to shock you when you get an email

Technically Incorrect: A patent application filed by Microsoft describes giving your skin a little buzz when you get a notification.

By August 20, 2015


Ancient salamander in amber shocks scientists

A baby salamander preserved in amber presents a scientific surprise, especially since it was discovered in a place where there are no known salamanders.

By August 19, 2015


Halo 5 hopes to shock and surprise you

Franchise development director Frank O'Connor says, "We'll have done a good job if people are shocked at the end of the game."

By July 9, 2015


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


PlayStation 20th anniversary DualShock 4 getting standalone release in September

Soon you can buy the classic PS1-styled controller for your PS4.

By June 23, 2015


Evolve is a 'permanent' franchise alongside GTA, Red Dead and BioShock

Strauss Zelnick says Take-Two is "really happy" with Evolve, even though it was a "bit too multiplayer-focused."

By May 28, 2015