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Interview - Dave Clayton WETA

April 16, 2014

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Interview: Dave Clayton, Animation Supervisor at Weta Digital

We talk dragons, dwarves and spiders with the man who gave Benedict Cumberbatch a lizard's face.

By April 16, 2014

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'Firestorm' aims to be 21st century 'Thunderbirds' with next-gen puppets

"Thunderbirds" creator Gerry Anderson's son Jamie is asking for your help to turn "Supermarionation" into next-generation "Ultramarionation".

By October 3, 2014

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AI learns like a real toddler

An experiment to create a realistic artificial intelligence consists of a virtual child that interacts with humans and learns in real-time.

By August 24, 2014

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'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' extended edition adds 25 minutes

A five-disc release of Peter Jackson's latest clocks in at three hours long, just in time for the third and final film.

By August 5, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 028: Treating addiction with VR, Qi wireless charging evolves, and more

Ashley and Rich check out how a group of researchers are using VR to treat addiction, discuss better wireless charging, and check out an artist's colorful installation at a hospital parking garage.

By July 31, 2014

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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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The real-life Minas Tirith from 'Lord of the Rings': A tour of Mont Saint-Michel

For over 1,000 years, Mont Saint-Michel has stood the test of time, sieges, sacks, and more. Its iconic positioning, on a tiny island just off the French coast, has given inspiration to movie makers, designers for games like Assassin's Creed, and artists of all kinds. Here's a full photo tour of this island village, castle, and abbey.

By June 27, 2014

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A photo tour of Hobbiton

Take an extensive tour of Hobbiton, featured in 'Lord of the Rings' and the 'Hobbit' trilogy. Hobbit holes, Bag End, The Green Dragon Inn, and more!

By February 11, 2014