Archive | January 2016

See a cat’s worst nightmare: ‘Walking Dead’ mice – CNET

These taxidermy tributes to Daryl, Merle, Michonne, and the Little Girl zombie from "The Walking Dead" are cute in an undead kind of way. We talk with taxidermy artist Rachael Garcia about her unusual art.


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Dog owners less neurotic than cat owners, says study – CNET

Technically Incorrect: A new study suggests that those who own pets are a little more satisfied with life and dog owners are more conscientious, extroverted and agreeable than cat owners.


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How visual effects brought ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ characters to life – CNET

These video breakdowns from Industrial Light & Magic show how the magic of CGI was used to breathe life into characters like Maz Kanata.


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CIA posts its own ‘X-Files’ of UFO reports online – CNET

Agents Scully and Mulder might have be on the right track in believing in extraterrestrial life. The real-life Central Intelligence Agency publishes declassified UFO documents on its website.


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Ellen Pao’s not so excellent Lyft adventure with juror from her trial – CNET

Technically Incorrect: The woman who sued venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins for sex discrimination and lost discovers that her Lyft driver voted against her.


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Starry’s crazy-fast home Internet replacement may be too good to be true – CNET

From complications stemming from the radio airwaves it plans to use to the cost of deploying the network, there are many reasons why Starry has its share of skeptics.


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Techiest Super Bowl ever: Silicon Valley’s stadium girds for the big game – CNET

Levi’s Stadium is one of the most high-powered venues in sports. On Super Bowl Sunday, we’ll see if its network can handle the data-storm caused by throngs of smartphone-wielding fanatics.


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