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Anthems for the Moon: David Bowie’s Sci-Fi Explorations

August 23, 2007 | Comments ()<p>Good science-fiction, be it in film or literature, is as much about where we are as where we could go, where time and …

Science Fiction

Star Wars Girls’ Tees

[<b>Disclosure:</b> This post contains affiliate link<i>s.</i>]<p>These super cute, officially licensed tees will make great gifts for the teenage <i>Star Wars</i> fan in …


[VIDEO] TMS Breaks Down The Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer

Oh, dear friends, the day has finally arrived. We have the <i>Rogue One</i> trailer in our grubby little paws, and you know what that means: <i>it’s time for</i> …

Science Fiction

First 3D-Printed Drug Just Unveiled—Welcome to the Future of Medicine

3D Printing Potential<p>There’s no question that 3D printing is going to change the world. From manufacturing to design, medicine to electronics, the …

What's It Like in Space?: Stories from Astronauts Who've Been There

Everyone wonders what it's really like in space, but very few of us have ever had the chance to experience it firsthand. This captivating illustrated …

Entire archive of 1950s sci-fi publication IF Magazine released online

Looking for some light sci-fi reading from the golden age of science fiction? Well, you just hit the jackpot.<p>The entire 175-issue archive of <i>IF</i> …

Science Fiction

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Inside the Mind of Claire L. Evans

Claire Evans on our fungal future, cyborgs, feminist sci-fi, and more.<p>Claire L. Evans is a freelance science writer, sci-fi apologist, Futures Editor …

Computer Hardware

New Study Implies Memories Can Be Rewritten Using Optogenetics

Understanding Memory<p>Apart from detox and a long, arduous rehabilitation process, there are very few things that science can do to reverse conditions …

Remember David Bowie with these 7 iconic YouTube videos

David Bowie, the artist who transformed how we look at music and inspired generations of performers, has died after an 18-month battle with …

What Sci-Fi Gets Wrong, Design Fiction Could Get Right

Waving our hands at the future, from 'Minority Report,' to tablets, to drones in our faces.<p>In 1998, Steven Spielberg convened a panel of experts in a Santa Monica hotel to convert the script of <i>Minority Report</i> from science fiction to "future reality." The result was one of the most captivating …

Science Fiction

Poster Project Blog - The X-Files artist J.J. Lendl

The Enduring Woman: An Anniversary Tribute to Wonder Woman

It’s easy to complain about Wonder Woman, who made her first appearance in a story in <i>All-Star Comics</i> #8 by William Moulton Marston and Harry G. Peter …

Comic Books

Microbial Art

The <i>American Society for Microbiology</i> recently held its 2015 Agar Art contest, in which it asked participants to use microbes as the paint and agar …


The Woman Behind Apple's First Icons

Thirty years ago, as tech titans battled for real estate in the personal computer market, an inconspicuous young artist gave the Macintosh a …

Apple II

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A Museum Small Enough to Fit on Your Desk

Museums are a great service to the population, bringing art and artifacts to people who otherwise wouldn't have access to such rarities. The Mini …

16 pieces of future tech that are probably in your home right now

Home robots<p>Virtual reality<p>Wearable gadgets<p>Artificial intelligence<p>Biometric security<p>OLED screens<p>Motion sensors<p>Solar panels<p>BIG batteries<p>Laser light bulbs<p>Smart appliances<p>Copper wire<p>Cloud computing<p>Voice commands<p>Smart grid tech<p>Connected home security

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Adorable little Star Wars desserts offered at L.A. restaurant

The <i>Star Wars</i> merchandise machine is in full death-march, and we're already sick of the Force-sploitation. But this offbeat little gimmick has us …

Watch the 2015 The Geekie Awards Nominees for Short Film

The Geekie Awards is a different kind of award show created “by geeks for geeks” with the aim to promote independent content often overlooked by …


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Dune, 50 years on: how a science fiction novel changed the world

It has sold millions of copies, is perhaps the greatest novel in the science-fiction canon and Star Wars wouldn’t have existed without it. Frank Herbert’s Dune should endure as a politically relevant fantasy from the Age of Aquarius<p>In 1959, if you were walking the sand dunes near Florence, Oregon, …

Icon Heroes Star Trek TOS Paper Clips (Set of 40)

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>20 pieces of the NCC-1701 Paper Clip replicas<p>20 pieces of the Delta Shield Paper Clips replicas<p>40 total clips …

17 Facts About Time That Will Hurt Your Brain

"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."<p><b>1.</b> Time passes faster for your face than for your feet (assuming you're standing up). Einstein's theory of relativity dictates that the closer you are to the centre of the Earth, the slower time goes – and this has been measured. At the top of Mount …

The Urn - Bios Urn

Bios Urn is much more than an urn — it’s a catalyst for life. It is made using 100% biodegradable materials, and is respectful to the environment in …

18 Stylish Ways To Showcase Your Inner Geek This Summer

Keep cool, nerds.