Mike Stoddard

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11 Amazing Science Fiction Songs You Need to Hear

There’re too many songs out there about love, and breaking up, and dancing. And single ladies. <b>What there aren’t enough songs about: Spaceships,</b> …

Science Fiction

Firefly's 15 Best Chinese Curses (and How to Say Them) | The Robot's Voice

In just 14 episodes, Joss Whedon’s sci-fi masterpiece <i>Firefly</i> managed to build one of the most devoted fanbases in all of nerd-dom. Properties like</i> …

Q&A: Harlan Ellison

<b>DW:</b> Harlan, first of all, can you confirm that you are indeed the great Harlan Ellison?<p><b>HE:</b> For all my sins – and I assure you, the only thing that …

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Valentina Tereshkova: First Woman in Space

Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to go into space. In 1963, she spent almost three days in space and orbited Earth 48 times in her space …

VideoFromSpace

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Obese Black-Hole Galaxies Could Reveal Quasar Secrets

Gluttonous black holes in the center of some galaxies could be precursors to the brightest objects in the known universe.<p>A recently proposed type of …

Universe

DOJ Misfires on Jobs Email in Apple E-Book Case — It Was a Discarded Draft

<b>Correction, June 13</b>: <i>An earlier version of this post stated that the Steve Jobs email entered into evidence by Apple on Wednesday was sent to Eddy</i> …

eBooks

E3 in Photos: The Wacky, the Weird and the Gaming Warriors

This week, the E3 videogame conference descended upon downtown Los Angeles, and brought with it thousands of rabid game fans, a smattering of …

Los Angeles

Microsoft Brings Office 365 to Apple’s iPhone

Software giant Microsoft released a version of its Office application for Apple’s iPhone today. It has been the subject of a lot of speculation, and …

Steve Jobs Didn't Want an iBookstore, but the iPad and Eddy Cue Changed His Mind

Testifying in court yesterday as part of the ongoing e-books price fixing trial, Apple senior vice president for Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue offered some perspective on the history of iBooks and the iBookstore, noting that Steve Jobs was initially opposed to such a project. As shared by</i> …

AT&T to Send Emergency Alerts to U.S. iPhone 4S/5 Owners [Update: iPhone 4 Users Also Included]

AT&T has announced that it is pushing out a software update to bring Wireless Emergency Alerts to its U.S. customers that use an iPhone 4S or an iPhone 5. Wireless Emergency Alerts are part of a public safety system that is designed to send out geographically-targeted messages to alert people about …

MakerBot's Replicator 2 joins Amazon's newly launched 3D printer store

Granted, it's not a 3D printer in every home, but it's surely a step in the right direction. MakerBot announced today that its Replicator 2 will be joining Amazon's new 3D Printer Store, a central location on the site for devices, accessories, books and the like. The store features a number of …

Office for iPhone: Microsoft delivers basic document editing, but no iPad version

A subscription version finally arrives<p>After months of rumors and speculation on Microsoft's Office plans for iOS, the software giant is finally delivering a copy for iPhone today. Office Mobile for iOS will be strictly iPhone-only initially, and Microsoft is only offering access to the application …

Image of the Day: Stormtrooper bunny's awesome Death Star Easter egg

Latest Stories<p>Tag: Games<p>How Bethesda plans to handle all the trigger-happy players who randomly kill everything in Fallout 76<p>Tag: …

Image of the Day: Young George Lucas with unfinished R2-D2 in 1975

Latest Stories<p>Tag: Games<p>How Bethesda plans to handle all the trigger-happy players who randomly kill everything in Fallout 76<p>Tag: …

A New Era of Sci-Fi is Upon Us - Looking Ahead to Worlds That Await

<i>"Here is your mission: pass your knowledge on to the next, as it was passed on to you."</i> A new era of <b>sci-fi</b> is upon us. In just a few years we'll be …

Not Photoshopped: New Optical Illusions by Felice Varini

Artist Felice Varini creates large-scale anamorphic illusions on urban surfaces, which only come together when viewed from a certain perspective.

Funky Little Boatrace: Activision’s Astonishing Face Tech

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH<p>Also, wow. NVIDIA aren’t the only ones doing remarkable things with videogame …

You really should check out Orphan Black tomorrow

What kind of person sees someone commit suicide — and then decides to steal her identity? That's actually the most interesting question in the pilot …

Orphan Black

20 Iconic Captain Mal Moments From "Firefly" and "Serenity"

In honor of Nathan Fillion's birthday, let's take a look back at the role that made him a geek god.

A Fake Man of Steel Ad that Should Be Real

Marketing for Man of Steel hasn’t really kicked into high gear yet, other than the release of rather excellent trailer true to Zack Snyder form.<p>But …

Here’s Why You Hate Your Cable Company

Hate your cable TV (or satellite TV, or telco TV) company? Here’s why — and why it’s not going to change anytime soon — explained in 98 concise …

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