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By Kol Tregaskes | A curated science fiction magazine of the best articles, including videos and audio, from around the Web.

Sci-Fi Movies And TV Shows That Correctly Predicted Technology

Movies and TV shows often miss their mark when it comes to predicting the future. We still don't have flying cars or time traveling devices, for instance. Having said that, there are several visionary films like <i>Minority Report</i> and <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> that have managed to predict some aspects of …

Despite Promises, Rey Will Be Left Out of ‘Star Wars’ Monopoly Due to ‘Insufficient Interest’

Just when you thought fan outcry and demands for toys and games of popular female characters had been heard, Hasbro has gone and ignored them yet …

The Problems With Star Wars

By Tom Pritchard on 04 May 2017 at 6:00AM<p>By Holly Brockwell on 03 May 2017 at 2:00PM<p>By Katharine Trendacosta on 02 May 2017 at 9:30AM<p>By Beth Elderkin …

Marvel Joins Comixology's All-You-Can Read Subscription Service

When Amazon and Comixology first announced Unlimited last year, two of the biggest comics publishers around were conspicuously absent from the list …

Which Superhero Is Best? Research Says Definitely Not Batman

It’s kind of impossible to say which superhero is the best, since there’s just too many of them to count, but a seven-year study at the University of …

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Size Comparison - Science Fiction Spaceships

What Steven Spielberg's science fiction tells us about America

Not just fantasies, Steven Spielberg’s visions of alien landings and artificial intelligence are also a barometer of a nation’s hopes and fears<p>There is a moment in Steven Spielberg’s <i>Empire of the Sun</i> (1987) when an American plane strafes the Japanese camp where young Jim (Christian Bale) is …

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Elysium director Neill Blomkamp: 'You'd have to change the human genome to stop wealth discrepancy'

Neill Blomkamp has a vision of 2154, and it's not good news. His prognosis finds Earth in a sorry state: the whole world has become the third world, with the extremely wealthy 1% abandoning our ravaged planet for Elysium, a luxurious space station. Earth is a giant slum, a totalitarian nightmare in …

Marvel vs. DC Comics: One is just like Iron Man, the other like Batman.

<i>This is part of a special series about great rivalries: between tech titans, sports franchises, and even dinosaur hunters. Read about the series</i> …

Here's the ultimate science fiction size comparison chart

DeviantArtist lexinator117 claims this is chart is the "Size Comparison of EVERYTHING." While we won't go that far, we will happily agree that is is …

Falling Skies is a graduate seminar in why science fiction fails on TV

Seriously, last night's <i>Falling Skies</i> season finale was like a masterclass in fail. Pulled punches. Alien clichés, done badly. Characters with no …

How Realistic Is The Sci-Fi Space Thriller 'Europa Report'?

We chat with Kevin Hand, an astrobiologist who consulted on the film, about realism in space thrillers, why actors are better than robots, and more.<p>It's rare that a great space movie breaks the Hollywood traditions of big budgets, blatant abuse of physics, over-the-top special effects, factitious …

Europa Report is a space opera that gets it right

About halfway through <i>Europa Report</i>, you may find yourself holding your breath. Partly that's because you'll be feeling the tension in this …

What science fiction author best describes the world we live in now?

The world has moved so fast, our nightmares and fantasies can barely keep up. Science fiction becomes alternate history, or just plain history, at …

What's the most believable alien in science fiction?

We've all seen tons of aliens in movies, television, comics and of course novels. But some of them seem more way more plausible than others. Both …

Would it be evil to build a functional brain inside a computer?

There’s been a lot of talk recently about using supercomputers to simulate the human brain. But as scientists get progressively closer to achieving …

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The Greatest Science Fiction-Themed Bars and Restaurants on Earth

You may never get to drink at the Cantina — but you can still visit some real-life watering holes that celebrate your favorite stories. We've already …

What classic space opera novel do you want to see on the big screen?

If the <i>Ender's Game</i> movie is a success, then maybe the floodgates will open for other classic space opera books to hit the big screen and rock our …

The 10 Totally Awesome Rules of Evolution in Science Fiction

Evolution may be one of the most controversial scientific ideas in recent history, but it sure is boring to watch it happen in real life. That's why …

'Green Lantern' Screenwriter to Rewrite 'Blade Runner' Sequel – /Film

The notion of a <i>Blade Runner</i> sequel wasn’t something a lot of sci-fi fans wanted to think about even before <b>Ridley Scott</b> made <i>Prometheus</i>. And now that …

10 Novels That Are More Action-Packed Than Most Summer Movies

It's summer movie season, the time when blockbuster films come out every week and we pit Vin Diesel against Wolverine. But how do you keep that …

How Much Would It Cost to Build the Starship Enterprise?

So you want to build the <i>Enterprise</i>. Don't we all! Well good news: according to some quick, messy, napkin math, it's possible. Kind of. The bad news? …

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