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10 Scientific Hoaxes That The World Totally Fell For

Glued bones and fake giants.<p>Every now and then, a scientific discovery comes along that is just so wild that you can't wrap your head around it at …

Best Retro-Inspired PC Games for 2016

Today’s video game industry draws a lot on the successes of the past, and that certainly isn’t a bad thing. With so many indie developers (and a few …

Indie Gaming

A Case for Colorful Costumes

Does it really matter how a superhero looks when they’re portrayed on film? Does the costume play into the caliber of a film adaptation of a comic …

Comics

Build a Truly Pocket-Sized Video Game Console with a Raspberry Pi Zero

Adafruit’s PiGRRL is one of the best little DIY portable game devices out there, and now they’ve put out a guide that shrinks it down even further …

May the 4th be with NASA: Space agency goes deep on 'Star Wars' day

If you're NASA, you seize every opportunity to chime in about pop culture — which means going all out for space movies, and the intergalactic holiday …

Science Explains Why Having Zero Time Is Making You Miserable | Inc.com

Do you know someone who wears their busyness like a badge of honor? They humbly brag, "I am just so busy!" to anyone who asks. Every hour is spoken for with meetings and minutiae. And they always look a bit frazzled.<p>Being busy may seem like a minor problem to have. But a study done by Stanford …

Time Management

21 Books That Changed Science Fiction And Fantasy Forever

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

J.J. Abrams Explains How Harrison Ford Reacted To What Happened To Han Solo In Star Wars: The Force Awakens

<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> brought back a much-loved franchise in many ways, and is already looked at as one of the best in the series by some. In …

Fans Remastered A 35MM Print Of ‘Star Wars’ And It Looks Amazing

The original, un-cut and un-altered versions of <i>Star Wars</i> episodes 4, 5 and 6 have been a white whale for fans ever since the the 1997 Special Edition home video release. You’ve surely heard that Han shot first, and he did, but history has been scrubbed so many times that kids these days have no …

Test Tube Sculptures

For her series <i>Micro Matter</i>, graphic designer and artist Rosa je Jong creates intricate models of buildings and trees using an X-Acto and tweezers, …

This Mad Genius Built His Own ‘Star Wars’ Lightsaber And It Runs On Alcohol

From the genius who built a Thor’s hammer that only he could lift, comes a real-life lightsaber, blue light and all, that’s essentially a flamethrower that runs on–you guessed it–alcohol.<p>The video above introduces Allen Pan lighting a cigarette using the lightsaber, so you just know that this …

Force Awakens Practical Effects That You Thought Were CG

<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is filled with practical effects, costumed creatures and puppets. Some of the practical effects are so good that you …

So, Lucasfilm and Disney are setting their Star Wars stall out in a similar way to Marvel Cinematic Universe. Akin to the Avengers films, there'll be …

Rogue One Could Feature a Star Wars Character We Thought We'd Never See Again

<i>Civil War</i> will balance its dark moments with some superhero humor. The long-awaited <i>Jumanji</i> reboot gets a director. Chris Pine talks <i>Wonder Woman</i>. <i>The</i> …

Force fields: where to experience the Star Wars universe

If you’ve felt a disturbance in the Force lately, you’re not alone: millions of film fans are awaiting the new Star Wars movie, which comes out this week.<p>Whether the reboot gives devotees new hope for the franchise or proves to be a phantom menace remains to be seen, but one thing is certain: …

Lucasfilm Still Looking at Developing STAR WARS: UNDERWORLD TV Series and 1313 Video Game

How One Man Beat Fallout 3 On Hard Mode Without Ever Healing

Last weekend, someone completed one of the most incredible <i>Fallout 3</i> runs of all time. The rules for the permadeath playthrough were simple: One …

US cinema to reward fan who can endure Star Wars marathon

Texan cinema set to challenge fans to sit through the entire space saga, followed by JJ Abrams’ new episode on repeat, until only one remains<p>When Star Wars: The Force Awakens finally opens in multiplexes later this month, more than a year after the film’s debut teaser trailer invited fans to return …

Star Wars

27 major Star Wars events not shown in the movies

There's a new buzzword in Hollywood: "Shared Universe." Marvel and DC fans think their franchise of choice created the term, but in reality, <b>Star Wars</b> is the granddaddy of all shared universes. George Lucas loyalists see <i>Star Wars</i> as a kind of hipster blockbuster movie. Why? Because it shared …

Star Wars

If The Characters On “The Walking Dead” Looked Like They Do In The Comics

Warning: There's a lot more amputation.

The Walking Dead

This scene from 'The Empire Strikes Back' led to a huge mystery that 'Star Wars' fans haven't been able to solve for 35 years

If the accident had happened four months later the news would have been in every paper around the world. But at the time Hamill was still an unknown actor who had just finished being the lead in a yet-to-be-released sci-fi movie in which he wore all white and wielded a glowing sword.<p>Hamill had to …

The 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Must Read Before You Die, According to Amazon

Assembling the list of the most essential science fiction and fantasy books is a huge undertaking, but Amazon has tackled it. And their list is not …

Home & Office : Classic Marvel Comics Corner-Box Art

[Sale!] Aw, man. $.12 comics? We're jealous.Aw, man. $.12 comics? We're jealous. $24.99

Marvel Comics

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Avengers: Age of Ultron Deleted Scene Reveals Important Plot Points

When <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> was released earlier this year, writer/director Joss Whedon revealed that his first cut of the superhero adventure was considerably longer than what ended up in cinemas.<p>One of the key moments that was changed was the Norn Cave sequence. In the original version, Thor …

Comics

Star Wars: Carrie Fisher claims she had affair with Harrison Ford

Carrie Fisher has revealed she had an affair with Harrison Ford on the set of the original Star Wars in 1976.<p>Both Fisher and Ford recently reprised …

By now everyone's spat up their fair share of bile regarding Josh Trank's horrendous Fantastic Four reboot, and one of the most vocal complaints …

Comic Books

This guy recasts movies with vintage actors, gives them appropriate posters

Some of our best quantum models suggest that there may well be an infinite number of alternate universes, with infinite variation in degree of …

What happened in Star Wars after Return of the Jedi?

The month of September 2015 is an important one in the history of <i>Star Wars</i>. Not in the fictional history of a galaxy far, far away, but in the …

Star Wars

An Elegant Infographic For A More Civilized Age: A Look at STAR WARS Lightsabers