Missing Girl Recites Fantasy Novel But Cannot Recall Her Own Name

This week NYPD issued a press release regarding a teenage 'Jane Doe' with severe amnesia who cannot recall her own name, age or where she is from, but can recite portions of a certain fantasy novel. » 10/25/09 11:00am 10/25/09 11:00am

Where To Start With Young Adult Science Fiction

Where's the best place to start your kids with reading Science Fiction? Here's a booklist of some of the best Sci-Fi for the discerning young adult, because it's never too early to teach them about the dangers of dystopian societies. » 10/18/09 3:00pm 10/18/09 3:00pm

Theater Troupe Brings Sci-Fi Classics To The Stage

This year, San Francisco's Foul Play Productions is bringing two screen legends to life with its Attack of the Killer B-Movies series. Enjoy sizzling stage productions of The Bride Of Frankenstein and Barbarella, just in time for Halloween! » 10/11/09 1:00pm 10/11/09 1:00pm

Blue Peter Wants Your Six-Year-Old To Re-design The TARDIS

Popular British kids show Blue Peter is hosting a contest calling for children in the UK to submit their original TARDIS designs for production. We're hoping this means that Matt Smith's Doctor is tinkering with the ship's Chameleon Circuit. » 10/10/09 3:00pm 10/10/09 3:00pm

Brian and Stewie Hit "The Road To The Multiverse"

Tonight, in the season premiere of Family Guy, Brian and Stewie go on a Sliders-esque adventure, traversing time and space to encounter the Griffins (and themselves) in numerous alternate universes, including a Disneyverse, a Post-apocalypticverse, and a RobotChickenVerse. » 9/27/09 1:00pm 9/27/09 1:00pm

Driveshaft Lives! ...Sort Of

This week, Lost's viral marketing campaign behind DamonCarltonAndAPolarBear.com went too far. In Texas, they revealed their latest limited-edition poster at a rock concert, complete with a dubious Driveshaft homage. » 9/26/09 3:00pm 9/26/09 3:00pm

Just what is “Stitchpunk,” Anyway?

The term "Stitchpunk" has quickly been attached to Shane Acker's astounding debut film, 9. But where did it originate? Should we take this new genre seriously? We take a look at Acker's influences and attempt to define the Stitchpunk genre. » 9/13/09 2:00pm 9/13/09 2:00pm

DIY Doctor Who Craft Projects

From TARDIS cupcakes to Dalek dresses, the Whovians are one of the most DIY geek subcultures. Take a peek at the craft projects that made us doff our floppy hats in salute. Warning: This post is bigger on the inside. » 9/12/09 1:00pm 9/12/09 1:00pm

The REAL Warehouse 13: The Museum of Jurassic Technology

Laika's space suit. Mosaics made from butterfly wings. Superstitions brought to life. Find out what mesmerizing objects are in the strangest museum on Earth and marvel at a collection of artifacts and relics would make even Artie jealous. » 9/05/09 3:00pm 9/05/09 3:00pm

What Is This Strange Dystopian Disneyversese

A few weeks ago, concept art surfaced of a strange and distant land, a bizarre vision of a Dystopian Disneyverse that threw gamers into a frenzy with rumors that this might be for a Wii game. Could this be true? » 8/30/09 3:00pm 8/30/09 3:00pm

Ten Epic Steampunk Projects We Wish We'd Thought Of First

We've all seen the goggles, the brass, the keyboard mods. But a few steampunk projects go above and beyond, boggling the mind and leaving us breathless. Here are ten steampunk projects that succeed in transporting us to other worlds. » 8/29/09 4:00pm 8/29/09 4:00pm

My Little... CthulhuPony?

Finnish artist Mari Kasurinen combines her love of plastic and pop culture into some truly amazing equine art. Her collection includes everything from this cute My Little Cthulhu to My Little Predator Pony. Check out highlights from her gallery! » 8/22/09 1:00pm 8/22/09 1:00pm

Raygun Gothic Rocketship Blasts Off!


The Raygun Gothic Rocketship is, according to its fearless crew, a "rococo retro-futurist, future-rustic vernacular between yesterday's tomorrow and the future that never was." Click through to see what they mean. » 8/16/09 3:00pm 8/16/09 3:00pm

Lightning On Demand - With Drinks!

Greg Leyh spends his time proving lightning can indeed strike in the same place twice. Now, Leyh is planning to tackle the Zeusian task of creating a facility that can create lighting strikes on command - and serve cocktails. » 8/15/09 3:00pm 8/15/09 3:00pm

Warehouse 13's New Hacker Chick Puts The Punk In Steampunk

Warehouse 13, Syfy's new show about the building that houses every mystical object of power in the world, only just introduced its main characters — but soon we'll be meeting another new character, an 18-year-old girl with super-hacker skills. Spoilers... » 7/26/09 8:30am 7/26/09 8:30am

Wait, So There's Science In Science Fiction?

Comic-Con's 2009 panel "Mad Science" gives us a sneak peek at Caprica, a discussion on the symbiotic relationship between scientists and screenwriters, robotic reincarnation — and the inevitability of transporter accidents. » 7/24/09 2:00pm 7/24/09 2:00pm

Farscape Celebrates 10 Years Of Frelling Awesomeness

The Henson Company and Boom! studios celebrate ten years of Farscape, broke a world record, geeked out on the new Farscape comics (and webisodes!), and confirmed that the Fraggle Rock film and Dark Crystal sequel will hit theaters in 2011. » 7/24/09 1:00pm 7/24/09 1:00pm

The Meaning Of Gamer's Raver Porn Revealed

What's the deal with those candy-haired ravers from Gamer we posted a picture of a while back? Writer/directors Brian Taylor and Mark Neveldine explained their sleazy secret at Comic Con, and it has to do (not surprisingly) with gaming. Spoilers... » 7/24/09 8:20am 7/24/09 8:20am

The Wonderful World of Wizard Wrock

Josh Koury's documentary "We Are Wizards" delves into the genre of Wizard Rock. As homespun as the fan culture it celebrates, it's an endearing snapshot of the freaks and geeks who've made a place for themselves in the Potter fan-verse. » 7/19/09 2:00pm 7/19/09 2:00pm

Extremophiles I Have Known And Loved

Extremophiles challenge everything we thought we knew about the existence of life on Earth. Now, astrobiologists are questioning if some extremophiles are actually aliens living among us. Just who are these incredible creatures, and what can we learn from them? » 7/18/09 2:00pm 7/18/09 2:00pm