Science & Tech

  • In The Near Future, We May Be Able To See In Infrared

    Posted Sunday, November 29th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5

    Infrared headsets certainly look cool in movies, but what if we head the capability to forego the bulky headgear and just be able to see in infrared on our own? Sure, we’d have to be an alien like Predator at this point, but scientists at MIT may have found a way to create contact lenses […]

  • Once Again, Stephen Hawking Warns About Artificial Intelligence

    Posted Sunday, November 29th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5

    For the past couple of months now, we’ve seen a few headlines about Stephen Hawking warning against the danger of artificial intelligence. In an AMA earlier this year, Hawking’s predictions about AI resembled Skynet—artificial intelligence that seem to disdain toward humanity. After a much successful AMA, Hawking took the time in the last couple of […]

  • TV Recap: ‘The Big Bang Theory: The Platonic Permutation’

    Posted Friday, November 20th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -5

    The episodes opens with an old-school scene of the whole gang (minus Amy) having dinner at Sheldon and Leonard’s. Raj opens up the conversation by asking if everyone knew about the new Siri feature where she can respond to voice commands without having to manually activate her. As Raj demonstrates, Howard points out that in […]

  • Blade Cutter: Ridley Scott Describes To Opening To ‘Blade Runner 2′

    Posted Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 10:01 am GMT -5

    Potential SPOILERS AHEAD, for anyone wanting to go into Ridley Scott’s highly anticipated ‘Blade Runner’ sequel with fresh eyes. It seems Scott has been prepping this movie for a very long time in his head, and has had some scenes planned for years. The scene were discussing today is the opening to the new movie, […]

  • Xeno-Phobia: Sources Claim ‘Alien: Covenant’ Will Feature Two New Xenomorphs

    Posted Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5

    ‘Alien’ lovers, beware, there are potential SPOILERS AHEAD! According to sources over at Scified, it seems that the new film ‘Alien: Covenant’ will be featuring 2 monsters similar to the Xenomorphs in the original films, not to mention some other story points that were leaked. Here’s everything they released: “The movie will have 2 Monsters, […]

  • Hux Of The Matter: Domnhall Gleeson Speaks On Complexities Of General Hux In ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

    Posted Monday, November 16th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5

    EW has been running a lot of coverage of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ as of late, with numerous enlightening interviews with the cast and crew of the film, including director J.J. Abrams. Abrams has been surprisingly open about certain topics regarding the film, including the inclusion of a new armored space station set to […]

  • What’s In A Name: Ridley Scott Reveals Another New Title For ‘Prometheus 2′

    Posted Monday, November 16th, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -5

    This past weekend while attending the AFI Film Festival, it seems Ridley Scott opened up about his involvement in ‘The Martian,’ which is also when he dropped the latest bombshell about the name of his upcoming ‘Prometheus 2′ film: “I was going to be doing what will be called ‘Alien: Covenant,’ which starts shooting next […]

  • Fool’s Gambit: William Shatner Attempts ‘Star Trek’ Musical For 50th Anniversary

    Posted Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -5

    The 84 year old William Shatner is at it again, this time with big plans to create his own special to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of ‘Star Trek‘ next year, which he seems intent on doing no matter what. Originally, it sounded like he wanted to do a special that really stayed true to the […]

  • Trek Tales: J.J. Abrams Speaks on ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Issues

    Posted Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -5

    It seems that while out promoting ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ J.J. Abrams has taken time to discuss his disappointment with the last major franchise film he worked on, which of course means he wanted to talk about ‘Star Trek Into Darkness.‘ In his own words: “I didn’t want to enter into making a movie […]

  • Teen Wins $400,000 For Expertly Explaining Special Relativity

    Posted Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -5

    You spend hours skimming the same article again and again on Wikipedia, rereading chapters in ‘A Brief History of Time’ or watching the expository scenes in various science fiction media to little or no avail. Many of us can agree that wrapping our brains around the concept of Special Relativity, particularly time dilation, can be […]

  • So, This Is Weird — Something Just Came Out Of A Black Hole

    Posted Sunday, November 8th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5

    Black holes have fascinated people for a while now, and we all know them as being stellar objects that absorb everything, especially to a terrifying level in science fiction (and our nightmares). However, two of NASA’s space telescopes discovered something quite unusual with Markarian 335, a supermassive black hole 324 million light-years away. It emitted […]

  • Now Hiring: Astronauts

    Posted Sunday, November 8th, 2015 04:30 pm GMT -5

    NASA is about to begin the hiring process for new astronauts. Think you have what it takes? Read a summary of the job description below. This may be the career change you’re been looking for. Qualifications: -Must be a US citizen – Bachelor’s degree in engineering, biological sciences, physical sciences or mathematics – Three years […]

  • The Lecherous World Of Adorable Penguins

    Posted Sunday, November 8th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5

    The truth is out. Adorable penguins are just as promiscuous and depraved as some of the humans we both know and hear about on true-crime television shows. In 1911 and 1912, British Antarctic explorer Dr. George Murray Levick studied the sexual behavior of Adélie penguins. However, the findings were so lewd that Levick published his […]

  • Whetting Our Appetites: Check Out Two New Clips From ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2′

    Posted Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -5

     With ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2‘ only a few short weeks away from being released, the studio is amping up their marketing game, starting to release numerous clips from the upcoming blockbuster to get people excited to see the finale of the epic franchise. In the first clip below, we get a quite […]

  • Just Cruising: Doug Liman And Tom Cruise Recruit ‘Pan’ Screenwriter For ‘Luna Park’

    Posted Thursday, October 29th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5

    Despite whatever people may think of the man and his conduct in his personal life, it seems as though Tom Cruise has been making a bit of a comeback in recent years, with such films as ‘Edge of Tomorrow,’ ‘Jack Reacher’ and ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol’ that did well at the box office and earned […]