The bath robe, or dressing gown as it is also commonly known, is the piece of clothing that signifies comfort and cozy. It’s a statement. Consider the following examples as bathrobe pioneers, proving that things can be achieved while adorned in chenille.
The Avengers released last weekend to intensely long lines and intensely satisfied viewers. Breaking pretty much every opening weekend record, the highly anticipated 4 way crossover super movie kept fans wanting more.
NASA researchers have utilized the data from the Dawn probe to confirm a long held suspicion, that Vesta is actually an ancient protoplanet.
When their Kickstarter campaign first kicked off, for about $100, one could get a watch when manufacturing started. Within just a few short hours, Pebble had exceeded its goal of $100,000 and within just a few days breezed past $2 million.
This week we’re looking at real life surgical grade lightsabers, robotic birds that mimic the real thing, and creepy Japanese robots intended for hugging!
It has been revealed that the FBI is requesting that major internet corporations like Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo, and Google open the doors of their messaging and communications programs to allow wiretaps.
After months of consumer speculation, false media leaked images showing outrageous potential design options and hints regarding everything from the camera to the design materials, the SIII is both fairly normal and fairly awesome.
This flight has been delayed many times within the last year or so, and this is the second time it has been delayed just within the last month. SpaceX has claimed that they want to make sure they do their due diligence before the launch happens.
Scientists have once again taken their lead from popular science fiction culture for the development of their latest piece of technology. This time the goal is Star Trek’s universal translator, a device which can translate any language.
If Planetary Resources is successful in their asteroid mining attempt, then they could potentially provide a very viable new resource for obtaining nickel, iron and other essential minerals.
A collaboration of Australian and Chinese researchers has recently come up with a new invention that may prove revolutionary, a handheld bacteria-killing flashlight.
Stephen Moffat recently announced that Jennifer-Louise Coleman of “Emmerdale” and “Waterloo Road” will replace Gillan as the new companion on Doctor Who.
Availability of power has become a concern in recent years as renewable sources of energy run dry. NASA has come up with a new idea about how to make solar power from space practical.
With all of the technological advancements in ‘our world’, the ‘gaming world’ has just gotten literal. With those sleep deprived contact wearing gaming developers creating more and more ideas.
Sadly, it remains to be seen whether Nicolas Cage can turn his life and career around. He used to receive rave reviews for his performances in various films. Now he is typically lambasted by fans and critics alike.
Just listen for a minute and see if you don’t “get something in your eyes”.
There is a $10,000 prize for the first computer program that can run on standard hardware and defeat the three top-ranked human Arimaa players.
Evil Dead the Musical is an off-Broadway musical that has been traveling the world since 2003. Productions happen all over the world, and the show sells out almost every performance.
The words reboot and re-imagining are among the most hated in a purist’s vocabulary. When Marvel announced plans to reboot the Spider-Man film franchise with a new creative team and a new cast, fans instantly took to the Internet in droves to voice their displeasure.
Kristanna Loken, who was born Kristanna Sommer Løken in New York on October 8, 1979 and began her career as a model in 1994 at the tender age of 15. During that same year, she also began her acting career with a single episode appearance on the daytime soap opera As the World Turns. Although Loken did find semi-regular work from the very beginning, it was her part as a cyborg in the 2003 feature film Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines which was considered to be her breakout role. No stranger to sci-fi, Loken had already racked up multiple genre references before joining the cast of T3.
Natasha Henstridge is tall, blonde and beautiful. She is also best known for her portrayal of Sil, an alien-human hybrid with a deadly instinct to breed. As a captivating alien, she left a trail of dead lovers who fell for her lethal charms.
A veteran of the science fiction and fantasy genres, Gina Torres has a list of credits a mile long. Chances are, if you haven’t lived under a rock for the past two decades, you recognize her from Xena: Warrior Princess, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Firefly/Serenity, or one of the three Matrix projects in which she’s played a role.
Sigourney Weaver has long been noted as the “Sci-Fi Queen” for her dedication to the fantasy and science fiction genres. Known primarily as Ellen in the Alien series, she has also been featured in Gorillas in the Mist, the Ghostbusters films, and, more recently, in James Cameron’s Avatar.
Amanda Tapping is a UK born actress who has lent her acting skills to sci-fi series such as Stargate SG-1 and Sanctuary. Amanda has entertained us for years while starring in the Stargate series. She has bravely extended her career into other filmmaking directions and continuously offers her fans quality performances.
Known by most fans for her portrayal as Kara “Starbuck” Thrace on Battlestar Galactica, Katee Sackhoff is every nerd’s fantasy girl. She has an impressive resume of acting and voice credits, a tomboy-next-door appeal, and she named her dog Meatball.
With her beauty and willingness to tackle uncomfortable scenes, Grace Park has made quite a name for herself among the sci-fi community. Amazingly, Grace didn’t think that acting would be a career, and she took steps to ensure she would be covered in case ‘the call’ never came.
She may be known best by science fiction fans as Captain Kathryn Janeway of the Starship Voyager, but Katherine Kiernan Maria “Kate” Mulgrew has a long history in the acting world that runs the gambit from theater to television to film and even into the realm of commercials. Her acting career spans more than 35 years and she has done more with that time than many actors and actresses will do in their lifetimes.
Recognizable to Battlestar fans as the voluptuous Cylon Number Six, Tricia Helfer has enjoyed a successful career that has included modeling, television, and film.
Michelle Forbes is a dark-haired statuesque sci-fi bit of loveliness, and is sure to have starred in the dreams of many a science fiction fan with her seductively distinctive voice and variety of roles.
While Hollywood often attempts to paint actresses as either squeaky-clean paragons of virtue or fallen, wild women, Carrie is decidedly candid about her struggles and triumphs over the course of the last three and a half decades. Never one to pull a punch, Carrie is unafraid to speak her mind and often does so in shocking fashion.
The finest full-blooded Vulcan to ever grace the screen. When life-long Trek fans tuned in to the new series Enterprise (later restyled Star Trek: Enterprise) in the fall of 2001, acting newcomer Jolene Blalock immediately gained attention as one of the most fine-boned, tiny full-blooded Vulcans to ever grace the screen. While this may have [...]
The Beautiful Voice of Science Fiction Born Claudia Lee Black, this famous Stargate and Farscape actress has gained a reputation among fans and critics everywhere for portraying strong-willed and sexy characters ranging across the sci-fi and fantasy genres. Much to the chagrin of fans, Black will not reveal exactly when she was born. She has [...]
Not just a pretty cog in the Hollywood Machine. With her striking short hair and deep brown eyes, Morena Baccarin could be dismissed as just one of the thousands of pretty cogs that make up the Hollywood machine. However, her incredible talent, work ethic, and willingness to meet differing roles head-on makes her an actress [...]
This topic strays from the mission of the website slightly, hopefully not too far. It does in fact deal with two things nerds like, namely t-shirts and sci-fi conventions. This post could also serve as intricate study into the analysis paralysis I routinely fall into. To those of you just wandering across the web, I [...]
The recent DC relaunch has been a real head-scratcher thus far. What seemed to be an effort to clean up the DC continuity by simply doing away with the hundreds and thousands of extraneous characters, dangling plot threads, confusing story arcs and unresolved loose ends has instead become a means of further complicating the entire [...]
Sometimes you just get lost in the interwebs and you find the coolest stuff. I started off down the rabbit hole and here are three cool things that I found right in my own state.
Without a dastardly villain, our sci-fi heroes would have very little to do. Moreover, a science fiction movie is only as good as its nastiest bad guy. Here are five of the worst villains in sci-fi movies, or maybe five of the best.
In the dangerous world of super-crime, the super-hero trend has been to avoid the use of protective gear altogether and simply strip down to the bare minimum.
If you’re not old enough to remember when the show aired on prime time, there’s a good chance you’ve seen at least part of an episode of the original Twilight Zone television program.
Do you think that the imaginings of science fiction films and books pushes kids into wanting to pursue an education in that field?
So, like a typical fan-boy I got thoroughly excited when rumors started spreading about Benicio del Toro playing Khan in the new Star Trek. In my opinion, del Toro’s intensity would have been prefect for the role.
Star Trek has been off the air for years, but perhaps with the reboot of the series on the silver screen has given the shows esteemed alum a reason to come out of obscurity and walk across the Broadway Stage.
Johnny Galecki, star of the CBS geek friendly sitcom The Big Bang Theory, received his first Golden Globe nomination this week for his comically well timed performance in the role of Leonard Hofstadter.
Naughty Dog, the developers of Crash Bandicoot and the Uncharted series, recently shocked the gaming world by announcing that the PS3 is not capable of running a fourth game in the Uncharted series. Due to this announcement, industry fans and experts are now speculating even more wildly over the specs of the upcoming Playstation 4 [...]
South Korea is one of the leading developers of robotic technology, so it makes sense that robotic prison guards are about to become a very real possibility in that country.
The holiday season is upon us and finding a unique gift for that tech-savvy person in your life can be tough. However, if you have a big budget here are a few great gifts to consider buying for the special nerd in your life.
NASA recently announced that their Kepler spacecraft, which was launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in 2009, has found evidence of an alien planet located within the habitable zone of it’s sun.
It would truly be a shame if anyone ruined what could be considered one of the greatest science fiction novels of the modern era.
A conflict that is decades old involving a captain of the Starship Enterprise and a gold bikini clad princess from a galaxy far far away has recently resurfaced. The actors portraying these iconic characters have taken a few jabs at one another over which science fiction franchise is superior.
While trains that have stations in outer space might sound like something out of a steampunk science fiction novel, proponents of the StarTram system feel that it is a technology that is truly worth looking into.
Linknami’s social network advertising page offers businesses the opportunity to connect with both social media experts and those who have a large influence on social media. What Are Social Ads? The service operates by allowing individuals with a large following, either on Facebook or Twitter, to sign up as publishers. These publishers then Tweet or [...]
The original Legend of Zelda was the fourth best selling game of the NES platform, and Spike TV has decided to grant the title its inaugural Video Game Hall of Fame award. The series has been adapted as a number of manga volumes that were not only endorsed by Nintendo, but also reportedly commissioned by [...]
One of my favorite times of year is Christmas. Not just for all the presents I get, but from the pleasure I get from watching my children interact with Claybe. Claybe (named by my daughter) is our resident Elf that visits the children at Christmas.
Star Wars has entered the hearts and homes of fans everywhere. Game manufacturers have tapped into the popular sci-fi franchise and now lucky followers of George Lucas’ creation can buy detailed and inventive board games built with the Star Wars theme. Star Wars Monopoly Monopoly has been recreated numerous times and has included several Star [...]
You may be wondering what Google has been up to lately, well, recent plans from the Google cultural institute is to make historical artifacts available over the net. That’s right the artifacts that you used to have to visit at museum will now be available from the net. Now museums can upload these artifacts to [...]
If you enjoy team games on the PC (are you a crazy Call of Duty fan?) and you also like free stuff then you will love World of Tanks. I can’t say many bad things about this game. Well there is one, which I will explain below. Game Basics In total there are around 150 [...]
Recently, the hit series played its seventh episode of season two, which was the mid-season finale. It was titled “Pretty Much Dead Already”, and the series will not be back until February.
We technophiles often have a tough time keeping up with the ever evolving world of technology. There are only so many magazines that one can subscribe to, only so many websites that one can bookmark and only so much time in the day to try to keep up with it all. For those of us [...]
Sometimes it can be hard to come up with content for your blog when, as I wrote last week, you need to post at least twice a day. Other times you will need research or have examples at your fingertips to back up content you have started on. That’s where PLR articles come in. PLR [...]
Some fans might already be familiar with the fact that there is a feature film version of Witchblade in the works. Originally, there were talks about releasing the movie in 2009, but so far, the release date has been pushed back to 2013. Lately, fans of science fiction and fantasy in general have heard about [...]