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We Can't Wait to See How They'll Manage to Film The City & The City


The characters in China Miéville’s The City & The City live their lives inside a visual challenge. We can’t see what will happen when the BBC and Mammoth Screen try to include us in that challenge.

io9 Book Club Reminder: Meet Sept. 1 To Discuss Kim Stanley Robinson's Aurora!


Just a quick reminder—the io9 book club is meeting on Tuesday to talk about Kim Stanley Robinson’s novel Aurora.

RIP Wes Craven, Iconic Director of Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream


Iconic horror director Wes Craven died today aged 76, of brain cancer. In addition to creating the character of Freddy Krueger in Nightmare on Elm Street and the most famous meta-horror franchise with Scream, he also directed People Under the Stairs, Swamp Thing, and The Hills Have Eyes.

Blank Bodies Is A Technological Retelling of Genesis 


There’s been a few films out there about robots being taught to function, such as Chappie and Ex Machina .

So You Want To Join The Empire: Arm Up!


The last couple of weeks with this column, we’ve looked at getting stormtrooper armor up and running: measuring, accuracy, the differences between films and last week, finally getting to assembly .

The Incredible Hulk Was Inspired By A Woman Saving Her Baby 


Here’s a bit of trivia for you: when he was coming up with an idea for a new comic, art Jack Kirby witnessed a woman lift a car to get her child out from under it.

You Must Pick Up The MIT Technology Review's 2016 Issue Of Twelve Tomorrows


MIT’s Technology Review has a bit of a secret: just about every year, they put together a science fiction edition titled Twelve Tomorrows.

You might not realize it, but the invention of the ballpoint pen was a major technological innovatio


You might not realize it, but the invention of the ballpoint pen was a major technological innovation in the industrialized world.

 Dark Matter Ends With a Twist No One Saw Coming -- Which Is a Bad Thing


Two hours of episodes brought an end to season one of Dark Matter. One was a pretty standard by now background story, the other team story ending on a season finale cliffhanger.

Buried New Mexico Atari Games Bring In $100,000 In Auction


Remember that story of how Atari buried a bunch of their games in a landfill, and how they were rediscovered last year?

It's the Final Sunday Puzzle, People. Let's Talk Tubers.


The Martian is a book by Andy Weir about how potatoes will become the first food crop on Mars. Alright, it’s about more than that, but anyone who has read Weir’s novel knows potatoes get plenty of mentions.

The NYPD Wants Disney To Do Something About Times Square Costumers


Costumers plying tourists for money isn’t anything new in Times Square: stop by and you’ll likely see a variety of characters to take a picture with, for a small fee.

Tech Noir Is Your Fantastic '80s Mashup Music Video Of The Day


Retro Indie band Gunship has just released a new music video for their song Tech Noir, and it’s chock full of references from all the great films of the 1980s.

Guardians of Infinity Features All Of The Galaxy's Guardians


Marvel Comics is launching a new series featuring the members of Guardians of the Galaxy: all of them.

Sunday's Best Deals: GoPro Silver, Garment Steamer, DualShock Charger, and More


Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best.

The Remains Of A Supernova Is Just Dust And Light


When the supernova burned itself out, all that was left was fragments of dust and light. This fantastic image comes from Don Goldman, and it’s a beautiful one.

Open Channel: What's The Best Show To Binge On?


Binging TV shows is something everyone can enjoy: currently, I’ve been working my way (again) through Futurama, and I’m contemplating tackling Stargate: SG-1 again at some point, which got me thinking: What’s the best show out there to binge on?

A Double Black Hole Powers a Brilliant Galactic Star Factory 


Six hundred million light years away, a pair of black holes spiral furiously about one another at the brilliant core of a starburst galaxy.

Mad Max: Fury Road, Retold Through Hieroglyphs Is Perfect


One of the really interesting things about Mad Max: Fury Road is the response from artists across the internet.

Read Over The Entire History of Gaming In A Brief History Of Video Games


I’ve been fascinated by all things ‘Geek History’ in the last couple of years, and recently, I’ve been trying to read up a bit more on the history of gaming.


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