Well, Count Me (Pleasantly) Surprised...

It looks as though Guardians actually has a decent chance of scoring the year's biggest opening based on last night's figures. I will admit that was never a possibility I seriously considered. But with sparse competition and an unusually slow summer season it's conceivable the movie could knock it out of the park, box… » 8/01/14 5:33pm Today 5:33pm


1) SPOILERS from here on out. Ye be warned. 2) This post will be re shared on the regular so PLEASE post your thoughts and comments here, and not make a new post. Or else crashed will yell. If someone else made the exact same comment jut go ahead and make yours anyway. Let the joy flow through you 3) Another spoilers… » 8/01/14 4:29pm Today 4:29pm

NASA: New "impossible" engine works, could change space travel forever

Until yesterday, every physicist was laughing at this engine and its inventor, Roger Shawyer. It's called the EmDrive and everyone said it was impossible because it goes against classical mechanics. But the fact is that the quantum vacuum plasma thruster works and scientists can't explain why. » 8/01/14 12:31pm Today 12:31pm

The Sad Saga of Korra: Or How a Network Screws Over its Fans

Exactly a week ago from today, fans of Nickelodeon's The Legend of Korra tuned their TV sets - for the last time - to see Korra's elemental-bending friends have an epic battle with Book Three's (that's Season 3, for the uninitiated) main villains (who each individually can bend one element, including their leader… » 8/01/14 9:10am Today 9:10am

Ask Me Anything - International Shipping/Logistics (and trade)

I work for an international freight forwarder, heading up the JFK branch as an operations manager. Essentially everything that isn't made in your home country, and even things that are made there have to get from point A to point B, and sometimes points C, D, E, and F. Freight forwarders get it there- by plane, train,… » 8/01/14 8:05am Today 8:05am