Another Great Story About Controlling Prosthetic Limbs With Your Mind

40 years ago, Les Baugh lost his arms in an electrical accident. But now, thanks to innovations at Johns Hopkins University, Les has found himself capable of once again using his limbs. Well, not his exactly. After undergoing neural surgery and receiving two robotic limbs attached to a socket, Les has gained the… » 12/18/14 2:43pm Today 2:43pm

Can't Believe I Forgot The Cross Thread Thread

Hi ya'll and sorry for the very very late very harried cross thread. I'm in the midst of finals week-giving rather than taking, but still. Also fighting off a cold and channukah/hannukah, chanuka/whatever/חֲנֻכָּה and all the rest. How's this week going for you? And any good present news? » 12/18/14 1:22pm Today 1:22pm

The 10 Most Disappointing Sci-Fi and Fantasy of 2014

For me, 2014 has felt like a very disappointing year in the sci-fi and fantasy section. That isn’t to say that there wasn’t anything good, Dragon Age Inquisition, Guardians of the Galaxy and the Batgirl comics were great and that is just naming a few. » 12/18/14 11:30am Today 11:30am

The Spider-Woman costume redesign looks great

Imagine that. I really like this redesign. It makes sense and looks amazing! Loving the color scheme. I bet this redesign will be compared a lot to the Batgirl redesign. But that is not a bad thing! Because we really need more redesigns of female superhero costumes! » 12/18/14 10:48am Today 10:48am