Korra, As Drawn By The Artist Of "The Big Guy And Rusty The Boy Robot"

We've long missed our chance to win a signed copy of this Legend of Korra poster drawn by Geof Darrow (Hard Boiled, The Big Guy And Rusty The Boy Robot, Shaolin Cowboy) with colours by Dave Stewart (Sandman, Hellboy, Shaolin Cowboy). However, if any of you would love to hang your love for the Avatarverse on your… » 1/28/15 11:21pm Yesterday 11:21pm

The future of humanity in one photo

Someone posted this photo on Reddit with this title: "So I got a glimpse of the future this morning..." And indeed, we are going to see this more and more in a near future. I am a big fan of virtual reality that can really fool your brain. I want to live in other worlds, but the consequences are not going to be pretty. » 1/28/15 10:40pm Yesterday 10:40pm

Wednesday Android Update: Slow news day Edition

First off, I'm getting sick and frankly that's just got me feeling worn out. Secondly, our receptionist quit and they basically threw me under the bus and said "you do his job now". Today is my first back to full time hours day and honestly I'm a bit miffed. I got so used to napping when I got out at 1 PM that I know… » 1/28/15 3:40pm Yesterday 3:40pm

How to Tell if You Are in a Soft Science Fiction Novel

Previously, How to Tell if You Are in a High Fantasy Novel. Mallory Ortberg has done it again. Have you found yourself in a strange place where women and men (but mostly the women) wear revealing clothes and are up for anything? Double check to make sure which kind of "soft" story you are in: » 1/28/15 2:30pm Yesterday 2:30pm

Can you recognize these upcoming movies from just a simple icon drawing?

This movie poster by Silenzio actually shows 35 different movies coming out in 2015, all represented with just one icon. Can you tell which movie is which? Some are easy because the sequel numbers are listed while others are just a little bit tougher. How many can you recognize? » 1/28/15 12:10pm Yesterday 12:10pm

When You Can No Longer Suspend Disbelief

As an avid nerd, I love sci-fi, fantasy, historical fiction. I always have and I probably always will. Clearly, much enjoyment around these genres is the ability to suspend disbelief. I can completely buy dragons, magic, anthropomorphism, omnipotent beings, aliens, and time travel without a second thought. » 1/28/15 9:19am Yesterday 9:19am