Part of the fun of being a nerd is using an interest in science to imagine how it would be possible for our favorite monsters and magical creatures to exist.
Anouk Wipprecht designed this fashionable and functional chain mail dress with the help of ArcAttack and wore it herself at Maker Faire when her models were too nervous to try it in action.
Nonprofit organization The Museum of Science Fiction is an institution in D.C. dedicated solely to you-know-what, and they’re willing to pay $1,000 in Earth currency for the best “preview museum” design to house exhibits in the nation’s capitol.
Good news, everyone!! A Tumblr user asked, “I feel like you’ve written enough short stories since Fragile Things to warrant a new collection.
But who was it? Wait in suspense no longer. This shining example of geek is… Karen Gillan, with some assistance from her Selfie co-star John Cho as the Red Power Ranger.
My Black Widow costume The following was originally published on Cora Harrington’s blog The Lingerie Addict and has been republished with permission.
Mark Gatiss didn’t get too much screen time as the Iron Bank of Braavos’ Tycho Nestoris but good news!
As a young, money-grubbing middle schooler, I experienced a lot of babysitting-related anxiety. What if I dropped the kid on his head?
Good movies make you forget that what you’re seeing isn’t real and that somebody had to make it. Great movies make you excited to find out how they make it.
For all their possible positive uses, unmanned aerial vehicles don’t exactly have the greatest public image—much like puppets, they’re an inherently creepy and untrustworthy human innovation.
After the season premiere of Doctor Who, I wondered if there would be any ridiculous uproar over the kiss that wasn’t even a kiss by the strictest definition of the word.
This month has been terrible in every conceiveable sense of the word, in some part due to the rapidly escalating harassment of prominent feminists in gaming.
I’m listening, Ridley. Not that I think there could possibly be a good reason for whitewashing Moses and Rameses in Exodus: Gods and Kings.
The ice is just piling up! So many people have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that even fictional characters are starting to get in on the charity fun.
After seeing the Spider-Woman butt cover that will live in infamy and reading the critiques (and defenses) of its anatomy that followed, Alice Dranger asked herself: Can you really scale a wall in that position?
Marvel, you don’t appear to be listening to us when we clamor for a Black Widow movie. But will you listen to Jessica Chastain?
Yesterday the Internet (save for hardcore Sanrio fans—you’ll have to forgive the rest of us) flew into an existential frenzy as it was revealed by a Hello Kitty historian in a LA Times interview that the famous Sanrio character is not to be referred to as a cat.
Well this is disappointing. But not, like, too much. Back in early July we were pretty excited to report Sin City star Devon Aoki (Miho) had landed the role of Tatsu Yamashiro (aka DC Comics’ Katana) for Arrow Season 3, both because Katana was being cast at all and also because The CW had actually cast a Japanese actress to play a Japanese character.
I kind of like it, but I’m also starting at my screen in head-tilted confusion. There’s nothing too weird about this, but… I don’t know.
Now that I wrote that defense of reboots, I can’t say anything bad about this without being a total hypocrite, can I?