It's the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by a Serbian terrorist — an event that escalated into unprecedented global conflict known today as World War I. Most historians say Germany led the charge into war, but seven other powers deserve a share in the blame.
When people have suffered a violent or horrifying experience, the trauma can follow them around for years — and we call that Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). From soldiers to accident victims to rape survivors, tons of people have found themselves haunted by their terrible experiences.
Today sees the release of Scott Westerfeld's and Keith Thompson's long-awaited third book in the Leviathan trilogy, Goliath. And we can't wait for a third dose of alternate-history World War I, with all the mechs and genetically engineered airships. (And to celebrate, here's a lovely new piece of artwork. Check out…
The remake of Red Dawn may or may not be coming out this fall, but Australians are already getting something better: the film adaptation of the classic invasion novel Tomorrow When The War Began. And the first review is out.
The latest late night wars have proven to be more riveting (and fun) than any trade dispute between the Galactic Republic and Trade Federation. We thought we'd help NBC out by offering eleven suitable replacements for either Jay or Conan.
If Thanksgiving is about one thing, it's not turkey, family or even giving thanks. It's about watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and complaining about the floats, balloons and special guests. Here's what we'd rather see instead.
Ignore your familiar superheroes this week; the Comics We Crave are all about unfamiliar faces (or unfamiliar takes on familiar faces), the stories we never saw on television and even an alternate history of the 21st Century. Who could resist?
Battlestar Galactica's effects genius Gary Hutzel and model-maker Pierre Drolet had to create some ancient Cylon remains for the Galactica crew to dig up. So they reached into Japanese Samurai designs... and his first efforts looked quite like Darth Vader.
A fatherless tyke leaves the farm for a space adventure? Nope, never heard of that before. See just how alarmingly similar Kirk and Luke really are. Plus Spider-Man versus Piano Cat. The winner? You.
"One of the most obvious ways that science fiction novels tend to reflect the mores of their age is in their depiction of war.
Television comes back after its long holiday nap, with the final Stargate Atlantis. We've got clips from the series finale to say goodbye Sheppard, Ronon, and sweet McKay... we'll miss you most of all.
Click to viewSome of the coolest characters in science fiction sport bad-ass tattoos that signify membership in a secret society. And if you're a futuristic assassin, there's nothing like having some ink on your face to set you apart from the regular tough guys. It's amazing how much character development movies and…