As you've probably heard, a containment area for toxic fly ash (a byproduct of fossil fuel production) burst open last month in Tennessee, U.S. As a result, 1.3 million cubic meters of ash slurry oozed over the countryside, covering homes and getting into local rivers. NASA's Landsat 5 satellite captured these images…
No city can withstand the rampage of Twinkle, the giant kitten, in this scene from the "Kitten Kong" episode of British comedy classic The Goodies. Science+cuteness... is there anything they can't destroy?
Dozens of nearly-imperceptible mini-earthquakes have made Yellowstone National Park tremble over the past few days - they might be early warning of an eruption so huge it buries half the U.S. under hot ash.
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The two big bass drums that dominated British science fiction in the 1970s-early 1980s have teamed up at last. Okay, so the Tom Baker/Brian Blessed encounter is only for a cellphone ad. But still.
Alex McDowell, the amazing production designer for Charlie And The Chocolate Factory and Minority Report, takes us inside Dr. Manhattan's digs in Watchmen during a lecture at MIT, and talks easter eggs, Bowie and design.
Director Pascal Laugier lays it on thick, about just how dedicated he is to making a Hellraiser remake. Saying that if he doesn't see eye-to-eye with the producers at Dimension Films, he'll walk. In an interview with Ain't It Cool News Laugier explained, "Right now I have no reasons to refuse the opportunity because…
Didn’t get your full The Twilight Zone fix from the New Year’s marathon? Here are films that draw their inspiration from episodes of the show, and try to recapture Rod Serling’s sense of the unknown.
If you've read an exciting/edgy book of short SF in the past few years, there's a decent chance it comes from Tachyon Publications. We talked to publisher Jacob Weisman about niche publishing, and Thomas Disch.
No sooner has her most recent series been cancelled than Marvel Comics is planning to give that whole "She-Hulk" idea one more try - but this time, it's not Bruce Banner's cousin... it's his daughter.
Set in the near future, Forbidden Science is a unique blend of noir science fiction and erotic story telling. Forbidden Science Premieres on Cinemax on Friday 1/9 @ Midnight. Check out the preview.
Women are outsourcing their reproductive cycles to their mobile gadgets.
This hand-crafted Star Wars clock features a different starship or fighter for every hour of the day, allowing you finally to know when it's time to celebrate the Hour of the Tie Fighter.
According to news reports, we'll finally learn who's stepping into the dapper threads of David Tennant as the star of the BBC's time-traveling action-soap-dramedy Doctor Who tomorrow. Whoever it is will take over early in 2010, after the last of the four one-off specials Tennant is starring in. So today is your last…
Let the Nazi zombie attacks begin! The first clips from Norwegian film Dead Snow (Dod Sno) have finally surfaced from Sundance. So far this flick is delivering all the horror goods: sex, zombies and Nazis.
It's almost been a year since Y The Last Man finished, and much longer since plans for a movie version were announced. So where's our Shia-starring multiplex-filler? What's taking so long?
So far, all you've heard about Battlestar Galactica's final episode has been bloodshed and despair - but after all that, there may be an even weirder coda. Mega-spoilers!
Bollywood is ready to remake the classic Back To The Future, and has cast two incredibly popular stars for the adaptation. But will there be a "Hello McFly" dance sequence?
In Nanjing this week, a bevvy of aspiring fashion models strutted their stuff in a fashion show filled with laptops, skintight circuitboard body stockings, and throbbing digital backdrops.