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This is my new favorite Sci-Fi Universe This is my new favorite Sci-Fi Universe

The following video is the Sci-Fi movie I want to see get huge in the theaters, the tabletop game I want to play, and the computer RPG I want to obsess over all at once.

Did smilodon mothers have a controllable swarm of murder kittens? Did smilodon mothers have a controllable swarm of murder kittens?

The extremely awesome Vox.com has (as usual) a great article...this time about how our saber-toothed friends and there have always been questions about how they...well...how they worked at all.

Innermore: The Epic Sci-Fi Story of Life on Earth. Innermore: The Epic Sci-Fi Story of Life on Earth.

Imagine a world where the air is hostile to life as we know it and the only way to move out of all but a tiny number of corners of the planet is inside machines and habitats. How about epic wars between increasingly sophisticated high-tech ships? What if the clones of captains and crews are all that’s left after the…

How to make 'The Thing' scary. How to make 'The Thing' scary.

I love monster movies in general, and The Thing has always been one of my favorites. I liked the clever psychological horror, but what really drew me was the Thing itself. The way it could quickly change into all kinds of strange forms just added to the awesomeness. What sort of freaky weird chimera would it be this…

Kung Fury reaction video adds bonus entertainment value. Kung Fury reaction video adds bonus entertainment value.

So, I may have been out of things for a while but I didn’t even know ‘reaction videos’ were a thing, except maybe in response to jump scares or the-sensation-that-shall-not-be-visualized.

Boy Eats Girl, the Very Bad life cycle of a Very Strange wasp. Boy Eats Girl, the Very Bad life cycle of a Very Strange wasp.

Meet Encarsia Tricolor Forster. (no relation). As wasps go, she’s actually kind of cute. Maybe not baeus-cute, but cute nonetheless.

The True Story of how we already created All Our Heavens in The Future The True Story of how we already created All Our Heavens in The Future

I believe I finally have stumbled across my religion, and it is a strange and beautiful thing.

Making a Real Monkey Thought Translator Making a Real Monkey Thought Translator

Let’s invent something fun again! But this time, instead of something amazing but complicated like the Wearable Holodeck, we’re going to invent something that a hacker can make on a budget with off the shelf parts.

Age of Ultron Review:Thor finally finds someone who can "Lift His Hammer" Age of Ultron Review:Thor finally finds someone who can "Lift His Hammer"

Whether it’s Thor rebounding from the death of his True Love, Bruce Banner’s sexual identity crisis, or the question of whether Captain America suffered some super shrinkage from that super formula, Age of Ultron is undoubtedly Joss Whedon’s play at Romantic Comedy of the year.

The Inevitable, Incredible, Wearable Holodeck The Inevitable, Incredible, Wearable Holodeck

In our Sci-Fi dreams of lovely ideas and technologies we occasionally completely miss something that’s not only plausible but pretty obvious in retrospect.

The Tale of Fermi and the Primal Need for the Paradox that Never Was The Tale of Fermi and the Primal Need for the Paradox that Never Was

Neil Armstrong: We’re at the third site. Still no cheese. CAPCOM: Where did the cheese go? Neil Armstrong: The only evidence we have so far is a bunch of rock. CAPCOM: We’ll get our people sciencing around the clock to figure out who moved our cheese!

Holograms: Great for Hollywood. Obsolete in reality.   Holograms: Great for Hollywood. Obsolete in reality.  

Holograms had their day in the sun, but it’s time for us to shift our focus. If we had years ago we’d already be chilling out on our patios reading this on our Wearable Holodecks, playing games that make Skyrim look like Pong, exploring nature through camera arrays like Wizard Eye, and enjoying the fact that our…

A Day in the Life of a Motor Protein. A Day in the Life of a Motor Protein.

You other molecular motor fans are with me, right?

The Amazing Cuddlefish. The Amazing Cuddlefish.

Despite their name, cuttlefish aren’t fish. But unlike almost all fish, a cuttlefish can cuddle.

Scientists Discover OctoKittens! Scientists Discover OctoKittens!

Nope, that’s not an Octokitten!

It Was Better Than You Remember: Fixing Bad Ideas It Was Better Than You Remember: Fixing Bad Ideas

Have you ever finished watching a show, and left a little...disappointed?

Interstellar Was a Ghost Story, and it Was Better Than You Remember Interstellar Was a Ghost Story, and it Was Better Than You Remember

Interstellar was quite the movie, wasn't it? Some of you remember it as an instant movie of the year! Some of you remember it as a really, really bad. (hush, past self!).

Fixing Bad Ideas: Midi-Chlorians (Idea Factory Thread) Fixing Bad Ideas: Midi-Chlorians (Idea Factory Thread)

I remember the day a tiny part of my childhood died.

CYOA: The amazing plots hidden within Interstellar (Idea factory page) CYOA: The amazing plots hidden within Interstellar (Idea factory page)

UPDATE: The outline page is in place and I should have (at least) that set of options done in less than a month

Interpreter nearly steals show from The Oatmeal's Matt Inman at Bad Ad-Hoc Hypothesis Festival

Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal was on the top of his game (if a bit scratchy) delivering the keynote speech of Zach Weiner's (of SMBC fame) BAHfest as he expertly debunked evolution and introduced us to his personal lord and savior, Jibbers Crabst.

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