Something both magical and wonderfully strange happened at the Trocadero Theatre in Philadelphia, PA this past Halloween. Two things I never thought I’d ever see come together finally did and the result is something we can all enjoy, thanks to the wonders of the Internet.... Read More
And watch it in slow motion! This amazing video shows how a couple of researchers juggle ping pong balls with a stream of water - at times actually throwing in a new ball and letting the water throw the old one back. Read more...
Chris Hemsworth brought the Marvel promotion juggernaut to ‘Conan’ to promote ‘Thor: The Dark World’ and may have inadvertently angered numerous fan boys in the process by dissing Thor’s magical hammer. “It’s kinda ridiculous isn’t it…I’ll...Show More Summary
Whether he knows it or not, independent video game developer Bruno R. Marcos is sitting on a certified Internet sensation. On Sunday, Marcos posted a promotional video for his newest game creation, “Donkey-Me,” to YouTube, and its theme is going to probably make every nostalgic geek on this planet lose his or her mind. Show More Summary
First, rumors of Wonder Woman and now this: Nightwing will be in Batman/Superman. Or at least, so goes the rumor. But is it actually true? One thing we know for sure: Something is up with D… er, DC definitely wants to do something with Di…We will probably be seeing Nightwing in some form. Show More Summary
A simple polarization filter and some cellophane tape makes this sketch of a hot air balloon turn all different colors at all different times. See the weirdness of polarization and color. Read more...
Check out the first trailer for All Cheerleaders Die, in which T&A meet teenage revenge fantasies. In a nutshell, four "mean girl" cheerleaders are killed — but the school goth girl brings them back to life, except now they're super-powered and bent on revenge. Looks like stupid good fun. Read more...
We already admired the greatness of BatDad — but this new compilation of the Caped Caretaker's Vine moments is hilarious and adorable. Watch BatDad ask, "Do you like your new Princess Sparklepony?" Read more...
We still have some misgivings about the new RoboCop remake, but at least this brand new trailer looks crazy fun. Largely due to the insane supporting cast, like Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson and Jackie Earle Haley, all of whom are hilarious here. Read more...
Current pop queen Lady Gaga has announced that she will be performing a song (yes, one song) in space during the three-day Zero G Colony Music Festival in New Mexico. According to the source of this news (courtesy of US Weekly), the singer will need... Read More
I’m a fan of Sean Williams, and his new novel Twinmaker (known as Jump in Australia, and the first in a series) is a whole bunch of science fictional fun. But I gotta tell you, I’m hesitant about stepping into a matter transmitter. Maybe in this Big Idea he can convince you otherwise. SEAN WILLIAMS: […]
Even without her physical presence, Internet darling Jennifer Lawrence is still charming as ever. Take this “Tonight Show” interview with Liam Hemsworth for example, where he describes J-Law’s presence on the set of the latest The Hunger...Show More Summary
This is getting pretty crazy folks. Here’s the deal – Bruce Campbell just told Erin Darling over the weekend that Army Of Darkness 2 isn’t necessarily happening. His quote? ““It’s all internet BS. Yhere’s no reality whatsoever. These random comments slip out of my mouth... Read More
Even the trailer was too scary… Discovered on YoutTube, watch the once incredibly rare original 1973 theatrical trailer for William Friedkin’s The Exorcist that film executives banned due to the concern that the content within was too disturbing for audiences. It’s actually an insanely intense... Read More
Normally, I let Birch handle all things Nintendo related. But this was simultaneously too ingenious and too bizarre not to share: A microcontrolled solution to collecting Shiny Pokemon. Here’s how it works: Due to their shiny nature, these Pokemon take a little longer to load than other, matte Pokemon. Show More Summary
This is pretty cool and the VHS look really works save for the fact that these actors don’t look like stars from the 80?s. Director Jay Burleson has teamed with actor V/H/S and You’re Next actor Lane Hughes to create a trailer for the “lost”... Read More
One of my pet peeves about mobile games is the fact that too often they try to cram gamepad or keyboard/mouse controls into a form factor and control scheme that it doesn’t work for. Leave it to gaming comedy troupe Rocket Jump to bring...Show More Summary
I am very pleased to publish my talk from Improving Reality 2013. Here is the video version… followed by my slides and script, because, well, I’m a writer, and not a natural orator. (I need to work on that, I think.) IR was a day of fascinating talks, and I heartily recommend all of them; […] Follow Futurismic on Twitter for more nuggets of near-future fun and weirdness!
Jim Jarmusch's vampire love song Only Lovers Left Alive has a PERFECT cast. Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston play a pair of vampire lovers/rock and rollers who take on their wild little vampire sister Mia Wasikowska. Here is the very first trailer. Read more...
Located in Los Angeles, YouTube's Space LA lab was designed to teach YouTubers tricks of the trade, and provide them with a space to make videos as well as attend workshops and seminars. These month-long experiences have a differentShow More Summary