My latest book just came out: Why I Hunt Flying Saucers & Other Fantasticals. The title comes from the short story of the same name, which was nominated for an Aurora Award in 1991. (more…)
It's pretty hard to believe that it's been more than 4 years since developer Touch Foo released their Metroidvania-style action platformer Swordigo [Free] to the App Store, but in the crazy world of mobile gaming time flies right before your eyes. While Swordigo has lived a long and happy life as a paid game and
Footage of one of the most epic kites we’ve ever seen take to the skies – Facebooker Erich Chew posted this clip of a fantastic flying octopus near Singapore’s Marina Barrage dam. The way it moves kind of reminds us of those Sentinel robots from The Matrix.
Movie night with friends reaches epic heights in Grey Goose's latest chapter of the "Fly Beyond" campaign from BBDO. In a bit of an odd premise, the vodka brand's "La Pursuit" spot features a pack of friends who pile into a couple of cars and set off on a dirt road, looking for awesome. Show More Summary
Imagination runs wild with the latest claim by UFO hunters that bizarre footage uploaded recently to YouTube actually shows an alien UFO monster — a biological UFO entity — soaring in the skies like the mythical flying spaghetti monster over the city of Guadalajara in Mexico. Show More Summary
Emma Watson teamed up with Interview Magazine to interview Thelma & Louise, The Fly and Beetlejuice star Geena Davis, on her fantastic work to confront sexism in Hollywood. The interview starts with a great introduction on Davis, showing just how active she is in the movement: “Twenty-five years after Thelma and Louise roared off in their 1966 Ford Thunderbird, the...read more!
I read this fantastic series of posts on Tesla by Tim Urban while flying back home from the east coast last week (thank you Pocket app). I urge everyone to find the time and read them. For what I do and how I think one chart stood out along with the paragraphs I clipped below that …
A quadcopter-like contraption, but for humans, the "Volocopter" hopes to change urban transportation by transforming low altitudes into highways.
As regular readers will know, I recently completed a trip between Los Angeles and Changsha in Hainan Airlines business class. This was thanks to some fantastic ~$1,350 roundtrip introductory fares they had in the market. My primary motivation...Show More Summary
Ideas were flying fast and furious at Marvel at the start of 1964. Lee and Kirby had introduced The Brotherhood Of Evil Mutants in X-Men #4, unleashed the first proper Hulk Vs. Thing battle in Fantastic Four #25, and revived Golden-Age...Show More Summary
Image Cache: Here’s a fantastic shot of US Airforce Airmen flying off the back of a C-130J Hercules. The angle is pretty damn perfect as the airman with the camera captures the fearlessness of the parachute jumpers and gets the entire giant transport aircraft in the background. More »
"This exhibition speaks to our inner child," said Weiwei. "Introducing the fantastic within a retail space strikes the imagination of customers, visitors, passersby." Related: PHOTOS: Ai Weiwei’s Amazing Chinese Dragon Flies ThroughShow More Summary
This here is one helluva shot. The F-16 looks suspended in space and time, perfectly perpendicular to the ground and the horizon while shooting straight up to all that is holy. The vertical pose reveals the weaponry on its underside and the super slick maneuver shows just how incredible these airplanes are. Great, great photo. Read more...
We have become accustomed to seeing “magic” in the movies, from flying elves to fantastical car chases and explosions so is there any room left for real magic in our lives? Having seen the The Illusionists 1903 last night, I can say there most definitely is. I was transported back to my eight-year old self when [...]
A classic Christmas is great and all, but sometimes you gotta jazz things up. This holiday, let your geek flag fly high into the twinkling sky with these fabulous ideas that you'll remember for years to come. And if you're a huge Harry Potter fan, check out how to throw a Harry Christmas! Source: Etsy user galleriestgery
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is known for building all sorts of fantastical and frightening robots. There are flying robots, walking robots, and even swimming/jumping/climbing robots. Even with all that [...
A new look for the website comes with a new review, one nearly as long and convoluted as the film it’s discussing. SPECTRE “It’s a fantastic, exhilarating pre-credit sequence. Had the rest of the film maintained this level of artistry, cleverness, and excitement — what happens during the hit mounts into an impressive action sequence […]
This seems to be happening increasingly often. These drones really do have to be careful: they make fantastic targets.
I Witness Bullying recently released a trailer for their I Am A Witness campaign. The video, made by Moonbot Studios (famous for Oscar-winning short film The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore) features a student named Jack, who has to deal with bullies at school, after school, and online.
Amazon has unveiled six new animated pilots for kids, set for debut November 5. They hail from creators including William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg (The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, Scarecrow), Bill Motz and Bob Roth...Show More Summary