- A German teen has just released photos of his two meter long Star Wars Star Destroyer model, created entirely of Legos. This kid deserves an award.
- I want a Baby T-Rex costume for Halloween!
- Make Something Wicked by Greg Manchess Halloween Wallpaper
- Postal Service Releases Earthscapes Aerial & Satellite Imagery Stamps
- What if Indiana Jones continued his adventures in an animated series?
- The Hobbit‘s official website lets you play riddle games.
- Interview: Adrianne Palicki on Red Dawn, G.I. Joe and Wonder Woman
- 10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Movies
- Amazing discoveries in science fiction: Everyone in Star Wars might be illiterate
- Awesome Behind-the-Scenes Photos From ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’
- The Best Comic Book Movies Not Based On Comic Books
- A love letter to science-fiction films
- Resident Evil 6: 10 Reasons It’s The Death of the Franchise… except, if history has taught us anything, it’s that this series won’t die.
- Interview: Jo Walton on Among Others: ‘It’s a mythologisation … of my life’
- Interview: Lois Lowry, ‘Son‘ And ‘The Giver‘ Author, Reflects On Dystopian Novels, Psychopaths And Why Kids Make The Best Audiences
- Interview: Malinda Lo Talks About Her Science Fiction Thriller, “Adaptation”
- Interview: The Occasional Writer: An Interview with Science Fiction Author Ted Chiang, Stories of Your Life and Others
- Interview: The Qwillery interviews Tina Connolly, author of Ironskin
- Books on the Knob, Pixel of Ink, and iReader Review are three blogs that feature free & bargain ebooks daily. If you want to start simple there’s OpenCulture’s 375 Free eBooks list but if you don’t mind doing some footwork then there’s this very comprehensive list of 614 Places for Free eBooks Online.
- “I Explain Cyberpunk to the Masses” by film critic Anne Billson.
- Not Even Mein Kampf: Why Hateful Books Should Not Be Banned
- Read (and get choked up over) the last thing Ray Bradbury wrote, The Book And The Butterfly (excerpted from The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012).
- Sci-Fi/Fantasy Authors Sound Off About Banned Books and Censorship
- Textbooks Lacking Sci-Fi Movie References, according to a University of Valencia study. Out of the 31 textbooks analyzed, only nine make some form of reference to science fiction cinema as a teaching resource, despite the genre’s popularity among students. The study has spurred some to believe that science fiction isn’t being put to good use. Red Orbit explains Why science fiction should be taught in the classroom
- DNA Sequencing: Is Science Fiction Becoming Medical Fact? – Forbes
- Why Skydiving From Space Isn’t Yet Possible
- Homeland Security Goes Dick Tracy
- Should we worry about the internet becoming self-aware? No, but Michio Kaku’s discussion is still entertaining.
- Interview: Star Trek’s John de Lancie Interviewed
- 10 ‘Doctor Who’ Actors Who Were Also in Bond Movies
- After a 13 year hiatus Red Dwarf returns to the UK on Dave TV. The first episode airs this evening in the UK. Apparently all the main cast have been booked into the show this season albeit a bit older. The Guardian ponders, “Do They Still Have The Smegging Goods“. You can decide for yourself as a trailer is available on Youtube. People outside the U.K. will be able to watch the season this November 19th when a DVD of Season X will be released.
- A report at WinterIsComing.net has yielded some interesting rumors about season three of Game of Thrones, now filming in Croatia and Northern Ireland.
- What Buffy says about entrepreneurship.
- News: Candidate for Maine State Senate attacked over Warcraft character
- How video games are becoming the next great North American spectator sport: After struggling for decades, competitive gaming finally takes off in the West.
- PBS Off Book video: What Are Indie Video Games?
- On Video Games as a Political Liability
- Pentagon Looks To Diagnose PTSD… With Video Games
- Video Games: The Future of Psychotherapy?