Private space mogul wants to skip the moon and go right to Mars

By Matthew Jackson, Source: SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is an ambitious guy. He’s the one who said he can get commercial flights to Mars up and running a decade or so from now, but what about humanity’s return to the moon? Well, if you ask Musk, the moon’s little

What Watchmen’s mistakes taught Whedon about making The Avengers

By Marc Bernardin, Source: As the old saying goes, we’re all standing on the shoulders of giants. You’d be a fool to not learn from the errors of those that came before. So when Joss Whedon got involved with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, he looked at the mistakes of earlier

Scientists just invented a REAL Doctor Who sonic screwdriver

By Trent Moore, source: Seeing as he’s a man of little violence, the Doctor’s trusty sonic screwdriver has been his tool of choice on the BBC series for decades. Now, it seems scientists have actually created a real one. Researchers at the Dundee University have built a device that

Don’t expect any Star Trek TV until after big-screen sequel opens

By Matthew Jackson, Source: We’ve been waiting ever since Enterprise went off the air in 2005 for another Star Trek TV series, and it looks like we could get it courtesy of Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller and X-Men director Bryan Singer. Not so fast, though. Fuller warns that

Steven Moffat : Why Doctor Who without a companion would depress me

By Nathalie Caron, Source: Doctor Who has always been about the companions. Yes, it’s also about that old man from Gallifrey travelling through Time and Space on many an adventure in his beloved TARDIS, but the audience always saw the storylines through the eyes of the men and women

WB wins, heirs of Superman creators lose, latest legal tussle

By Trent Moore, Source: You know that legal tussle between Warner Bros. and the estates of Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster over the copyright to Supes? It’s getting uglier, and Warner Bros. just clinched a key victory in the fight. The two sides have been fighting over

If you liked that creepy clown from IT, you’ll love this King news

By Matthew Jackson, Source: In 1986, Stephen King made the definitive statement on creepy clowns with his sprawling horror novel IT. Now, King has revealed that he’s got a new book in the works that returns to carnival-themed terror. So, what will the King of Horror creep us out

Former NASA scientist says Star Trek is agency’s ‘worst enemy’

By Trent Moore, Source: Though science fiction can help inspire us to create and strive toward new technological breakthroughs, it can also have a decidedly negative effect, at least according to one former NASA scientist: It makes people forget that rocket science is, you know, rocket science.

Scientists say there are killer dinosaurs in space waiting to eat us

By Marc Bernardin, Source: Manned missions into the cosmos were always going to be a dicey affair, given the multitudes of things we don’t know (and the fact that NASA’s funding is a fraction of what it should be). But if there are actually hyper-intelligent dinosaurs waiting for us,

Guy says his grandfather created Batman in 1932, had idea stolen

By Dan Roth, Source: Bob Kane and Bill Finger were responsible for creating Batman in 1939. Unless, that is, there’s more to the origin of the Dark Knight than meets the eye. The name Frank Foster II may not mean anything to you, but in 1932 he supposedly created

Look which Walking Dead guest star just became a Season 3 regular

By Trent Moore, Source: No character is guaranteed tomorrow in a show like AMC’s The Walking Dead, but it seems at least one recurring guest star should be sticking around for most of season three. Can you guess who? TV Line is reporting that Lauren Cohan, who plays Hershel’s

Ben Kingsley will be the Iron Man 3 baddie—but as who?

By Marc Bernardin, Source: On the heels of Captain America 2 getting a release date and just before The Avengers hits theaters, Marvel is putting a little heat under ol’ Shellhead’s armor: Robert Downey Jr. will face off against Sir Ben Kingsley in Iron Man 3. But the Oscar

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