10 of the Most Iconic Swords in Fiction
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Google Maps Easter Egg Lets You Explore The TARDIS
Gasp! I would've had this post written 20 minutes ago, but I was too busy geeking the hell out. Tucked away in a single streetview image of what appears to be a mere police box, a newly discovered Google Maps easter egg lets you go inside the TARDIS...
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2012
This year was a fantastic one for science fiction and fantasy that transcended genre boundaries. Novels that appeared to be science fiction turned out to be fantasies, and stories that began as outer space battles turned into thought-provoking medita...
TK409 Got a Job as a Stormtrooper
Recently I landed a great job at a video game company. On the surface, putting on a helmet and storming into a 6-floor office building carrying a very large, weapon wouldn't seem like the most appropriate way to be considered for...
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
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Space and the Y Axis
In the Star Trek universe, when one space faring race encounters another they always have at least one thing in common. Both their ships are oriented the same way vis a vis up/down. But space has no objective up/down axis. Nonetheless, every time the...
12 Pictures of Space You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped...
Space is just flat-out crazy as hell. Oh, don't take our word for it or anything; we have photographic evidence.