Who Would Be The Most Science Fictional President?

It's Super Tuesday! No, that doesn't mean you're going to get bathed in cosmic radiation and gain super-strength and diamond skin. (At least, not necessarily.) Rather, if you live in one of a bunch of states, you'll be choosing your party's presidential candidate. When you make that momentous choice, the most important … » 2/05/08 11:20am 2/05/08 11:20am

New Clips From Thursday's Lost Episode

One of the freighter people thinks Jack is handsome in this week's Lost episode. Not only that, but we get some more hints about what they're really up to on the island, and glimpse the inventory they brought with them. And Locke acts like a loon again. Between these clips and the two minutes we posted yesterday, you… » 2/05/08 10:40am 2/05/08 10:40am

Animal-Cyborg Soccer Slaves Of 2178

This new ad for Puma's v1.08 soccer boot freaks me out. In the year 2178, soccer players will have their legs ripped off and replaced with weird cyber-horse legs, so they can trot around and do kangaroo jumps for the amusement of their beer-swilling orthohuman masters. Until then, the ad says, the closest you can get… » 2/04/08 12:00pm 2/04/08 12:00pm

More Jive-Dancing Action With Spider-Man's Funky Parasite

Venom, the alien creature that latched on to Peter Parker in Spider-Man 3, will get his own solo movie. No word yet whether Topher Grace will be back as Eddie Brock, the guy who replaced Peter as the monster's host. Not to mention whether there'll be more alien-induced dancing and piano playing. But Marvel, which made… » 2/04/08 10:40am 2/04/08 10:40am

TV This Week: A Virus Turns Men Into Psycho Killers

Finding worthwhile science fiction on television is definitely more challenging than it should be in sweeps month, thanks to a certain writers' strike. Luckily, our AI has scoured the TV listings in search of all the coolest new SF programming, including a new science fictional episode of anthology series Masters of… » 2/04/08 9:00am 2/04/08 9:00am

The Navy's Explosive Super Weapon Crushes Speed Records

Here are some photos of the Navy testing its new electromagnetic railgun at the Naval Surface Warfare Center. The railgun fires at 10.44 megajoules, with a muzzle velocity of 2520 meters per second. Click through for more details and a gallery of splodey pics. » 2/01/08 2:40pm 2/01/08 2:40pm

The Fantastic Four Movie Marvel Doesn't Want You To See

Here's the action-packed climax of Roger Corman's Fantastic Four, which Marvel reportedly paid millions to suppress. In this version, Reed Richards' main superpower is the ability to telegraph his punches worse than Tom Selleck. And the Thing's greatest gift is the ability to move as though he were in a full-body cast. … » 2/01/08 11:23am 2/01/08 11:23am