I'm just trying to give some pointers to the ESA for showmanship. When the entire world has been referring to your comet as rubber-duck-shaped for the last two months, if you can't whip out a rubber duck at your press conference, jab your finger at its left eye, and say, "Here's basically where we're landing!",… »
May I suggest, given the nature of the io9 blog, headlines with the phrase "Doctor Who" are considered carefully? :) »
Ok, this was from Dragon Con last weekend, but I have to give a shout out to this bit of video game cosplaying:
I took this picture of this guy who was The Yellow Square from Atari 2600 Adventure!
So, I'm just sayin'. A T. rex was about 20 feet tall. The one last night was about 200 feet tall, as it could look Big Ben's clock in the eye... »
They should have had him play remake Wii GoldenEye.
Then we could hear Pierce Brosnan say, "What in the heck? When did I become Daniel Craig!?" »
This one never gets all that close to the Sun; perihelion is 1.2429 AU, so it never gets closer than outside Earth's orbit. »
So the first time I really remember encountering this in fiction was the Larry Niven Known Space stories, specifically the ARM police in the 22nd century, fighting organleggers, by doing surveillance, bouncing a laser beam off an "optically flat surface" in an apartment or whatever.
And yeah, it was a bit Big… »
Also out in hardback tomorrow, August 5th, Dark Lightning (John Varley), 4th in the series (Red Thunder , Red Lightning , Rolling Thunder ). »
so I'm all for this. George Miller has confirmed it is a reboot, despite earlier reports to the contrary.
I guess I'm looking at it from a Joseph Campbell viewpoint.What's the essence of Mad Max? Driving around in a Post-Apocalyptic Outback in his cool black car killing arguably badder people than him in fetish gear.… »
So originally ISEE-3 was going to pass within 50 kilometers of the Moon on August 10th. Did the burn they did succeed in doing alter that, or is it still on pretty much the original course? »
Not that I'm all that concerned about the answer, and I'm not sure even the writers of the show are sure, but...is this in a universe that has faster than light travel, or what? »
So if I pre-order this through Gamestop (PC version), does it still ultimately end up running on Steam? »
As someone who actually bought the 5 Alien figures from Funko (from the old Kenner prototype molds) —- Ripley, Ash, Kane, Dallas, Alien (Sadly no Parker, Brett, Lambert) I'd like to see a Nostromo playset! »