All this landing on comets business has got me thinking about the next chapter of space exploration in a totally new way. You can have your Armageddons and Deep Impacts with their Aerosmith soundtracks and Morgan Freeman presidents. What happened today reminded me more of 2010: The Year We Make Contact.
Finding out the month-to-month earnings of this year's major movies is as easy as moving the pointer across the screen. This detailed chart can tell you what earned what and when.
Brad Pitt wrestled the movie rights to Max Brooks' World War Z away from Leonardo DiCaprio's production company back in 2007, but the project has been on a slow burn ever since. But now, Pitt himself will be starring in the film, which should be enough to get it fast-tracked. Here's hoping! [MTV, thanks Bo]
Thanks to the House of Representatives passing the Truth in Caller ID Act of 2010, Caller ID spoofing will be outlawed. Sure, you may prevent your number from being seen, but no more pretending that you're calling from another phone:
A new year always gives us optimism for what lies ahead over the next 12 months, but that doesn't mean that there's no potential for disaster in there. Here're ten things we're crossing our fingers don't actually happen.
Dear 2010, you'll bring the iSlate, Android 3, Natal, iPhone 4, and whatever other cool things we can't foresee now. But now you're too short, young, and cute. Don't worry, you'll get there. Happy New Year, everyone. [Thanks David Keyes]
Do you make new year's resolutions? If so, you should avoid the following products. Your chance for success in 2010 would be over before it began.
As we prepare to bid farewell to 2009, it's only natural to wonder what 2010 will hold. Will we see amazing technologies? Discover evidence of alien life? Or begin a slide into dystopia? We look at scifi's predictions for 2010.
The 2000s left us feeling battered, but the 2010s are looking awesome. Thanks to recent scientific research and an explosion of cultural interest in science fiction, there are at least 15 brilliant reasons to stick around for another decade.
Digitimes' patchy sources are claiming that OmniVision Technologies—the current manufacturers of the iPhone 3GS' 3.2-megapixel CMOS image sensor—has won a new contract with Apple to provide the Cupertino company with new sensors for the next-generation 2010 iPhone.
You've got a list of books to read today, but what will you be yearning to read next year? We've picked out 20 scifi and contemporary fantasy books coming out next year that have us filled with excitement.
With this weekend's release of 2012, we remembered 1984's 2010: The Year They Make Contact and wondered, "How did we get from Roy Scheider and aliens to the end of the world?" Then we realized: The answer is Nic Cage.
President Obama's proposed 2010 budget goes where no Bush has gone before by including significant spending for scientific agencies, including NASA, the EPA, and Department of Energy, on top of the stimulus package.
Sure the new Google Chrome browser is cool, but it turns out that the Chrome logo comes from the lamest place possible: The cheesy sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey. We've told you before how we feel about 2010, and now the folks at Neatorama have discerned that the Chrome logo is in fact based on the worst part of the…
I think we can all agree that Stanley Kubrick's mindbending space opera 2001 is a classic, even if we're a little divided on whether it's a masterpiece. Not so with 2010, the 1984 sequel (also based on an Arthur C. Clarke novel) featuring Roy Scheider as the man with a plan and Helen Mirren (Helen!) as the captain of…
Roy Scheider sadly passed away yesterday at the age of 75, and he will be sorely missed. He's best remembered by scifi fans as the captain in Seaquest DSV, but his greatest role in the genre was actually 2010: The Year We Make Contact. Find out why 2010 was better than 2001, after the jump.
Hollywood is deep into pre-production on a new Knight Rider series, due to the success of theTransformers movie. This 1980s show about sentient supercar K.I.T.T. who was equipped with artificial intelligence and fought "those outside the law" alongside his driver Michael Knight enjoyed a brief period of popularity in…