At the American Museum of Natural History's two-week camp Capturing Dinosaurs: Reconstructing Extinct Species Through Digital Fabrication, a group of teens learned the processes and tools used by paleontologists for studying dinosaur bones and digitally reconstructing them. And we got to tag along for some of it.
This past weekend, we all rediscovered our love for the Muppets, those fuzzy avatars of cuteness and the can-do spirit. And you know, when some of us think that it's time to play the music and light the lights, our thoughts turn... frisky.
You don't normally take a suitcase on camping trips, but I think an exception could be made for this Field kitchen. Folded out, it comprises of a camping stove, workbench, small pantry, ice box and place to store cooking utensils.
After the rigid limitations of helping design the ISS, it must have been a refreshing change of pace for Garrett Finney to work on these Cricket trailers, which are built to order and cost up to $17,000.
Just in time for the release of Marvel's huge new Captain America film, you're going to get a new expanded edition of the much-reviled 1990 version, director Albert Pyun tells io9.
This is the greatest scene in cinematic history. A dystopian overlord is getting his face whacked with a flogger by his personal dominatrix, when a hapless underling interrupts him. So the dominatrix teaches him a lesson... with fists and nipples.
Kevin Costner has an encounter with the other side, and there are flashy lights and montages of children shouting, and a white light, and then his dead wife reaches out. Is Dragonfly the worst supernatural film of the early 2000s?
The Ator the Invincible movies hit rock-bottom with Ator IV: Quest for the Mighty Sword. Watch Ator fight conjoined robot twins and a pantomime dragon! (Those robots bash their heads against the wall repeatedly, perhaps because they've seen the rushes.)
People have been camping out at Best Buy for Black Friday 2010 since last Wednesday. But don't laugh too hard. Best Buy gave them free iPads for being the "First Family of Black Friday".
Right now, in Los Angeles, casting is taking place for a low-budget action movie called Steampunk Samurai Biker Chick. And it sounds like Mad Max crossed with Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!. When can we see this movie?
One of the most controversial moments of the last Doctor Who season was when Amy Pond tried to seduce the Doctor. Now watch what happened next, courtesy of one of the season five DVD extras.
One-eyed alien blue slugs have a burning desire to invade people, via their throats. It sounds like a remake of Slither, but Thailand's Cool Gel Attacks is a slapstick comedy. Watch people's hilarious attempts to avoid throat-violation, in the trailer.
Syfy just released a sneak peek from next year's Mega-Python vs. Gatoroid, in which Debbie Gibson and Tiffany's catfight becomes a bizarre/obscene pie-fight. We caught up with Tiffany the other day, and she talked about the pop sirens' pastry assault.
A black hole is crushing St. Louis and an energy creature's nomming people, so the army, of course, goes nuclear, in 2006's Black Hole. Note, also, that cable news is still keeping tabs on the Federal Reserve during all this.
Michael Stephenson believed Troll 2 would be a great movie when he starred in it, and he was crushed when he saw the final product. Now, years later, he talks about making a documentary embracing his cult-status, Best Worst Movie.
You have nothing better to do this Sunday than watch Syfy's attempt to reinvigorate The Phantom, one of the dorkiest superheroes of all time. Right? What if I tell you the villain tries to destroy the world using Flickr? Spoilers...
Creation Of The Humanoids is rumored to be Andy Warhol's favorite film, and camp-meister Susan Sontag extolled it in "The Imagination Of Disaster." It's easy to see why, from this scene where an anti-robot bigot realizes he's a robot.
Sure, the new V has plenty of nekkid alien hijinks - but it's nothing compared to the original series. Check out this scene where a human/alien hybrid woman connects to a spaceship's computer and has a... umm... computergasm. More below.
When you watch Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, you may start wondering if it's a straight-up remake of Avatar. The plot similarities are uncanny after a while... almost like the Hand of Destiny is at work. Spoilers...