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Lego's 4,000-Piece Disney Castle Is Cheaper Than Taking Your Kids to Walt Disney World

The average ticket price for getting into Walt Disney World is just north of $100, making the magic kingdom less than magical for your holiday budget. But instead of packing up the kids, wrangling them onto a plane, and then waiting in line to get into the park, just grab Lego’s new towering Disney Castle and give…

Is This the Most Horrifying Way Zack Snyder Could Start the Justice League Movie?

Greetings, my special self-adhesive stamps! In this week’s mailbag, we’ve got questions about whether the new Star Trek TV series will do more thinking than shooting, if The Force Awakens will get a director’s cut, and where all Marvel’s sidekicks went. Also, you see that question in the headline above? The answer is…

How Finding Dory Learned From the Mistakes of Finding Nemo

After it’s been released, a Pixar movie is so simple and enjoyable that it seems like it must have been almost effortless to create. The truth is Pixar’s films can and do change, almost right up to their release—and Finding Dory, which hits theaters June 17, is no exception. In fact, writer/director Andrew Stanton …

Disney's New Telepresence Robot Is So Precise it Can Be Used to Thread a Needle

The easiest way to make a robot as dexterous and capable as a human being is to simply let a human control it. That’s how Disney Research’s new telepresence robot works, but with improved hydraulics on board, it’s now capable of duplicating a human’s motions with remarkable precision—to the point where it can even be…

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