Here's why Drive was such a spectacular looking movie

The always excellent Tony Zhou of Every Frame a Painting takes a fascinating look at why some films resonate with us by explaining what the average movie goer thinks is unexplainable. Take Drive. Anyone who saw the movie knew it looked beautiful and felt alive. Why? It's the simple quadrant system. » 2/02/15 10:24am 2/02/15 10:24am

The Perfect Song for Driving Through the Night

The last thing you might expect to hear on an early 20th century period medical drama about corpse-stealing ambulances and childbirth gone horribly wrong is electronic music. The show in question, The Knick—or Steven Soderbergh and Clive Owen's Mad Men but with doctors—is by most accounts all right. The music is… » 8/25/14 7:00pm 8/25/14 7:00pm

NASA Starts Work on Real Life Star Trek Warp Drive

"Perhaps a Star Trek experience within our lifetime is not such a remote possibility." These are the words of Dr. Harold "Sonny" White, the Advanced Propulsion Theme Lead for the NASA Engineering Directorate. Dr. White and his colleagues don't just believe a real life warp drive is theoretically possible; they've… » 9/17/12 1:00pm 9/17/12 1:00pm

How to Switch Over to Google Drive Without Ruining Your Life

Like they've done in the past with new services, Google is slowly rolling out its new Google Drive cloud storage solution to users of Gmail and Google Documents. So if you're dismayed that the Google overlords haven't blessed your account with 5GB of free storage just yet—don't be. Now is the best time to prepare for… » 4/24/12 4:30pm 4/24/12 4:30pm