Which superhero had the coolest and best secret headquarters?

Being a superhero is the best job in the world. Not only do you save the world and get the girl and receive the world's adulation, you're also somehow rich enough (even though you're above the idea of money) to have a sick secret headquarters that every kid dreams about. And though your hero headquarters are typically » 4/02/14 6:28pm 4/02/14 6:28pm

Concrete-Printing Bees And Other Living 3D Printers

Gizmodo's 3D Printing Week, a collaborative project with GE that comes to a close this evening, would only be partially complete without a look at the use of animals as living 3D printers. They are sentient printheads, we might say: biological sources of material, whether it's silk and honey or plastic and even, as… » 12/06/13 5:20pm 12/06/13 5:20pm

My Favorite Childhood Sci-Fi Author Fries My Brain

As a kid, I raised my hand too often in class and looked forward to science projects. I drew pictures of space ships and aliens on my notebooks before rushing home after school to play on my IBM 386. As for many young nerds, school could make for a solitary life. I related to a set of books—the My Teacher Is an Alien » 10/23/08 2:00pm 10/23/08 2:00pm