6 Mythological Barriers To Keep Monsters At Bay

Whether or not you bought into all the hoopla, one thing’s for sure: the island to which ABC's series Lost transported us for six years was one strange place. A good chunk of its mystique, however, could be explained by a powerful electromagnetic force field that acted as its invisibility cloak and sent the island’s… » 10/31/13 7:40pm 10/31/13 7:40pm

The Real-Life King Kong Story of the Land Lobster

If you think this island looks like it might be the secret, centuries-old hideout of a gigantic creature, you're absolutely right. Welcome to Ball's Island, the ancient former volcano that's also the home of the land lobster. » 3/03/12 7:00pm 3/03/12 7:00pm

The Xbox 360 HD DVD Player Finally Confirmed to be $199

Microsoft's finally said what everybody expected them to—their HD DVD player will be $199. No surprise here, but good to get some solid information. MS also said they will sell it for 199.99/ 129.99 in Europe, which isn't a tremendous price increase for once. » 9/27/06 3:43pm 9/27/06 3:43pm

Peter Jackson's King Kong MP3 Player

Hollywood bandwagon ahoy! Toshiba released a special "King Kong" edition of its Gigabeat mp3 player for the Japanese market. (Which explains that invitation Toshiba sent out for a "private viewing of King Kong" to "showcase our promotional partnership" on December 13.) Clutching desperately at straws or a stroke of… » 11/10/05 9:00am 11/10/05 9:00am