What would Herman Melville have made of Larry Niven’s huge space mega-engineering project? You don’t have to wonder any longer.
Animal Planet is mostly known for reality TV series about hell cats who piss all over their owner's furniture, but now the animal-centric station is getting into scripted TV, thanks to Moby Dick.
If you're the sort of person who likes to wear your literary tastes on your sleeve—or your lapel—these brooches might be for you. Each one is made from the pages of a classic book—Moby Dick, Watership Down, the tales of Sherlock Holmes—highlighting not just the stories, but also the words themselves.
Call me Spaceman Ishmael! The next movie from We Need to Talk About Kevin scribes Lynne Ramsay and Rory Kinnear just got backed by Scott Pictures. Which means, we're one big step closer to seeing Captain Ahab chase down a space whale in the big black sky. Officially titled Mobius, this movie is based off the classic…
Railsea, the new young adult novel by China Miéville, is quite literary but playful — with vast molehills of brilliant worldbuilding & lots & lots of ampersands. Utterly unlike any of the many shmoopy vampires & dystopian romances out there, one wonders whether this novel will find an eager audience among teenaged…
At first glance, this looks like a poster for Harry Potter, but is there something more going on? These posters illustrate famous stories with minimalist images, but hide a second story inside.
Who says giant, thrilling space opera is dead? British author John Love just sold his debut novel, Faith, to Nightshade Books, and it has a huge widescreen premise that sounds like the perfect mix of space battles and politics.
Urban explorers from Undercity took their cameras down below and into NYC's century old sewer systems, abandoned subway stations, and inside the Lincoln Tunnel to see the remnants of the society of tunnel folk. Watch what they uncovered.
King Kong's monstrous motivations aren't the same as Dracula's — one wants a castle made of bananas, the other a swimming pool full of hemoglobin — but, on a psychological level, their motivations differ too. Here's Chris Braak's monster taxonomy.
Not to be confused with the Danny Glover dragon-centric Moby Dick, this whale story is grounded in reality, sort of. Plus get a better look at the future social networking brain-to-brain in 0000. And finally, Ghost Shark!
The long-awaited webseries Ark, starring Renee O'Connor (Gabrielle from Xena) is finally online, and we talked to O'Connor about the secret conspiracy behind the mysterious ark in space. And O'Connor also told us about her scifi version of Moby Dick.
Joe Davis is telling me about his design for a 110-foot lightning-laser tower that will literally seize a hurricane's force, bottle it up and hurl it angrily back into the sky. It's intended as a memorial for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Davis—whose official role at MIT is research affiliate associate in the…