The cake is not a lie as Face Off celebrates its 100th episode in a unique way. Instead of the usual models, seven engaged couples have agreed to be made up as macabre (but whimsical) characters so that ordained minister McKenzie Westmore can marry them on stage. Spoilers ahead.
If you’ve been to a natural history museum lately, you’re familiar with the glass-walled laboratories where paleontologists and archaeologists give the public a glimpse of their work. It sounds as though Apple is banking on the same level of interest in its day-to-day operations.
The second episode of TNT’s new show Proof went pretty much the way I expected and showed what may be the fatal flaw of the premise. The episode also reminded me of another much older show that you probably never heard of. Spoilers ahead.
The new season of Defiance kicked off last Friday. A lot has changed since we last saw the town and in addition to some new faces something happened to some old ones that I wasn’t expecting. Spoilers ahead.
You might have seen the Polish posters for the classic Star Wars movies on IO9 (along with stylistically similar Hungarian ones). With the fall of the Iron Curtain, it became easier to get promotional materials from the film distributors, and those wonderfully weird works of art kinda fell by the wayside.
As a student project for his degree in fine arts at Beckmans College of Design in Stockholm, Sweden, Oskar Pernefeldt designed this international flag to “be used while representing planet Earth” and “remind the people of Earth that we share this planet” according to his project site.
In this week’s episode “The Beckoning Fair One” Mary Sibley and the Countess Marburg each have a secret weapon at their disposal as does someone else. Bloody spoilers ahead.
A&E’s version of The Returned finished its first season last night. As promised, it diverged from the French show it was based on. But last night’s episode really didn’t feel like a season finale. Spoilers ahead.
Here are a couple of videos released last week by the European Space Agency with Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti explaining personal hygiene and toilet use on the International Space Station.
This post got me thinking about military science fiction and what I would like to see in a live action show. This hypothetical Band of Brothers in Space doesn’t have to be Starship Troopers: The Series since there are plenty of sources to draw from.
Nope, that’s not an Octokitten!
I watched Star Trek: Enterprise intermittently when it aired and missed the two parter "In a Mirror, Darkly" until I watched it recently on a whim. It ties together two episodes from the original series and fleshes out a particular corner of Star Trek. It also raises questions if you think about it.
The three finalists face their final challenge - creating a team of four characters who could star in their own science fiction, fantasy or post-apocalyptic movie franchise. Which contestant makes the most fantastic quartet and wins Face Off's eighth season? Results ahead.
The second season of Helix wrapped up this week. We got some answers but like the end of last season someone has an unexpected new job and a new set of questions arise. Spoilers ahead.
Yes, Gillette has teamed up with Marvel to create Avengers-inspired razors. But I'm not sure I want to shave with something inspired by Thor's hammer.
It's the penultimate episode of Season 8 and the four remaining contestants compete for the three spots in the finale. The challenge is to create a classic Western character that is also a cyborg. Which contestants go full steam ahead to the finale and who is headed for Boot Hill? Results ahead.
There's a new leader on the island and Julia's reaction on meeting him says it all. Also Peter and Anne step up their relationship, Julia continues to be clever and Sarah finds a target for her anger. Spoilers ahead.
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Remember back in 2013 when that lab-grown burger was rolled out for a taste test? One big problem with the patty was that it cost roughly $385,000 to make. The scientist behind that lab burger says he can get the price down substantially.
On this week's episode of Face Off it's a straightforward horror themed challenge - to make "an evil, demonic doll character." At least one of the contestants is glad it's not a "whimsical" challenge. Which contestant creates the best nightmare fuel and who has a nightmare week? Results ahead.