En sus novedades del CES, Sony presentó una curiosa idea para darle una vuelta a su apuesta por los medidores de actividad. Se llama Core y es un diminuto sensor de unos 2,5 centímetros de largo y 1 de ancho que puedes llevar en el bolsillo o en una pulsera, la SmartBand, para cuantificar toda tu actividad física.…
San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge has suffered all manner of damage and destruction in television and on film. But out of all the earthquakes, sea monsters, and alien attacks, who caused the bridge its most impressive destruction?
We were just getting excited for Louis Leterrier's G, in which the Earth stops spinning and gravity stops. And now there's another great take on the burgeoning "rotational disaster" subgenre.
The Core director Jon Amiel told a panel at the American Geophysical Union that scientific accuracy always comes second in movies. But in his defense, Amiel insists "The Core articulates a good mystery story, like all great science." [PhysicsWorld]
Every great disaster movie has some moments of pure, epic destruction, where everything collapses, burns or blows up real good. Bonus points for destroyed landmarks and victim cameos. Here are 30 amazing money shots from the greatest disaster porn flicks.
Computer hacking isn't really a spectator sport, so movies will embellish hacking scenes with funky visuals, inane jargon, and supercomputers that run on magic and prayer. Here are 10 of the most awesomely groanworthy hacking scenes.
Physicist Sidney Perkowitz has one simple request for scifi filmmakers: please break the laws of physics only once per movie. He insists this for Tinseltown's own good, as audiences' disbelief can be only be suspended so far.
The debate over bad science in science-fiction movies has gotten a major new source of ammunition: Phil Plait, writing for Discover Magazine, has rounded up a fairly definitive list of the best and worst moments in movie science.
Sure, disaster movies are just empty calories of mass destruction — but even when you don't take them seriously, there are always some scenes that you just can't excuse. We've collected the most infuriating moments from the biggest disaster movies.
Impact, the ABC miniseries that premiered last night, made a couple of convincing cases: that a "brown dwarf" hitting the Moon could doom humanity. And that these self-centered, vapid, sniveling humans completely deserve obliteration. Spoilers ahead.