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TV
Firefly Might Make a Comeback
Never say never.... READ ON
TV
6 Things We Know About The OA Season 2
Co-creators Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij aren’t saying much, but here's what we do know.... READ ON
Books
10 Things You Should Know About the Discworld Books
Set on a magical, disc-shaped world supported by four elephants who in turn ride atop a gigantic turtle, these masterworks of comic fantasy have collectively sold more than 80 million copies worldwide.... READ ON
Books
Today Would Be Isaac Asimov's 97th Birthday (ish)
"My parents were always uncertain and it really doesn't matter. I celebrate January 2, 1920, so let it be."... READ ON
TV
20 Fascinating Facts About Doctor Who
Everyone's favorite Time Lord was never referred to as that until the sixth season.... READ ON
TV
Doctor Who is Getting the Mr. Men Treatment
How perfectly British.... READ ON
Movies
Watch This Documentary on the Making of Blade Runner
Set up the Voight-Kampff machine and watch.... READ ON
Technology
Nike’s Self-Lacing Sneakers Go On Sale November 28
It's the 21st century. We shouldn't have to tie our own shoes.... READ ON
Movies
Video: The Brilliant Design Process That Brought Alien's Xenomorphs to Life
Take a video tour of surrealist H.R. Giger's most famous design.... READ ON
Movies
Watch Classic Soviet Sci-Fi Films for Free Online
Don't worry. There are subtitles.... READ ON
Books
Sci-Fi Fans Are Helping Researchers Build a Medical Database
Dust off your favorite films and novels to contribute to this growing index.... READ ON
Movies
12 Futuristic Facts About Metropolis
Fritz Lang's 1927 classic is the most influential science fiction film ever made.... READ ON
Movies
Original Planet of the Apes Returns to Theaters
The classic 1968 film will be shown in 650 theaters nationwide for two days this month.... READ ON
Movies
12 Futuristic Facts About Escape From New York
Thirty-five years ago today, John Carpenter set the standard for dystopian cinema and created one of the most iconic sci-fi films ever made.... READ ON
Movies
The Original Star Trek Movie Script Featured Captain Kirk Punching Jesus
"So Kirk was slugging it out on the bridge. With Jesus."... READ ON
Movies
16 Earth-Shattering Facts About Independence Day
In the summer of 1996, “Macarena” was on its way to becoming the year’s number one pop hit and an alien invasion movie was about to rocket Will Smith into the outer stratosphere of fame.... READ ON

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