How To Create A Virtual "Body" For Your Uploaded Mind

The prospect of uploading your brain into a supercomputer is an exciting one — your mind can live on forever, and expand its capacity in ways that are hard to imagine. But it leaves out one crucial detail: Your mind still needs a body to function properly, even in a virtual world. Here's what we'll have to do to… » 1/26/15 11:21am Today 11:21am

Read An Exclusive Chapter Of Catherynne M. Valente's New Fairyland Book!

Catherynne M. Valente's Fairyland series has captured the imaginations of kids and perspicacious adults alike — and now, the fourth volume in the series, The Boy Who Lost Fairyland, is coming out in March. But no need to wait — we've got an exclusive excerpt, in which a troll becomes a boy. » 1/26/15 10:43am Today 10:43am

10 Weirdest Projects That George Lucas Has Been Involved With

This past weekend, George Lucas released his fairytale musical fever dream, Strange Magic. A movie in which fairies sing ELO and Lady Gaga for 99 minutes. But that wasn't the only bizarre venture that Lucas has tried to develop. Here are the 10 weirdest projects Lucas worked on throughout his career. » 1/26/15 10:20am Today 10:20am

What Would An X-Files Revival Be About?

As you may have heard, we might be due for an X-Files revival pretty soon. It's not a sure thing, but based on reports, all of the relevant parties — stars Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny, plus creator Chris Carter — are interested in returning, if not for a full season, then an "event" similar to the very… » 1/26/15 12:40pm Today 12:40pm

Experts Say King Tut's Busted Burial Mask May Be Repairable

Late last week it was revealed that the beard from King Tut's burial mask was hastily glued back on with epoxy after being accidentally knocked off by a maintenance crew. After inspecting the priceless artifact, a German restoration specialist says it can probably be fixed. » 1/26/15 9:20am Today 9:20am