The Groundbreaking History Of Star Wars Toys

When Star Wars released in 1977, the face of science fiction in popular culture was changed forever — but a year later, the movie helped transform the toy industry as well. Since then, Star Wars and the toys it inspired have been forever linked, a story that can just as easily be told through figures as it can the… » 5/22/15 9:10am 27 minutes ago

Tomorrowland Is Baby-Boomer Nostalgia At Its Most Dreary

Lots of movies have a wonderful first half, followed by a blah second half. Setup is often easier than follow-through. But Tomorrowland, out today, might become the clearest example of this syndrome. And the reason Tomorrowland falls apart halfway through is because it sinks into Baby Boomer angst. Spoilers ahead...
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These Cute Toys From Pacific Rim Are Now Actual Toys You Can Buy

During Pacific Rim’s opening montage, protagonist Raleigh Beckett briefly laments that Humanity has turned their fear of the monstrous Kaiju into the cute toys seen above. But now you can own these adorable little Vinyl figures, so honestly who cares what a fictional character thinks of them? Gimme Gimme Gimme. » 5/22/15 10:30am Today 10:30am

What These Strange Shapes Can Teach Us About Facial Recognition

We glance at children say they have their father’s nose and their mother’s eyes, or their grandmother’s ears. And perhaps they do. But if we didn’t know which child was related to which parent, we’d have trouble trying pick them out by their noses or their chins alone. The question is, why?
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Start Building an In-Home Movie Theater With This Discounted Projector

Setting up a projector-based home theater might seem like a daunting task, but the payoffs are fantastic, and the projector you need to get started is down to $500 today, an all-time low on Amazon by nearly $200. » 5/22/15 9:15am Today 9:15am

It's Too Bad the Stocks Of This Plush Falkor Aren't Neverending Too

The wonderful ‘80s flick The NeverEnding Story wasn’t exactly a blockbuster when it hit theaters decades ago, and that means that finding memorabilia from the film these days isn’t easy. There’s an army of crafters on Etsy that are happy to scratch your nostalgic itches, though, it’s just too bad that GameGuardians » 5/22/15 1:00am Today 1:00am