NASA's New Spacecraft Will Have A Star Trek-Like Cockpit

The new Enterprise bridge on Star Trek: TNG replaced buttons and switches with backlit touch panels. This "prophetic" technology was created because production designers didn't have the budget to create and install individually lighted buttons. But, aboard the Orion spacecraft, sci-fi has once again become sci-fact. » 7/31/14 7:00am 10 minutes ago

Watch Vin Diesel Proclaim "I Am Groot" In A Variety Of Languages

When Guardians of the Galaxy is released in other countries, the other Guardians may be dubbed by other actors, but not Groot. This video shows Vin Diesel recording Groot's lines — er, line — in several different languages for international releases. Want to know how to say "I am Groot" in Russian? Just watch. » 7/31/14 6:41am 29 minutes ago

The Directors and Star Explain the Heart and Soul of The Boxtrolls

The Boxtrolls is rapidly becoming one of the best looking and funniest films of this year. But when we spoke to star Isaac Hempstead-Wright and directors Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi, all insisted that the look and the humor was secondary to the film's commitment to telling an emotionally true story. » 7/31/14 2:31am Today 2:31am

Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar has been released

I've embedded the trailer*, but you can watch the the full 21 minute prelude to the feature length film about the first major Federation/Klingon war, staring Tony Todd, Kate Vernon, Michael Hogan, Richard Hatch, J.G. Hertzler, Gary Graham & Alec Peters on Kickstarter. If you like Star Trek you should watch it. » 7/31/14 3:37am Today 3:37am

New measurements, published today in Nature, indicate the moon is shaped "like a lemon with a small bulge in the middle." That's okay, of course; Earth isn't perfectly round, either. The Sun, on the other hand, may be the most perfect natural sphere in the known Universe. » 7/30/14 6:00pm Yesterday 6:00pm

In Jeff Vandermeer's Authority, Even the Desk Jobs are Weird

Authority, the gripping second installment in Jeff Vandermeer's Southern Reach trilogy, has a very different vibe than its predecessor, Annihilation. Where Annihilation took an expedition deep into the mysterious Area X, Authority shows us the bureaucratic apparatus aimed at studying it. And everything we know is… » 7/30/14 4:05pm Yesterday 4:05pm

How Soon Could Grant Ward Find Redemption On Agents Of SHIELD?

Agent Grant Ward went to some really dark places in the tail end of Agents of SHIELD's first season. Can he come back from that? We caught up with actor Brett Dalton and he told us his hopes for Grant's future. Plus J. August Richards told us what's in store for the killer cyborg Deathlok. Spoilers ahead... » 7/30/14 3:30pm Yesterday 3:30pm

These Were Lovely Towns, Until The Waters Came And Covered Them Up

You can build to last, but it won't help if the waters come to cover up all of your amazing houses and town buildings. That's the harsh lesson that towns and villages around the world have learned too late. Just check out some haunting images of beautiful, scenic towns that have sunk underwater.… » 7/30/14 3:22pm Yesterday 3:22pm