12 "Futuristic" Worlds Where Everybody Uses Obsolete Technology

Imagining the future is a huge challenge — few people saw smartphones and DNA-based medicine coming. But if you want proof that "futuristic" science fiction is always about the present, just look at the obsolete devices people think will still be around. Here are 12 future visions that include tech we've already… » 10/15/14 10:12am 10/15/14 10:12am

What Will It Take to Get Robert Downey Jr. on Agents of SHIELD?

New rumors about William Shatner's Star Trek cameo indicate more time travel. Plot details about Jurassic World include some wild dinosaur descriptions. And Margaret Atwood promises blue genitals on HBO's adaptation of MaddAddam. Plus Walking Dead, Supernatural, Arrow and more. Spoilers now! » 10/08/14 6:00am 10/08/14 6:00am

Who's The Greatest Science Fiction Character Of All Time?

Science fiction is full of brilliant ideas — but it's also the home of some fascinating characters. And the British Film Institute is trying to find the greatest science fiction character of all time — but I bet we can do even better, right here. Who are the greatest characters in all of science fiction? » 9/16/14 1:16pm 9/16/14 1:16pm

Could An Evil Mega-Corporation Ever Exist In Real Life?

Dystopian stories are full of evil corporations that rule the world. But writers seldom explain how they rose to power in the first place. Could an amoral mega-corp really exist? We talked to a couple experts to find out. The good news: It probably couldn't happen. Bad news: We may already be getting something worse. » 9/04/14 9:00am 9/04/14 9:00am

One Of The Most Wonderful Dance Showdowns In Science Fiction History

The 1983 Alien spoof The Creature Wasn't Nice (aka Naked Space) is painfully unfunny, despite the presence of Leslie Nielsen, Cindy Williams, Patrick Macnee and others. But this sequence at the end, where they confront the killer alien with a synchronized dance routine, is absolutely perfect. » 8/07/14 7:57pm 8/07/14 7:57pm

20 Comic-Con Exclusive Collectibles Worth Selling Somebody's Soul For

Why do toy companies do it? Why do they make the toys, statues and other collectibles we want most, and then release them only at the San Diego Comic-Con? Is Satan involved? If so, let's make a deal, because we want these 20 exclusives from this year's Comic-Con bad. You don't need our specific souls, right? » 7/15/14 10:20am 7/15/14 10:20am