Is There Really Going to Be a Game of Thrones Movie?

Charles Dance says there's talk of one. There are more contradictory rumors about the Star Wars teaser trailer and a description of what the villain looks like in it. Jennifer Lawrence guesses where Mystique will be in X-Men: Apocalypse. And can anyone die in Gotham? Spoilers now! » 11/21/14 6:00am 11/21/14 6:00am

Unfinished Steam Game Abandoned After Thousands Bought It

The creators of the PC game Towns have given up on development, choosing to leave the game unfinished for good—even though it's been on sale for the past 18 months and had sold over 200,000 copies as of last summer. » 5/07/14 2:03pm 5/07/14 2:03pm

Footage of Alpha the Robot, the would-be mechanical assassin of the…

You may have heard of Alpha the (trigger-happy) Robot and that time he posed with a group of nudists (NSFW), but have you ever seen this mechanical man move? Matt Novak of the Paleofuture Blog shows us Alpha in motion. » 3/13/11 9:00am 3/13/11 9:00am

Antimatter Trapped For the First Time

Get ready for that warp drive spaceship, because we are now one step closer to it. After creating antihydrogen in their antiproton decelerator, scientists at CERN have been able to trap antimatter for the first time in history. » 11/17/10 3:34pm 11/17/10 3:34pm

The "true story" of a robot who shot his creator in 1932

From the research desk of pulp encyclopedist Jess Nevins comes this incredible find: A story from 1932 about how roboticist Harry May was shot by his own robot on stage in England. » 8/12/10 10:59am 8/12/10 10:59am

The Last Field On Earth

It's rare to find an eco-catastrophe story that strikes a note of hope (or that doesn't have explosions), but novelist Lydia Millet has done it in her short story "Alpha," which you can listen to free online. » 12/03/09 2:30pm 12/03/09 2:30pm

Dollhouse's Season 2 Finale Teased Already!

Have we just gotten our first glimpse of how the second season of Joss Whedon's Dollhouse is going to end already? One particular guest star has been talking about when they'll appear, which raises some interesting possibilities. Spoilers! Speculation! Go! » 9/20/09 8:00am 9/20/09 8:00am

Alan Tudyk Leads The Human Resistance Against Ridiculous Alien…

We're happy to have the first glimpse at our man Alpha, sticking it to the aliens along with fellow resistance leader Elizabeth Mitchell. What will be their greatest challenge? Supergirl's obscene alien cleavage. » 5/20/09 12:30pm 5/20/09 12:30pm

Dollhouse's Tudyk Comes Clean

Well, now we know that Alan Tudyk is in Joss Whedon's Dollhouse, and just what character he plays. He talked to Entertainment Weekly about preparing for the role... including a depressingly buff body double. Spoilers! » 5/03/09 7:00am 5/03/09 7:00am

Dollhouse's Mysterious Alpha May Be The Person We Least Suspect

Now that the news we posted about Dollhouse's mysterious Alpha is looking more like a rumor, Joss Whedon has let slip another crucial detail: the actor who plays Alpha may, himself, be a huge spoiler. » 2/26/09 10:30am 2/26/09 10:30am

You'll Never Guess Who's Naked In Dollhouse

The identity of Dollhouse's mysterious figure, who sits around stark naked while watching yearbook videos of Eliza Dushku in college, has been revealed. And it's a familiar face from the Whedonverse. Warning: spoilers! » 2/24/09 10:00am 2/24/09 10:00am