Amazon Sales of George Orwell's 1984 Shot Up 7,000% This Week

In the aftermath of recent revelations concerning a top secret government surveillance program aimed at monitoring the personal and private interactions of mostly innocent civilians, many Americans are naturally concerned with what the future might hold for a country being run by an All-Seeing Eye. » 6/13/13 3:57pm 6/13/13 3:57pm

The Mega-Databases that Track Your Life

Harold Finch and John Reese track potential crime victims using secret databases and a ubiquitous surveillance infrastructure in the new series Person of Interest. Their world is filled with street corner cameras and espionage — but in the real world, cameras and databases are tracking your every move just as… » 1/27/12 2:20pm 1/27/12 2:20pm

Zombies Invade, and the Only Safe Place is a Reality TV House

Though some might say that zombies already inhabit reality TV shows like Britain's smash hit Big Brother, a new show called Dead Set is taking that claim to the next level. Produced by the same company that makes Big Brother, the (fictional, scripted) show takes place in the Big Brother house as massive zombie attacks… » 8/22/08 1:51pm 8/22/08 1:51pm