​6 Episodes That Prove Castle Is Science Fiction

Nathan Fillion will always be best-loved by nerds for his role as Captain Mal Reynolds on Firefly, but did you know he's also starred in another major scifi franchise? It's called Castle — yes, the show where he's a mystery writer solving crimes with police detective (and love interest) Kate Beckett. Don't believe me?… » 11/21/14 10:00am 11/21/14 10:00am

Whoa, This Guy 3D-Printed His Very Own Concrete Castle

It may not be quite fit for a king yet, but this playhouse-sized castle was entirely 3D printed using a custom-built printer and loads of concrete. And it means we could see an attempt at a livable, entirely 3D-printed home in the near future. » 8/27/14 1:30pm 8/27/14 1:30pm

No medieval bedroom is complete without a castle drawbridge Murphy bed

A medieval drawbridge that lowers into a Murphy bed is such a perfect design pairing that it's surprising we don't see it more often. » 2/11/14 9:40am 2/11/14 9:40am

12th-century latrine still holds parasites from the crusaders' feces

The medieval crusaders may be long gone, but some of them left behind something a bit personal. In a ruined castle in Cyprus, researchers discovered a latrine that still contained the fecal parasites of the European invaders. » 6/23/13 9:00am 6/23/13 9:00am

Nathan Fillion gets back in the Captain's Chair

Last night, Castle followed in the footsteps of CSI and many other shows and gave us a murder at a science fiction convention. But this Galaxy Quest-inspired outing was much more of a love letter to fans than a spoof on fandom — and it included the above scene, where Nathan Fillion's Castle gets in the Captain's… » 11/06/12 11:01am 11/06/12 11:01am

This Week's TV: Proof that We Live in a Golden Age of Television…

American Horror Story is back, and quite possibly twice as insane as last season. Plus Walking Dead ups the ante, proving that basic cable horror is a flourishing genre at last. We get an intense look inside the making of Hitchcock's The Birds. And it turns out that if you write to Dracula instead of Santa, you get a… » 10/15/12 9:00am 10/15/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: The Greatest Event in Television History! Plus 7…

What's on TV this week? The return of The Walking Dead, plus the premieres of The CW's Green Arrow TV show and the Beauty and the Beast revamp. There's the first ever airing of something they're calling Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. And learn how to make your own Viking sword! » 10/08/12 9:00am 10/08/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: The One Show You Absolutely Must Watch This Fall

What does television have in store for you this week? The season premiere of Supernatural, with a brand new direction! The 100th episode of Adventure Time! MythBusters fact-checks James Cameron! Bullying in space and nudity at the mall! The Anti-Monitor and Red Hulk! Disco Medusa! » 10/01/12 9:00am 10/01/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: Fringe, Ninja Turtles, Star Wars, and a dozen other…

This is an absolutely massive week of television. There are a ton of new shows premiering, including Last Resort and the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. But also, a ton of shows are coming back, including Fringe, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Person of Interest, and DC Nation. There's also a totally separate Star Wars » 9/24/12 9:00am 9/24/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: John Hodgman is your brand new therapist. Plus 7 Huge…

In this week's television, seven of your favorite shows are having their climactic season finales. And a few more are having the penultimate episodes of the season. It's enough to make you have a nervous breakdown — but luckily, John Hodgman is playing a psychotherapist, and he's here to help. » 5/07/12 9:35am 5/07/12 9:35am

This Week's TV: Is Leonard Nimoy really coming back to Fringe?

The promo for this week's Fringe hints that a special guest star could help the show live long and prosper... but is it true? Also, there's a four-hour miniseries in which Eddie Izzard and Donald Sutherland rock some crazy hair. A brand new TV show could bring us our weirdest future dystopia in ages. And Ben Edlund is… » 4/30/12 9:00am 4/30/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: Felicia Day Plays a Hacker with a Dungeons and Dragons…

You can learn a lot from this week's TV. Like why the Voltron kids don't just form Voltron at the start of a battle. And exactly the worst thing that can happen in a romance on Adventure Time. Plus Person of Interest and Awake are both giving us some pretty twisted criminal enterprises. » 4/23/12 9:00am 4/23/12 9:00am

How Other Firefly Actors Could Guest Star on Castle

This week marked the long-awaited Firefly reunion between Adam Baldwin and Nathan Fillion. But what about the rest of the crew of the Serenity? Here are some suggestions for cameos that the rest of Firefly's MVPs could make on Nathan Fillion's frequently genre-tastic cop show. » 4/20/12 1:03pm 4/20/12 1:03pm

Iron Man shows up on Castle just to mock Nathan Fillion

It's a charm-off! Robert Downey Jr. stopped by Castle for a quick exchange of banter between the man himself, Nathan Fillion. Alas, the whole thing didn't go much further than, "I'm Iron Man, fuck off! That's a wrap everybody!" » 4/18/12 7:45am 4/18/12 7:45am

This Week's TV: A Firefly Reunion! Plus the Documentary They Didn't…

On this week's TV, Nathan Fillion reunites with his Firefly costar Adam Baldwin — and we have six clips from the episode! Eureka is back, and everything's changed once again! You can watch the science documentary that was nearly almost deemed too controversial for Americans. John "Q" de Lancie continues his mission to… » 4/16/12 9:00am 4/16/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: The last show you'd ever expect is doing a vampire…

This week's television features the episode of Fringe that you must not miss, in which Walter Bishop takes a strange journey. Adventure Time gets more experimental than ever. Both versions of Being Human have season finales. And there's a special vampire episode of the most unlikely show. » 4/09/12 9:00am 4/09/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: Adventure Time returns! Plus the Monty Python…

In this week's TV, a princess has to choose between piloting a blue lion and becoming Queen. And on a brand new Adventure Time, Finn discovers the truth about Flame Princess. There's a fantasy-themed TV movie about Monty Python's Life of Brian. Stephen Hawking guest stars on Big Bang Theory. Keith Mars steps up his… » 4/02/12 9:33am 4/02/12 9:33am

This Week's TV: Leonard Nimoy plays Spock again! Plus Game of Thrones

It's finally here: Game of Thrones season two. You watch, or you die. (Or rather, you're dead to us.) But also, a brand new Spider-Man cartoon launches, featuring Clark Gregg as Agent Coulson and J.K. Simmons as J. Jonah Jameson! Not only that, but Leonard Nimoy is returning to the role of Spock in the weirdest way… » 3/26/12 9:00am 3/26/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: Fringe is back! Plus a showdown between Iron Man and…

This week on TV, Walter Bishop is back, and he's cooking up some surprises. Also back? Supernatural's Castiel. And Thundercats. And Mythbusters. On Once Upon a Time, the Who's Roger Daltrey plays a talking caterpillar in Wonderland. » 3/19/12 9:00am 3/19/12 9:00am

This Week's TV: What's worse than your online dating avatar coming to…

Community is back! And so are Vampire Diaries and Supernatural. There is much rejoicing, as well as cursed-shoe-induced dancing. Also on this week's TV, there are two zany leprechaun movies airing on the same night. Data himself, Brent Spiner, is playing an entire robot army! Plus discover the most embarrassing thing… » 3/12/12 9:00am 3/12/12 9:00am