7-Year-Old Girl Writes To Scientists Asking Them To Make Her A Dragon

Australia's got its very own pint-sized Khaleesi in 7-year-old Sophie Lester of Queensland, who over Christmas wrote a letter to the national science agency CSIRO asking for a dragon of her own. Both the letter and the agency's response are so cute you're going to feel like passing out. » 1/09/14 9:30am 1/09/14 9:30am

In this knight's zany quest to save a princess, nothing is as it seems

Dreaming of fame and glory, the less than heroic knight in the short animated film 850 Meters embarks on a pretty typical quest: find a magic sword, slay a dragon, and rescue a princess locked in a tower. But as his adventure takes a series of bizarre turns, it becomes clear that there's more going on than he… » 12/08/13 9:00am 12/08/13 9:00am

Here's the massive work that went into making Game of Thrones' dragons

Wired got a glimpse of how German VFX company Pixomondo created Daenerys' three dragons, and the terrifying amount of work that went into it. Researching how big the wings needed to be, figuring out flight patterns, waving tennis balls on sticks at the actors — all this and more was required to bring Drogon, Rhaegal,… » 9/09/13 11:40am 9/09/13 11:40am