Comment of the Day: JJ Abrams and the Case of the Disappearing Words

Today, we compared cliff notes on the classic novels we just can't make it through, asked when we would finally be able to 3D print a wooly mammoth skeleton of our very own (today!), and weighed the truth of J.J. Abrams' number one pet peeve about futuristic fiction. » 11/14/13 4:20pm 11/14/13 4:20pm

The "Naked Miley Cyrus in Space" Music Video You Didn't Know You Wanted

Miley Cyrus is some sort of naked alien in the glittery, emo music video for Future's new song "Real and True." I'm not sure what's supposed to be happening here, but it looks like Miley's sheer levels of body glitter are too much for the space crew that finds her on a planet, and their ship nearly bursts into a cloud of … » 11/11/13 4:07pm 11/11/13 4:07pm

What Are the Least Futuristic Things About Being Alive Today?

Yesterday, we asked you what made you feel like you were living in the future now and you responded with things both wonderful (smart phones! internet! video-chat!) and unfortunate (smart phones again and a shuttered government). Today, we turn our attention backwards, and ask where the promises of the future are most… » 10/04/13 7:00am 10/04/13 7:00am