Ridley Scott throws a giant stuffed Tiger at Russell Crowe

This behind-the-scenes photo from Gladiator reveals the giant fake tiger director Ridley Scott threw at actor Russell Crowe. Which looks like it was purchased from Toys R' Us. In other news, Scott cancelled his plans for a series of scifi shorts with Machinima. Which is a shame. Image via Univseral Pictures. » 11/22/13 12:42pm 11/22/13 12:42pm

10 Science Fiction Books That Changed the Course of History

Many science fiction books imagine strange new worlds — but only a few science fiction books have actually changed the world we live in. A few visionary authors have managed to make such an impression that they left the world a vastly different place. » 8/18/11 10:00am 8/18/11 10:00am

Superman Takes on Other Superheroes — In Court

Superman's powers include super-strength, super-breath... and super-lawyers? The iconic DC Comics character has been known to go after plenty of other strongmen in court, crushing any characters with more than a passing similarity. The most famous super-litigation was the 1951 case where the Man Of Steel killed Captain … » 10/20/08 8:40am 10/20/08 8:40am

Posthuman Mutants Penalized for Evolving on "American Gladiators"

American Gladiators returned to the airwaves this season, bringing us one step closer to reality television featuring amped up posthumans beating the ever-loving crap out of normal folks with real weapons. While the Gladiators are using padded Nerf-esque weapons now, we can only hope that later they'll be given bladed… » 1/15/08 10:40am 1/15/08 10:40am