Why You Should Never Write Action Scenes For Your Blockbuster Movie

It's the height of summer movie season, which means that action movies are blowing up all over. And that makes this the perfect time to revisit some advice from John Rogers, creator of Leverage and writer of the new webcomic Arcanum. Here, he explains why you should never write an action scene. Ever. » 6/06/13 12:31pm 6/06/13 12:31pm

Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Creators Who Started Out Writing…

When you write about other worlds and strange discoveries, you need a quick wit. And an ear for clever dialogue, that keeps the story buzzing along. So it shouldn't come as a surprise that many of science fiction and fantasy's greatest creators started out in comedy, including sitcoms. » 3/21/13 12:56pm 3/21/13 12:56pm

Breakthrough: This electronic implant can dissolve inside your body

The boundary that divides man from machine continues to dissolve — and in more literal ways than you might imagine. Scientists today announced a new class of electronics that can disappear completely, resorbing into its environment after carrying out a designated task. » 9/27/12 11:49am 9/27/12 11:49am

Breakthrough: Electronic circuits that are integrated with your skin

A team of engineers today announced a discovery that could change the world of electronics forever. Called an "epidermal electronic system" (EES), it's basically an electronic circuit mounted on your skin, designed to stretch, flex, and twist — and to take input from the movements of your body. » 8/11/11 5:22pm 8/11/11 5:22pm

Inside the writers room: Top scifi TV writers reveal tricks of the trade

Now that we know which shows we'll see during the 2010-2011 TV season, the real work can begin: writing them. Six genre-show pros — veterans of shows like Lost, BSG, and Fringe — reveal what happens behind closed doors. » 6/07/10 6:20am 6/07/10 6:20am