R.I.P. Lebbeus Woods, Cutting-Edge Architect Who Inspired Futuristic…

Lebbeus Woods, the architect who died this past week in New York, might be best known by science fiction fans for suing Terry Gilliam's Twelve Monkeys for allegedly copying one of this designs - that weird suspended chair that Bruce Willis sits in. But his strange designs were science fictional in so many other ways,… » 11/02/12 2:30pm 11/02/12 2:30pm

Amazing photos of death-defying birds' nest hunters in Thailand

Reader Louis Schulz recently sent me a link to an incredible set of photos by Eric Valli, a French photographer and former cabinetmaker whose work has taken him all over the world visiting, among other places, the vertiginous and mind-bending world of "honey hunters" in the Himalayas. » 10/25/12 9:20am 10/25/12 9:20am

The Alien 3 You Never Saw

Fans may be split about the value of David Fincher's Alien 3, but how would they have felt about a William Gibson/Vincent Ward version? Newly leaked concept art hints at the movie we didn't see. » 2/04/09 12:00pm 2/04/09 12:00pm