Space Heroes Who Should Get Movies if Guardians of the Galaxy is a Hit

Will Guardians of the Galaxy be the next Avengers, or the next Green Lantern? Or something in between? Only time will tell — but everybody's dying to see whether Marvel's huge, ambitious bet pays off. And if it does, here are a dozen other space heroes who could rock their own movies. » 2/24/14 12:17pm 2/24/14 12:17pm

A novel about why Buddhists could eventually rule the world

There's already been a lot of buzz about futurist Ramez Naam's first science fiction novel, Nexus, because it offers such a persuasively realistic portrait of human enhancement. A few decades into the future, a drug/biotechnology called Nexus is making its way through the underground. When ingested, it creates a… » 1/30/13 2:30pm 1/30/13 2:30pm

Computer scientist scores two-book deal with Angry Robot

Ramez Naam is a software engineer who spent years at Microsoft working on Explorer, Outlook, and Bing. Then he became fascinated by biotechnology and authored a non-fiction book called More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement. And now he's turned to science fiction. He's sold two books, Nexus » 2/24/12 11:49am 2/24/12 11:49am

Axe-Wielding Schoolgirls Battle Spacemen For Your Comics Dollar

Despite what many of you merry perverts may think, it's not all musclemen in tights and axe-wielding schoolgirls in short skirts in comicbookland. Although, to be fair, both of those categories are represented in this Wednesday's comic shops, as the pre-Summer lull gets filled with reprints and all manner of plot… » 4/22/08 9:00am 4/22/08 9:00am