The Infamous Atari Landfill Dig Is Finally Happening

Come April 26, 2014, one of gaming's greatest mysteries will finally be solved. Or maybe it will just be get even more convoluted and confusing. In either case, that is the official date Microsoft just announced for when someone is finally going to break ground on the infamous New Mexico landfill that's allegedly… » 4/10/14 3:45pm 4/10/14 3:45pm

Someone's Going to Dig Up Atari's Infamous New Mexico Landfill

Alamogordo's city council has granted an excavation permit for the infamous landfill said to hold thousands of copies of E.T. and Pac-Man for the Atari 2600—two titles blamed for the mid-1980s crash of console gaming—and yes, the permit-holder is digging out the site specifically to find those games' remains. » 6/02/13 1:23pm 6/02/13 1:23pm

See a UFO documentary from the 1970s

Daily Grail has a documentary on UFOs made in the 1970s: There's much footage from old movies, featuring ominous orchestral music. However, the documentary also covers the origin of the term 'flying saucer.' And there's a clip of Steven Spielberg discussing whether he'd take a ride on a spaceship, since 1977, the year… » 11/30/10 9:30am 11/30/10 9:30am

The Only Futuristic Gun T-shirt You'll Ever Need

The Nintendo zapper was my first and only gun. Like many people, I used it to hunt ducks on my monitor – later I missed it horribly when I played that deer hunting arcade game (you know, the one where they say "you shot the female deer!" when you accidentally don't shoot a stag). But now I can wear it forever close to… » 6/26/09 1:00pm 6/26/09 1:00pm

Cool Battlestar and Star Wars Collectables of Yesteryear

Back in the early 1980s, little Derek Powazek collected several cups from Burger King with old-school Battlestar Galactica and Return of the Jedi art on them. Now he's rescued them from destruction in his family home, and has turned them into lovely portraits of a bygone era in scifi swag. Here are a few more, below. » 6/20/08 11:21am 6/20/08 11:21am