This week’s Helix is full of Nope

The revelation about Brother Michael's personal project wasn't unexpected but I had harbored a small hope that characters had been speaking metaphorically and not literally. But instead the show managed to make me feel a little sympathy for Amy. Plus some dots are connected back to the first season. » 2/22/15 11:05am Sunday 11:05am

Friendly reminder: less than 5 hours from this post 

...the Swedish cosplay championship will air! You will be able to watch it via this video link and see a countdown to when it begins. No english subtitles that I know of, but I bet it will be interesting anyway. Some of the judges are from other countries. So I guess some english will be spoken. :)

Five hours later… » 2/21/15 10:53am 2/21/15 10:53am

Trolling Doug Jones on this week’s Face Off

We're down to eleven contestants, a nice prime number which means individual designs. The challenge on this week's Face Off is to design a troll appropriate for a chosen bridge. Actor Doug Jones not only is a guest judge but he also gives the models advice on playing their trolls. Results ahead. » 2/18/15 1:00pm 2/18/15 1:00pm

Face Off - Let the Games Begin

This week's challenge on Face Off is inspired by movies that feature games to the death like The Running Man (I haven't seen any of the Hunger Games movies). The contestants are paired up randomly and tasked to make a predator combining the features of a plant and an animal. Spoilers ahead. » 1/28/15 2:32pm 1/28/15 2:32pm

The Rise of a Vaccine Resistant strain of Polio

Globally, we have Polio on the ropes. It's been eradicated in countless countries across the globe. It should only be a matter of time before it goes the way of Smallpox. But there are a few hold-outs, where the virus is stubbornly hanging on. This story is about a virus's last ditch effort to survive. » 11/11/14 5:17pm 11/11/14 5:17pm