Obama Isn’t the Only Candidate with Alien Ties

This week, we learned the shocking truth about Barack Obama: that he is the last son of Krypton, sent by Jor-El to save the people of Earth. While it’s unusual for a presidential candidate to claim an alien planet as their place of birth (after all, it might disqualify them from the race), Obama certainly wouldn’t be… » 10/18/08 1:00pm 10/18/08 1:00pm

Why Richard Nixon Should Be Your Dystopian President

The latest Futurama movie, The Beast with a Billion Backs, found Richard Nixon's head still president of an increasingly crappy Earth, and Nixon will again take the highest office in next year's Watchmen. In fact, if there's a vaguely dystopian alternate history or future, chances are there's a Nixon to run it. But as… » 7/06/08 9:00am 7/06/08 9:00am

Clinton is the Only Presidential Candidate With a Space Plan

Apparently Hilary Clinton is the only presidential candidate who has taken a public stand on space-related issues. In a terrifically-helpful rundown of candidates' sci/tech policies from Popular Mechanics, Clinton was the only one to comment on the space program. She promised to renew NASA's R&D funding, prep for… » 12/20/07 7:30am 12/20/07 7:30am