Who's Ready for Mark Wahlberg as The Six Million Dollar Man?

The latest rumor is that the perennially stalled Six Million Dollar Man film has found its star in Mark Wahlberg. It's an unsourced, unconfirmed rumor, so it may mean nothing. Alternately, prepare for an onslaught of jokes about Wahlberg's clueless Transformer character reacting to the abilities of Steve Austin. » 7/06/14 9:00pm 7/06/14 9:00pm

That One Time William Shatner Tried to Take a Dolphin into Space

We all know about the time Captain Kirk took whales to the future — but years earlier, William Shatner wanted to bring dolphins on a rocket. In this special episode of Six Million Dollar Man, Shatner plays an astronaut whose brain gets supercharged by an energy field in space, letting him communicate with dolphins. » 11/08/13 5:00pm 11/08/13 5:00pm

Weirdest Method Of Space Travel Ever: An Astronaut-Drawn Coffin

Barney Miller is trapped on a supersonic plane that's zoomed out of the Earth's atmosphere — and the only way back to Earth is inside an airtight coffin, carried to the space shuttle by two astronauts, in this awesome sequence from Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land. This is by far the trippiest sequence in the… » 5/19/08 5:00pm 5/19/08 5:00pm

Bionic Beauty Beats Six Million Dollar Rocket

After you've saved the world from robotic face-changing spies, there's really only one place to go to relax: The Bionic Beauty Salon. Or the Bionic Repair Station. At least, that's what kids in the mid-70s believed thanks to Kenner's range of Six Million Dollar Man and Bionic Woman toys reinforced both the excitement… » 5/08/08 10:06am 5/08/08 10:06am

A Peepshow of the Best Futuristic Vision Systems

Science fiction is terrific at helping you imagine how you'd enhance, hack, and upgrade your own body — especially your eyeballs. Humans have been trying to improve on the sense of sight since 1300, when spectacles were invented. What comes next? Take a look at our list of some of the vision enhancement tools that… » 1/04/08 11:00am 1/04/08 11:00am