The Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver is now a real thing

How many times in life have you come up against a problem — a locked door, a stuck vending machine, an army of killer robotic Santas — and wished you had the Doctor's sonic screwdriver on hand? A group of researchers has built their own sonic screwdriver, although it remains untested against the Dalek menace. » 4/19/12 3:00pm 4/19/12 3:00pm

Spot the Scifi Cliche! A Drinking Game

Click to viewIf only there was some way to evaluate the goodness or badness of science fiction, according to an objective scale. It would put an end to all fannish arguments, not to mention that whole "varying tastes" thing. Luckily, we've got the very thing, just in time for the weekend. And to increase its value to… » 2/08/08 3:00pm 2/08/08 3:00pm

Six Awesomest Scifi Gadgets That Fit in Your Pocket

A spaceship or a gigantic death ray is cool, but wouldn't you rather have an awesome scifi gadget you could slip into your pocket or clip to your belt for easy access? When you're on the interstellar warpath, you want the very best, so we've put together a list of some science fiction mobile devices that will make… » 1/02/08 11:00am 1/02/08 11:00am