Crowdfund comics about science and scientists, Ralph Bakshi shorts, and Space Invaders chess

If you love science—and laughing both at scientists and with them—there's a great new Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal looking for crowdfunding. Plus, animator Ralph Bakshi has a new independent animated project, a crew of laser cutters is building Space Invaders chess sets, and a puppeteer is working on an… » 2/03/13 12:00pm 2/03/13 12:00pm

Snowy Space Invaders "crop circle" appears on a French hillside

We adore artist Simon Beck's geometric snow art, which he makes by simply stomping on fresh snow with his snow shoes. Usually, his designs are inspired by geometry or crop circles, but on a recent snow-stomping trek, he walked a trio of Space Invaders into existence. Fortunately, these guys are stuck there, so they'll… » 12/30/12 9:30am 12/30/12 9:30am

You Are Being Watched By Alien Phalanx Monsters

A video-game creature in London warns us that spy cameras are everywhere in public spaces. It's almost as if the proliferation of CCTV cameras were the real "Space Invaders," intruding into our lives whenever we go outside and subjecting us to intense scrutiny that might as well be a rain of laser blasts. The Space… » 7/09/08 11:40am 7/09/08 11:40am

You Can Only Delay, Never Stop, The Space Invaders

It's been 30 years since Space Invaders started, but the game is making a huge comeback. This year we'll see both Space Invaders Extreme for the Nintendo DS and PlayStation Portable, as well as Space Invaders Get Even on the Wii, which lets you take control of the invading aliens and have them smash up cities. Like a… » 3/11/08 11:40am 3/11/08 11:40am