Forget Warp Speed, Try One Of These Alternative FTL Ideas

In Star Wars and Star Trek, the main way to get around the galaxy is to use warp speed or flip on your hyperdrive, which is a bit like hitting the gas pedal as hard as you can so you'll get there a bit quicker. There's more science to it than that, involving subspace fields and hyperspace and all that jazz, but the end … » 4/22/08 3:40pm 4/22/08 3:40pm

io9 Talks To Jumper Director Doug Liman

If you charted Doug Liman's directing career, you'd see a big spike in popularity when he jumped from indie films like Swingers and Go right into the Bourne trilogy. He's hoping to continue in the mainstream, high-concept Hollywood vein with his new film Jumper, opening in select theaters today. The movie follows young … » 2/14/08 12:40pm 2/14/08 12:40pm