This NASA Experiment Looks Just Like Episode VII's New Lightsaber

NASA's Flame Extinguishment - 2 (FLEX-2) experiment is designed to study the characteristics of burning fuel droplets in space, aboard the International Space Station. But under certain conditions, it looks an awful lot like the crossguard lightsaber from the trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII. » 12/21/14 5:05pm Yesterday 5:05pm

Ellen Page Nails Han Solo's Most Important Line At Star Wars Live Read

Last night, a cast of Hollywood actors performed a live reading of The Empire Strikes Back, with Ellen Page reading the role of Han Solo opposite Jessica Alba's Princess Leia. And when it got to the moment when Leia confesses her love to Han, the audience got to hear Han deliver his famous response. Update: Sadly,… » 12/19/14 9:20am Friday 9:20am

See The Weapon That Beats The Wave Motion Gun In The New Yamato Movie

As far as I know, we still haven't gotten the new Space Battleship Yamato 2199 TV/movie series in the United States, even after it aired a whole season in Japan. But now, there's a follow-up movie, Star-Voyaging Ark, in which the Yamato gets hit with a weapon called the Flame Direct Attack Cannon, that can "transcend… » 12/18/14 9:00pm Thursday 9:00pm

Joe Abercrombie Shares The Secret Of Fixing Your Cruddy First Draft

It's one of the most common pieces of writing advice: Write the first draft of your novel in a hurry, just to get it down, then fix it later. It's the idea behind NaNoWriMo, too. But how do you fix that first draft? Joe Abercrombie, author of Half a King and its sequel Half the World, has some excellent advice. » 12/15/14 3:20pm 12/15/14 3:20pm

Mila Kunis' Fake Supernatural Romance Trailer Is Too Funny For Words

The sad thing is, this fake supernatural romance MoonQuake Lake doesn't automatically look any sillier than a lot of other movies we've seen lately. And yet, the fake trailer is straight-up hilarious. Mila Kunis plays a girl who has to return to the Moon every night, and Ashton Kutcher is her lover... but what if an… » 12/15/14 2:40pm 12/15/14 2:40pm

This Gorgeous Lego Sulaco Needs To Be A Real Set Like, Yesterday

The Sulaco from Aliens is one of those all time great 'grim and gritty' spaceship designs, in parts sleek and stylish while others gothic and angular. It turns out that such beauty is perfectly suited for Lego, thanks to this incredible model built by Shannon Sproule. » 12/15/14 2:20pm 12/15/14 2:20pm