Hero Dad Builds An Amazing Interactive Spaceship For His Son's Bedroom

MAKE Magazine's Jeff Highsmith wanted to build his 4-year-old son an interactive model of an Apollo spacecraft. The result was the surprisingly complex play area seen here – but to really appreciate the thought and effort that went into this project, you really must watch the making-of video. Seriously, this'll blow… » 8/01/14 10:33am Today 10:33am

Back In 1937, People Worried That Science Fiction Was Going Downhill

Most of us have been seeing convention panels about the "Death of Science Fiction" for years now — it's become sort of a jolly cliche. Everybody laments the loss of some earlier, greater age for the genre. But back in 1937, British fans were pretty worried that SF was in permanent decline. » 7/31/14 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

This Danish School Teaches Through LARPing... And It Works

While America keeps trying to devise a more standard standardized test system, the Osterskov Efterskole in Hobro, Denmark, is busy using live-action role-playing to teach its students while they're having fun. I know, it sounds insane, but watch this documentary and tell me you don't wish you'd gone there for school » 7/28/14 6:00pm Monday 6:00pm