Every Type of Satellite Data Gathered from Earth, In One Amazing Video

Imagine that you're orbiting the Earth aboard the International Space Station. What if you could access a heads-up display, offering multiple views of the planet below, as seen through the eyes of NASA's fleet of Earth observation satellites? This stunning simulation reveals what it could look like. » 9/30/14 11:30am Today 11:30am

It's Not A Trap: The Most Incredible Cosplay From Long Beach Comic Con!

We've seen a lot of truly astonishing cosplay over the past summer, so it's easy to get jaded. And then you see the quality and creativity of the costumes from this past weekend's Long Beach Comic Con, and your enthusiasm gets renewed all over again. Here's the most fantastic cosplay from LBCC 2014. » 9/29/14 4:46pm Yesterday 4:46pm

You Must Watch This Documentary About Making 1970s B-Movie Demon Lover

Demon Lover Diary is sort of like American Movie and Blair Witch Project rolled into one, amazing cinematic experience. In 1975, filmmaker Joel DeMott went with her boyfriend Jeff Kreines to Michigan, to help a young Donald G. Jackson (of Rollerblade notoriety) film his first feature, Demon Lover. The results are… » 9/29/14 4:40pm Yesterday 4:40pm

Gorgeous, Insane Posters Take You on the Greatest D&D Campaigns Ever

If you have fond memories of early Dungeons & Dragons modules, you are going to utterly love these special edition posters by Jason Thompson for Wizards of the Coast. They're hilarious, detailed walkthrough maps of classic adventures like Expedition to the Barrier Peaks, Tomb of Horrors, and more. » 9/25/14 4:00pm Thursday 4:00pm

A 5-Year-Old Worries Voyager Will Get Lonely, Receives Best Answer Ever

This is, hands down, the sweetest thing you'll hear today. A five-year-old named Timor from British Columbia has been having trouble sleeping because he worries about the Voyager space probe. Won't it get lonely? What if it crashes? So the CBC arranged for him to get some reassurance. » 9/25/14 2:40pm Thursday 2:40pm

Some Of The Brilliant Art You Could Own From Ray Bradbury's Collection

This is an amazing opportunity to have some absolutely wonderful art in your home, which used to belong to one of the all-time great SF authors. As we mentioned last night, Ray Bradbury's art collection is being auctioned off. And here's just some of the incredible artwork you could own. » 9/25/14 12:55pm Thursday 12:55pm

Vintage Zine Art Is Like Staring Into The Dreams Of A Lost Subculture

Lenny Kaye, the long-time guitarist for the Patti Smith Group, amassed a collection of 1500 mimeographed science fiction zines from the 1940s to the 1970s, and they're on display this weekend at the New York Art Book Fair. These zine covers are wild and in some cases kind of alarming. » 9/25/14 12:20pm Thursday 12:20pm

The Army Messes With The Wrong Robot Alien In This Great Short Film

Part E.T., part Iron Giant, and part just really good, "Envoy" is an excellent 10-minute short film by David Weinstein, which he hopes will work as a proof-of-concept video for a feature-length movie. It starts a little slow, but keep watching and you'll be treated to a solid short with some damn fine VFX. » 9/25/14 7:25am Thursday 7:25am

Hot Toy's first ever Star Wars figures are absolutely stunning

Jesus H Christ. We knew it was going to be good when Hot Toys revealed they'd purchased the Star Wars License a few months ago, but today's revelation of the first two 1/6th scale figures of Han Solo and Chewbacca have finally shown us how good. Get ready to reach for those wallets. » 9/24/14 11:18am 9/24/14 11:18am