"Save the Children" Makes a Dystopian Short Film

A new ad by NGO Save the Children imagines a modern day London ravaged by war. Can science fiction convince people to help the children of real, war-torn countries? » 3/05/14 9:30am 3/05/14 9:30am

Green Lantern learns Batman's superpower in new Justice League: War clip

I don't know if you have any inclination to watch DC's next direct-to-DVD feature, Justice League: War, but I can assure you this: The above video contains the absolute best scene in the movie, in which Green Lantern meets Batman, and then learns a very important lesson about DC's superhero hierarchy. » 1/27/14 6:00pm 1/27/14 6:00pm

What kind of armor did Medieval women really wear?

We know that skimpy armor that shows off a woman's cleavage is rather impractical for combat and that sculpted "boob plate" armor can be a hazard to your health, but on occasions that women did don armor in medieval Europe, what kind of armor did they actually wear? And is shapely, feminine armor a modern convention, or… » 1/16/14 11:00am 1/16/14 11:00am

The next world war will be fought by enhanced humans

Security and intelligence expert P. W. Singer has penned a fascinating article outlining the various ways leaders must prepare for the "chaotic battlefields of the future." Looking at the latest developments, they're going to have to anticipate a whole new way of making war. » 11/08/13 2:40pm 11/08/13 2:40pm

Newly declassified docs reveal Queen's secret 1983 nuclear war speech

During the early 1980s, as the Cold War heated up, British officials drafted a stirring speech for Queen Elizabeth in the event of imminent nuclear war. Here's what she would have said to her loyal subjects on the eve of armageddon. » 8/01/13 1:40pm 8/01/13 1:40pm