From "Irritable Heart" to "Shellshock": How Post-Traumatic Stress…

When people have suffered a violent or horrifying experience, the trauma can follow them around for years — and we call that Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). From soldiers to accident victims to rape survivors, tons of people have found themselves haunted by their terrible experiences. » 4/04/12 1:19pm 4/04/12 1:19pm

Scott Westerfeld explains why World War I should be the new World War II

Today sees the release of Scott Westerfeld's and Keith Thompson's long-awaited third book in the Leviathan trilogy, Goliath. And we can't wait for a third dose of alternate-history World War I, with all the mechs and genetically engineered airships. (And to celebrate, here's a lovely new piece of artwork. Check out… » 9/20/11 12:28pm 9/20/11 12:28pm

Tattoos That Say 'I'm A Futuristic Bad-Ass'

Click to viewSome of the coolest characters in science fiction sport bad-ass tattoos that signify membership in a secret society. And if you're a futuristic assassin, there's nothing like having some ink on your face to set you apart from the regular tough guys. It's amazing how much character development movies and… » 10/23/08 5:09pm 10/23/08 5:09pm

Darth Vader Slays The Wookiees In Force Unleashed Concept Art

A new behind-the-scenes book on the Force Unleashed » 8/19/08 3:06pm 8/19/08 3:06pm video game is out today, and its pages are bursting with fantastic concept art. The book, written by video-game writers W. Haden Blackman and Brett Rector, tells the story from the first concept still to the finished game. It also explains their original pitch to…