From "Irritable Heart" to "Shellshock": How Post-Traumatic Stress Became a Disease

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 4:19pm4/04/12 4:19pm

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 3:28pm9/20/11 3:28pm

Darth Vader Slays The Wookiees In Force Unleashed Concept Art

A new behind-the-scenes book on the Force Unleashed »8/19/08 6:06pm8/19/08 6:06pm 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…