Robot Art on Display at MASS MoCa

Robot Art? Yes, indeed, you read that right. Starting October 23, 2010, visitors to MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA, are in for a big surprise: a work of art conceived and created without human hands. From designbloom: …diaz’s ‘geometric death frequency—141’, a sculpture made from 420,000 black spheres made and assembled by robotics. the […]

Meet the Jaguar C-X75 Concept Car: A 205 MPH Hybrid

Goodbye, Prius. If you’re the kind of geek who’s been waiting for a hybrid concept to come along that really turns heads, you’re in luck. Today, as part of its 75th anniversary, Jaguar has released one humdinger of a concept car that’s not only drop-dead gorgeous and energy efficient, but it goes fast, my friends. […]

Metroid’s Samus Goes Burlesque

One of geekdom’s ultimate fantasy women, Metroid star Samus Aran, was recently seen in various stages of undress at a burlesque show in L.A. For those of you with sensitive eyes, don’t worry, you won’t see Samus (as performed by Courtney Cruz of The Devil’s Playground) completely naked in this post, just very lightly clad. […]

Daughter of Convention: The Agony and the Ecstasy of the Con

It’s a rarely disputed fact among the geek contingent that conventions, by and large, are a kind of rite of passage. (If you haven’t gotten the convention achievement, you really should get on that, by the way.) And what’s not to love? There are as many conventions these days as there are fandoms, all across […]

Ghost Busters, Gremlins, and Goonies Oh My!

The 80’s were a fertile time for film making, but there are few cult classics from that era that have such a resonating impact as The Ghostbusters, Gremlins and The Goonies. That’s why 1988 Gallery in Los Angeles is having the 3G Show which is going to feature pieces inspired by these iconic cult classic […]

Feature: 16 of the Best SciFi Cartoons

Science fiction and animation are a natural combination. It’s a hell of a lot cheaper to draw an alien landscape covered in space ships than it is to create one in a studio. Too often forgotten as just “kid’s stuff”, there have been some truly excellent cartoons that combine science fiction and animation in absolutely […]