Month: September 2012

Mac OS X Battery Life Boost

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I’ve recently bought a new MacBook Air, and despite promises of colossal battery life – it really doesn’t last that long when I’m sitting browsing Safari on Wi-Fi. To quote Aldous Snow: I thought, that ain’t right.  And I made […]

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HD Curiosity Descent (30 FPS)

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Someone with apparently too much time on their hands has spent four weeks putting together an HD video of NASA’s Curiosity rover’s descent.  He’s retouched the original footage, upping the quality considerably, and adding in some fake sound effects for […]

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Third Hobbit Trailer Imminent

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Word coming out from Alberta Culture is that a third trailer for The Hobbit has been completed, rated as PG, and is 2:25 long. Supposedly, the new trailer will debut ahead of an unspecified film before the end of this month, so if […]

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No jeans and t-shirts for these ladies…they come from the future!

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No jeans and t-shirts for these ladies…they come from the future! Science Fiction and Fashion go together like Kirk and Spock…like R2-D2 and C-3PO…like, well, Manolo and Blahnik Don’t believe me? I know it’s not something many of us consider on a daily basis, but stop and think about the incredible significance costume design plays in our favorite shows. Where would our beloved characters be without their metallic shoulder pads, angular hems, or the infamous unitards?

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The Asteroid That Saved Christianity

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The year is 312AD. Constantine, Emperor of the Western Roman Empire, has launched a pre-emptive attack on rival emperor Maxentius, with the two meeting in battle at Milvian Bridge. Constantine, by this stage, was likely a Christian.  Christianity in the […]

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Star Trek Renegades

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The latest Star Trek fan project that’s causing people to turn their heads and notice is Star Trek: Renegades.  It’s the team behind Of Gods and Men, and they’ve just released their second teaser trailer featuring Walter Koenig (Chekov) and Tim Russ […]

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What next for Sci-Fi?

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It’s September 2012.  Over the last twelve years, I’ve lost count of how many sci-fi shows have flopped and been cancelled; how many sci-fi movies have proved to be massive disappointments. Is the future bleak? I don’t think so. Yes, […]

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