Entries Tagged as 'sci-fi'

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Guy Builds Drone That Can Make a Human Fly

For some reason, probably due to safety, no one sells drones that can lift a human off the ground, so Casey Neistat decides to build one. He then dresses up as Santa and climbs on a snowboard and gets towed along by this powerful flying machine whizzing down, and up, the slopes.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Star Wars: Rogue One Toys Stop Motion Film Shows Chirrut Îmwe Vs. Stormtroopers

If you’ve seen Rogue One then you’ll know how badass Chirrut Îmwe is, the blind warrior monk who was born on the moon Jedha. And even though he can’t see he still kicks Galactic butt while chanting his mantra “I am one with the Force, the Force is with me” as he strides into battle. [...]

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Introducing UniVRsity: The Virtual Reality College Experience

There’s no doubt that college can be a great time in a person’s life, but it can also be expensive and you have to move somewhere else and things don’t always work out exactly as planned when you get there. You know, you think you’re going to be partying every night but you end up [...]

Friday, December 16th, 2016

The Story Behind the Worst Video Game of All Time

When it comes to video games, there is one game in particular that is renowned for being one of the worst video games ever made—and the biggest flop of all time. That game is ‘E.T, The Extraterrestrial’ for Atari 2600 and the game’s designer, Howard Scott Warshaw, far from being ashamed that the game has [...]

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Stephen Hawking, Keanu Reeves, Zoe Saldana and Simon Pegg Solve a Quantum Riddle

In this short film ‘Quantum is Calling’ Zoe Saldana loses Simon Pegg’s cat in the quantum realm and then uses physics to get the feline back—but she’s not alone as she goes straight to Dr. Stephen Hawking for help, Skyping him to ask his advice on how to solve a quantum riddle.

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Watch Lego Stranger Things While You Wait for Season Two

The huge buzz that surrounded Stranger Things has faded now that summer has turned to autumn, but fans of the show are just hibernating until they can get their hands on season two. Until then you can remember the first season with this Lego recreation, which sees various scenes remade with the stop motion toy [...]

Friday, November 18th, 2016

7 Ways a Trip to Mars Could Kill You

Even though humans probably won’t be going to Mars for at least another 15 to 20 years or more, it seems everybody is obsessed with what conditions on the planet will be like. This latest video comes from Vox who take a look at ways a trip to the hostile red planet might end you. [...]

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Is It Okay to Touch Mars? Vsauce Investigates

With all this talk about heading to and then colonising Mars, YouTube channel Vsauce ponders whether it’s even OK to touch the surface of the planet. No rocks from Mars have ever been brought back to earth and no human has ever touched the plant’s surface, so what will happen when we do?

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Watch the First Official Trailer for the Live-Action Ghost in the Shell

From the casting of Scarlett Johansson to the very idea of turning one of the most iconic and celebrated (after Akira) mangas into a live-action film, Ghost in the Shell has been mired in controversy. So now is the time everyone can either reevaluate or have their criticisms confirmed with the first official trailer.

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Listen to a Stranger Things Theme and Childish Gambino Mashup

The theme song from Stranger Things was instantly iconic, even though it’s a pastiche of 80s synth soundtracks, as soon as you hear it you immediately are taken to the world of the Upside Down, Eleven, and the Demogorgon. It’s also a pretty badass tune in its own right, so it was only a matter [...]

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Star Wars is Hilariously Reinvented in ‘Star Storm: The Destruction of Father’

YouTubers Auralnauts rework the story of Star Wars in a parody trailer where C-3PO is shifted front and center as the main protagonist and star. Re-editing footage from the prequels, original trilogy, even a cereal commercial, they reinvent the sci-fi saga into a 1980s sci-fi cheesefest.

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Shanghai Disneyland Has an Amazing-looking TRON Rollercoaster

The neon-hued world of TRON is one that would definitely suit being turned into a ride at a theme park—and that’s exactly what’s happened at the Shanghai Disneyland in the Tomorrowland section of the park. People get to sit on the iconic TRON lightcycles and whizz through a world inspired by the visuals in the [...]