Entries Tagged as 'sci-fi'

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

How Will SpaceX Get Us To Mars? This Video Explains

Getting people to Mars is something you may have read briefly about online but you probably don’t know the nitty-gritty of how it’s going to work. Elon Musk’s Space X is one company that wants to get humans to the red planet and they want to do it in a cost effective way, bringing down [...]

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Supercut of Every Oscar Winner for Visual Effects

With the 2017 Oscars looming before us, now’s the perfect time to look back at all the Oscar winners for visual effects, from 1927 to 2016. The VFX is an interesting category because it often includes those big budget blockbusters or sci-fi movies that often don’t get a nod in the best picture Oscar category. [...]

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Awesome Homemade Massive ED-209 Robot

Remember the badass ED-209, Omni Consumer Products peachekeeping machines from RoboCop? Of course you do, it was a cooler robot than even RoboCop himself, although they’re not very good on stairs. Anyway, the guys at Ghostlight created a very large, very detailed ED-209 and it’s seriously impressive.

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

The Untold Truth Of Rogue One

Being the first standalone story in the Star Wars universe there was a helluva lot riding on Rogue One, and it wasn’t all plain sailing to get to the final movie. There were frequent rewrites, extensive reshoots, and all the scenes featured in the trailers that never actually made it into the movie.

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

How the 80s Film ‘The Running Man’ Predicted 2017

It was thirty years ago in 1987 that sci-fi movie The Running Man starring Arnold Schwarzenegger came out. And, strangely, it seems to have totally predicted the prevailing climate of 2017. It features a television host giving orders to a police state in the midst of economic collapse. Meanwhile the citizens are way too distracted [...]

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. [...]