There’s a thread over at io9 where two posters are calling each other dumbfuck and beta troll for all to see, while I sit here celebrating 5+ years in the grey.
On Wednesday Lauren Davis posted a proof-of-concept short called Sundays, about a man in Mexico City who is slowly coming to realize reality is not what it appears – and it seems to be degrading. In keeping with that theme, I present you the trailer for The Frame, an independent feature available online, about a man…
Just because your world is fire and blood now doesn't mean someone didn't love you once. Incubate, a time-delayed messaging service, has announced itself with this funny post-apocalyptic short.
You may recall reading that James Bond, as envisioned by Sir Ian Fleming, had entered public domain in Canada. Canada, and a few other countries, differ on the length of copyright protection – 50 years from the death of the creator, compared to 70 in the US and elsewhere.
Bill Nye the eponymous Science Guy was in Toronto "Canadia" today as part of Planetary Radio's We See Thee Rise: The Canadian Space Program, and appeared on Global's The Morning Show to talk space and Europa and evolution (and make weird noises!). His debate with Ken Ham, and the topic of creationism vs evolution…
Until 14 September, coinciding with the EYE Film Institute of Amsterdam playing host to "David Cronenberg – The Exhibit", Cronenberg's new short The Nest is available to watch for free online.
Firefly, Chuck, and Full Metal Jacket actor Adam Baldwin opened his mouth and a bunch of conservative nonsense spilled out:
In 1979 illustrator and concept artist extraordinaire Wayne Barlowe produced the Hugo-nominated Barlowe's Guide to Extraterrestrials. Within its pages he illustrated fifty alien species from the works of Niven, Asimov, van Vogt, and others.
The pilot for Chris Carter's potential new series for Amazon's online service is out there, so let's discuss how bad it was.
Artist Jason Wright mashes pop culture into a paste and then applies it to canvas:
It's been a long time since I last visited Usenet (I'm not sure my ISP even has a newsgroup server anymore), but I've recently come to realize I miss one newsgroup in particular: rec.arts.sf.science.
The folks at Blink Industries are back with a second episode of Don't Hug Me I'm Scared, this time explaining what time is:
Watch, compare, and analyze the global migrations of millions of refugees from 1975 to present in this interactive map by Hyperakt (Deroy Peraza, Eric Fensterheim, Josh Smith & Ambika Roos) & Ekene Ijeoma, based on decades of UN refugee data.
Stephen Harper's campaign against science has reached a new low, as research scientists say a century of environmental research has been ordered to landfills and incinerators following the closure of research libraries. Despite insistence from the government that documents were scanned and are available digitally,…
MOO's Festive Funk Machine puts an orchestra of funky festive robots at your finger tips. Give it a try! Each robot or instrument you click adds a new layer to the song. Then, when you realize hours have past, click them off one at a time to fade the song to an end.
Now that I think about it, the TARDIS and the "I'm Feeling Lucky" button behave similarly.
Vincenzo Natali (Splice, Cube), Brett Sullivan (Ginger Snaps 2) and Rodrigo Gudino (The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh), along with a number of newcomers have teamed up for Darknet, a transmedia project adaptation of the Japanese series Tori Hada.
The thread on Afrofuturism and Janelle Monae reminded me of this trailer for a proposed animated series here in Canada: