Columbus Day Throws Fresh Sci Fi Ideas All Over the Yard

Posted by - August 1, 2017

Way back in the day an old football coach named Bum Phillips said of the legendary football coach Bear Bryant that “Bryant can take his’n and beat your’n, and then he can turn around and take your’n and beat his’n.” People had a funny way of talking back then. Anyway, Phillips’ statement is high praise,

BBC Responds To Doctor Who Complaints

Posted by - July 20, 2017

Last Sunday, when the BBC announced that the 13th Doctor on the popular sci-fi show Doctor Who would be Jodie Whittaker, the Internet seemed to have lost its collective mind. Why? Because Whittaker is the first-ever woman in the show’s 54-year history to play the part. The announcement not only brought plenty of praise from those who

Awaken Online: Catharsis is the LitRPG You Need

Posted by - July 20, 2017

Amazon Prime comes with so many benefits it’s easy to overlook some of the cool things you can get with a Prime membership. I recently discovered that there are three awesome avenues for free reading through Amazon Prime. The first is that Prime members can read one book a month from the Kindle Unlimited library.

How Star Trek Ships Are Wrong part 3

Posted by - February 10, 2012

Continuing on from Part 2: The Nacelles   How Maneuvering Will Kill Everyone Aboard In order to understand this next part of the “USS Enterprise = Deathtrap” equation, it’s important that we understand two major forces in physics; inertial mass and center of mass. Inertial mass is the mass of an object measured by its resistance to acceleration.

Shows that didn’t get a chance

Posted by - August 18, 2008

Anyone who has watched the FOX network in the last few years has been burned numerous times by their cancellation policy. FOX seems to work on the idea of “If we make it, we must cancel”. Last year they spent about six months advertising a new show starring Nathan Fillion called Drive. Six months of