Latest in ‘Professional Distractions’
September 24, 2014 By The Writer
French artist and graphic designer Mike Wrobel has given some of favorite and not so favorite Game of Thrones characters a 80s and 90s style makeover. It is amazing how well he captures the personalities of the characters bore out only in common style of the two decades. The Stark children are especially well done.
September 19, 2014 By The Writer
We are now several episodes into the freshman season of the twelfth (or thirteenth) Doctor. Peter Capaldi certainly has some big shoes to fill. Although, much is new, such as the furnishings in the TARDIS and a sometimes bewildering accent, yet some things remain the same. His companion is still Clara Oswald and the sonic […]
September 15, 2014 By The Writer
With summer coming to a close and the kids heading back to school it is nice to look back on the summer vacation. A cross country trip across Essos, to visit all nine of the Free Cities. A postcard from each major city of Essos. You can even get your own to send.
August 5, 2014 By The Writer
Guardians of the Galaxy is roughly about a ragtag team of outlaws who create a tenuous group to take on a greater threat to save the galaxy as a whole. This is by no means the first time we’ve seen essentially criminals on the side of good. It is a time honored American tradition that […]
July 28, 2014 By The Writer
The 2014 San Diego Comic Con has packed up the panel tables, folding chairs and microphones, but they left behind a wealth of trailers. From big Hollywood to small screens, 2015 has some great things to look forward to; The first of the last of the Hunger Games saga; The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 […]
May 24, 2014 By The Writer
The BBC released a teaser trailer for the upcoming 8th season of Doctor Who. While it does not reveal much about the Twelfth Doctor’s inaugural season, it does confirm an August premier date. Just try not to watch it more than once.
April 24, 2014 By The Writer
Artist Randall Rosenthal has the amazing ability to turn one block of wood into just about anything. Meticulously carved from a single block of wood and then carefully hand painted into, not only, photo realistic, but all three dimensions realistic. The level of detail is simply astonishing. For more amazing art and information.
March 3, 2014 By The Writer
We all know Doctor Who is brilliant British, but what if it wasn’t? Buzzfeed.com gives us an interesting “What If” take on the Doctor as an American produced TV show. No doubt an alternate version of Earth is proudly calling “Doctor Who” as American as apple pie. Who might be your American Doctor? Originally posted […]
Latest in A TARDIS Abroad’
February 1, 2014 By The Writer
On the battlements at Edinburgh Castle in Scotland, UK. See more of A TARDIS Abroad.
January 1, 2014 By The Writer
A trip out in the TARDIS to the abandoned church St Boltophs in Skidbrooke. Submitted by: Stuart Woodhead See more of A TARDIS Abroad.
Latest in ‘Shiny Things’
August 10, 2011 By The Writer
I can’t decide if it is super adorable or super creepy. Osaka University is developing a lifelike baby sized robot called Affetto. The little robot’s key goal is to study the effects that humans have toward a robot that looks just like a human as opposed to one does not. Soft silicone and actuators combine […]
August 3, 2011 By The Writer
This adorable little robot can make a very complex cup of coffee. I can just see these popping up at coffeehouse across America, putting Liberal Arts College kids out of work. Just think how much more Starbucks could charge if they had robots making their coffee.
July 27, 2011 By The Writer
Festo, a German engineering company, have developed a robot that can fly just like a bird. We’ve reported on other such flying robots (Robot Juggle & Robot Heli-Bi-Wheel), but none that actually mimic the exact flight abilities of a real bird. SmartBird is built from a superlight material, which gives it a weight of less […]