Latest in ‘Professional Distractions’
In honor of the new release of Jurassic Park 3D here are some designs. Show off your love of Jurassic Park.
After SG-1 was cancelled five years ago we got a great gift in both The Ark of Truth and Continuum SG-1 movies. However, since then the team hasn’t been back together. Until now, or then, depending on if you want to think forth dimensionally. Arkalis Interactive just released an all new SG-1 game for iOS [...]
Life found a way … to be adorable. Check out these unique recreations of classic scene from the original Jurassic Park film. These were done by the artist Pakoto.
Check out the new Star Trek: Into Darkness trailer.
We all know the Doctor lives for excitement and adventure with a bit of antics thrown in for good measure, but how boring would his life be without the villains? In honor of the new villains from the 2012 Doctor Who Christmas Special “Snowmen” Robot Plunger is having a Doctor Who Villain Cosplay Contest. How [...]
After the sorrowful send off of the “Ponds” the Doctor is back for the annual Christmas Special. In addition to a trailer for the new episode we are also treated to a mini/prequel-sode, entitled, The Great Detective. The Christmas episode itself was penned by Executive Producer Steven Moffat and takes place in Victorian era England. [...]
In the days after a global Zombie pandemic a United Nations employee, played by Brad Pitt, travels the world over attempting to stem the tide of zombies and stop the deadly outbreak. World War Z also stars Eric West, Matthew Fox and David Morse. Watch the trailer below. Join the Forum discussion on this post
With the epic return of the Walking Dead AMC released four webisodes entitled “Cold Storage.” It is a good simple story and gives insit into how some of the other survivors, or chossen ones, dealt with the days after the initial outbreak. There is also a little tip of the hat to some of the [...]
Latest in ‘Shiny Things’
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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In honor of the end of Harry Potter, and subsequently the end of my childhood, I present life lessons learned from my 13 year relationship with HP books and movies. Spoilers ahead for those who’ve not finished the movies and/or books Number 1: Your abusive guardian(s) may serve some purpose after all besides making [...]
A patient comes to you explaining that they have trouble losing weight despite good diet and exercise. You look at them and say something to the effect of, “Yeah right, workout more.Yes the vast majority of people who complain of this are eating poorly and probably not taking the best care of themselves. They may [...]
Have you ever been typing something into Google and the suggestion you get is odd or just plain funny? Well I have, so I decided to bring you a regular helping of strange Google suggestions each week. Enjoy! Why are me? This is an odd phrase. I am not the Hulk… Why are you wearing [...]