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Mike Hosking: Time to end tech fantasy talk
19 Jun
11:26

Mike Hosking: Time to end tech fantasy talk

When does the technical farce and fantasy end? Uber have announced this week they’re working with Boeing, and they’re going to have a flying taxi ready for us in 2020. Auckland is one of the potential trial cites. Is this for real? No. So why do we report it as…

Stark Trek Franchise Expands with Plans for New TV Series & Animation
19 Jun
9:32

Stark Trek Franchise Expands with Plans for New TV Series & Animation

ShareOn Facebook Mere days after he was named as new showrunner of Star Trek: Discovery, writer/producer Alex Kurtzman has renewed his overall deal with CBS Television Studios in an agreement that calls for him to oversee the expansion of the franchise with series, miniseries and even animation. According to The…

Science Fiction And Fantasy Book Sales Have Doubled Since 2010
19 Jun
8:33

Science Fiction And Fantasy Book Sales Have Doubled Since 2010

Pexels.com Unit sales of self-published and Amazon-published ebooks have grown, and in 2017, they constitute a full 48% of all SF&F sales across print, digital, and audio. Combined print and digital book sales in the genres of science fiction and fantasy have doubled since 2010, according to data from the…

Elon Musk reveals his favorite sci-fi movie (it’s not Spaceballs)
19 Jun
8:33

Elon Musk reveals his favorite sci-fi movie (it’s not Spaceballs)

Elon Musk unveils the Dragon 2 spacecraft in 2014. Tim Stevens/CNET Considering Elon Musk’s obsession with Boring Company-branded flamethrowers and “Maximum Plaid,” you’d think his favorite science fiction film would be Mel Brooks’ 1987 parody classic Spaceballs. It’s not.  A Twitter user tossed the question into a comment thread on Tuesday,…

Celina Jaitly’s mother passes away after a prolonged battle with cancer
19 Jun
8:14

Celina Jaitly’s mother passes away after a prolonged battle with cancer

Actress Celina Jaitly‘s mother is no more. Meeta Jaitly, Celina’s mother, passed away on June 8, in Lucknow after battling cancer for several years. The actress had taken to her Facebook account to post a heartfelt message for her late mother and described how brave she was to fight such a deadly…

NIU STEM Read partners with bestselling author Andy Weir to explore how science fiction fuels STEAM learning
19 Jun
7:59

NIU STEM Read partners with bestselling author Andy Weir to explore how science fiction fuels STEAM learning

At the upcoming International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Chicago, NIU STEM Read will partner with Andy Weir – bestselling author of The Martian and Artemis – to explore how science fiction fuels STEAM learning. Highlights of the collaboration include a keynote presentation in which NIU STEM…

Author Michael Mathiesen Publishes New Science Fiction Book Titled “Anti-Matter”
19 Jun
7:59

Author Michael Mathiesen Publishes New Science Fiction Book Titled “Anti-Matter”

  Author Michael Mathiesen Publishes New Science Fiction Book Titled “Anti-Matter” Michael Mathiesen Author and Publisher of ANTI-MATTER released his new Science Fiction Book on Amazon. Both a love story and a thrilling ride through the windings of two possible…

WATCH: Here’s why your brain tingles from soft noises
19 Jun
5:58

WATCH: Here’s why your brain tingles from soft noises

Do you get a weird, tingly sensation when hearing certain noises? If so, you’re experiencing autonomous sensory meridian response, better known as ASMR. The phenomenon is a massive and growing trend that gained popularity on YouTube, gobbling up millions of viewers. From doing something as simple as whispering to elaborate…

‘Black Panther’ And ‘Stranger Things’ Dominated This Year’s MTV Movie & TV Awards – Complete Winners List
19 Jun
4:46

‘Black Panther’ And ‘Stranger Things’ Dominated This Year’s MTV Movie & TV Awards – Complete Winners List

The MTV Movie & TV Awards were handed out Monday night and ‘Black Panther’ slayed the competition, winning in almost every category in which it was nominated.  On the TV side, ‘Stranger Things’ once again proved how popular it is, especially among the younger crowd, who weren’t even alive during…

Joe Pokaski Slipped In An Easter Egg Into ‘Cloak And Dagger’ That Even The Biggest Marvel Fans Missed
19 Jun
1:13

Joe Pokaski Slipped In An Easter Egg Into ‘Cloak And Dagger’ That Even The Biggest Marvel Fans Missed

If you think about musicians in Marvel Comics most fans likely think of Dazzler, Spider-Gwen being a member of The Mary Janes, or a slew of other heroes who like to sing or play instruments. Who your mind probably wouldn’t jump to is the Crick-Hits. This is a band which…