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You Can Use Your Android Phone to Call E.T.


Got an Android smart phone? Want to help Dr. Stephen Hawking and his colleagues search for alien life (that may destroy us all)?
Hawking and billionaire investor Yuri Milner’s new program Breakthrough Listen will use two huge radio telescopes to search the heavens for signs of intelligent life. That’s great, but someone is going to have [...]

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Better Late Than Never: ‘Alien: Isolation’


I’m what you might call a cautious video game consumer. I used to buy games on a whim, determined to give interesting titles their day in court (or spin in my Xbox One disc drive) regardless of consensus opinion. One or two terrible experiences later, I’ve stopped being so free with my time or money. [...]

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Amazing Illustration From 1906 Ed. of ‘The War of the Worlds’ Sells for $32.5 K


Brazilian artist Henrique Alvim Corrêa’s illustration of an alien for the 1906 special edition of The War of the Worlds just sold for $32,500 at an auction organized by Heritage Auction. Rendered in pencil and ink, Corrêa’s sketches, which depict the creature as a nightmare cross between a brain and a octopus, sold for $32,500 at a [...]

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Graphic Novels & Manga

Badass Comic Book Cover: Alien vs. Predator: Fire & Stone #1


Every week I’ll be bringing you a comic book cover that I feel eclipses others out there—to the point I might just have to own it when released!

This week: Aliens vs. Predator: Fire & Stone #1! Mike Mignola cover!

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SF & Fantasy

New Release Interview: THE ULTRA THIN MAN by Patrick Swenson


swenson-ultraThe Ultra Thin Man by Patrick Swenson is published!

I decided to ask the debut novelist a few questions about his book and all about aliens and conspiracy! Read on!

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Nikola Tesla: Part One: From College Drop-Out To Colorado Lightning


Happy 158th birthday to the brilliant scientist Nikola Tesla!
Born on July 10, 1856 in what is now modern Croatia, Tesla was born with an eidetic memory and a singular obsession with science. His early years were spent tinkering, inventing, and memorizing the odd epic poem or two. School was a breeze for Tesla, with the [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Scenes from ‘ALIENS’ Rendered in Lego!


image It’s ALIENS… In LEGO.

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Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual: Plasma Cannons, Pulse Rifles, and What Went Down on LV-426


Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual: Plasma Cannons, Pulse Rifles, and What Went Down on LV-426

Ridley Scott’s 1978 film ALIEN offered audiences a peek into a future that wasn’t terribly different from the present. The Nostromo wasn’t a streamlined silver beauty, and the people aboard weren’t astronauts or cosmic explorers in silly jumpsuits. Ellen Ripley and her shipmates were basically long-haul truckers in space, hard-working laborers with a dangerous job [...]

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Alan Dean Foster On Early Days of Movie Novelization Business and His ‘Alien’ Reissue


Alan Dean Foster On Early Days of Movie Novelization Business and His ‘Alien’ Reissue

In 2010 I wrote about my fond memories of Alan Dean Foster’s novelization of Ridley Scott’s 1979 film ALIEN, and confessed that it was the first full-length adult science fiction novel that I could remember reading. Now Titan Books has reissued Foster’s ALIEN and plans to reissue his adaptations of ALIENS and ALIEN 3 as [...]

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Mirage Men: Like ‘Men In Black’ In Reverse


Mirage_Men_posterMark Pilkington’s book Mirage Men is one of my favorites on the topic of Unidentified Flying Objects and supposed alien contact. Pilkington, you see, has come to the conclusion that UFO stories are the the products of lies and hoaxes. Well, no kidding, right?

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