July 10, 2016
July 4, 2016
June 6, 2016
A Japanese baseball game between the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters and the Yakult Swallows played Ringu‘s Sadako and The Grudge‘s Kayako in a publicity stunt. Apparently a crossover movie is in the works. This is definitely a more horror-filled swing than that time Karloff took to home plate in full Frankenstein Monster make-up at a 1940 Hollywood Stars game.
Below: a meteor blazes over Phoenix, corporations look to the stars (or at least the moon and the asteroid belt), and cosplayers cosplay.
May 30, 2016
May 21, 2016
Apart from a Seattle Star Trek Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibit…
…this week also brings the resolution of a lawsuit over a fan film, a major medical breakthrough for AIDS treatment and the arrival at Kennedy Space Center of the craft that will head to the asteroid belt.
Alas, the internet rumors claiming….
April 25, 2016
Flying close to the sun:
The Solar Impulse 2 solar plane completed a successful crossing of the Pacific Ocean.
Astronaut Tim Peake completed the equivalent of a marathon on the ISS.
In movie space news, Marvel has removed the Inhumans from their current schedule, though it may be more of a rescheduling brought about by Spider-man’s arrival in the MCU. Unless, of course, Disney has a secret deal in the works to grab back the X-Men.
April 4, 2016
Puny god makes a guest appearance:
Live, from the uncanny valley:
And speaking of uncanny creepiness:
King Louie isn’t an orangutan in Disney’s strange new Jungle Book adaptation: he’s a Gigantopithecus!
What? You want actual news from space?
Blue Origin has another successful flight of its suborbital vehicle New Shepard.
March 28, 2016
What do we spy this week?
Besides some deep-diving children, who see like dolphins in the sea?
We have space news, a non-scamming Nigerian astronaut, new discoveries, ancient Middle Earth battles, and more, below: