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Stories About Animals Who Gain Human Intelligence

The Planet of the Apes franchise is rebooting this week and for most science fiction fans the original film is a classic. However there are many other great stories of animals who become “uplifted” to human level intelligences, such as “Lives of the Monster Dogs” about dogs who are given “upper class manners.” If you [...]

12 Impressive Sci-Fi Quilts

Science fiction fans are a creative bunch, which only makes sense if you think about it. And nothing makes a more personal gift than a handmade quilt that someone you love has poured their time and creativity into in order to display your geeky interests. Here are a dozen such projects. 1. Spock Quilt You have to [...]

10 Hoopy Froods Who Know Where Their Towel Is

May 25th is Towel Day {wiki} in tribute to Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. He wrote that a towel is “the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have.” On Towel Day, all of Adams’ fans are encouraged to carry a towel around with them, or to at least know [...]

Dr. Michio Kaku’s "Sci-Fi Science" Attempts RoboCop

The folks at The Devastator just released this parody video of The Science Channel series “Sci-Fi Science.” The bit features Dr. Michio Kaku attempting to recreate Robo Cop using “real science” although the science fiction fans have different ideas. Watch full video at the link. Link

10 Crocheted Science Fiction Figures

You wouldn’t have known it before the age of the internet, but yarn crafts can be very geeky. Knitting and crocheting are examples of digital art, so to speak, as the patterns are strings of information rendered in bits. Some craftsters are science fiction fans as well, which gives us some great crochet projects to [...]

9 Halloween Pumpkin Projects

There are traditional Jack-o-Lanterns with a face carved on the front and a candle inside. Then there are art pumpkins, with skillfully carved scenes of all kinds. A third category contains the geeky Jack-o-Lanterns that do something strange and unexpected, like the ones we are looking at today. 1. RoboPumpkin Yes, this is a real pumpkin! The [...]