science fiction

Apple adds an M. Night Shyamalan thriller to its roster of original shows

Apple will apparently have every kind of show from anyone with any kind of name working in Hollywood when it launches its updated approach to original video content: The latest original on its slate i

The LifeClock One will help you escape from mundanity

Whether you’re trapped on a futuristic island prison full of blood-thirsty gang members or simply stuck in a two-hour meeting, the LifeClock One might be the watch for you. Inspired by the movie

Author Nick Montfort tells us how to define the future

Nick Montfort is a professor in MIT’s Comparative Media Studies/Writing and the author of a new book, “The Future.” His book explores “future makers” – people who create the fu

Imagining five retro technologies as startup pitches

Silicon Valley is a bubble. Go into any SoMa coffee shop and you’ll hear founders and investors alike singing the praises of Hyperloop and flying cars — sci-fi tropes reincarnated by billionaires

The Firefly 2 offers a smooth, cool draw for your vaping pleasure

It’s getting nigh on Holiday Season and how better to celebrate the old Yule log than with a nice herbal vaporizer. The Firefly 2 is a very clever and very well-built convection vape that create

The importance of science fiction to entrepreneurship

There are three types of science fiction (in my view): crap, serialized crap and hard-science science fiction. The last type contains a wealth of visions of the future, many of which we enjoy today, a

WWE SmackDown moves to SyFy: Remember when they used to have science fiction?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/rey.jpg" />Exciting—and confusing—TV news for y'all. For whatever reason, <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/04/19/and-s

RIP Kurt Vonnegut

Sad news this evening. Literary icon Kurt Vonnegut has died due to head trauma resulting from a fall a few weeks ago. He was the author of 14 novels including Slaughter House 5, Breakfast of Champions