Image of the Day: Weird but cute Alien vs. Predator BABIES
On a hot summer day, when you want something to help cool off, the last thing you might think of is Darth Vader's head. But a Russian design company is changing that with a new line of sci-fi, horror and pop culture-inspired frozen treats.
Running around a galactic ringworld stabbing, shooting and melting your mortal enemy all day can get a little dull. To mix it up, these two space jocks pair off at some sporting contests of a more ... gentler nature. Game on!
We've seen lots of custom-built, sci-fi-centric chess sets before, but few of them are as deadly as this one, which pits two of the universe's—and cinema's—most fearsome creatures against each other on a level playing field.
Phil Plait is an astronomer and major sci-fi geek. He writes the Bad Astronomy Blog for Discover Magazine and is also the host of the Discovery Channel's science show "Phil Plait's Bad Universe." You can follow him on Twitter at @BadAstronomer. Trailers for the movie Battleship are hitting the web, and it certainly looks fun. On routine war game maneuvers, a Navy fleet stumbles on an alien spaceship. Hijinks, as you might expect, ensue with Michael-Bay-like enthusiasm, with swarming alien battle tech, explosions and mayhem. Trailers for the movie Battleship are hitting the web, and it certainly looks fun. On routine war game maneuvers, a Navy fleet stumbles on an alien spaceship. Hijinks, as you might expect, ensue with Michael-Bay-like enthusiasm, with swarming alien battle tech, explosions, and mayhem.
Image of the Day: The Predator recreated in LEGOs
The ex-governor has been silent since announcing that he'd directed his agents to start looking for acting roles, but that hasn't stopped speculation about what'll be next for the former Biggest Star in the World. The man himself has finally decided to weigh in about the scripts on his desk—and fans of Predator, Terminator and Running Man will want to pay attention.
Namely, how to rock a catchy intertwining melody without gravely injuring the cast. This, the final chapter of Jon and Al Kaplan's Schwarzenegger Cycle, swings with the toe-tapping, Predator-trapping ditty, "If It Bleeds, We Can Kill It."
It's been a rough year. And from the looks of things, it'll be an even rougher winter. Wouldn't a couple of minutes of sci-fi characters laughing their heads off be a welcome pick-me-up?
Who needs Arnold Schwarzenegger when you can have Kayla Kromer?