One zealous sci-fi fan decided to do a little digging into the history of classic science fiction author Robert Heinlein—instead, he found evidence of a pretty hilarious prank Heinlein may have pulled on a hapless 1940s Census taker.
Just when you thought Han Solo's Dance Party was the weirdest musical Star Wars thing you'd see this week, here comes this clip from the Donny & Marie variety show, in which the brother and sister team play sci-fi's most famous siblings. And sing. And dance. And bring on Redd Foxx as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Kris Kristofferson as Han Solo.
April Fool's gags involving threats of death and destruction are never a good idea, but they're an even worse idea when you're a guy that dresses up as Batman and hangs around outside local bars with a boombox. One self-styled Dark Knight found that out the hard way Sunday when he wound up in jail.
Think the Dothraki language spoken on HBO's Game of Thrones is just gibberish? Think again. The linguist who helped develop the fictional language featured in the show has put together a synopsis—and translation—of the latest developments from the season two premiere this weekend, and it's pretty interesting.
Unless you're Mayor of Roswell, telling your constituents you have a close relationship with aliens is probably not a good idea when you've just been elected to public office. But don't tell English town councillor Simon Parkes that. Just a month after he took office, he's taken to YouTube to let the world know that his "real mother" is a 9-foot tall green alien with eight fingers.
Foul things are afoot at the home of the late Theodor Geisel: Someone snuck onto the grounds and made off with a massive bronze statue of the Lorax, which had rested in the grickle-grass on the author's California estate for years.
A weird disease spreading in Africa has health officials baffled—and the symptoms may sound a little too familiar to fans of George Romero's work, or of AMC's The Walking Dead.
Art comes in many shapes and forms—but the latest iteration of Iron Man has to be one of the most, umm, unique, takes ever on Tony Stark.
If you proudly and publicly put a piece of fan art based on a major Hollywood franchise up for sale, the copyright owners of said franchise might hit you with a takedown notice faster than you can say "Pattinson." But what if you get a takedown notice for something that has absolutely nothing at all to do with any major Hollywood franchise?
Woolly mammoths may be extinct now, but a mammoth 2.0 could be coming soon. A team of South Korean and Russian scientists have teamed up to try and clone a woolly mammoth Jurassic Park-style, using cells discovered from mammoth's found in Siberia.