Disney is gearing up for another Star Wars Weekend and this time around they own all things to do with that franchise so it should be the biggest and best yet. This will take place at the Florida theme park most likely during the summer of this year and you can expect appearance by Ray Park, Warwick Davis and many more.
Calling all aspiring inventors! It’s time to channel your inner Iron Man/Tony Stark and let your inventing imagination go wild. Discovery Science Center, Broadcom Foundation and Marvel Studios, along with Visa Signature and the famous El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, are proud to team up to sponsor a nationwide Marvel’s Iron Man 3: Inventor and Innovator Fair in conjunction with the May 3 release of Marvel’s “Iron Man 3,” starring Robert Downey, Jr.
The 12 finalists of the Marvel’s Iron Man 3: Inventor and Innovator Fair will win a trip to Southern California, provided by Visa Signature. The trip includes a behind-the-scenes tour of Disney Studios, a meeting with Disney Imagineers, a trip to Disneyland, a visit to Discovery Science Center, and more! Inventor and Innovator Fair finalists will also have their projects on display at the famous El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California, from May 3 – June 20. The competition concludes at the El Capitan Theatre on May 3 when four Grand Prize winners will accept their awards at a special ceremony, on stage prior to the showing of Marvel’s “Iron Man 3.”
Happy Pi Day from Fizmarble. Here is a video done p by The Nerdist in honor of this not pie but Pi kinda day.
3.14159 is just the beginning of the infinite and irrational constant Pi of which Hard ‘N Phirm (Chris Hardwick and Mike Phirman) sing. The mystical and magical properties of Pi have enchanted and bewildered wizard and humankind alike over the centuries, but with this song Hard ‘N Phirm are casting a musical spell to achieve oneness with this universal constant.
Marvel Comics is branching out again and looking to put together a live-action arena show. They are currently working with Feld Entertainment in creating the show. Feld has worked with Barnum and Bailey Circus before along with Disney on Ice. Marvel is working very closely with Feld in order to create something that is both fun abut true to the Marvel mythos as well. More news as it develops.
There is nothing I can come up with that is better than that title.
Can we use our brains to directly control machines — without requiring a body as the middleman? Miguel Nicolelis talks through an astonishing experiment, in which a clever monkey in the US learns to control a monkey avatar, and then a robot arm in Japan, purely with its thoughts. The research has big implications for quadraplegic people — and maybe for all of us.
To all those that didn’t know and those that do too….SimCity launched a week ago and due to the mis-management of the Digital Rights Management by EA. A lot has been said and little done in regards to it and a large number of fans and players were faced with not being able to play this game they had looked forward to and paid for. The oft used Hitler Rant Parody has been re-subtitled once more to pay homage to this SimCity screw up. Enjoy.
This video series is created by Anita Sarkeesian and the project was funded by 6968 awesome backers on Kickstarter.com
The Tropes vs Women in Video Games project aims to examine the plot devices and patterns most often associated with female characters in gaming from a systemic, big picture perspective. This series will include critical analysis of many beloved games and characters, but remember that it is both possible (and even necessary) to simultaneously enjoy media while also being critical of it’s more problematic or pernicious aspects.
The Bad Lip Reading crew are back and this time they take aim at The Amazing Spider-Man. They have given us many laughs with their previous work on Twilight and The Hunger Games. Let’s see how everyone’s favorite web sligning hero handles the bad lip reading treatment.