Jon Evans at TechCrunch is willing to do what nearly no other journalist will -- review his past year's predictions to see what he got right and wrong. Evans gave himself a B+ for performance, but if we grade it on a curve for intellectual honesty, it's an "A."
The trailer for the new zombie flick "World War Z" is out. Sure, it has Brad Pitt. But the book's main innovation -- telling a story in the guise of a UN-style report -- was what made it so scarily realistic. Here it is on Amazon.
Hollywood uses just three theories of time travel in all its movies.
What would the US flag look like if it added a 51st state?
Vint Cerf's vision of an internet that could be used for interplanetary communication took another step forward. An astronaut on the International Space Station used "Disruption-Tolerant Networking" to manipulate a robot on Earth.
How would the 2012 election have turned out if the past 200 years of history had taken different turns? Buzzfeed provides us with this set of electoral maps that show the differences had women, people under the age of 21 and African Americans not been enfranchised.
iO9's gallery of buildings inspired by rocket ships reveals how deeply the space age aesthetic has become a part of the literal landscape.