In 2017, Avatar Land will open at Disney, not to mention there may also be Star Wars rides coming to the Magic Kingdom as well. (This is pretty much be a given considering Lucas sold the franchise to Disney._ But would you be interested in taking your kids to a Hunger Games theme park?
We just reported here on TGD that Marvel has launched their first Muslim superhero, Kamala Khan, and yes, it’s a risky move that should definitely invite controversy, but so far, the pros have outweighed the cons. In fact, Khan has already proven to be a big hit.
There’s speculation all over the net about so many movies. Other than Star Wars, there probably hasn’t been a movie where more rumors have been flying all over than Ghostbusters 3. Dan Aykroyd has been trying to get a third Ghostbusters off the ground forever, and we at TGD often joke that it G B 3 could end up becoming the most written about movie that may never get made.
The accountants at Google must be sweating in their boots after Brazilian judges ordered them to hand over private data collected through its Street View program.
There’s a funny term that’s been making us laugh here at TGD, “Robo-Phobic” It’s a line that’s being used in the remake of RoboCop, which is coming on February 12, 2014. We saw the first trailer for RoboCop some time back, and it didn’t look bad, but we’ll always be partial to the original, which is one of the greatest sci-fi films in history.
While it got pretty good reviews, Ender’s Game didn’t open to the big box office many had hoped for, and it looks like the saga will pretty much end here. Or will it?
Ubuntu's CEO Mark Shuttleworth has penned a couple of apologies to his critics in the open sauce community.
Lenovo's IdeaTab Miix 2 is an 8-inch tablet powered by Intel's Atom Bay Trail processor. The device - loaded with Microsoft Windows 8.1 software - has a starting price of $300, scaling up accordingly based on storage specs.
OLEDs are already used in the displays of smart phones or digital cameras today. They offer an especially bright image with high contrast, but come with a serious drawback: typically, only one quarter of the electrical energy invested in running the device is actually converted into light.
Would-be donors skip giving when offered the chance to show public support for charities in social media, a new study from the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business finds.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity experienced an unexpected software reboot (also known as a warm reset) yesterday (11/7/13) during a communications pass as it was sending engineering and science data to the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, for later downlinking to Earth.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has overhauled understanding of the Red Planet since 2006, has passed 200 terabits in the amount of science data returned. The data returned by the mission alone is more than three times the total data returned via NASA's Deep Space Network for all the other missions managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., over the past 10 years.
That announcement by MidAmerican Energy last spring that it intended to add 1,050 more megawatts of installed wind power capacity in Iowa – the state with more wind power per capita than any other, already – wasn’t mere talk. As part of a big information dump on the effort, the company said this week that all five of the projects are now under construction.
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There have been so many rumors and net speculation about Star Wars lately, but here’s an official piece of news that’s absolutely bank on: The next Star Wars movie will be hitting theaters on December 18, 2015.
Concept cars are cool, but what’s the use if you can’t head over to the dealership and drive one off the lot? Here are eight concept cars that might make their way onto a showroom floor near you in the future.
Thor: The Dark World is already making a ton of dough at the box office, and Marvel should continue to kick some serious ass at the movies and on television all the way up to the long awaited Avengers sequel, Age of Ultron, which hits theaters the summer of 2015.
Batman Vs Superman doesn’t have enough problems, now there’s talk that Wonder Woman could be a part of it? We know Warner Brothers has wanted to get a Wonder Woman movie off the ground, but does cramming her into Batman Vs Superman solve anybody’s problems?
Researchers have created a mechanism whereby human waste can be digested by microbes leading to a process of generating power from electricity. The first test involved using urine in microbial fuel cells to charge a mobile phone.
Solid Concpets, a Texas based 3D printing services company, has a Federal Firearms License (FFL) and legitimacy. Based on over 30 printed components, its 3D printed gun has fired 50 rounds in tests.
When we heard the news that Megan and David Ellison, who are the kids of Oracle founder Larry Ellison, had bought the right to The Terminator, we weren’t sure if the movie would ever get the green light. The rights deal lasts until 2018, so Megan and David have to get the movie made by that point before The Terminator slips out of their hands. This apparently won’t happen because it looks like Terminator 5 is indeed up and running, and casting has already begun.
Adobe has a lot to answer for. We've gone from 3 million to 130 million to 150 million possible accounts hacked. It's all out there for everyone to see on the interwebs. Were it not twee software applications, we'd probably sense more outrage. Right now, it's hard to fathom what the deal is and how far this travesty goes.
Seth MacFarlane is one of those guys in television like JJ Abrams who always has a million things going on at once, and you wonder when either of them ever get any sleep. MacFarlane’s Family Guy empire is still going strong, and there’s a sequel in the works to Ted, one of the highest grossing comedies in history.
Samsung is working on an in-house optimised version of a 64-bit mobile processor and the tame Apple press is screaming that it is cheating.