Could Comic-Con Move Out of San Diego?

Comic-Con has been based in San Diego for as long as we can remember. Every year, fans from all over the world make the pilgrimage to San Diego celebrate all things geek, and now there are reports that Comic-Con could be changing venues in the future.   

Computer scientists develop new approach to sort cells up to 38x faster

A team of engineers led by computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, has developed a new approach that marries computer vision and hardware optimization to sort cells up to 38 times faster than is currently possible. The approach could be used for clinical diagnostics, stem cell characterization and other applications.

Is 3D Printing the Future of Logistics for UPS?

This week, The UPS Store announced that it would be the first nationwide retailer to test 3D printing services in-store. According to the press release, “Select UPS Store locations will be offering the services to start-ups, small businesses and retail customers, beginning in the San Diego area with ...

Makin' copies: UPS testing in-store 3D printing in San Diego

While 3D printer costs remain high, some companies are experimenting with offering in-store 3D printing access to consumers. Staples was the first to make the announcement last fall. Now, it looks like UPS is joining them. The shipping company announced today it is testing 3D printers in San ...

Smartphones monitor air pollution

The portable pollution sensor known as ‘Citisense’ delivers real-time data on air quality to the user’s mobile and home computer.

San Diego counter-terrorism summit preps for zombie hoard

Yes, The Walking Dead may be all the rage among genre fans, but as we all know, the CDC recently reiterated that there is currently no known virus capable of causing zombie-like symptoms or outbreaks.

California high speed rail on track despite uncertainties



It should have been a moment of celebration; the recent vote by California lawmakers to back the first phase of a high speed rail line in the state.

Peter Jackson: No plans for third Hobbit film

Peter Jackson has adamantly denied that a third Hobbit film will be announced during Comic-Con 2012 in San Diego.

Video: Batmobile documentary goes live at Comic-Con


Batman first drove his stalwart Batmobile in May of 1939, courtesy of Detective Comics #27. 


Jabba the Hutt’s sail barge heads to San Diego

Who could forget the first time they saw Jabba the Hutt in Return of the Jedi?

What to expect at Comic-Con 2012 San Diego

Before Star Wars, the major studios didn’t bring their movies to comic and sci-fi conventions, and it was indeed Lucas’s space opera that opened the door for all things geek. 



Pellegrino and Welliver reunite for one last Lost scene

The creators of Lost recently screened a humorous "deleted" scene from season one of the popular show.