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The US Navy’s Still Working on a Kick-Ass Railgun

May 30, 2017 - 12:10 pm in Extra

If you’ve seen just about any sci-fi since Star Wars, you should be at loosely familiar with the notion of a rail gun. Essentially, the weapon uses powerful electrical currents and magnetic fields […] The post The US Navy’s Still Working on a Kick-Ass…

Adorable Dogs Everyone Thought Extinct, Still Alive and Cute as Hell

May 14, 2017 - 12:02 pm in Extra

Dogs are pernicious beasts. Researchers have finally found evidence of the New Guinea wild dog — a species long thought extinct on the island. Throughout…

What Kind of Extension Cord Should I Use?

May 2, 2017 - 11:51 am in Extra

Extension cords are one of the most common household items, but there are many different kinds of extension cords built for different purposes. Here’s…

WWF Says Wildlife Populations Have Declined by 58% Since 1970

December 14, 2016 - 4:37 pm in Extra

The current human population on Earth is somewhere in the neighborhood of 7.2 billion. That’s a lot of anything to have walking around the planet, but our impact is greatly increased by the […] Source: Science - Geek.com

NASA releases stunning retro-style space tourism posters

September 24, 2016 - 12:02 pm in Extra

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has just released these 14 stunning posters that showcase some of the finest travel destinations from our solar system, and beyond. They’re appropriately retro-styled, as the aesthetic is perhaps from […] Source: Science…



July 26, 2015 - 3:47 am in Extra

The Filmbar in Phoenix continues their monthly series of classic films and cult favorites with a new lineup starting at the end of July.  This new lineup showcases films that include one of the most exciting plot devices, a heist.  Some of the best action…


Electronic Arts mobile head suddenly leaves the company

May 29, 2015 - 8:29 am in Extra

Frank Gibeau worked at EA for more than 20 years. Josh Miller/CNET Electronic Arts' head of mobile gaming has left the company. Frank Gibeau, who spent more than 20 years at the game maker, left Monday, Electronic Arts revealed in a filing and confirmed in…


The spherical BB-8 droid demoed at Star Wars Celebration is real

April 23, 2015 - 2:05 pm in Extra

When JJ Abrams took the helm of Disney’s revived Star Wars films, there was some talk of bringing the franchise back to its roots with the use of practical effects instead of making everything CGI. Nowhere is that more clear than with BB-8, a new droid…


26 Captain America Crafts

November 13, 2014 - 5:28 pm in Extra

Veteran’s Day is a special day to me. My husband is currently active military and my dad was a Marine for 10 years. It has been a great life and has provided to us in more ways than we could ever have hoped for. This Veteran’s Day, I started to think of…


Speedo took inspiration from humpback whales when creating Nemesis Fins

August 26, 2014 - 11:07 am in Extra

Speedo’s new Nemesis Fins don’t look like the traditional webbed flippers divers have been using for decades. Instead, they’re sort of lumpy and rounded — what’s up with that? Speedo looked to Humpback Whales, the graceful giants of the sea, for…