Is Technology Taking Over Our Lives?

In old books, authors often wrote long stories about technology overtaking people’s lives. While these books are entertaining and thought-provoking, many people wonder if it is the case. Here are three reasons why technology is taking over the lives of most people in society.

Phones: Now, most people carry a phone wherever they go. Not only that, the phone has Internet access. With this technology, couples do not chat at restaurants and women push strollers through the park while on the phone. Now, many people do Read all »

Are We Headed For An Apocalyspe?

There’s little doubt that humankind will face another apocalyptic event that will threaten to wipe out civilization. Species come, and species go. The Neanderthals were wiped out of existence because they couldn’t compete with Cro-Magnon man. The dinosaurs disappeared after a giant meteor struck the Earth. At any point in life, we, as a species, could be destroyed.

Alien Invasion

Scientists suspect that there may be thousands of planets in our Milky Way that could harbor intelligent life. There’s no guarantee that these alien Read all »

What Sci Fi Character Would You Like To Be?

Wouldn’t it be great to be your favorite sci-fi character? When you consider the thousands of characters that have populated the world of science fiction, it may be hard to choose only one. There are the front runners like Luke Skywalker and Captain Kirk, but what about the many choices that get a little less attention?

Suppose for a moment that you could be John Robinson, Will Robinson or any of the other cast members on the classic Lost in Space television Read all »

Evolution Of Sci Fi Movies: B To Big Budget.

The science fiction genre has been around for a long time. In literature ,one of the more famous authors was Jules Verne. He wrote about submarines, TV, radio, space flight, and many other inventions long before they even existed. Science fiction has always been about plausible future scenarios in terms of scientific advancements. When science fiction finally reached the movie screens, the more popular scenarios many times had to do with invasion from outer space. This was during the 1950′s, when space flight was still in it’s infancy.The whole story can be found at Read all »

Sci Fi In The Real World : The Latest Discoveries.

Science Fiction has been in the minds of fans for centuries. Starting off with writers like Jules Verne, this genre has been flourishing for a very long time. While many of the themes involved in these science fiction stories might seem outlandish to some, the truth is that over the years, this genre has helped to pave the way for scientists to uncover many of the latest technological breakthroughs that we now take for granted. It is true that all sorts of things have been inspired by scientists who became Read all »

Series That Should Never End And Ones That Should.

A certain trend im starting to see around movie/TV biz is for directors to fire there stars and replace them rather then fold under pressure and pay them more money. All i can say is that this is probablly one of the worst trends i have ever seen happen in the entertainment bussiness. If your star actor or actress is no longer there your series should be over. Your telling me i just spent 7 seasons connecting to this character and one day im supposed to just accept one day that their Read all »

Books Into Movies: What Went Right Or Wrong.

Almost every single book that is out on the market, have movies that are being made out of them now. You can read the books, and look at the movies. Some people prefer one or the other, while others prefer both. There are various reasons behind all of this, but people need to remember that both the book and movie are not always the same. Sometimes you can get more out of a book then you can in the movies.Didn’t catch that? This explains it. The books are a little bit more detailed than the Read all »

Changes To Look Forward To: Our Sci Fi Future.

Civilization has already achieved many technological milestones that were formerly stuck in Science Fiction limbo. However, a few popular high-tech ideas have yet to be fleshed out. Fortunately for us, they now stand a good chance of going public within our lifetime.

Take, for instance, the personal hovercraft. Imagine floating through the air like a balloon above the earth, and you’d understand why many comic book superheroes have one. More importantly, this is a technology that’s been in development for decades by the Pentagon. Therefore, it’s only a matter of time before it becomes available for civilian use.

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To The Moon And Beyond: Travel Among The Stars.

Back in the 1950s the entertainer Jackie Gleason had a television show called “The Honeymooners” with Art Carney, Audrey Meadows and Joyce Randolph. Gleason, who played a city bus driver coined an expression whenever he and his wife Alice, played by Meadows got into a disagreement. That expression was, “One of these days Alice. One of these days, zoom. I’m gonna send you to the moon.” The line became synonymous with the show and the audience waited Read all »

What Makes A Good Sci Fi Story.

Science fiction has become a very popular genre in the book world. But not all science fiction books tell a good story. So, what is it that makes a good sci fi story?

For starters, science fiction is a genre of fiction work that has to do with science and technology from the past, present and future. Many science fiction works are set in different universes or dimensions. For a sci fi story to be good, it has to have elements of Read all »