Pirates vs. Ninjas: Who would win? – Google tackles this very important question, with metrics.
Expanding bookcase – Beware—this will stir hitherto unknown desires in your heart.
Fictional people are people! – Legally, in Australia. Neil Gaiman responds: “The ability to distinguish between fiction and reality is, I think, an important indicator of sanity, perhaps the most important. And it looks like the Australian legal system has failed on that score.”
Q&A with the creators and stars of The Day the Earth Stood Still – “Can you talk about taking a sacred text for science fiction buffs and making it for the 21st century?” The answer seems to be yes.
Hot Tub Time Machine in negotiations – I assure you, I am not making this up. “Jason Heald is writing the screenplay, which revolves around a group of adult male friends who, bored with their lives, visit a hot tub where they once partied. After knocking a few back, they find it can transport them to a time two decades earlier and to their younger, raunchier selves.” Ugggggggghhhhh.