Original content war between Amazon and the movie industry heats up, Amazon promises 12 new movies each year

Look out, Netflix, here comes Amazon! With the great successes of almost every venture Amazon has attempted to take on, from a 3D-ish cell phone to the partnership with USPS to deliver packages on Sunday, Amazon is started to look a lot like Google in the way of Ambition and nothing like Microsoft who seems pleased with un-ingenuity and the same-old same-old. Amazon... read more

Faster than light speed travel? With new recent breakthroughs it may be in fact possible – in a way

In the year 2000, almost 15 years ago, scientists blew away the light speed record by making a laser travel at 300 TIMES the speed of light. Essentially, you can make one end of a light wave travel faster, as long as the other end travels equally slower, so that the total speed across the whole wave does not exceed the speed of light (300 million m/s). Thus, if you... read more

Two recent vampire movies that are unexpectedly fantastic

This week I have watched not one, but two vampire movies that I was surprised how great movies they were. I am a huge vampire fan, but of course I generally despise the Twilight fanfiction crap (although I admit I watched them anyway). Vampires do not "sparkle in the sunlight"; they burn viciously! One of my favorite movies of all time is Underworld. However, the movies I... read more