Hello, and welcome back to The Underlooked, which I’m squeezing in now just to make it officially a monthly column! Here, we look at pieces of popular, unpopular, and mid-popular culture which I feel don’t get enough attention. This week, the [...]
If you thought you were getting your hands on the Oculus Rift this year, you’ll be upset to know that it’s not coming anytime soon. As you may know, Facebook acquired Oculus a while back, so they would have some idea about the release [...]
Anyone who has seriously attempted cosplay before knows that it’s a serious labor of love. While there’s nothing wrong with donning a casual costume in a nod to your favorite characters, there is a huge community of artists out there that take [...]
If you’ve gone to any comic, anime, video game, or pop culture convention in the past few years, you may have noticed or purchased some of these little guys being sold mostly at booths that specialize in plush toys or Japanese cultural items.
Did you know that the Hubble Space Telescope turns 25 this month? That’s crazy! As it stands, the Hubble should be relevant for another five years or so. That doesn’t mean it’s not time to start thinking about the future. Mario Livio, an [...]
This article was originally published last month, but considering Celebration begins tomorrow, we figured it was a little more relevant now. In just over three weeks, Star Wars fans from around the world will descend on Anaheim, California for the [...]
In truth, virtual reality tech has been around for a while now. I’d venture to guess it’s been around for at least a decade, maybe more. That said, it hasn’t been viable for much other than consumer-based products. That’s [...]
Very few of us are rich enough or have an incredibly strong desire to become a vigilante and fight crime. Something a lot of us would probably like to have, though? A Batsuit. And not just a costume, but one that could be as protective and functional as [...]
Missions to Mars. This concept has long been a part of science-fiction and for years, it has been little more than a pipe dream apart from the occasional NASA rover update. But all that could be changing.