What Do Fireflies and Bill Gates Have in Common?

Speaking at TED last week, Bill Gates unveiled his vision for cleaner energy in the future and eliminating CO2 emissions by 2050 with his endorsement of a radically different type of nuclear reactor. He also noted the miracles that occur in nature by bringing out a jar of fireflies. It’s definitely worth the 30 minutes.

The Daily Dose

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Today in Techland: Fiasco! If you were looking for us earlier, you may have noticed that we were nowhere to be found. Let’s set the record straight: We were just trying on our invisibility cloak. It worked, swimmingly.

Anywho, today we saw three new execs named to head DC Entertainment: Jim Lee, Dan …

Q&A: DC Comics’ Jim Lee, Dan DiDio and Geoff Johns

This morning, it was announced that DC Entertainment’s new president Diane Nelson had named Dan DiDio and Jim Lee as DC Comics’ co-publishers, and Geoff Johns as Chief Creative Officer. TECHLAND spoke to the three new appointees about what comes next for DC.

So Jim and Geoff: are you going to be moving to New York?


Mark Your Calenders Muggles: Hogwarts Open By May 28

Is this the date we’ve been waiting for?

Today Universal Studios released its The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Vacation Package – with all travel dates beginning on May 28. Though the official park opening date has yet to be confirmed, this does ensure that the park will be open by this date at the latest. (Universal’s Web site

Aliens vs. Predator Review: Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda

Think back to all of the films featuring Aliens, Predators, or both. In good times (Aliens) and bad (AvP: Requiem), have you ever wished you could be the Alien or the Predator in a videogame? I haven’t and I’m a huge fan of these franchises. These iconic monsters are great for target practice, not so much for role-playing. Rebellion …


Years back, if you were a member of the Los Angeles comedy-nerd-art-dork-hip-oisie, you would be lucky to receive an invitation to SUPERBALL. SuperBall was the brainchild of Mystery Science Theater 3000‘s Joel Hodgson and his brother Jim, and it was always the party of the summer, if not the autumn as well. Located deep in the deepest …

DC Entertainment Announces Its Superhero Execs

Back in September of ’09, Warner Bros. announced the “creation” of DC Entertainment, a company that would oversee the implementation of all DC Comics properties under the Warner Bros. Entertainment umbrella. In other words, WB created DCE to go after Marvel Studios and seed the DC characters across other mediums. At the time of the …

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