Science Fiction

DIY

These 'Stargate' Fans Spent 10 Years and $60K Building a Replica of an Atlantis Gate

Les Enfants de Mac Gyver worked together to build a 19-foot replica of a gate from 'Stargate Atlantis.' And now, they’re building another one.
Rob Dozier
6.1.19
Opinion

What Western Media Got Wrong About China’s Blockbuster ‘The Wandering Earth’

‘The Wandering Earth’ offered an important perspective on climate change and capitalism, but the West’s reviews of the movie are distracted by a techno-Orientalist fear of China.
Muqing M. Zhang
4.2.19
NETFLIX

Netflix's 'The Umbrella Academy' Is Wonderful and Weird

The adaptation of the comic written by Gerard Way is "a ten hour movie," inspired, in part, by Wes Anderson.
Seth Ferranti
2.18.19
entertainment

The Year in Telling Stories About the Future

Terraform, 2018.
Brian Merchant
12.28.18
invisibility

Scientists Made a Working Invisibility Cloak (But There's a Catch)

Researchers from Pennsylvania State University have created a device that uses “acoustic cloaking” technology.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.17.18
Does It Suck?

Does 'Avatar' Actually Suck?

Its use of the font Papyrus may be the only unforgivable thing about the 2009 sci-fi.
Bintang Lestada
Talissa Febra
1.31.18
Game of Thrones

Epic Books to Help You Escape Reality Until 'Game of Thrones'

From dragon-taming wizards to 17th-century palace intrigue, here are some binge-worthy books to distract you from the terrors of reality.
Lincoln Michel
7.14.17
Stuff

Why Sci-Fi Gives Me Hope for the Future as a Muslim

Writing science fiction stories can provide a safe, sacred space and an alternative to our current realities.
Farah Rishi
6.24.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Get Ready for a 'Black Mirror' Book Series

Creator Charlie Brooker is bringing a slew of original, dystopian stories to a "high-tech 'paper' format."
River Donaghey
6.18.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Check Out the Mind-Blowing New Trailer for 'Blade Runner 2049'

The sequel to Ridley Scott's iconic film hints that the struggle might be much larger than a few escaped replicants.
Lincoln Michel
5.9.17