Some interesting comments on what went wrong with the TV version. I agree that focusing on the conspiracy too much hurt the show.
Wow! There have been rumors of a Star Tours update for *years*!
A better writeup of the Star Tours update — it’ll close October 2010 and reopen in 2011.
Producer: Why Flash Forward won’t drive you crazy like Lost
Marc Guggenheim, executive producer of ABC’s upcoming sci-fi series Flash Forward, said that the show will tell a complete story in its first season, and that the season finale will answer the question raised in the pilot: What did you see?
I’m a big fan of the author of the book this is based (loosely) on, and he’s actually been involved with the development of the show. I’m really looking forward to seeing what they do with the concept.
Phil Plait of the site Bad Astronomy reviews the science in the latest Star Trek movie.
The supernova thing really bugged me too, more than the stuff with black holes, and I immediately thought, “they should have used a gamma-ray burst)
WTF of the day: Social Networking for the Dead
EFF: The Obama administration formally adopted the Bush administration’s position that the courts cannot judge the legality of the National Security Agency’s (NSA’s) warrantless wiretapping program, filing a motion to dismiss Jewel v. NSA late Friday.
WTF? I guess, thinking about it, I shouldn’t be surprised after Obama’s vote on the telecom immunity bill, but still disappointing that they’re using the same reasoning.