USS Enterprise Coffee Table Is Furniture's Final Frontier

When I was a in middle school, I built the bridge of the Enterprise in my parents' basement out of old computer parts. It wasn't this cool, but I was pretty proud of my level of Trek fandom. Now, Inhabitat found something that tops that level of Trekkie swag: a coffee table modeled after the USS Enterprise. » 1/27/12 4:40pm 1/27/12 4:40pm

Shooting Challenge Gallery: Sunshine

I saw this week's shooting challenge and thought it might be a little too difficult for me to find an outdoor space to try out the technique, since I live in a high-rise in downtown chicago. After some deliberation, though, I decided to head out to my building's sun deck at noon with a few boxes and some foil to give… » 1/10/12 2:00pm 1/10/12 2:00pm

The Twilight Zone: The Only TV Sci-Fi the World Needs


"You unlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension - a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. You're moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You've just crossed over into the Twilight Zone." » 12/31/11 5:30pm 12/31/11 5:30pm

Doctor Who "The Christmas Invasion": The Doctor Is In


It's Boxing Day, a British holiday you probably know nothing about. Perfect time to check in on another mysterious UK tradition: Doctor Who. Whether you've been a Whovian since the 1960s or you've never even heard of Gallifrey, the first Doctor Who Christmas Special to follow the 2005 series revival is dope. » 12/26/11 5:00pm 12/26/11 5:00pm

Maximum Micro Tech: Three New Technologies Explained

Some of the biggest breakthroughs in future tech revolve around some of the smallest materials on Earth. Even calling these technologies "micro" is magnitudes of measure larger than their actual tiny sizes. From the nano-scaled heat transfer of Nanowick Cooling down to the single atomic-level of Graphene and Quantum… » 12/09/11 6:20pm 12/09/11 6:20pm