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Aliens

  1. In Honor of International Women’s Day, Here’s An Illustrated Look at Some of Sci-Fi’s Most Badass Ladies

    These gals are giving me strength right now.

    In honor of International Women's Day this past weekend, Tumblr artist idrawstuffs compiled this incredible series of sci-fi heroines. Brb, writing crossover fanfic where all these women get to meet!

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  2. Rejoice, Hicksters! Michael Biehn Says He’s In for Alien 5

    Plus Sigourney Weaver being a goddess, as per ushe.

    Blomkamp might not be "undoing" Alien 3 or Alien: Resurrection, but all signs do point to him bringing back at least one character from their untimely demise.

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  3. Neill Blomkamp’s Alien Movie Will Be Direct Sequel to Aliens, Sigourney Weaver Would ‘Love’ to Star

    Now we're cooking with an incinerator unit.

    In a video interview published by Sky Movies last night, Sigourney Weaver and Chappie's Neill Blomkamp discussed that recently confirmed Alien movie the director will be making with Fox.

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  4. All the Toy Fair: 70 Images of Toys You Can’t Touch Yet

    We didn't attend Toy Fair this year (lest we steal all the goodies and go to jail) but we've still got a slew of pictures of new toys and collectables for you to gaze at longingly.

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  5. Scientists Say It’s Time for Earth to Try Phoning Aliens’ Homes

    "Oooooh, you're in troublllllle." -Alien siblings.

    At the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in San Jose, scientists have said that it's time we stopped just listening to outer space and actively tried to make contact. Speaking of which, hopefully the aliens will be more interesting than the ones in Contact.

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  6. That Neill Blomkamp Alien Movie With Sigourney Weaver Might Be Closer to Reality Than You Think

    Outstanding. Now all we need is a deck of cards.

    Remember when District 9 director Neill Blomkamp revealed he'd been working on concepts for a continuation of the Alien franchise? Well he's talking about it again and with some degree of seriousness.

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  7. Things We Saw Today: Danny Brown Is Writing A Book About Self-Esteem In Black Girls

    Rapper Danny Brown told an Australian radio station that he's writing a Dr. Seuss-style book for his daughter "about self-esteem in black girls." Brown says the book focuses on "how black women do so much—process their hair, change their eye color. It’s really about a little girl who does all these things to herself and changes herself and she realizes she’s just better off the way she is." Sell it. Please. Sell it. (via Nerdist, image via DeShaun Craddock)

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  8. Ripley & Her Xenomorph Space Suit Feature in Neill Blomkamp’s Drool-Worthy Alien Concept Art

    I'll take ten.

    Was District 9 and Chappie director Neill Blomkamp working on an Alien movie? Some new concept art reveals he just might have been. Now whether or not he was getting paid for it is another story...

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  9. If Life Is out There, Why Hasn’t E.T. Phoned Earth? Bill Nye’s Got Some Ideas

    Because he's too busy phoning home, duh. Nobel prize, please.

    The Fermi paradox is the contradiction between the seemingly high probability of alien life and the sad fact that we've never observed any definitive proof that it exists. But don't worry; that doesn't necessarily mean we're all alone in the Universe.

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  10. Poster Posse Celebrates Ripley & Alien‘s 35th Anniversary With Beautiful Prints

    In space, no one can hear you gasp in delight.

    Okay, that's great, but my own cat's presents weren't always totally dead, if you know what I mean. These posters, though, they're totally awesome.

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  11. Dorkly’s Got Five Real Animals That Are Basically Alien Xenomorph Monsters

    So uh... how's that power loader invention coming?

    On Earth, everyone can hear you scream, and they'll hear you do just that when you experience the horror of realizing that monsters are very real things that live all around us, thanks to Dorkly.

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  12. Sigourney Weaver on the Legacy of Ellen Ripley, Women in Games, and Her Return in Alien: Isolation

    Be my mom. Please. (Sorry, mom.)

    A magical thing happened a few months ago. I spoke with Sigourney Weaver on the phone. I'm not fully recovered. Find out what the actress, soon to be heard reprising her Ellen Ripley role in the video game Alien: Isolation, had to say about women in film, women in games, her sci-fi legacy, and Ripley's daughter.

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  13. Things We Saw Today: How To Assemble Your Ikea Xenomorph

    In space, no one can hear you screw!

    Cartoonist Ed Harrington has a series of IKEA-style instructions for assembling beloved movie monsters.

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  14. Today In Shut-The-Front-Door News, Cosmonauts Report Finding Microorganisms In Space

    This should shut that upstart Rosetta up.

    We need more GIFs of Mulder and Scully high-fiving: Russian news agency ITAR-TASS reports that cosmonauts have found microorganisms on the exterior of the International Space Station.

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  15. Ken Ham Wants to Defund NASA Because All Aliens Don’t Go to Heaven (None of Them Do)

    "Damn you. Damn you all to Hell!" —Ken Ham to Aliens.

    Pack it up, NASA. Even if we find intelligent life out there in the universe, it can't be converted to Christianity, so you know, why even bother? What else could it possibly do for us? At least, that's what Ken Ham thinks, because the Bible, or something. Also maybe don't bother looking for intelligent life at Ken Ham's house.

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  16. Confirmed: New Stargate Trilogy Will Start The Story Over

    Why, Ra? Why?

    Confused about how the planned Stargate reboot could build on the 1994 film? Turns out it won't... kind of. Dean Devlin, co-writer of the original movie, told The Portland Business Journal that the new trilogy will be millions of light years away from the original. Sorry, Sha'uri: guess you're stuck with him.

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  17. Things We Saw Today: Captain Picard and Batman Fighting Xenomorphs

    Things We Saw Today

    Seven seasons and a movie. Artwork by Jimsmash. (via Neatorama)

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  18. Rick Baker Releases Early E.T. Designs, and Dear God They’re Unsettling

    Oh, I'm sorry, did you not want your childhood ruined?

    I've always been a little scared of E.T. Sure, the Reese's loving little guy is just homesick, but for some reason the movie still scared the very '90s pants off me when I watched it as a kid. Now special effects genius Rick Baker has released some early designs for the beloved extraterrestrial Twitter, and wow: my trauma was 100% justified.

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  19. Scenes From Aliens, Carefully Recreated With LEGO

    It Came From Outer Space

    In space, no one can hear you scream. Even if you step on stray blocks. Behold the work of Flickr user Missing Brick, who has many more images where these came from. In related news, I would definitely watch a stop-motion LEGO version of Aliens. Somebody get a Kickstarter going. (via Laughing Squid)

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  20. 5 Upcoming Female-Led Games to Get Excited About For the Rest of This Year

    +2 Cha -2 Str

    To the surprise of no one, women are still majorly underrepresented in video games -- especially in terms of protagonists. Thankfully, game studios seem to be recognizing this as a problem and taking steps in the right direction. Three of the biggest games from last year -- BioShock InfiniteTomb Raider, and The Last of Us -- featured strong women as protagonists, and the indie sector continued to prove they were all about inclusivity. 2014 is already shaping up to be another good year in terms of women in games, and I wanted to highlight some upcoming lady-led titles that I think are worth getting excited about.

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