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Alien Invasion

Would Your Home Survive An 'Independence Day' Alien Attack?

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment

Hollywood disaster films are known for blowing up some of the world's most famous landmarks. But a new website to promote the upcoming "Independence D...

When Aliens Arrived On Oscar Weekend: 'UFO Diary' Recreates the Battle of Los Angeles

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 02.25.2017 | Entertainment
Jason Apuzzo

In the early morning hours of February 25th, 1942, wartime Los Angeles flew into a panic as an ominous, saucer-like object flew over the city, touching off a massive anti-aircraft barrage. Despite the intense barrage, however, no aircraft wreckage was ever recovered.

Why Should Women Have a Voice in Sci-Fi? Introducing My Film UFO Diary

Govindini Murty | Posted 02.21.2017 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

Women have been the stars of many of our biggest sci-fi films recently. This has been a very welcome development - but we need more women behind the camera as creators of sci-fi, as well.

The Time a UFO Invaded Los Angeles: UFO Diary Recreates the Great LA Air Raid of 1942

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 01.01.2016 | Weird News
Jason Apuzzo

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of The Battle of Los Angeles, also known as The Great LA Air Raid, one of the most mysterious incidents of World War II -- and one of the most colorful tales in all of UFO lore. It's also a tale we couldn't resist turning into a movie.

Majestic 12: Is This Legendary UFO Conspiracy U.S. Air Force Disinformation? (VIDEO)

Alejandro Rojas | Posted 08.04.2014 | Weird News
Alejandro Rojas

Majestic 12 is the name of an alleged organization created by President Truman to manage UFO and extraterrestrial investigations and maintaining strict secrecy in these areas. Many believe they have gone so far as to kill to keep secrets regarding interactions with the U.S. government and extraterrestrial civilizations.

ReThink Review: Ender's Game -- Child Soldiers and Saviors

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

As a newcomer to the series, I found myself much more interested in the film's take on leadership, the military, war, and empathy for one's enemy.

Alien Invasion Joke Terrifies Alabama Town

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 08.30.2013 | Weird News

When it comes to media, the line between truth and fiction is sometimes hazier than the Milky Way. Just ask Star 94.9, the Alabama radio station that ...

Lee Speigel

Could We Survive An Alien Invasion From Outer Space? | Lee Speigel | Posted 02.26.2013 | Weird News

An alien invasion is headed our way. While it's the stuff of sci-fi books, movies, TV series and hi-tech video games, what if Earth suddenly faced a r...

Beware of The Watch

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.30.2012 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

When you have a movie with Stiller, Vaughn and Hill you expect some good fun to occur on screen. The Watch is the exception -- all the talents of these three men cannot save the film.

Which Candidate Better At Battling Space Aliens? Poll Gives Answer

Posted 06.29.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 06/28/2012 03:56 PM EDT on Anyone who has seen "Independence Day" knows that strong, capable leadership i...

Jason Linkins

Obama Better Suited To Fight Invaders, According To Poll That Was Conducted For Some Reason | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

Who would be the better commander-in-chief to have presiding over our army of drones in the event of an alien invasion? This is a not-real question th...

Lee Speigel

Alien Invasion Won't Save U.S. Economy, Despite What Paul Krugman Says | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.21.2012 | Weird News

Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman repeated his assertion this week that the United States could benefit economically if the government began pouri...

Greg Rosalsky

Paul Krugman: Preparing For Alien Invasion Could Prompt Economic Recovery | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 06.19.2012 | Business

Economist Paul Krugman has a simple solution to America's economic woes: Prepare for an alien invasion. Arguing that the United States successfull...

Joe Satran

Should 'Prometheus' Prep Us For An Alien Invasion? | Joe Satran | Posted 06.07.2012 | Entertainment

To judge by some of the biggest blockbusters of the past few years -- and especially the past few weeks -- we're on the verge of an alien invasion. ...

E. T. Hunters Explain What Happens If Space Aliens Show Up

Posted 03.30.2012 | Science

It is conceivable that humans could someday discover aliens. We scour the cosmos looking for their radio signals, and though we're not capable of inte...

Fighting Global Warming Could Stave Off Alien Invasion: Report

Posted 10.19.2011 | Weird News

A speculative report floats the possibility that aliens could attack Earth to stop humanity's rapid population growth. The Guardian reports that th...

UFOs: Nice Houseguests

Seth Shostak | Posted 06.18.2011 | Technology
Seth Shostak

In the seemingly endless debate about UFOs, one point seems to have escaped notice -- if the aliens are here, they're about as harmless as kittens on Xanax.

Stephen Hawking: Aliens 'No Longer Interested' in Invading Earth

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Even if aliens planned to travel to Earth to warn humans against destroying their own planet, Dr. Hawking said, "If they showed up now and took a look around they'd be like, 'Oops, too late.'"

The Snatcher in the Rye

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laurence Hughes

Salinger's teenage hero, Holden Caulfield, lives on in my unauthorized novel: a mashup combining The Catcher in the Rye and Invasion of the Body Snatchers.