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From Elvish To Klingon: What's The Point Of A Fake Language?

Michael Adams | Posted 02.13.2012 | Books
Michael Adams

Invented languages are perfect for science fiction and fantasy -- they force us to think in cultural terms different from our own.

PART 1: Navy Seaman Found Hanged In His Closet Was Murdered, Family Tells Patch

deerfield.patch.com | Posted 12.13.2011 | Crime

Kyle Antonacci joined the Navy in 2007 because he wanted to serve his country. Three years later, he was found hanging in his closet. His cause of dea...

WATCH: The Worst Part Of Zelda

Posted 09.08.2011 | Comedy

Anyone who's played Zelda is probably familiar with Navi, the little blue fairy who tries to help you and give you tips while you play. Unfortunately,...

Immersion in Pandora: The Virtual World of Avatar

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris McGowan

Avatar is a beautiful movie, but it isn't due to artful cinematography. Rather, the visual splendor lies in the inherent beauty of the alien world in which we are immersed.

The Avatar in Us All

Sheila Shayon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sheila Shayon

Most important in the movie Avatar is the avatar concept itself: that consciousness shifts from amorphous space to finite body.

Dongria Kondh Ask James Cameron To Help Save Their Tribe: 'Avatar Is Fantasy ... And Real' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

James Cameron's Avatar may have broken ground at the box office and with advanced visual effects, but some observed that the Oscar nominated film's pl...

Ben Stiller Goes Na'vi At The Oscars To Spoof 'Avatar' (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Ben Stiller dressed head-to-toe as a Na'vi to present the best makeup Oscar and began talking to James Cameron in Na'vi language and making Na'vi sex ...

A Deeper Look At Avatar

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

The film is a wake-up call - reminding us of the dangers of greed, unconsciousness, disconnection, insensitivity, violence, and arrogance, both globally and personally.

The Avatar Sequel: Damming Pandora

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Bosshard

March 30, 2164. - I have spent a lot of time on Pandora lately. I have explored its verdant valleys, lush rain forests, and floating mountains. I have...

President Obama To America: "I See You"

Jim Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Kennedy

President Obama's version of "I see you" must convey to people that he understands both the extent of their problems and their hesitancy to grow government to solve them.

Native American Wes Studi Is A Valued Player in Avatar

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

It was no coincidence that Wes Studi was cast an the tribal chief Eytukan in James Cameron's Avatar. From the days he was in Dances With Wolves, Studi's been a go-to guy for authentic native American characterizations.

Avatar Breaks Cultural Boundaries

Marlise Karlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marlise Karlin

What AVATAR points out is how different it is when people are connected through the silence, the Stillness in their hearts and minds. You know, that place where no words are needed.

Bolivia: Evo Morales Lauds Social Themes In 'Avatar'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LA PAZ, Bolivia — Bolivia's first indigenous president is praising "Avatar" for what he calls its message of saving the environment from exploit...

Avatar Park

Michael Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Jones

I didn't feel as that 162 minutes had elapsed by the end. But, then again, I didn't feel much of anything before, during, or after the movie.

James Cameron: The Brilliant Replicant

Douglas MacKinnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Douglas MacKinnon

My problem with Avatar is that the script was the weakest part of a transformative experience. It's already been said, but it's also sadly very true.

Con Games: Bury My Avatar at Wounded Knee

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Conniff

Avatar was much better than good. Cameron has now set the bar so high that Steven Spielberg and George Lucas will spend the rest of their careers trying to reach the planet Pandora.