Uncovering The Neuroscience Of ROBOCOP 2014

Robocop 2014
  On the 7th February 2014, the flashy reboot of one of the most hallowed and valued action movie of the 1980s, Robocop, was released in cinemas. Directed by Jose Padilha, the director of the... more

Why Do Modern Audiences Love Serial Killers?

Why Do Modern Audiences Love Serial Killers
  “If you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you” – Friedrich Nietzsche   It is a supreme contradiction that the group of people who, by all rights, shouldn’t be... more

How Ghost In The Shell Tech Predictions Continue To Come True

motoko kusanagi tachikoma ghost in the shell 1280x800 wallpaper_www
Ghost in the Shell is a multi-media story franchise that started out life in 1989 as a manga in Young Magazine, a weekly adult male manga (known in Japan as seinen manga). Since its original year and... more

Why Geeks are Good Gamblers

There are certain skills that will serve you well when you are gambling. Of course there is an element of luck involved – but there are betting odds for good reason. The ability to analyse data... more

9 Giant Sci-Fi Sculptures To See Before You Die

9 GIANT Sci-Fi Sculptures To See Before You Die
Science Fiction has always had a preference for the larger than life, whether it be giant robots dating back to H.G. Wells War Of The Worlds (1898), where upon giant Martian tripods landed on earth... more

World War Z: The Art Of The Film Review

World War Z The Art of the Film
As a long-time fan of the original Max Brooks novel I wanted to glean what I could about how Brad Pitt and Hollywood dealt with World War Z in film without actually having to pay the £6 to see it in... more

The Dark Knight Inspiring: Why Sick Kids Are Safer In The Batcave

The Christopher Nolan Batman series might be over, but the Dark Knight still holds power in the imagination of children and adults all over the world. Until the next Caped Crusader movie arrives,... more

A Nerd Abroad – Travelogues For The Global Geek Part 5: Adelaide, Australia

A Nerd Abroad Are The Travelogues Of BAD HAVEN’s dedicated Cruise Ship resident James Randall Coath, in his continuing quest to find Nerdy s**t in the multitudes of different countries he’s been... more

Which Phones are Best for Watching Movies On?

Smart Phones At Table
There are some great apps out there designed to allow users to watch movies on their phones or tablet devices whilst on the move, from LOVEFiLM to Netflix. With the development of new movie-watching... more

What If Star Wars Was Part Of Real Life?

Real life Star Wars
History is something that most of us came to find considerably more interesting when we left school and weren't being forced to study it and/or listen to the senile ramblings of our grandparents as... more

Darth Vader Returns In First Person Lightsaber Duel Part 3

So you've seen Darth Vader unleash an ass-whooping in first person lightsaber battles part 1 and part 2, but now thanks to The Stunt People the saga continues with a furthering of the original... more

What If Batman And Spider-Man Combined?

What If Batman And Spider-Man Combined?
Batman and Spider-man are consecutively the two top selling characters from both DC and Marvel, and lets face it; probably the two most iconic characters of all time (with the exception of... more

Lego Aliens Short. Get Away From Her You Biatch!

lego aliens
Brick Tube from Machinima is the latest in a series of cool little Lego animation shorts, this one set in the Aliens universe and pitting a Colonial Marine bad-ass against the ultimate space bitch;... more

5 Robots That Completely Break Isaac Asimov’s 3 Laws Of Robotics

Isaac Asimov has a curious legacy. The man himself was a professor of Biochemistry, but his name is synonymous not with the biological, but with the mechanical, and more specifically the Robotic (a... more

Klingon Bat’leth Crafting. Qapla!!!

klingon bat'leth
Over at the Haven we're big Star Trek fans, so when prop-meister Tony Swatton decides he's going to go ahead and craft a Klingon Bat'leth using his bad-ass metal work skills we were like, totally... more

Star Wars Han And Lando Do Miami Vice

Star Wars Han And Lando Do Miami Vice
We've posted some Craig Drake art deco stuff before, because there's no denying his work is super stylish and right up our nerd sensibilities alley. His latest is Han and Lando re-designed as a... more

5 Movie/TV Mash Ups That Are Too Hip For Hipsters

ceres-oz-by-tv-series-203329 (1)
I’m fairly comfortable with not being as young as I used to be. I’m even more comfortable being a cantankerous shite of a man, but I haven’t always been. I used to have at least a passing... more

Jedi Turtles. No, Really

Ninja Turtles are one thing, but did you know that the tiny reptiles have recently debuted their previously undocumented 'Force' abilities? No. Well check out these vids below and prepare to be... more