Sci-Fi Escapism

Incorporating futuristic concepts to one's life in order to retreat from reality
Implications - Those looking for an escape from reality are turning to the futuristic ideas found in science fiction pop culture. Movies such as 'Avatar' have spawned a wave of sci-fi identification and alternate reality living, in which sci-fi-themed experiences and products are providing the means to transcend ordinary living.
SCORE: 6.1
Hot Top 6 Examples: 317,224 Total Clicks Jan 10 - Apr 10
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Star Wars Burlesque - Sci-Fi Strip Tease Pleases Space-Nerds
SCORE: 7
Viral 224,548 Clicks Pub: Jan 12, 10
Star Wars Burlesque
Sci-Fi Strip Tease Pleases Space-Nerds
Right now I’m pretty sure you can only find this kind of show in L.A, but if I am wrong about that, it’s okay 'cause I don’t want to know. (ahem) Performers at an L.A. nightclub recently dazzled crowds… [More]
Personalized Avatar Portraits - Mymagicme Will Turn You into a Blue-Skinned Humanoid
SCORE: 6
V. Hot 28,356 Clicks Pub: Jan 6, 10
Personalized Avatar Portraits
Mymagicme Will Turn You into a Blue-Skinned Humanoid
Want to look like part of the native humanoid Na’vi Tribe? MyMagicMe transforms photos into personalized Avatar portraits, complete with blue skin, pointy ears, buggy eyes, a little tail and white freckle-style… [More]
Avatar Depression - P.A.D.D is on the Rise for Movie Watchers
SCORE: 6.3
Hot 18,779 Clicks Pub: Jan 14, 10
Avatar Depression
P.A.D.D is on the Rise for Movie Watchers
If you have seen Avatar and gotten a case of Avatar depression, then you aren’t alone. Avatar depression or as I have cleverly dubbed it P.A.D.D (Post Avatar Depression Disorder) is on the rise all across… [More]
'Avatar' Masks - FantasiesInLeather Na'vi Omaticaya Leather Mask Lets You Pretend You're in Pandora
SCORE: 5.6
Hot 14,448 Clicks Pub: Feb 7, 10
'Avatar' Masks
FantasiesInLeather Na'vi Omaticaya Leather Mask Lets You Pretend You're in Pandora
If you dream of living in Pandora, this FantasiesInLeather Na’vi Omaticaya leather mask lets you at least look the part while you pretend. The vegetable-tanned leather mask is painted to look like Na’vi… [More]
Pandora Photoshopping - 'Avatar' Celebrities Show What Happens When Pop Culture Meets Pandora
SCORE: 6.1
Hot 24,232 Clicks Pub: Feb 1, 10
Pandora Photoshopping
'Avatar' Celebrities Show What Happens When Pop Culture Meets Pandora
'Avatar' has already taken over the world and now it’s taking over pop culture with Avatar celebrities. I always wondered what Lady Gaga would look like if she had a tail. And was blue. 'Avatar' celebrities… [More]
Live Avatar Role-Playing - Get Your Na'vi on With the People from Hometree Wisconsin
SCORE: 5.7
Warm 6,861 Clicks Pub: Feb 14, 10
Live Avatar Role-Playing
Get Your Na'vi on With the People from Hometree Wisconsin
When I grow up I want to do some live ‘Avatar’ role-playing. LARPing is usually associated with people dressing up as knights and wizards, not as Na’vi, which is why this is such a funny thing to see.… [More]
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