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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.
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Star Wars Burlesque
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
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
play_circle_filled Avatar Depression
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
'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
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
play_circle_filled Live Avatar Role-Playing
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
Sci-Fi Humanography
Sci-Fi Humanography
The Lucy Mcrae 'TransNatural' Series Combines Nature and Technology
I love how different mediums are used to either shine light on a important topic, or at the very least question it; for instance, take a look at the Lucy McRae ‘TransNatural’ series. Part of the art and… MORE
Glow-In-The-Dark Tubs
Glow-In-The-Dark Tubs
The Lucedentro Photoluminescence Tiles are Sci-Fi-Ish
Although I don’t remember the name of the spa treatment, the Lucedentro photoluminescence tiles remind me of this sci-fi like spa bath that utilizes mood lighting to center the person in it. Recreating… MORE
play_circle_filled Avatar Suits
Avatar Suits
Marc Owens Replicates Third-Person Gaming Experience for Real Life
It’s no secret that people love virtual gaming, but Marc Owens decided it was time to take our avatar love to the real streets with his avatar machine. The avatar machine by Marc Owens replicates virtual… MORE
Avatar Vernacular
Avatar Vernacular
Paul Frommer Wants to Make Na'vi an Official Language
Avatar fanatics everywhere rejoice! USC linguistics professor Paul Frommer wants to make Na’vi an official language and it sounds a whole lot better than Klingon. Avatar is big and there hasn’t been… MORE
Matrix-Inspired Pills
Matrix-Inspired Pills
The Red 'Truth' Pills and Blue 'Lie' Pills from R-Evolver
Have you had enough of wondering how deep the rabbit hole really goes? Here are the Matrix-inspired pills--Red 'Truth' Pill and 'Blue 'Lie' Pill--which are 'mind twisting' products by Slovenia-based company… MORE

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