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The 11 Best First Episodes in TV History

Shows that were perfect from the beginning.<p>Kicking off a series is an extremely tricky thing to get right. Introducing a brand new world, making people fall in love with brand new characters, but still holding enough back to make sure all those brand new viewers come back next week—it's almost an …

Scientists Explain The Depressing Reason Why Pandas Are Black And White

They're unlike any other animal.<p>With its trademark patches of black and white fur, there's no mistaking the giant panda for any other bear.<p>Now …

60,000-year-old microbes found in Mexican mine: NASA scientist

NASA scientists have discovered living microorganisms trapped inside crystals for as long as 60,000 years in a mine in Mexico.<p>These strange ancient …

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka Pose For a Series of Adorable Photos on the Red Carpet

Whatever event Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka are planning to attend, you know they'll show up looking adorable. A few days after killing it in a Broadway-themed riff-off with James Corden, Neil hit the red carpet with his husband for a screening of his new Netflix show, <b>A Series of</b> …

Charlie Sheen Shares Rare Photo of 12-Year-Old Daughter Sam

She’s all grown up!<p>Charlie Sheen shared a rare shot of his 12-year-old daughter Sam on Instagram Thursday — and it’s clear where she gets her looks …

Charlie Sheen

See the 12 Sexiest Red Carpet Dresses of 2016

There are sexy dresses, and then there are <i>sexy dresses</i>. 2016 delivered no shortage of the latter, with the sexiest of the sexiest led by Hollywood's …

What This Winter Needs Is a Jet-Powered Snowboard

Great for speed. Terrible for 1080s.<p>One reason that skateboards open themselves up to so much customization is their simplicity: kick, push, and go. So there's no reason their snow-inclined cousins should be any different. That's why we now live in a world with a jet-powered snowboard.<p>Created by …

15 best Android apps released in 2016

It has been a good year for apps. We didn’t see as many game changing releases as we have in prior years. However, we have seen plenty of app genres expand and grow to give people more options than ever before. We also saw a lot of apps that takes new concepts and makes them easier for other …

Apps

Otherworldly Images of Andromeda Galaxy Over a Tiny Swiss Village

Photographer Sandro Casutt lives in a remote Swiss village with unbelievable views of the Andromeda Galaxy. The village of Vals, population 990, is a prime location for viewing the closest major galaxy to the Milky Way. Thus, Casutt, together with his brother Markus, started Cosmic Art Photography …

‘Doctor Who’ Season 10 Trailer: The Long-Running British Sci-Fi Series Returns With All-New Companion

Peter Capaldi returns as the Doctor and Pearl Mackie plays Bill Potts, his new companion.<p>At the end of the last season of “Doctor Who,” Clara Oswald …

TV Series

46 Missing Scenes You Didn't See In 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'

Now that <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> is finally in cinemas – and is officially another box office hit for the franchise – fans are grasping for any …

Movies

Jackass causes alarm on flight by naming his Wi-Fi hotspot 'Galaxy Note7'

A prudent person doesn't ever joke about bombs in an airport. After today, you might want to extend those warnings to a certain flagship Samsung …

Wi-Fi

Our Staff Picks: TV Shows to Watch the Week of Dec. 26, 2016

Welcome back to Tune In: our weekly newsletter, offering a guide to the best of the week’s TV. Each week, Variety’s TV team combs through the week’s …

A man waited 416 days to see what happened when his iPod stopwatch passed 9,999 hours

If this isn’t the feel good story of the holiday season, we don’t know what is. A few years ago, an Australian fellow who goes by the name of …

Experts predict human-robot marriage will be legal by 2050

In the face of AI exerts repeatedly predicting the rise of sex robots, it’s increasingly difficult to insist that such machines strictly belong to a far-off, dystopian future. But some robotics experts predict we’ll soon be doing far more than having sexual intercourse with machines. Instead, we’ll …

The Future

15 Epic Celebrity Reactions To Paparazzi That’ll Leave You In Splits

One of the worst things about fame has got to be the paparazzi. Can’t even imagine what it must feel like to be hounded 24/7 by a desperate bunch of …

'Pokémon Go' will serve up free goodies on Christmas Day

More like Pokémon Ho-Ho-Ho, amirite?<p>December has already brought more Pokémon to more places (including Apple Watch), but developer Niantic has one, …