Kristy Kousoulas

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Graphic, Novel: 8 Horror Comics to Keep You Up All Night

Cullen Bunn cut his horror comic teeth with the occult western <i>The Sixth Gun</i> (also well worth your time), but <i>Harrow County</i> is where his twisted …

Horror

Justice League – everything you need to know

Who are the Justice League?<p>With Superman seemingly having bitten the big one after wrestling Doomsday in <i>Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice</i>, it’s up …

8 Books Lost To History That Could Have Changed The Course Of The World

Literary vandalism is not uncommon to the history of man. Great works of art and literature have been lost to us forever when wars broke out and …

Books

This Hormone Is The Reason Why You Cannot Lose Weight. Here’s How To Solve It And Encourage Weight Loss

Many people face this problem. They do everything to lose their excess weight, but never seem to get the results. They work so hard, yet all they can …

16 ridiculous 'facts' about animals you should really stop repeating

No more.<p>It's time to put an end to these myths, misconceptions, and inaccuracies about animals passed down through the ages.<p>To help the cause we've rounded up and corrected dozens of the more popular myths we keep hearing repeated.<p>Have any favorites we missed? Send them to</i> …

39 Movies That Are, In Fact, Better Than The Book

Sorry, Stephen King.

Stephen King

The Fruits of Your Labor: Apartment Friendly Indoor Trees

You know you can have an indoor herb garden, or grow veggies indoors. But did you know you can even grow your own indoor trees? Yes, I have small …

Plants

Stars Above: Meteor shower caused by Halley's comet can be seen May 4

With the weather warming up this month, skywatchers should take advantage of clear skies and catch some amazing celestial treats.<p>The first week of …

Astronomy

7 Space Mysteries No Scientist Can Explain

We've made some incredible space discoveries in the last few years, like gravitational waves and liquid water on Mars.<p>But considering we've explored …

Google's 360-degree monster short is the future of movies

Teased in trailers last month, Google has finally posted the full video of its epic 360-degree short monster movie <i>Help</i> on YouTube.<p>Directed by Justin …

Treatments for cancers and Alzheimer's on the verge of a breakthrough

Greater understanding of genetics and characteristics of diseases are driving the development of new medicines<p>The practice of medicine can be hit-and-miss: however good a drug is, it is unlikely to work well on everybody with that condition, whether it’s breast cancer or depression. But new …

Immune System

A Blind Woman Has Regained Sight Following a Controversial Stem Cell Treatment

This is incredible.<p>Vanna Belton from Baltimore has been blind for more than five years, but after undergoing surgery where stem cells extracted from …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

Top scientists explain how enormously exciting and important gravitational waves are

One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity, which described how gravity warps and distorts space-time.<p>While this theory triggered a revolution in our understanding of the universe, it made one prediction that even Einstein doubted could be confirmed: the …

Physics

Architecture Students Design Sustainable Low-Income Homes That Can Be Built for $20K

The architecture students at Auburn University's Rural Studio prove that well-designed homes can still be affordable, thanks to their initiative called the 20K Project. The undergraduate program advocates for social justice through architecture, and to demonstrate this, students have created …

Architecture

This DIY Coke Bottle Gummy Is Very Impressive

Plenty of people will be quick to tell you that drinking Coca-Cola is not the healthiest. But what about <i>eating</i> Coca-Cola?<p>The YouTube channel Morena …

Everything Technology

Startling new finding: 600 million years ago, a biological mishap changed everything

If life is effectively an endless series of photocopies, as DNA is transcribed and passed on from one being to the next, then evolution is the high-stakes game of waiting for the copier to get it wrong.<p>Too wrong, and you’ll live burdened by a maladaptive mutation or genetic disorder. Worse, you …

Biology

Scientists May Have Just Discovered The Key To Halting Alzheimer's

Brain inflammation plays a big role in the disease's progression.<p>Curbing brain inflammation may help people treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to a landmark new study.<p>Researchers at the University of Southampton in England conducted a series of experiments showing a chemical that …

Dementia

One Writer Takes the New Female Viagra for a Spin

I can think of no possession more thrilling—one I have coveted for months. Now it’s tucked away in my purse, close enough for my fingertips to graze its contours throughout the day. Back at home, I twist the lid off the pink-and-gray pin-striped bottle and admire its contents, each tiny oval a …

Sexual Health

Found! First Earth-Size Planet That Could Support Life

For the first time, scientists have discovered an Earth-size alien planet in the habitable zone of its host star, an "Earth cousin" that just might …

Universe

This 1-minute animation will change your perception of life in the universe

If extraterrestrial life is anything like what we see on Earth, then chances are it's living on Earth-like planets thousands, or even millions, of light years from our solar system.<p>Today, astronomers have detected over 1,700 extra-solar planets, or exoplanets, with NASA's Kepler Space Telescope. …

Animation

Adam Sandler Dropped ‘Chanukah Song, Part 4’ In Time For The Holidays

Make no mistake, Adam Sandler is a clever one. He felt a backlash from the <i>Ridiculous Six</i> controversy, which generated a fair amount of outrage. The production’s controversy did not phase Sandler, but something worse happened. People realized Sandler’s been recycling the same jokes for decades. When …

Watch Einstein’s Theory of Relativity explained in a superfun 3-minute cartoon

Today is the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, and what better way to celebrate that iconic moment in history than taking …

Alien And UFO Hunters Believe Anomaly In NASA Image Is A Mothership

Strange things are happening. Or at least, that is what UFO hunters would like to believe.<p>YouTube user, Streetcap1, posted a NASA image, which he …

#Paris: The power, the horror, and the distortions

<b>As the true extent of the Paris attacks becomes clear, we are reminded yet again how the internet - or more specifically, social media - is changing what it means to cope with disasters affecting people on a global scale.</b><p>It may seem trivial to even care about social media during moments like this - …

Social Media

People On Tumblr Are Accusing The US Government Of Covering Up A UFO Sighting

Because obviously.

Paranormal

The Simple Proof of God

I believe in God. I pray daily and would like to think my faith is strong. I do not have to mentally think through or wrestle with the concept of God's existence on a daily basis in order to believe, I just accept that it is truth and move on.<p>However.<p>My grandpa's death caused quite a ruckus in my …

Faith

CREEPY CORNER: Let's Talk About the Amityville Horror Hoax

Not all scary stories have to be true to be frightening.<p>Take a look at most of the horror books, movies, and TV shows out there — just the idea of "What if this happened?" is enough to send your mind reeling and keep your nights sleepless.<p>Though I'll admit that the tagline "based on true events" is …

Living Rooms