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9 Crazy Body Hacks That Give You Superhuman Powers

But don't try these at home. Seriously.<p>Gamers often perform repetitive tasks to improve their character’s skill set, gain rewards, and advance to new levels. The process is known as grinding: Now, an underground movement has taken up that expression, calling themselves grinders, and they’re trying …

Dolphins

The One Change That Could Get True Detective Back On Track For Season 3

Season 2 of <i>True Detective</i> wrapped up last Sunday with a less-than-stellar finale: the various story lines mostly came together, but this season …

'Fantastic Four' could've been a groundbreaking superhero movie, instead it's a mess

Some of the criticism will be well-deserved — there are very obvious problems with the movie, problems that are easily identified and very clearly hamstring all the good things the film has going for it. Problems like erratic, strange pacing, a terrible climax, and a total lack of a compelling …

Comics

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Are Humans Really Part Of A Game For Robots? Scientists Claim The Universe Could Be FAKE

<i>(Flickr)</i><p>Everything you know may just be part of a Matrix-style simulation, according to physicists who claim that we could all be part of a giant …

This "Harry Potter" Theory About Dumbledore's Role In "Deathly Hallows" Is Blowing Minds

A nice reminder that Harry Potter will be messing with our brains for the rest of our lives.

Books

George Miller’s ‘Justice League Mortal’ Sounds Awesome

Now that we’ve been recently reminded George Miller makes gorgeous action movies, interest has been reignited in the Justice League movie we could have had. Miller was set to direct <i>Justice League Mortal</i> in 2007 to be released in 2009. The cast was lined up: Armie Hammer (Batman), D.J. Cotrona …

New ‘Deadpool’ teaser shows why it will be the funniest Marvel movie ever

For those of you who aren’t Marvel Comics fans, you should know that Deadpool is a foul-mouthed mercenary assassin who displays a very postmodern …

Comics

Weekend Weirdness: Since When Did D.A.R.E. Become Pro-Cannabis?

To answer that question: since that time they accidentally published an op-ed calling for the legalization of cannabis.<p>Remember a couple months ago …

Cannabis

75 Greatest Joker Stories: #10-6

In honor of the seventy-fifth anniversary of Joker, we’re doing a countdown of your favorite Joker stories of all-time.<p>You all voted, now here are …

Comic Books

Jena Malone’s Role In ‘Batman V Superman’ Has Apparently Been Revealed And It’s Not Robin

Despite rumors of a female Robin and the presence of a very dead Robin (the kind that may or may not be a very alive Joker according to some idiot), it would seem that Jena Malone’s role in <i>Batman V Superman</i> is going to be another character entirely. Despite the previous reports that made perfect …

Required Reading: The 50 Best Books for Men

On the Road<p><i>by Jack Kerouac –</i> Considered the magnum opus of the beat generation this is the novel of living beyond society, outside of the law, in a …

Every free Xbox One and Xbox 360 game you can download in August

Last month, Microsoft improved its Games with Gold program dramatically by giving Xbox One owners an additional free game to download every month. …

Catastrophic sea level rise coming: New climate study

×<p>One of the world’s most renowned climate scientists, James Hansen, has just dropped a bomb on climate change forecasts.<p>In a new study, the former …

The trailer for Seth Rogen’s drug-filled Christmas movie is 172 seconds of nonstop laughter

<i>A Christmas Story</i> might be the one movie that most people associate with the Christmas holiday, but an entire generation is about to have a new go-to …

Entertainment

Stardust Destroys Green Arrow Comic In Feud With Stephen Amell

Adding fuel to their already old-school type feud, WWE's Stardust continued to taunt Arrow's Stephen Amell by ripping up a Green Arrow comic.<p>The …

Comics

An Important Porn Study Finds That Women Are Searching For Lesbians And Threesomes

Pornhub conducted a follow-up to its 2014 What Women Want study, in which they examined search result data to give us a better understanding of what women are searching for when it comes to porn. This year’s study is broader in that it breaks down not just the basic search details, but information …

Best invention ever? The 'cigarette' that lets you inhale caffeine

A new vapour tool eliminates the need for drinking your morning coffee<p>If making your morning brew of coffee is too time consuming, an American company may have solved all your problems.<p><b>Eagle Energy Vapor</b> has created an e-cigarette-like tool that let you inhale your daily caffeine fix.<p>The …

Inside Out: a crash course in PhD philosophy of self that kids will get first

Pixar’s latest animation is a remarkably intelligent treatment of one of the most complicated and confusing issues in philosophy: the self<p>When you go to see a Pixar film you know you’re going to see something clever, funny and inventive. What you don’t expect, however, is to see a remarkably …

Animation

Making contact with alien worlds could make us care more about our own

The Breakthrough Message competition aims to build a digital portrait of life on Earth. Making it could increase respect for the preciousness of life<p>The scientific search for extraterrestrial civilisations has languished for more than a decade, as the hunt for habitable planets and simpler forms of …

Universe

While it may be a sensible idea for DC and Warner Bros. to make their shared cinematic universe as different as possible from their longtime rivals …

Man of Steel

In 'Wondering Who You Are,' A Man Wakes Up And Doesn't Know His Wife

Sonya Lea and her husband Richard Bandy had a 23-year marriage filled with ups, downs and memories. In 2000 Bandy developed a rare form of appendix cancer and had an operation which was successful — sort of.<p>Bandy lived, but he was almost a different man. He had suffered a post-surgical complication …

Relationships

Michael Fassbender really ties the Big Lebowski live read together

The actor was smokin – literally – at this Montreal original script read of the Coen brothers’ comedy, with support from Jennifer Lawrence and Patton Oswalt<p>The Dude abided in Montreal on Friday as a group of performers led by Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Patton Oswalt revived the Coen …

Olivia Munn

15 Arachnophobic Facts About Camel Spiders

Camel spiders are tricky creatures. These desert arachnids look like they have ten legs, but two of these limbs are really pedipalps, sensors that …

Original short story: Calypso, by David Sedaris

The American broadcaster and author spent most of last year on the road, catching up with family, doing book signings – and allowing strangers to perform minor surgery on him<p>Dave Eggers short story: A Conscientious Young Man With The State Department Will Self short story: Architectural Salvage …

Tumors

The Bowerbird's Sexy Optical Illusion

When she’s looking for a mate, how does a female know what she likes? Macho mating displays—turkeys strutting, lions roaring, bighorn sheep …

The truth about the Turing Test

When bots can pass for human in conversation, it will be a milestone in AI, but not necessarily the significant moment that sci-fi would have us believe. Phillip Ball explores the strengths and limitations of the Turing Test.<p>Alan Turing made many predictions about artificial intelligence, but one …

Singularity

Is it a skateboard or segway?

Kids have hilarious reactions when using the original iPod

It’s somewhat incredible that Apple is still churning out new iPod models in 2015. The iPod, after all, is nearly 14 years old.<p>Originally released …