Heather Weaver

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100-Foot Asteroid Flies by Earth Without Colliding

Whew!<p>We can all breathe a sigh of relief. A 100-foot wide asteroid whizzed by the Earth on Monday night and (obviously) avoided a collision with our …

Asteroids

Aido is pretty much the robot they promised everyone back in the 1950s

My mom has only one story about robots – and it’s that back in the 50s when she was tiny, kids were promised that in the future, you’d basically all have a robot butler.<p>Alas, mother, the prediction was actually a little off, because you can now pre-order a robot that would kill your robot butler – …

Robotics

Found after 108 years: Message in a bottle set afloat for science

It took over a century for a long-lost message in a bottle to wash up on shore, and it may be the oldest ever found. There was even a reward involved.<p>George Parker Bidder may not be a household name, but he's getting some modern-day recognition for a series of experiments performed between 1904 and …

North Sea

How To Build A Hovercraft From Styrofoam Plates

Just in time for Marty McFly's arrival in the future<p>If you believe the old Hollywood prophecies, Marty McFly will be hopping out of Doc Brown’s DeLorean on October 21st. And when he gets to the future, he’ll need a hoverboard. You can do your part to prevent a time paradox--just slap together this …

DIY

Call of Duty Gets First Playable Female Lead With Black Ops 3

This year's Call of Duty: Black Ops III is not only introducing a range of new gameplay changes aiming to push the formula forward, but it will also be the first entry in the core series to feature a female playable lead character. Female soldiers for Black Ops III were first revealed in the game's …

Santa Monica

'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' finally grunts toward theaters Feb. 19

Lizzie Bennet is about to fight more than her feelings for Mr. Darcy in the latest interpretation of the Regency era classic. <i>Pride and Prejudice and</i> …

Walking

No Fooling, This Zombie Subway Prank Is Legitimately Terrifying

Zombies as we know them — stumbling reanimated corpses with a desire for brains — have been a pop culture mainstay since 1968, when George A. Romero’s <i>Night of the Living Dead</i> made every theater in America smell like pee. Yet, they’ve arguably never been more popular than they are right now, thanks …

George A. Romero

The Generation of Z is the latest zombie scare attraction to hit London, and it’s terrifying

It’s a cold Thursday evening in April, and I find myself standing outside the unassuming entrance to a disused department store in east London.<p>Dare …

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood will have Nazi zombies

Bethesda Softworks has teased the inclusion of Nazi zombies in their upcoming Wolfenstein: The New Order spin-off The Old Blood. A short vine shows a …

New Black Ops 3 zombies and story details revealed - Call of Duty: Black Ops III

A hidden paragraph in the source code of the official Call of Duty website offers new details about Black Ops III.<p>We're posting the full paragraph …

Call of Duty

Flight Of The Zombie – Trailer And BtS With iZombie

The CW has released a trailer and a behind the scenes look at the next episode of <i>iZombie</i>, <i>Flight Of The Living</i>… how did that title not become a <b>George</b> …

Horror

Tournament Earth 2015 Champion : Earth Matters : Blogs

Tournament Earth 2015 has come to a dramatic end. Despite some tough match ups, the colorful faults of Xinjiang fought off a bolt of lightning (as …

Geology

Greg Nicotero Signs 2-Year AMC Deal to Produce, Direct Both 'Walking Dead' Shows

Greg Nicotero is arguably the MVP of "The Walking Dead," perhaps even more so than comic book writer/TV producer Robert Kirkman. Nicotero is known as the special effects guru, but he also executive produces the show and has directed 11 episodes so far. He has four episodes under his belt for Season …

The Walking Dead

The Best Zombie Kills From This Week’s Episode Of ‘The Walking Dead’

Fans of <i>The Walking Dead</i> are a fickle bunch. First, they complain about things getting too boring in Alexandria. It’s all cocktail parties and spaghetti dinners and secret desires. Snore! Then, the show gets back to some serious zombie business, and the producers are pilloried for killing too many …

The Walking Dead

A Video Compilation of Zombie Killing Cast Members From ‘The Walking Dead’ in Past Roles Before They Were Famous

Screen Junkies host Hal Rudnick recently presented a video compilation that spotlights some of the zombie killing cast members from AMC‘s <i>The Walking</i> …

The Walking Dead

'Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead: Invasion' cover debuts

Entertainment Weekly has unveiled the cover for <i>Robert Kirkman’s</i> <i>The Walking Dead: Invasion</i>, the sixth prose novel expanding upon the universe of the …

The Walking Dead Season 5 Episode 14 Review – 'Spend'

<i>Sadé Green reviews the fourteenth episode of The Walking Dead Season 5…</i><p>Season 5 of <b>The Walking Dead</b> has arguably been the best season in shows five …

The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead Invades Jimmy Kimmel Live

<i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> was broadcasting from Austin, Texas this week and had three members of <i>The Walking Dead</i> cast on at once. <b>Norman Reedus</b> who plays</b> …

'Walking Dead' star Josh McDermitt talks Eugene

Get that gun out of your pants, Eugene! Quicker! No, you were too slow and you just got decked by Nicholas. Oh well. So Eugene is not exactly the …

Rob Thomas’ ‘iZombie’ Is More Than Just ‘Veronica Mars’ With Zombies

Ever since The CW’s launch in 2006, the network has been searching for a well-defined identity to wrap its brand around. It has generally stuck with …

Elon Musk worries Skynet is only five years off

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO voices fears that artificial intelligence could become dangerous by the end of the decade.<p>For several months now, we've been reporting on tech iconoclast Elon Musk's public warnings about the dangers of artificial intelligence. What we hadn't heard was just how soon AI …

Artificial Intelligence

Two Lannisters to Join ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ Cast

Charles Dance and Lena Headey, who play Tywin and Cersei Lannister in <i>Game Of Thrones</i>, respectively, have been cast in an upcoming adaptation of the …

Pride and Prejudice

Chemists turn anthrax bacteria into cancer-fighting zombies

An MIT research team takes one of our biggest biological enemies and recruits it as an expert drug delivery bug in the fight against cancer.<p>Zombies don't usually do anything good for humanity (except make for some fine entertainment). But thanks to a chemical process invented at MIT, zombie …

Cancer Cells

Man wakes up with Nazi-zombie arm in NSFW 'Dead Snow 2' clip

Ever had one of those days when you wake up in a hospital following a car accident to discover the cops believe you killed several of your friends <i>and</i> …

It's Simple Math: You're Probably Not Good Enough to Beat Bloodborne

The wonderful thing about Tokyo studio From Software’s games — the reason they’re beloved by such a widening swathe of gamers — is that they fly in …

Tokyo Game Show

TIME Sends War Photographer to Shoot Zombies in a Video Game

Conflict photographer Ashley Gilbertson was recently sent into a very <i>different</i> war zone by <i>TIME</i>. Instead of capturing images of human versus human …

The Walking Dead Companion Series Gets Pilot Order

<i>Deadline</i> has reported that <i>The Walking Dead</i> companion series has gotten a pilot green light. This is a good first step, but the series isn’t 100% …

'The Walking Dead' creator Robert Kirkman says he knows 'exactly' how the comic will end

Robert Kirkman has multiple versions of <i>The Walking Dead</i> working in his head at all times. As the creator of the original <i>Walking Dead</i> comic book, …

'Walking Dead'-inspired convention coming to Navy Pier

By the time Walker Stalker Con takes place February 21 and 22 at Navy Pier, one of the current "Walking Dead" cast members expected to attend might be an ex-cast member.<p>The convention is inspired by the hit AMC zombie drama, which is known for killing off characters every season. Steven Yeun (aka …

The Walking Dead