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'Spider-Man: Homecoming' has Critics Freaking Out

Has a super hero movie ever been compared to <i>Can’t Hardly Wait</i>?<p>Early press screenings of <i>Spider-Man: Homecoming</i> started Friday and judging by critics’ …

Comics

It Looks Like Wonder Woman’s Chief has a Supernatural Backstory

When Chief and Diana Prince first meet in <i>Wonder Woman</i> they shake hands and speak in a language that isn’t subtitled on screen. In early June, <i>Indian</i> …

Comics

North Korea Finally Releases a Statement on Otto Warmbier

On Friday, North Korea finally released a statement on Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old American student who died last week after returning from North …

North Korea

Ray Kurzweil Has a Prediction About Linking Our Brains to the Cloud

Once we eventually figure out how to connect our brains to computers, most thinking will happen in our synthetic computer brains, futurist Ray …

Ray Kurzweil

How the SpaceX Droneships Got Their Sci-Fi Names

SpaceX is a spaceflight company focused on building big-ass rockets capable of taking people to Mars, but it’s also a strangely famous purveyor …

SpaceX

Virtual Reality Pioneer: We're Close to Entering the Metaverse

Neal Stephenson’s 1992 novel <i>Snow Crash</i> focused on what he called the Metaverse, a massive, collective virtual world shared by users around the globe, …

Virtual Reality

Why Uber's Trouble Isn't Over

After six months of crisis, scandals, and drama, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned from his place at the head of the company on Tuesday. On June …

Uber

Uber's 50 Worst Moments of 2017 (So Far)

For most big, consumer-facing companies, becoming embroiled in a scandal at some point is unavoidable. But not at Uber, where this year alone, Petri …

Uber

This App is Saving Rare Languages from Going Extinct in the Wild

A language goes extinct every 14 days. Globalization hasn’t been kind to local cultures or their mediums of expression, but endangered languages may …

Language Learning

SpaceX Has Just Pulled Off Its Most Difficult Rocket Landing Yet

On Friday afternoon, SpaceX re-flew a Falcon 9 rocket for the second time in its history and pulled off a hot, fast, high-velocity landing on a …

SpaceX

'Food Evolution' Argues That Feeding the World Means Accepting GMOs

A new documentary called <i>Food Evolution</i> premiered Friday in New York City amid a flurry of controversy. It was bound to happen, given that the film, …

Agriculture

Why We're Probably Living in a Computer Simulation

Philosopher Nick Bostrom published a rather convincing argument in 2003 that insisted that we’re probably living in a computer simulation. Read it …

Singularity

5 Dark And Twisted Netflix Shows To Keep on Your Radar

Netflix has been on a roll with original series, between long-running shows like <i>Orange Is The New Black</i> and classics like <i>The Unbreakable Kimmy …

Netflix

Here's the 'Star Trek' Timeline, from 1800 to the Distant Future

With <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> coming to CBS at warp speed, casual fans might be confused as to where it takes place in the expansive canon. The short …

Star Trek

Your Guide to Poppers, the Drug of Choice for Pride Week

At Pride parades around the country this weekend, you might spot tiny, colorful bottles with unknown contents. They’re not micro energy drinks — …

Health

How Hot Weather Actually Kills People

Heat kills. It slips through windows, walls, and open doors to sit with its victims. Their heartbeats pound in their heads. Sweat drips from their …

Central Nervous System

New 'Rick and Morty' Comic Explores How Horrific Pokemon Is

There’s already a <i>Rick and Morty</i>-themed Pokémon knock-off, <i>Pocket Mortys</i>, that satirizes the oft-ignored problematic nature of the whole “pocket …

Rick and Morty

Oh Great, Feeling Sad Makes You Feel Older

Feeling blue and blase about life not only makes you feel ancient, it literally ages you, according to research published in the June issue of</i> …

Psychology

Superheroes Need to Stop Rescuing People, Say Scientists

In last summer’s blockbuster hit <i>Captain America: Civil War,</i> the Avengers fractured when the Marvel heroes failed to agree on superheroic …

Comics

An Iconic X-Men Character Will Finally Appear in ‘Dark Phoenix’

The X-Men film series has been pretty good, but you know what it needs? More disco. Luckily the mutant Dazzler will appear in the next movie in the …

Comics

Here's What We Know About 'Luke Cage' Season 2

The first season of Netflix’s <i>Luke Cage</i> ends with the bullet-proof superhero going back to Seagate prison. Dillard loses the files proving that Luke …

Netflix

We Caught Up With Some of the Original Stars of 'GLOW'

It’s been thirty years since the women of G.L.O.W. ruled Saturday morning TV. A vaudevillian parody of the already cartoonish world of pro wrestling, …

My Little Pony

'Rick and Morty' is Getting Its Own Clue Game

Was it Morty in the Garage with the Laser Gun? The latest <i>Rick and Morty</i> board game, “Rick and Morty: Clue Back in Blackout,” hopes to answer that …

Rick and Morty

It's Time to Replace 'Safe Sex' With 'Healthysexual'

To anyone who grew up with the language of 1980s and 1990s PSAs, the term “safe sex” won’t raise any concerns. At the time, posters, TV …

Health

'Arrow' Executive Producer Says Fans Should Stop Worrying About Who Died

Who survived Prometheus’s bomb on Lian Yu? Marc Guggenheim, executive producer of <i>Arrow</i>, says, Who cares? In a new interview, the showrunner says the …

TV

Here's What You Need to Know About the SpaceX Launch Updates

There is always something spectacular about a rocket launch, especially when the rocket in question is using super-cold oxygen and can land …

SpaceX

J.K. Rowling Reveals Harry Potter Wasn't the First Harry Potter

Harry Potter might be unique as the Boy Who Lived, the Chosen One, and the only known survivor of the Avada Kedavra curse … but it turns out, there’s …

Harry Potter

There Will Be More Yelling on 'Star Trek: Discovery' Than Any Trek Before

In the 23rd and 24th centuries, members of Starfleet usually don’t have big fights with each other, unless of course they’re bitching about using the …

Star Trek

SpaceX Sets Up a 'Weekend Doubleheader' of Droneship Landings

SpaceX will attempt to launch and land two Falcon 9 rockets this weekend on either sides of America, setting up the the tightest launch schedule in …

SpaceX

Why You'll Love iOS 11's Overwhelming Control Center

When you first swipe up from the bottom of the screen in iOS 11, you’re probably going to wonder <i>what on Earth</i> Apple was thinking. In the new software …

iOS