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John Oliver: 6 Reasons Obamacare's Replacement is 'Like a Thong'

Republican leaders in the United States are planning to replace Obamacare, but John Oliver is worried. The <i>Last Week Tonight</i> host has looked at the …

New 'Doctor Who' Season 10 Trailer Borrowed a Trick from Matt Smith

Bill, the newest human companion in the TARDIS says the Doctor is “the most dangerous man in the universe,” in the latest trailer for <i>Doctor Who</i> …

Michael J Fox's DeLorean Was One of the Greatest Oscars Moments

It’s every sci-fi fan’s dream come to life. At the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday, Michael J Fox and Seth Rogan came out onto the stage from a …

Michael J. Fox

These Brain-Imaging Headbands Let Scientists Measure Understanding

When we understand someone, our brain actually mimics what the other person is thinking or feeling. It’s called mirroring, and it’s usually invisible …

In Bizarre Twist, 'Moonlight' Wins Best Picture Over 'La La Land'

In a bizarre twist on Sunday, the Oscar for Best Picture went first to <i>La La Land</i>, and then to the true winner, <i>Moonlight</i>.<p>Faye Dunaway and Warren …

The Oscars

15 Things Ryan Gosling Could Be Whispering In This Photo

Ryan Gosling full of secrets and the internet’s trying to figure out what they are. Sunday night at the Oscars, host Jimmy Kimmel surprised a tour …

Furries Rejoice After 'Zootopia' Wins Best Animated Feature Oscar

On Sunday, <i>Zootopia</i> took home the Oscar for Best Animated Feature, pleasing millions of children, Disney fans, and dedicated furries who recognize …

Movies

People Are Freaking Out About the Oscars Bus Tour Stunt

Questions about Jimmy Kimmel’s hosting style were best answered by two things: his candy-from-the-sky stunt, and the tour bus bit. Despite ACLU …

Hollywood

Why This Oscar-Winning Iranian Filmmaker Boycotted the Ceremony

This year’s Oscar winners are using their speeches to make a point in this political landscape and on Sunday night <i>The Salesman</i> won the award for Best …

The Oscars

Actually 'Suicide Squad' Deserved Its Surprising Oscar Win

Many were surprised when <i>Suicide Squad</i> landed an Academy Award nomination for Best Hair and Make-Up Design, but during Sunday’s ceremony, the film …

Entertainment

Why Celebrities are Wearing Blue Ribbons to the Oscars

The Academy Awards red carpet was dotted with blue on Sunday night, as celebrities showed their support for the work of the American Civil Liberties …

Elon Musk Teases a SpaceX Announcement Monday

On Sunday night, as many were watching red carpet coverage of the mathematically predictable Academy Awards, Elon Musk announced on Twitter that …

Elon Musk

How to Stream the Oscars Online

The 89th annual Academy Awards show airs at 8:30 p.m. Eastern on Sunday, February 26 (and red carpet coverage begins at 7 p.m.) on ABC. That means …

The Oscars

Here's the Weird Science at the End of 'Get Out'

<i>Get Out</i> is a smart, satisfying horror comedy from director Jordan Peele that drew massive audiences on opening weekend. But anybody who’s seen the …

Real-Life Tornado Trackers Honor Late 'Twister' Star Bill Paxton

On Saturday, Bill Paxton died at the age of 61. His family says he died as a result of complications during surgery. The actor is remembered for his …

Movies

Nokia Reboots its Once-Ubiquitous 3310 Mobile Phone

Before smartphones, everybody who was anybody had a Nokia 3310. It came loaded with state-of-the-art features like Snake and T9 — the original …

Phones

'Get Out“ Blows Away Expectations with $30.5M Opening Weekend

This weekend’s clear box office winner is the thriller <i>Get Out</i>. In Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, Daniel Kaluuya stars as a young black man who …

Movies

Watch the Late Bill Paxton vs. Terminator, Alien, and Predator

Bill Paxton died on Saturday from complications during surgery. The 61-year-old actor starred in dozens of films, memorably playing characters who …

Science Fiction

Scientists Say Hospital Sinks Spread Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Deadly bacteria grow in hospital sinks, waiting for the opportunity to splash onto someone’s hands, where they can infect their next victim. It …

Whether You’re Right- or Left-Handed Has Nothing to Do With Your Brain

Right-handed people are more logical, and left-handed people are more creative. Right? Maybe not.<p>According to a study published last week in the …

New Set Photos Show the Cars of 'Blade Runner 2049'

A lot has changed in the dark, dystopian world of Ridley Scott’s <i>Blade Runner</i> films, but thanks to some new set photos for the upcoming <i>Blade Runner</i> …

Virgin Galactic is One Step Closer to Carrying Tourists to Space

On Friday, Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo successfully completed its third glide flight test over California’s Mojave Desert. The company’s …

How and When to See the “Southern Ring of Fire” Annular Eclipse

At 7 a.m. Eastern on Sunday, February 26, an annular solar eclipse will be visible in Earth’s southern hemisphere. Known as a “ring of fire,” an …

Psychologists Reveal Hollywood's Formula For Making Audiences Cry

Science says there are five experiences that make someone cry: physical pain, personal loss, empathic pain, ritual weeping, and art-elicited tears. …

New 'Blade Runner' Photos Reveal Neon-Soaked Glimpses of Future LA

<i>Blade Runner 2049</i> doesn’t come out until October 6, but on Friday afternoon, several new stills from the film turned up on Facebook, offering vivid …

Movies

Saturn's Dark 'Gaps' Look Completely Different in Mid-Infrared

Saturn’s iconic rings just got even more beautiful for the scientists studying them.<p>The team, who published their study in the journal <i>Astronomy &</i> …

Astronomy

A Few Explanations for Why UFO Sightings are on the Rise

UFO sightings have skyrocketed since the 1990s, according to new data compiled by statistician Sam Monfort, based on data from the National UFO …

The Best Political Memes of 2017 So Far

Some treat politics like a game. Others view it as the bastion of hilarious memes. In 2016, the internet was jam packed with viral phenomena; there …

Ivanka Trump

Everything You Need to Know About ‘Horizon Zero Dawn’

Known for their work on the long-running <i>Killzone</i> series available across the past few PlayStation consoles, Guerrilla Games has spent the last six …

PlayStation 4

How To Make Money Writing Fan Fiction

Making money by writing incredibly detailed slash fiction probably seems like a fantasy. Sure, E.L. James was able to transform her <i>Twilight</i> fan …

Publishing