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18 Underrated Netflix Movies That You Won’t Regret Watching

Netflix adds new content to its library every day, so it's easy to miss out on a lot of movies. But trust me, there's some great ones - you just …

These diamonds from space formed inside a long-lost planet, scientists say

Ten years ago, an Arizona astronomer spotted an asteroid that was headed straight for Earth. Swiftly he summoned the help of colleagues and casual stargazers, who tracked the space rock as it exploded in the sky, raining shrapnel down on the Nubian desert in Sudan. Students from the University of …

Universe

13 Superman actors remember the highs, lows and craziest parts of playing the Man of Steel

<b>We've grown up with Superman. We've followed his adventures in the comics and on screens small and large for a long, long time — 80 years, in fact.</b> …

After Millions Of Trials, These Simulated Humans Learned To Do Perfect Backflips And Cartwheels

Using well-established machine learning techniques, researchers from University of California, Berkeley have taught simulated humanoids to perform …

Kevin Smith Offers His Home To Stan Lee After A Shocking Report Alleges That He’s The Victim Of Elder Abuse

A sad, stunning report by The Hollywood Reporter dropped on Tuesday, shocking many with details about the current living situation for Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. The report provides details of a document Lee reportedly had written with his lawyer alleging elder abuse and a battle over the pop …

Comics

The 50 Best Moments in Sci-Fi History

These are all the moments that made our favorite films truly memorable.<p>We've written about our favorite films of all time, but they'd be nothing without these memorable moments that make them worth watching again...and again... and again.<p><b>Warning:</b> <i>Some of the clips feature intense violence, mild</i> …

An Honest Trailer That Revisits the Common Themes That Appear in Every Wes Anderson Film

In anticipation of the premiere of the new Wes Anderson stop motion film <i>Isle of Dogs</i> on March 23rd, Screen Junkies revisited the common themes that …

Scientists still don’t understand how freedivers can survive such crushing depths

They hang between life and death in a delicate balance.<p>Free divers swim to extreme depths underwater (the current record is 214m, more than 700 feet) without any breathing apparatus. Champions can hold their breath for extraordinary amounts of time—the record for women is nine minutes, and men …

Scuba Diving

The Internet Archive put your favorite LCD handheld games online

The Internet Archive has launched a Handheld History Collection filled with about 60 emulated versions of retro handheld games to take you back to the long car rides of your childhood. Archived games include Tiger Electronics’ <i>Mortal Kombat</i>, Bandai’s <i>Burger Time</i>, and Parker Brothers’ mini tabletop …

Upgraded Raspberry Pi 3 delivers more power and faster networking

Despite selling over 14 million of its low-cost DIY computing boards, the Raspberry Pi Foundation adheres to a slow release cycle. The company typically waits over a year to refresh its range, and even then improvements can be very subtle. That's exactly the case with its flagship board, the …

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

Tributes poured in on Wednesday to Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped modern cosmology and inspired global audiences in the millions. He died at the age of 76 in the early hours of Wednesday morning.<p>A brief history of Stephen Hawking's Brief …

Physics

This Android app just changed the desktop game: scrcpy

This week developer rom1v released an application for Mac, Windows, and Linux which makes Android appear on a desktop. The user has only to connect …

How Two Photographers Unknowingly Shot the Same Millisecond in Time

On March 3rd, during a large East Coast winter storm, I headed to the ocean to capture some wave action. My travels eventually took me to Great …

How to upgrade an iPod for 2018 with flash memory and a new battery

Bring back the iPod with some style<p>Apple’s iPod is probably the pinnacle of personal audio devices. Sure, Android and iOS phones can play music with their fancy streaming services and gigabytes of storage, but nothing beats the elegant style, refined design, and tactile click wheel of a classic …

Gear & Gadgets

18 movies to watch that are so bad they're good

Every year has its good movies and bad movies, but it takes a special quality to be both good and bad at the same time.<p>Sure, there are plenty of dumb-on-purpose movies, like "Black Dynamite." Or campy movies, like "Face/Off." And there are soulless attempts to be purposefully trashy, like the …

The Father Of The Internet Sees His Invention Reflected Back Through A 'Black Mirror'

In 1984, two men were thinking a lot about the Internet. One of them invented it. The other is an artist who would see its impact on society with uncanny prescience.<p>First is the man often called "the father of the Internet," Vint Cerf. Between the early 1970s and early '80s, he led a team of …

Black Mirror

Margot Robbie had to produce I, Tonya to get the role

Margot Robbie gives an exhilarating performance as real-life former figure skater Tonya Harding in the darkly comic biopic <i>I, Tonya</i>, for which she's …

Film Industry

The 9 Most WTF Moment Anime Endings That Left You Speechless

“WTF” moments are an accepted — and often even anticipated — part of anime. After all, the genre is populated with titles as strange as Reverse Harem …

Watch Frances Bean Cobain sing a soulful rendition of ‘Hallelujah’

Frances Bean Cobain, daughter of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, has showcased her vocals with a heartbreaking acapella cover of Leonard Cohen’s 1984 hit “Hallelujah”.<p>The 25-year-old’s moving rendition of the song appeared on her official Instagram account, where she’s previously shared her cover …

New short film reveals how the curvature of the Earth bends straight roads

Dutch photographer and filmmaker Gerco de Ruijter has released a short film called <i>Grid Corrections,</i> which documents how otherwise straight road grids …

Vitamin D-3 could 'reverse' damage to heart

By probing the effect that vitamin D-3 has on the cells that make up the lining of blood vessels, scientists at Ohio University in Athens, OH, have …

Watch the Trailer for 'Unsane," Steven Soderbergh's Thriller Shot Entirely on an iPhone 7 Plus

"Get a script and an iPhone and start shooting. Seriously."<p><i>Unsane</i>, Steven Soderbergh’s unnerving portrait of a young woman who thinks she’s being …

Rick and Morty Shorts And 3D Printing Make For A Heavily Intoxicated Good Time

The 3D Print Guy has a brilliant YouTube gimmick: he 3D prints plastic figures, and then he animates them. This time, he sculpts and animates the …

20 somber cover songs used in movie trailers, ranked

The sad song cover is the biggest thing to happen to movie trailers since the <i>Inception</i> “braam.” It’s hard to pinpoint where it all began, but they’ve …

While You Wait for Game of Thrones, Check out Amazon's Britannia

Celts, Druids, and Romans. Oh my!<p>If you’re in the market for a new sword and shield epic to hold you over until the final season of Game of Thrones …

Animation

This Tiny Replica Video Store Offers Tiny '90s Nostalgia

Ah, yes, the good old days. Where forgetting a movie on your coffee table could cost you, and a Blockbuster card was essential cultural currency. The …

We have unlocked the deep, terrible heart of evil lurking within the so-called “Piano Man”

Given Twitter’s recent obsession with turning old poems into memes, it should be no surprise that someone dug up some old H.P. Lovecraft verse and …

Horror

Nicolas Cage's movie at Sundance, 'Mandy,' uses his vintage, insane acting style to perfection and has all the makings of a cult classic

Nicolas Cage has always been fascinated by the performances that open up his darker side. And though Cage still has too many roles left to say what he does in "Mandy" is the ultimate example, it definitely is one of the toppers.<p>It's hard to describe "Mandy" in words. You have to experience it. But …

Watch 6 James Bonds Battle Each Other in Feature-Length Fan Edit

In a world where cinematic universes exist, we now feel the need to retain strict, unwavering continuity — to the point where a whole movie …

Movies