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13 Crazy Fan Theories the Internet Invented

As we've previously covered on the site, before JK Rowling had even finished the 'Harry Potter' books, an interesting fan theory started popping up …

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Justice League Unlimited: “Destroyer”

Darkseid is back. The forces of Apokolips are invading Earth. The situation is dire, and the only hope for humanity’s survival is the combined might …

These Are the 10 Best Apps for People Who Commute

Putting in an honest day’s work can be challenging enough, so commuting shouldn’t make it any harder. But between freak snow storms, soul-crushing …

Nerf's higher-powered foam guns are meant for older fans

Nerf guns can be fun if you're a grown-up -- just ask the legions of people who modded the Maverick revolver. They're not really <i>intended</i> for an older audience, however, which is why Hasbro just unveiled a range of Nerf blasters meant for high schoolers (and adults) who take their plastic weapons …

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The Funniest Sketches from Every Guest on the 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Special (Almost)

To celebrate Sunday's <em>SNL</em> 40th-anniversary show, we locked ourselves in a room and watched hours and hours of sketches to dig up the funniest (or close-to-funniest) clip of each confirmed guest as of yesterday.<p>We don't have to tell you how <i>Saturday Night Live</i> has been America's premiere …

Walking Dead creator's 'Outcast' gets TV series

Conquering television with one brand of horror isn't enough for comic book writer Robert Kirkman -- the mastermind behind <i>The Walking Dead</i> will soon …

1980s Science Fiction Where The Cold War Never Ends

The 1980s were the final decade of the Cold War — but nobody knew that at the time. The Soviet Union looked unstoppable, and few outside observers …

Recut Version of Darren Aronofsky's THE FOUNTAIN Uses Graphic Novel as Inspiration

How "Clean" Was Sold to America with Fake Science

A hundred years ago, few people thought about their bodies and bodily functions with the horror we do today. There was no real concept of germs, body …

What's Going On With The 'D' In The Disney Logo?

As a kid, you were a Disney expert. You watched and re-watched Disney classics on VHS until the magnetic tape came unspooled. You made your parents …

Time Itself Is The Newest Frontier In Mark Millar's Chrononauts

Humanity has done a reasonably solid job investigating the land, the oceans, and the sky, but in Mark Millar's new comic <i>Chrononauts</i>, two fun-loving …

Acton R-10 Rocketskates

Acton’s motorized skates can propel riders along at speeds up to 12mph, strapping around your existing shoes for an easy fit. Runtime for the …

Science Is Beautiful: The Human Body Under The Microscope

A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world<p><i>Science Is Beautiful</i>, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic eye, the book showcases cells, microbes, and more. Here are some of our favorite images from</i> …

The 9 Most Spectacular Lost Cities in the World

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AOL still has 2.2 million dialup subscribers, and they’re paying more

While AOL is still trying to build a future around its internet media business, the company has done an excellent job managing and maintaining its legacy cash cow: the original subscription dialup internet access business, which still provides the majority of the company’s income.<p>AOL said today …

Washington Has More Pot Than It Can Smoke

Supply is outstripping demand in the unlikeliest place—legal recreational marijuana in the state of Washington. Growers who jumped into the new legal market hoping to make a killing in cannabis are now getting killed by a glut of product.<p>"There is going to be a lot of people who are going to be in …

Weird Facts Behind 6 Famous Star Wars Costumes

The little-known stories of clothing from a galaxy far, far away, from Darth Vader’s helmet to Padme’s wedding dress to Han Solo’s vest.<p>From Princess Leia’s cinnamon buns and white robes to Darth Vader’s shiny black helmet and billowing cape, the costumes in the seven episodes of <i>Star Wars</i> are among …

New SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE OGN Answers 'Who Blew Up Krypton?'

Credit: DC Comics<p>In the third volume of <b>Superman: Earth One</b>, writer J. Michael Straczynski is putting the final puzzle pieces together that have been …

In 1976 Arthur C. Clarke Predicted the Dark Side of Smartphones

Arthur C. Clarke made it his business to look into the future. And just like the dozens of prognosticators who would come before and after him, he …

Arthur C. Clarke

Roald Dahl becomes sage of US measles outbreak

In the context of the US measles epidemic, it might not be in the best possible taste to report that Roald Dahl went viral over the weekend. But that’s what happened when commentators picked up on a cautionary letter he wrote following the death of his seven-year-old daughter from the disease. Two …

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2014's best science fiction and fantasy

Locus magazine has published its annual recommended reading list, which signposts the best in science fiction and fantasy from the previous year.<p>I …

Movie Review - The Drift (2014)

<b>The Drift</b>, 2014.<p>Directed by Darren Scales.<br>Starring Jonny Black, Victoria Hopkins, Vin Hawke and Peter Revel-Walsh.<p><b>SYNOPSIS:</b><p>After the catastrophic …

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MENTAL FLOSS STUDIOS<p>Strange Geographies<p>Go inside Morbid Anatomy's pop up library...<p>Strange Geographies<p>Go inside Morbid Anatomy's pop up …

Deep Breath Hold Tight, emotionally crushing science fiction

<i>Greatfall</i>, a take on religion in the world of Hugh Howey's <i>Wool</i>, was my introduction to Jason Gurley's writing, and I was immediately hooked on the …

CNN Explores The Druggy, Trippy, And Poly Side Of Silicon Valley Geekdom

"Polyamory is a form of optimization," says product manager Miju Han in what is just one of many words of disruptive wisdom shared in a new CNN …

12 Web Toys to Fill Snowbound Days

If school’s been cancelled, or you can’t get to work due to weather or road conditions, you may be looking for distractions you can enjoy indoors. …

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Sci-fi Short ReCURSION Is About a Terrible Best Man Using Time Travel

I am not a huge fan of time travel science fiction. These cinematic escapades can quickly devolve into a mess of questions. Who was where? When? And …

Science Fiction

Domhnall Gleeson: ‘I’m done talking about Star Wars’

Domhnall Gleeson has seen the future and he has the fear. In the keep-like cellar restaurant of a Dublin hotel, mild panic sets in as a fleeting mention of the Film That Cannot Be Discussed escapes his lips, the one that is set in a galaxy far, far away. The Irish actor has been listing his …

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