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The Freemasons Are a Real Secret Society that Dates Back to The 1600s

There's a conspiracy theory that never quite goes away — sort of the <i>ur</i>–conspiracy theory — that the world is secretly controlled by a society of …

Explosive Light-Based Installations by Adela Andea | Colossal

<p>Romanian-born artist Adela Andea creates futuristic light installations that range from wall-based works to immersive environments. The pieces …

Corals grow in patterns, even if we can’t always see them

There’s a method to the reef madness.<p>The colorful riot of a coral reef might seem chaotic, but new research indicates that it’s actually far from random. Scientists have created 3D maps of 17,000 square feet of reefs and discovered that corals grow in patterns. Some species huddle close together, …

“This is just the beginning”: Alt-right rejoices as violent protests rock Berkeley

<b>Multiple fights break out between Trump supporters and anti-Trump protesters in Berkeley, California on April 15, 2017. (Getty/Josh Edelson)</b><p>Trump’s alt-right fans declare victory after another violent melee in the name of free speech<p>Matthew Sheffield<p>April 17, 2017 9:46pm (UTC)<p>Berkeley, California, …

One of the Doctor’s finest moments - from an episode shown 40 years ago today. Fancy that. https://t.co/neU9Et3d0B

What Sex Therapists Tell People Whose Partners Don't Want Sex

Are you and your partner sexually out of sync? You're not alone.<p>Being in a relationship with someone who’s disinterested in sex can feel incredibly lonely. A discrepancy in desire is more common than most people realize, though.<p>What’s the best way to address it with your spouse? Below, sex …

12 Movies That Deserve To Have Way More of a Cult Following

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Dig: “Pilot”

Despite its tagline promising to “dig deeper,” the first episode of USA’s new 10-episode limited series feels remarkably flat. Created by Tim Kring</i> …

David Tennant Wins An Award For Sheer Awesomeness

<i>By Octavio Karbank</i><p><b>David Tennant</b>, or rather the fantastic 10th Doctor, recently won an award for being, well…fantastic! Mr. Tennant won a Special …

David Tennant

The 10 Most Memorable Joan Rivers Talk Show Appearances Ever

She was sharp-witted, quick and never afraid to speak her mind. Forget just being a funny female, Joan Rivers was one of the most hilarious comedians of all time.<p>It's with great sadness that we now have to say goodbye to Rivers at the age of 81. Over her legendary career, Joan did everything from …

Why People Hate Heroes Of Cosplay – A Season 1 Recap & Review By Comics And Cosplay

<i>By Ian Mageto</i><p><i>Comics and Cosplay</i> host and Bleeding Cool’s Bleeding Cosplay columnist <b>Ian Mageto</b> presents another episode of <i>Comics and Cosplay</i>, and this …

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The Best Comic Books of 2013, Part Two

<i>March, Book One</i><p>By U.S. Rep. John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell<p>Designed by Chris Ross and Nate Powell<p>Edited by Chris Staros with Leigh …

Graphic Novels

Krampusfest

The first annual <b>Krampusfest</b> will be held at various locations around Los Angeles December 5th through the 21st. Conceived by the Cacophony Society, …

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special to get 3-D simulcast in movie theaters

<i>Doctor Who</i>fans craving the excitement of a midnight premiere during the more civilized afternoon hours have reason to rejoice. Movie theaters in 11 …

Steampunk Monkey Nation, Illustrations of Primates in Military Gear by Chet Phillips

<i>Steampunk Monkey Nation</i> is a series of illustrations by Austin, Texas-based artist Chet Phillips featuring primates dressed up in military gear. …

Primates

Steampunk Phaser and Tricorder

While the <i>Enterprise</i>'s steam drive is offline, Commander Riker and Lieutenant Worf must take the trans-porter down to the planet to find dilithium …

A cappella bass singer goes deep... very deep

I find a cappella groups to be oddly disconcerting and this one takes it to new lows. <i>(via FP)</i>

5 Stages of Fangirling - Animated Comedy Short

You Can Now Enjoy Cole Sprouse In Comics Form Thanks To Riverdale

Comics<p>Comic Book News, Reviews, Previews, and Commentary. Get info on well-known characters and comic movies for real comic book fans.<p>Comics<p>An …

Voice of GLaDOS helps gaymer propose marriage

An attendee at the GaymerX convention in San Francisco got Ellen McLain, who voices GLaDOS in the game Portal, to sing a modified version of the …

New Japanese Fad - School Girls Recreate Anime Fight Scenes!

Steven Moffat Trumpets Return of <i>Doctor Who</i>, Role of Companions

It’s been a long wait for <i>Doctor Who</i> fans since the 2012 Christmas Special “The Snowman,” which introduced the mystery of Clara Oswald, played by …

Disneyland Dapper Day: when Disney fans dress up

Disneyland fans have created many of their own theme days, some of which I've been lucky enough to happen upon or attend -- Bats Day (goths); Gay …

Stormtrooper Easter Bunny

This is definitely the Easter Bunny we're looking for! But what's he holding under his arm? Is that a moon?<p>-via Fashionably Geek | Photo: unknown

Get down with Winny Puuh, Estonia's hottest wrestling werewolf punk band and the Internet's newest fascination

Estonian punk band Winny Puhh has been around for about 20 years now, but 2013 is set to be its breakout year now that an absolutely mindbending …