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Watch the Brand New Batman Beyond Short, Featuring Kevin Conroy

We showed you the preview earlier this week, now watch the full version of Darwyn Cooke's _Batman Beyond _animated short, featuring Kevin Conroy and Will Friedle. Read more...

Our First Look at Christina Hendricks in Ryan Gosling's Monster Movie

Ryan Gosling's _Lost River _(formerly _How to Catch a Monster_) is being publicized as a dark fantasy movie with some pretty big-name stars, including Christina Hendricks and Matt Smith . Here are the first two images from the film, including one of a woman (presumably Hendricks) standing before a rather ominous-looking door. Read more...

Check Out The First Clip From Star Wars: Rebels!

Here it is, folks – fresh from its WonderCon debut, our very first glimpse of actual footage from _Star Wars: Rebels!_Read more...

Announcing the 2014 Hugo Award Nominees

The nominees for the 2014 Hugo Awards have been announced! This year's nominating ballot saw a record-shattering 1,923 valid nominations. The winners will be announced on Sunday, August 17, during the Hugo Awards Ceremony at Loncon 3. Hit the jump for the full list! Read more...

Just How Stupid is Portland for Dumping 38-Million Gallons of Water?

A teenager peed into one of Portland, Oregon's drinking water reservoirs – a 38-_million _gallon repository of good, potable H2O – and now the city intends to drain it. This is a very, _very _dumb idea. Read more...

Of Penises and Planets: On Labels in Science and Culture

Just what counts as a penis? A debate over what to call the genitals of an unusual group of cave insects has broader implications, because it gets right at the heart of science and science communication: what's the relationship between the labels we use in science and the way those labels are understood by our culture?Read more...

This Scene From Last Night's Continuum Actually Wrecked Our Hearts

We expect killer action and dystopian insanity from _Continuum_, the Canadian time-travel adventure show. But we don't usually expect to get punched in the heart, the way we did by this scene — which also features a love triangle The CW would never dream of having. Spoilers ahead...Read more...

An Epic Wind Turbine is Spinning in Scotland

The world's largest wind turbine is off the coast of Scotland. Construction started in 2012, with pieces assembled in the winter of 2013. Now the prototype is churning out enough power to supply 4,800 homes.Read more...

The Most Amazing Cosplay From Wondercon: Day One!

Every year, the Wondercon cosplayers keep astonishing us, both with their attention to detail and with their creativity. You keep thinking you've seen it all — and then you see what people have come up with this year, and it's a brand new delight all over again. Here's our favorite cosplay from Wondercon day one.Read more...

New TV Spot Gives Us Our Best Glimpse of Godzilla Yet

Here's our clearest look yet at the big beastie, from the waist up. It's a brief glimpse, but a glimpse, nonetheless. Read more...

This is What it's Like to Excavate a Dinosaur Nest in Person

We are living in the future. Need proof? Now from the comfort of your computer, you can experience a first-person view of excavating and packing a dinosaur nest for further study.Read more...

The Footage of SpaceX's First Falcon 9 Reusable Flight Test is Gorgeous

You thought SpaceX's Grasshopper was impressive? Grasshopper was just the beginning. Behold, the first flight test of the company's Falcon 9 Reusable Launch Vehicle.Read more...

Which Is Cooler, Mickey With A Keyblade Or Mickey With A Lightsaber?

Raise all 29 toy-based characters to level one in _Disney Infinity _and you'll score a glowing green _Star Wars_ surprise. NerdFlip shows us how it's done. Read more...

Another Fireball Meteor Has Been Caught on Camera Over Russia

Late last night, a suspected meteor tore through the skies over the northern Russian city of Murmansk. Read more...

Our New Favorite Tumblr: Texts From TNG

Finally, a version of Texts From Last Night we can all rally behind.Read more...

Stop Using Rat Poison, It's Killing Wildlife

The mountain lion mascot of Los Angeles, Griffith Park's P-22, is sick. And it's all our fault.Read more...

Watch A Freaky Stop-Motion Nature Film Set On A Post-Apocalyptic World

If you want to feel transported to a truly alien world, take some time out your day to watch _OMEGA_. It follows the sole predator on a devastated world populated entirely by mechanical creatures.Read more...

In Case You'd Forgotten How Awesome The Faculty Was...

...there are a bunch of clips on Youtube. Like this one, where the plucky high school students shoot the Principal in the head and then cause her to melt into a puddle of fizzy goop. There's also Jon Stewart's "eye sore," and the head on tentacles. And more!Read more...

The Abandoned Pyramid of North Dakota

It looks like the remains of some futuristic cult. This slowly-eroding cement pyramid in Nekoma, North Dakota is all that's left of a $6 billion nuclear launch facility created as part of the Safeguard Program.Read more...

Researchers Clone Stem Cells From Human Adults

Scientists from South Korea have devised a technique for cloning adult stem cells that doesn't involve the destruction of human embryos. The resulting stem cells, which are highly personalized, could be used to treat illnesses such as heart disease and blindness — but the technique could also be used to clone adults.Read more...

What's Your Favorite David Attenborough Moment?

The BBC will celebrate the life and work of Sir David Attenborough all next week, with its creatively titled #AttenboroughWeek. To help kick things off, the folks at EarthUnplugged asked a bunch of YouTubers to share and discuss their favorite Attenborough moments.Read more...

San Francisco, 1906, Just Before the Water Gave Out

108 years ago today, San Francisco was a hellish mix of smoke and flame. After the famous earthquake shook the city, broken gas mains fueled a fire that set downtown ablaze. In this picture, you can see what it looked like just before the city's water ran dry. Read more...

Lewis Carroll Hated Fame So Much, He Sometimes Regretted Writing Alice

Charles Dodgson, the author and mathematician better known as Lewis Carroll, wrote about a young girl lost in surreal dreamscapes. But Dodgson had trouble navigating treacherous landscape of his own: literary fame.Read more...

Karen Russell's Imaginary Nonprofit Saves The World But Costs Your Soul

There's been a wave of fiction about an insomnia epidemic, as if some collective anxiety is bubbling up. Most recently, Kenneth Calhoun's _Black Moon_ freaked us out . But Karen Russell's new novella "Sleep Donation" is still something pretty unique: a look at people in the nonprofit sector, struggling with insoluble ethics.Read more...

In Defense Of Low-Stakes Storytelling

Just when did saving the world get so boring? We're living through an age of big movies with big plots, that throw the fate of the world into the mix about as regularly as most people mop their floors — and sometimes it seems just as dull. Read more...

The Latest Incarnation Of ASIMO Is Actually Quite Badass

Honda's humanoid robot, ASIMO, recently celebrated its 14th birthday. The diminutive android has experienced some minor upgrades over the years, but nothing quite like it's latest batch of enhancements. Just watch what ASIMO can do now. Read more...

Why Is This Mysterious Black Ring Hovering in the Sky Over England?

Last week, a teenager in England filmed this crazy black ring floating above Leamington Spa. Apparently the ring disappeared after three minutes, leaving everyone baffled. Is this a new subgenre of UFO?Read more...

Hidden in This Beautiful Jewelry is a Secret Drug-Science Reference

Much as we love the present trend of sticking drug-molecules on everything from coffee mugs to t-shirts, we crave something new. Fortunately, science-themed artist Delftia has a novel take on subtle drug jewelry: pendants that replicate spider webs spun under the influence of psychoactive drugs.Read more...

Gawker Three Hospitalized After Pet Cat Named Khat Attacks Family | Jezebel Dad's Passionate Poem: '

Gawker Three Hospitalized After Pet Cat Named Khat Attacks Family | Jezebel Dad's Passionate Poem: 'To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter'| Jalopnik Victory! Porsche Says They'll Buy "Lemon 911" Guy's Car Back | Lifehacker The Biggest Tech Industry Buzzwords, Defined for Normal People | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

Here Is The Male Version Of Power Girl's Boob Window (NSFW)

Power Girl's costume is infamous for showing off her particular endowments, but what would be the equivalent for a similarly outfitted Power Lad? NSFW image below.Read more...


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