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Witches of East End Is All About Creepy Supernatural Sex This Season

We live in a world where Lifetime is perfectly willing to use the term "twincest." And it won't even be the most disturbing thing in the episode. Congrats, _Witches of East End_, for embracing the absurd.Read more...

New King Kong Movie Skull Island Gets Ready For 2016

On Saturday, Legendary announced a new King Kong movie called Skull Island . At the time, that was all we knew. But now, it looks like the studio isn't going to waste any time getting this out there.Read more...

Orphan Black Should Just Use This As Its Season 3 Poster

Holy crap, this is so good. Down to the DNA coding in the background, it's perfect. BBC America will have trouble topping it as a poster.Read more...

Amuse Yourself with This Vintage Pseudoscience Personality Test

The internet is filled to the brim with personality tests like, "What kind of flavored potato chip are you?" In the old days, we had to get our pseudoscience personality tests the hard way, through literature and word-of-mouth. I finally tracked down one test that made the rounds at my school for years.Read more...

True Blood Finally Resurrects The Monster Inside Vampire Bill

Cue up the Elton John, because _The Bitch is Back_.This week, _True Blood_ brought back old bitchy Bill. And it was great, until Sookie made it all about her. You're the worst, Sookie! Spoilers ahead. Read more...

This Danish School Teaches Through LARPing... And It Works

While America keeps trying to devise a more standard standardized test system, the Osterskov Efterskole in Hobro, Denmark, is busy using live-action role-playing to teach its students _while_ they're having fun. I know, it sounds insane, but watch this documentary and tell me you don't wish _you'd_ gone there for schoolRead more...

X-Rays From the Universe Are Simply Stunning

The Chandra X-ray observatory has been observing the universe in X-ray wavelengths for fifteen years . The space telescope's scientific highlights gallery has so much gorgeous X-ray goodness that it's hard to pick favourites. Need to be swept away by the sheer beauty of space? We've got you covered.Read more...

The Tattered, Haunting Remains of Abandoned Airports

You've seen where airplanes go to die , but what happens to the airports we abandon? They slowly fall to pieces, like the ones in this gallery, looking like sad monuments to a future that never happened.Read more...

World Map Reveals How Countries Are Divided Between Cat And Dog Lovers

Overall, most states in the U.S. have a balanced cat-dog ratio. But, it's a different story when you look at the rest of the world, where the loyalty of some countries clearly favors one type of furry companion over the other. Read more...

The Vintage Videogames That You Still Want To Play

The world of videogames is a high turnover one, with new tech, stories, and characters constantly coming out. But that doesn't mean that you can't still enjoy the classics.Read more...

Who's The Greatest Hero Who Wins Using Brains Instead Of Violence?

Everybody loves an action hero. But there's something immensely satisfying about a hero who doesn't carry a gun, or punch a motorcycle while kicking an explosion. Sometimes the best heroes use intellect instead of action — but who's the best thoughtful hero of all time?Read more...

Things Are Picking Up — And Falling Off — On The Strain

It's not quite a vampire apocalypse, but things are definitely happening on _The Strain_. The bitten plane survivors are mutating, Eph and his gang are slowly (_slloooooowwwwlllllyyy_) learning about what's actually happening but the real news is HOLY SHIT [spoilers ahead] —Read more...

Two Strangers See Numbers Above Everyone's Heads—But What Do They Mean?

A young man sees changing numbers floating above the heads of people around him and suddenly recognizes a woman who can do the same. But a tragic twist forces him to realize how the numbers—and what they tell you about people—can be a curse.Read more...

This Chart Makes It Obvious Why Planetary Colonization Will Be Tough

UK chemistry teacher Andy Brunning has put together a very sharp looking infographic that explores the atmospheric compositions of our solar system's planets. When you look at it this way, it's pretty obvious why visiting other worlds is going to be a dangerous proposition.Read more...

43 Eye-Popping Trailer Screenshots Reveal Tons About Max Mad: Fury Road

We saw the blisteringly intense _Mad Max: Fury Road_ trailer , and now we've broken it down for you piece-by-piece. Let's see what we can find hidden in every frame.Read more...

'You Were a Shirtless Ninja' and Other Comic-Con Missed Connections

Over the weekend, fandom converged in San Diego for Comic-Con, and while costumed superheroes were lining up to gawk at movie stars, they also had eyes for each other. Read more...

Quentin Tarantino's Science Fiction Movie Could Be Seriously Weird

He had a bad zombie trip in_ Planet Terror_ (pictured above), but Quentin Tarantino has never directed a straight-up science fiction movie before. But that might be about to change. He told Comic-Con he's working on something.Read more...

Pollution Made It To The South Pole Before The First Explorers Did

The first explorer to ever set foot on the untouched South Pole did so over 100 years ago, in 1911. Although the area may have looked pristine, it had already been contaminated by lead. Read more...

Gawker I Need a Dollar: Should You Give to New York's Homeless?

Gawker I Need a Dollar: Should You Give to New York's Homeless? | Gizmodo No One Knows What's Causing These Mysterious Radio Bursts From Space | Jalopnik Watch This Gas Station Clerk And 5-Time MMA Champion Destroy Robbers | Jezebel San Diego Comic Con Attendees Fight Back Against Sexual Harassment | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

Paul Bettany Explains How The Avengers Will React To Meeting The Vision

First he was JARVIS, now he's the Vision. We sat down with Paul Bettany at Comic-Con and desperately tried to needle any details out of the newest addition to the Earth's mightiest heroes. And here's what we discovered. Read more...

All The Best 2014 Comic-Con Cosplay We Haven't Shown You (Yet)

You didn't think we were done, did you? Sorry, Days One , Two , Three and Four barely scratched the surface of the awesome, brilliant, hilarious and otherwise amazing cosplay we saw at this year's San Diego Comic-Con. Here's our final pics for the best of the con — feel free to add your favorites in the comments!Read more...

Earth As Seen From the Orbit Of Mars

We've seen our planet from the perspective of Mars before , but this one's a bit different. It's an image of our pale blue dot as seen by the Mars Express Orbiter. It may not look like much, but getting this shot was no easy task. Read more...

Last Night's Leftovers Was More Brutal Than Anything On Game Of Thrones

Stylized violence is everywhere on television lately, but true to its form as the most dismal show on television, _The Leftovers_ started last night with a hate crime so brutal, we had trouble watching it. And naturally, the aftermath is thoroughly bleak.Read more...

Nearly 750,000 U.S. Weapons Are Unaccounted For In Afghanistan

A recently discovered database failure is certain to have lethal consequences: Many of the 747,000 weapons that the Defense Department provided to the Afghan National Security Forces were not properly labeled and tracked—which means that insurgents or arms dealers could easily get hold of them. Read more...

The Experiment That Makes People Face Up to Their Moral Hypocrisy

Here's a delicious little experiment that give us a look at the seedy immorality of its research participants. No, it's not the Milgram Experiment or the Stanford Prison Experiment. It's as simple as a coin toss.Read more...

It's All-Out War In The First Trailer For Hobbit: Battle Of Five Armies

The melancholy teaser trailer for the final _Hobbit_ movie has arrived and it gives us a taste of the war that gives _The Battle of Five Armies_ its name. But as swords are drawn and loyalties are tested, the Eye of Sauron looks out over all.Read more...

Michel Gondry Tells Us What It's Like to Build Movie Dreams Without CGI

Books have been adapted for the big screen since the dawn of cinema, but the transition can be tricky—especially when the original is a uniquely dreamlike counter-cultural touchstone. _Mood Indigo _is Michel Gondry's latest feature film; he recently spoke with us about bringing the fantastic voyage of young love and deep loss to life with physical sets and a refreshing lack of CGI. Read more.

The Biggest Winners And Losers Of Comic-Con 2014!

Every year, people spend thousands of dollars to journey to the motherlode of geeky pop culture: San Diego Comic-Con. And every year, entertainment companies do their utmost to generate excitement about their upcoming spectacles. But who gained buzz, and who lost it? Here's our list of the biggest winners and losers of Comic-Con 2014.Read more...

What I Learned Turning The Israel-Palestine Conflict Into A Video Game

In February 2007, one of Israel's renowned major generals had been invited to play a new simulation game of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on prime time Israeli TV. It seemed like a good idea at the time, as he was running for prime minister on behalf of the Labor Party.Read more...

hitchBOT's Epic 3,800 Mile Journey Across Canada Has Officially Begun

And so it begins: A child-sized robot named hitchBOT is currently making its way across Canada. Alone and immobile, hitchBOT will have to reach the West Coast by relying on others to get it there . Here's how you can follow hitchBOT's adventures.Read more...


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