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Odo's Half-Removed Face Is Creepier Than Anything He Did on Star Trek

Rene Auberjonois was kind enough to ruin all of our weekends by sharing this photo on Twitter. No Changeling was ever as scary as this.Read more...

Video of Worms Is Must-See TV for Frogs

Is this basically the frog equivalent of the Food Network or Animal Planet? Or is it just the novelty of the glowing, flickering images that attracts the frogs. Read more...

This Week On Outlander: The Sexual Education of Jamie Fraser

Look, I don't know what to say. This was the episode that the audience who came to this show for the romance was waiting for. We all knew this was coming, so I don't really know what there is to say other than: Yeah, there be sexing in this episode. Read more...

A Dragon Chases The Space Station In Orbit

After a day-long weather delay, the SpaceX Falcon blasted off early this morning, on a cargo run to our astronauts in orbit. The Dragon is carrying bits and pieces for 255 experiments, including a cadet of moustronauts, a new wind-tracking accessory for the station, and a 3D printer.Read more...

How The Astronauts Became Known As Gods

The stories told of ancient beings so powerful that they could fling themselves into space and explore the points of light in the heavens. When Lady Adelaide moved into one of their unused crafts, many called it blasphemy. She called it research.Read more...

The Mary Janes' Song From Gwen Stacy Spider-Woman Comic Brought To Life

_Edge of the Spider-Verse #2_ opens with Gwen Stacy playing drums in the Mary Janes, a rock band fronted by none other than Mary Jane Watson. Indie rockers Married With Sea Monsters added a few more lyrics and a tune to the Mary Janes' song "Face It, Tiger" and recorded it for our listening enjoyment.Read more...

A Cyborg Veteran Heads To His Final Battle—But It's Not What He Expects

A weary soldier in the distant future contemplates what he's made of his life—the path that he's chosen, the lives he's taken. But as he steps into battle ring one more time, he finds that his life is in for a drastic change.Read more...

The Chemistry Behind The Brilliant Colors Of Autumn Leaves

With fall coming to the Northern Hemisphere, some parts of the world can look forward to dazzling reds, oranges, and yellows in their foliage. But do you know what chemicals are responsible for these varied colors?Read more...

Witness The Epic Battle Between A Tarantula And A Spider-Hunting Wasp

While we typically think of spiders as the ones eating insects, spider wasps (members of the family Pompilidae) prey on spiders. This video captures a showdown between a tarantula and one of these spider-hunting wasps. Who will survive?Read more...

Fox News Clip Is A Master Class On How Not To Discuss Sexism In Comics

This past week, we listed off some of the ridiculous arguments that people make to defend sexism in superhero comics , but it looks like we may have to add a few more to that list. This conversation between three Fox News hosts brings up some baffling points about female superheroes.Read more...

Alternate Versions Of The Collector's Lair From Guardians Of The Galaxy

One of the most fascinating places we visit in the _Guardians of the Galaxy_ movie is the museum where the Collector keeps all of his goodies. Concept artist Richard Anderson shares some of the different designs he came up with for the movie version of the Collector's museum.Read more...

This Cartoon About A Venus Flytrap With Legs Will Brighten Your Day

It's a fly's worst nightmare: a Venus flytrap sprouts legs so that it can chase down its prey. But that's not all that happens in this short and charming animated film.Read more...

Colin Farrell Is Definitely Going to Be in True Detective Season 2

Get pumped folks. Colin Farrell has officially confirmed that he will star in the sophomore season of the hit _True Detective_! Read more...

Don't Look At These GIFs Unless You Want Nightmares About Mutant Babies

Seriously, the GIFs made by freelance animator Hayden Zezula are the stuff of pure nightmares, filled with loops of vacant-eyed baby heads and mutant limbs. They look like some mad science experiment gone horrifically awry.Read more...

Not even Darth Vader can escape the madness of Play Arts Kai

Ah, Variant Play Arts Kai, that action figure bastion of minimalist design and modesty. Square-Enix's toy line hit Tokyo Game Show last week with a few sneak peeks at some upcoming figures - including this rather extravagant first entry in a line of _Star Wars_ toys.Read more...

These Clever Cartoons Interact With The Real World—And It's Hilarious

Illustrator and art director Troqman plays with the relationship between the two-dimensional and three dimensional by staging his drawings and sketchpads in real-world environments. He calls it cartoon bombing. We call it delightful.Read more...

Before Wasps Enslaved Caterpillars, They Enslaved a Virus

Every day we get more proof that wasps are the most terrifying creatures on the planet. Not only do they mind-control caterpillars and inject them with their wasp babies, they also managed to enslave a virus to do their dirty work for them.Read more...

Instead Of George Washington, Captain America Crosses The Delaware

Captain America and the agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. take the place of George Washington and his troops in this reinterpretation of the classic painting. Cosplayers, ahoy!Read more...

You should watch this intense, The Last of Us-inspired short film

The Last of Us' grim, fungus-laden post apocalypse is ripe for more storytelling beyond the hit video game - and this short film by Finnish director Mikko Löppönen certainly delivers on nailing the game's intense atmosphere.Read more...

Doctor Who Reveals The Only Thing Really Worth Stealing

Thus far, the loose theme of this season of _Doctor Who_ seems to be "identity crises" and "deconstructing heroism." These themes manifest this week in another story where the Doctor isn't entirely calling the shots, and the main McGuffin that everybody is trying to steal is "selfhood." Spoilers ahead...Read more...

Finally, We're Getting a Fluffy, Feathered T-Rex!

Our extreme prejudice against unfeathered avian dinosaurs on screen is well-known, so imagine our delight that the first trailer of the new _Dinosaur Island_ reveals a fantastically fluffy Tyrannosaurus Rex!Read more...

2001: A Space Odyssey Retold In One Weird-Ass Animated Minute

The folks at 1A4STUDIO occasionally release speedruns, one-minute animated tours through classic films. In this one, they condense all two-and-a-half hours of _2001: A Space Odyssey_ and make the ending even more opaque.Read more...

Storm And Wolverine Kiss In An Outtake From X-Men: Days Of Future Past

While Logan and Storm don't actually kiss in _X-Men: Days of Future Past_, Halle Berry and Hugh Jackman do share a peck in costume in this slightly goofy outtake from the film.Read more...

This Aquaman-related Batman v. Superman rumour sounds totally Insane

Now this is weird. We've known for ages that Jason Momoa will be playing Aquaman in _Batman v. Superman _ (even that's something we're not sure on still) - but this new rumour circulating might tell us how he fits into the larger picture of DC's plans. And it's honestly pretty damn ludicrous. Read more...

A PSA: Don't Trust Strange Woodland Creatures, Even If They Mean Well

During World War II, an injured English paratrooper comes across a strange and curious creature. The creature wants to help the soldier, but his brand of help may be the worst thing that ever happened to the young man.Read more...

According to Variety, End of Watch director and Training Day writer David Ayer is Warner Bros. first

According to Variety, _End of Watch_ director and _Training Day_ writer David Ayer is Warner Bros. first choice to direct the upcoming Suicide Squad movie, based on the DC comic series. Word is that the studio thinks Ayer is "a good fit for the dark and edgy film."Read more...

Since Superman Absorbs Solar Rays, Here's A Skimpier, Sun-Friendly Look

One of the arguments behind Starfire's barely-there outfit is that her powers are fed by solar energy. Since Superman also gets his powers from our yellow sun, cartoonist J.Bone designed a new, less UV-blocking costume for the Man of Steel.Read more...

The Inspiration For Disney's Robin Hood Wasn't Actually Robin Hood

_Andrew E. Larsen is an historian who specializes in Medieval England and blogs about pop culture and history at An Historian Goes to the Movies. In "Disney's Robin Hood: A Bit More Medieval Than You Might Think," Larsen explores the film's true inspiration, which wasn't Robin Hood but a different medieval tale._Read more...

In Collier's Magazine, World War III Already Happened...In 1952

In 1951 _Collier's_ magazine devoted an entire issue to reporting an imagined version of World War III. The magazine followed every detail of the conflict from the first attack to the eventual occupation of Russia by the United Nations. Read more...

Storyboard art from the first attempt at an X-Men cartoon is up for sale

Before _X-Men: The Animated Series _and itsamazing theme tunegraced our screens, Marvel attempted to set up an X-Men cartoon in the late 1980's with _Pryde of the X-Men_ - and now, a producer on the series' pilot has put a set of original storyboards for it on eBay.Read more...


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