Black Dynamite Is the Best Show on TV You're Not Watching

Black Dynamite is the best show on television. Since beginning its second season on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim back in October, Dynamite—an animated spin-off of the 2009 Michael Jai White blaxploitation send-up/homage movie— has depicted the following: Mister Rogers (you know, the army-trained killing… » 1/30/15 2:28pm 29 minutes ago

How Americans Changed The Way Japanese People Ate Sushi

Sushi has taken on its own shape and form in the United States, but even before the first sushi restaurants opened up in California, America had an impact on the type of sushi eaten in Japan. During the American occupation after World War II, a food rationing program helped the rise of nigiri outside Tokyo. » 1/30/15 11:24am 33 minutes ago

How Obama Will Spend The $215 Million Pledged To Precision Medicine

In an effort to make the current "one-size-fits-all" approach to medicine a thing of the past, the Obama administration has unveiled details about its Precision Medicine Initiative, an exciting and ambitious approach to personalizing the way we treat an assortment of diseases. » 1/30/15 11:20am 37 minutes ago

Chicks Might Map Numbers From Left To Right – Just Like Us!

When you think of the numbers 1–10, you probably envision them running along a line, with 1 on the left and 10 on the right. Scientists have long debated whether this tendency is hardwired or culturally instilled. This week, the hardwired camp scored a major point. Young chickens, it seems, also map numbers from left… » 1/30/15 10:40am Today 10:40am

20 Weird, Insane And Extremely Disturbing Barbie Dolls

There are plenty of lists about the "weirdest" Barbie dolls on the internet, but they only scratch the surface of the insane, sometimes terrifying world of the best-selling doll. Here are 20 totally real, official Barbies that prove she hasn't just conquered girls toys, she may have literally conquered the universe. » 1/30/15 10:00am Today 10:00am

2014's Best Games On Sale, Faster Xbox Load Times, and More Deals

C atch up on some of the big games you missed last year with Greenman Gaming's 2014 Revisited sale. Note that the promo code takes an extra 20% off the advertised deal prices. » 1/30/15 12:49pm Today 12:49pm

Marshawn Lynch Can’t Handle Mortal Kombat X's Fatalities

You'd think that the infamous NFL player nicknamed Beast Mode would be okay with the gory finishing moves of Mortal Kombat. He's not. At all. Marshawn Lynch isn't down with seeing people's intestines. » 1/30/15 12:32pm Today 12:32pm

An Odd Hypothesis About Bubbles Could Finally Lead to Nuclear Fusion

Nuclear fusion is the dream of energy scientists the world over, because it promises limitless, clean electricity. Most efforts to kickstart the process use high-intensity lasers, insane magnetic field and super-hot hydrogen plasmas. But there may be a more humble alternative. It's called sonofusion, and it involves… » 1/30/15 12:17pm Today 12:17pm

Project Almanac Proves It's Possible For A Movie To Be TOO Self-Aware

Project Almanac, the "found footage" time travel movie in theaters today, is kinda cute. And some people have praised the self-aware way it references other, better time-travel films like Bill and Ted and Looper. But on reflection, that self-awareness isn't a strength, it's the reason Project Almanac falters. » 1/30/15 9:05am Today 9:05am

New Technique Reverses Aging By Decades In Cultured Human Cells

Scientists from Stanford Medical Center have devised a technique for extending the length of human telomeres. It's a breakthrough that could eventually result in therapies to treat a host of age-related diseases, including heart disease and diabetes. It could also result in longer, healthier lives. » 1/30/15 8:00am Today 8:00am

You Can Now Buy A Life-Size Replica Of A Batman Returns Penguin Commando

Remember when The Penguin got mad literal in Batman Returns and had his own little army of Penguins to command? Did you love it so much that you've spent the past 23 years thinking 'Oh, how I wish I could have a rocket-bearing Penguin of my own!'? Well, you're in luck. Apparently. » 1/30/15 10:44am Today 10:44am