FINAL JOURNEY | The Space Shuttle Atlantis takes off on its final mission to the final frontier.
There's seldom been an hour of television that brought up as many fascinating ideas about the nature of humanity as Torchwood: Miracle Day's first episode, which just aired. More »
Launch your weekend in heroic style, by gazing upon the full pyrotechnic glory of Captain America The First Avenger. Marvel has released a treasure trove of high-res stills from its second superhero movie of the summer, and they look fantastic.
Syfy comes back strong this Monday, with a block of new programming designed to get your attention. There are new episodes of Syfy's two most successful shows, Eureka and Warehouse 13, plus a 90-minute pilot of Alphas, a new series. More »
What we need in this troubled world is heroes. Who look cool. And what looks cooler than Art Nouveau? The European art style popularized in the late 19th century is synonymous with beauty, grace and total mind-blowing radness. More »
While many have decried the end of the Space Shuttle program as America's last step into space, it won't be: the United States will continue to look to space in the long-term, much like it has throughout the history of spaceflight. More »
It's apparently official: The live-action Akira film is dead. Director Albert Hughes walked away from it a while back, and by all accounts nobody else is stepping up. More »
With today's last Space Shuttle flight, we've reached the end of an era in American space exploration. In this gallery, we look back on 30 years of the Space Shuttle program. More »
Sookie, Buffy, Clark - these are all well-known main characters whose series ran long after their store of audience goodwill ran out. A lot of series' main characters end up being hated by the very audience they attracted in the first place. More »
You've already seen our massive gallery of images from Vamps by Amy Heckerling (of Clueless fame). Now get an eyeful of cult goddess Sigourney Weaver, vamping it out as the movie's big bad. More »
If you're like the rest of us, you're almost certainly made of matter. But where did all that delicious, gooey matter come from? In this In this week's "Ask a Physicist" we'll find out. More »
Everybody knows that talking-animal movies are really about the human condition. Marmaduke, Cats & Dogs, Yogi Bear... they all reflect human personalities filtered through the lens of silly animal stereotypes. More »
A mysterious cache of dozens of humans skulls discovered earlier this year in Dorset, England belonged to Viking raiders. Anthropologists figured this out when they examined the teeth, and found that elaborate patterns had been filed into them. More »
An easy experiment with a gas range and a box of paper clips can give you a good understanding of how to strengthen, and soften, steel. Should you ever be hurled into a medieval world of elves and sorcerers, you can make your living as a smithee. More »
Yesterday's Futurama gleefully smashed together parodies of such modern sci-fi classics as Minority Report, Avatar, Tron...and, uh, Police Academy. It also turned Erwin Schroedinger into a supervillain and gave us the most ridiculous police chief ever. More »
Check out this amazing illustrated map of the seven kingdoms of Westeros - riddled with crests, beasts and heaps and heaps of amazing spoilers. More »