Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 2012THE ULTIMATE CONFONTATION | "Finale," by B. Borkur Eiriksson, just one of 60 or so spaceship concept art wallpapers in our gallery.


Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 2012Cancer is just as deadly as it was 50 years ago. Here's why that's about to change.

Why haven't we cured cancer yet? It seems like almost every day, we hear about another miraculous advance in cancer treatment. Drugs that cause tumors to shrink, gene therapies, and even a possible vaccine. More »


Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 2012Every Amazing Detail from 5 MovieTrailers - Including the Avengers‘ New Foes!

Last night we saw a ton of new movie trailers during the Super Bowl - including one amazing long look at The Avengers. We rounded up all the spots and stripped them of all their secrets in this five-part gallery. More »


Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 2012Meet the Bloop, the mysterious sound from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean

In the summer of 1997, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration picked up a sound from deep beneath the Pacific. The sound seemed to come from an animal far larger than any we've ever seen. More »


Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 2012Upcoming Movie Sequels that Are More Pointless than Ghost Rider 2

This month is like exhibit A for Hollywood's propensity to churn out sequels that nobody asked for. You've got Journey 2, opening today. And then next week, there's Ghost Rider 2, in which Nic Cage tries to "improve" upon the first flaming-skull motorcycle movie. But it gets worse. More »


Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 201210 Reasons to go Back to Bed

Sleep is important - and not just because it's warm and cozy under your comforters. So in the spirit of sweet, sweet slumber, here are ten excellent reasons to help you justify hitting the snooze button the next time you feel like grabbing a few extra z's. More »


Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 2012In this semi-drunk movie about Superman's death, Elijah Wood is Cyborg Superman

Remember when the Man of Steel died and came back in the 1990s? Well, this is the closest we're going to get to a live-action Death of Superman movie. More »


Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 2012First Ever Photo of a Shark Eating Another Shark

If you're a shark, what could you possibly have to fear? You're the ultimate predator, the top of the marine food chain. You can swim around without a care in the world. More »


Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 2012Pin-up calendar ladies survive the sexy apocalypses

They're not appropriately dressed, but these ladies are managing to get by in the apocalypse all the same. Illustrator Andrew Tarusov created a doomsday calendar, with a different gal and a different apocalypse for every month of the year. More »


Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 2012In 1995, New Mexico voted on a bill requiring psychologists to dress as wizards

In 1995, New Mexico state senator Duncan Scott was getting aggravated by the number of psychologists and psychiatrists being used as expert witnesses in legal trials. More »


Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 2012Gonorrhea is becoming untreatable

Gonorrhea is the second-most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease in the United States. But no biggie, right? It's not like it's HIV or herpes. More »


Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 2012Detailed breakdown of Spider-Man's new trailer shows off the Lizard!

You've seen the exceptionally moody and action-packed new trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man. But what secrets does it hide about the Lizard and Spider-Man's parents? More »


Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 2012This might be the single most amazing toy we've ever seen

Everyone, this is Jaimie Mantzel, and he is about to blow your mind. We think the video pretty much speaks for itself, so just kick back and enjoy. What it doesn't provide, however, is some insight into the man behind this wonderful piece of spider-mech magic. More »


Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 201210 Movies and TV Shows Where Everybody Probably Died 5 Minutes After the End

Hollywood loves to give us happy endings - but often as not, when the good guys scrape a last-minute victory in the face of incredible odds, you're left wondering how long it'll last. More »


Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 2012Woolly Mammoth alive and caught on tape (maybe)

Even though it's still impossible to clone a Woolly Mammoth we may not need to - because a Woolly Mammoth has been spotted and captured on tape in Siberia. More »


Best of the Week: February 4-February 10, 2012Watch this insane breakdown of Stanley Kubrick's hidden narrative in The Shining

Film analyst Rob Ager has turned his focus on the "enduring and enigmatic enigma" of The Shining in an attempt to uncover the cryptic narrative tucked betwixt Stanley Kubrick's strange inconsistencies and the meaning behind the infamous black-and-white shot. More »