The Story Behind Scanners' Unforgettable Exploding Head Scene

The exploding-head scene (you know the one) from David Cronenberg's bloodhappy cheesefest, Scanners, is easily its most iconic. But have you ever wondered how the film's special effects team made the head burst just so? It wasn't pyrotechnics. It wasn't pneumatics. The answer, it turns out, was a lot more… » 7/12/14 3:00pm 4 minutes ago

Watch As A Black Bear And Her Two Cubs Are Released Into The Wild

This is simple, charming video, but there's a lot of things worth noting here. » 7/12/14 10:30am Today 10:30am

The Confederacy Almost Had a Helicopter During the Civil War

The American Civil War was probably the first truly modern war in that technology was so important. The military use of balloons, the development of steam-powered ironclads and monitors (as well as the invention of the gun turret), rifled cannons of unprecedented size, submarines, guncotton and telegraphy were all… » 7/12/14 9:30am Today 9:30am

How Hemlock Grove Will Top Last Year's Psychotic Werewolf Transformation

The most memorable thing about season one of Hemlock Grove was the batshit transformation of a human into a wolf. How can this show beat that thrill this time around? By going even more crazy with the "wolf-face exploding out of human face" action. And by reversing the process. » 7/11/14 5:00pm Yesterday 5:00pm

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Let's face it — you have a lot of digital stuff. Even if you don't have thousands of files lying about, photos & videos soon fill up GBs. This data is hard to organize, and can easily be lost if a hard drive fails. That's why online backup makes sense, and you can currently get 1TB of storage with 90% off DrivePop. » 7/09/14 5:19pm Wednesday 5:19pm