Scott McCloud's Graphic Novel The Sculptor Is Amazing. See For Yourself!

Scott McCloud is a legend in comics, both for his series like Zot! and for his books like Understanding Comics. And now, his long-awaited graphic novel, The Sculptor, comes out on Feb. 3. We've got some exclusive preview pages — you're going to want to click the little magnifying glass to enlarge these. » 1/26/15 8:30am 5 minutes ago

The Funko Hulkbuster Figure Is Appropriately Plus Sized And Cute

The Hulkbuster was sadly missing from the original line up of Age of Ultron Pop! Vinyls from last week, but never fear - here it is in all it's resplendent, enormous glory. How can a giant mech suit designed to beat the living crap out of a giant green rage monster look so adorable? » 1/26/15 11:23am 11 minutes ago

How The "Nocebo Effect" Can Trick Us Into Actually Dying

The "nocebo effect" is like the placebo effect, except in reverse. Whereas placebos trick people into feeling better, "nocebos" are things that make people feel worse, even though they don't really exist. They can even kill people! Here's how we can trick ourselves into dying, and how doctors may have found a cure. » 1/26/15 8:00am 35 minutes ago

Millions Of Mutated Mosquitoes Could Be Unleashed In Florida—On Purpose

The U.S. Food and Drug administration is considering a plan in which millions of genetically modified mosquitoes would be set loose in the Florida Keys as a way to combat the spread of tropical diseases. » 1/26/15 7:40am 55 minutes ago

Julia Roberts Is Going To Turn Batkid Into A Movie

After he saved San Francisco, the young hero known as Batkid inspired a documentary about 5-year-old Miles Scott's exploits both fighting crime and battling cancer. Now Hollywood megastar Julia Roberts has bought the rights to Batkid Begins with plans to make it a major feature film, so start stockpiling kleenex now. » 1/26/15 6:40am Today 6:40am

Age Of Ultron's Secret Hero Could Be The Key To Marvel's Next Crossover

Will Michael "General Zod" Shannon be back as a whole different villain in Batman v Superman? The Star Wars spin-off may feature a surprising pairing. Margot Robbie talks about playing Harley Quinn. And how many tissues will you need to endure upcoming events on The Walking Dead? Here come the spoilers! » 1/26/15 6:00am Today 6:00am

NBC and ABC Have Bible Shows In the Making: Is This The Hot New Trend?

I think we can officially call ourselves in the midst of a Biblical renaissance in pop culture — from Son of God (a 2014 movie made out of a 2013 miniseries called, of course, The Bible) to Noah, there's a lot of Bible, both old and new, out there. And now ABC and NBC have announced two more Bible-themed shows are in… » 1/26/15 1:00am Today 1:00am

A Look at How Mini Helicopters Could Help NASA's Future Rovers

Driving on the surface of Mars pretty much sucks. Even though the Opportunity rover celebrated its 11th anniversary on the Martian surface today, that robust little craft has also ran into tricky sand dunes and other perplexing surface anomalies. It sure would be nice if some aerial reconnaissance could identified… » 1/26/15 1:01am Today 1:01am

Elon Musk Will Guest Star On Tonight's Episode Of The Simpsons

Elon Musk – CEO of SpaceX and Tesla and the real-world inspiration for Robert Downey Jr.'s portrayal of Iron Man – will guest star as Homer's cubicle-mate on tonight's episode of The Simpsons. I wonder if he'll try to sell Springfield his genuine, bonafide, electrified, rail-free hyperloop (hyperlooop, hyperlooooooop! » 1/25/15 3:00pm Yesterday 3:00pm

Watch How NASA Beautifully Visualized Airflow Over Years Of Flight Tests

This jaw dropping video spans many decades of NASA flight testing which is cool in itself, but the fact that it concentrates on clips where the normally unseen movement of air is documented makes it downright wondrous. It also acts as a strong reminder of just what the first 'A' stands for in NASA. » 1/25/15 5:01pm Yesterday 5:01pm

Major Blizzard Set to Dump Feet of Snow on New York City and Boston

All signs point to a significant blizzard in the Northeast on Monday night and Tuesday, with major cities like New York and Boston probably measuring snow in feet by the time the storm clears out. If the forecast pans out, this will be one of the most significant winter storms we've seen in quite a few years. » 1/25/15 4:41pm Yesterday 4:41pm