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A Successful Launch Means It's About to Get Crowded on the Space Station

The latest trio of astronauts are safely space-bound after an early morning launch out of Kazakhstan. Soyuz will take the scenic route to meet the International Space Station, which is in a higher-than-usual orbit after avoiding space junk. After docking, the station’s crew will temporarily grow to nine astronauts. » 9/02/15 8:00am Just now

Help Get the Webcomic Chief O'Brien at Work Out of Cyberspace and Into a Book

We’ve written about Chief O’Brien at Work, the webcomic about the true misery suffered by Miles O’Brien during his days on the Enterprise, before. But now you can support it on Kickstarter and allow him to move from digital to physical form, even if he still never gets to leave the transporter room. » 9/02/15 7:30am 31 minutes ago

This Star Wars Casting News Changes Everything. Plus ANOTHER Wild Spider-Man Rumor!

Tatiana Maslany could still appear in a Star Wars film—and there’s one detail that could be huge. Game of Thrones is filming a huge scene from the books, minus one important character. There’s a shocking Walking Dead rumor. Star Trek Beyond reveals another new alien. Michael J. Fox is a robot dog. Spoilers ahead!
» 9/02/15 6:00am Today 6:00am

Steven Spielberg Is Looking For His Next Action Heroine For Ready Player One

Steven Spielberg is literally working on three movies at once. He’s got Bridge of Spies out next month, The BFG next Summer and then Ready Player One in December 2017. That’s the furthest off—but the casting process is already underway, and there’s even a shortlist for one of the lead roles.
» 9/01/15 5:30pm Yesterday 5:30pm

I Touched All Your Stuff Documentary Trailer Suggests True Crime at its Truly Weirdest

Chris Kirk is an American imprisoned for drug smuggling in Brazil. How he got there isn’t explained in the enigmatic trailer for Maíra Bühler and Matias Mariani’s documentary I Touched All Your Stuff, but reviews mention a “Hitchcockian chance-encounter with a femme fatale” and “Pablo Escobar’s hippos.” » 9/01/15 5:00pm Yesterday 5:00pm

Google Makes It Easy to Find Sex Inventions in the US Patent Database

Inventors have been coming up with devices to improve sex for decades. But before Google digitized all the records of the US Patent and Trademark Office to launch their Patent Search feature, if enterprising creators wanted to check whether their ideas were truly original, they had to search the sex patents by hand. » 9/01/15 4:40pm Yesterday 4:40pm

Denali Once Again Officially Known By Its Proper Name

Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that in answer to a request made 40 years ago by Alaska’s then-governor Jay Hammond, the name of the highest mountain in North America has now officially been changed back to the Native Alaskan term, Denali, meaning “high one” or “great one.” The change… » 9/01/15 4:20pm Yesterday 4:20pm

The Co-Creator of Arrow Is Making A "Hot Gothic" Show About The Brides of Dracula

Are you ready for another sexy vampire soap opera? Just a couple years after its Dracula show crashed and burned, NBC is ready to try again. Greg Berlanti, producer of The Flash, Arrow and Supergirl will make a pilot called Brides, which follows three female vampires as they live in modern New York City. » 9/01/15 3:30pm Yesterday 3:30pm

Clever Editing Brings Together Three Creepy Encounters With Three Hannibal Lecters

Filmmaker Matthew Morettini may also be a mind-reader, because he’s crafted something I’ve been waiting for since my ascent from casual Hannibal viewer to full-blown Fannibal: a short video juxtaposing the same Hannibal Lecter/Will Graham scene from each of the works in which it’s appeared.
» 9/01/15 3:00pm Yesterday 3:00pm

There Finally Might Be A Good 12th Doctor Action Figure Coming

Despite being Doctor Who’s Doctor a whole year now, Peter Capaldi’s not had much luck getting a decent figure of himself—the first one was absolutely dreadful, and although there’s a pretty decent 1/6th scale version on the way, it’s a lot pricier than most people are willing to pay. Enter this new, 5” figure...… » 9/01/15 2:30pm Yesterday 2:30pm