Read An Exclusive Chapter Of Catherynne M. Valente's New Fairyland Book!

Catherynne M. Valente's Fairyland series has captured the imaginations of kids and perspicacious adults alike — and now, the fourth volume in the series, The Boy Who Lost Fairyland, is coming out in March. But no need to wait — we've got an exclusive excerpt, in which a troll becomes a boy. » 1/26/15 10:43am 16 minutes ago

10 Weirdest Projects That George Lucas Has Been Involved With

This past weekend, George Lucas released his fairytale musical fever dream, Strange Magic. A movie in which fairies sing ELO and Lady Gaga for 99 minutes. But that wasn't the only bizarre venture that Lucas has tried to develop. Here are the 10 weirdest projects Lucas worked on throughout his career. » 1/26/15 10:20am 39 minutes ago

What Would An X-Files Revival Be About?

As you may have heard, we might be due for an X-Files revival pretty soon. It's not a sure thing, but based on reports, all of the relevant parties — stars Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny, plus creator Chris Carter — are interested in returning, if not for a full season, then an "event" similar to the very… » 1/26/15 12:40pm Today 12:40pm

Experts Say King Tut's Busted Burial Mask May Be Repairable

Late last week it was revealed that the beard from King Tut's burial mask was hastily glued back on with epoxy after being accidentally knocked off by a maintenance crew. After inspecting the priceless artifact, a German restoration specialist says it can probably be fixed. » 1/26/15 9:20am Today 9:20am

This Week's TV: Felicia Day Returns From The Land Of Oz—And She's Mean

Before we settle in to watch the Superbowl (or the Puppy Bowl), we've got a whole week of TV to enjoy. Felicia Day's Charlie is back on Supernatural, and my has she changed. Someone on Sleepy Hollow has a demonic parent figure to deal with and the Mythbusters recreate a level of Doom in real life. » 1/26/15 9:00am Today 9:00am

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 Today 8:30am

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 Today 11:23am

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 Today 8:00am

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 Today 7:40am

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