The Remarkable Predictions And Inventions Of Sir Winston Churchill

Though primarily known as a statesman, Winston Churchill was also a very capable futurist and inventor. From the rise of Nazi Germany and the Iron Curtain to the advent of tanks, the atom bomb and synthetic biology, here are some of Churchill's most incredible predictions and inventions. » 7/11/14 11:22am 3 minutes ago

This Snapshot of Coastal Processes in Australia is Lovely and Surreal

This striking image isn't a piece of watercolour abstract art. It's an estuary in Western Australia and a gorgeous example of utility of data beyond the visible spectrum. By combining wavelengths from deep blue through infrared, this Landsat image can be used to asses coastal processes and vegetative health. » 7/11/14 1:50pm 35 minutes ago

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Is the Most Upsetting Dystopia of All

Three years ago, audiences were blown away by Rise of the Planet of the Apes, a smart reimagining of the Apes franchise for the biotech age. Now ape protagonist Caesar is back in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, where humanity has been decimated by a plague and the planet's future is the grimmest you've ever seen. » 7/11/14 10:35am 50 minutes ago

The Antares Rocket Launch Will Be Visible July 12 – Here's How To Watch

If you've never witnessed a rocket launch in person, you'll want to keep your eyes peeled this Saturday, when the launch of Orbital Sciences Corp.'s commercial Antares from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility will be visible from much of the East Coast. Here's what you need to know to catch a glimpse. » 7/11/14 10:30am 55 minutes ago

See Doctor Who's Tenth And Eleventh Doctors Meet Their New Companions!

The new Doctor, Peter Capaldi, takes the role in just over a month. But the saga isn't over for the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors. Titan Comics is unveiling brand new Doctor Who series, in which both David Tennant and Matt Smith's Doctors get new companions. And we've got the first exclusive preview pages! » 7/11/14 10:26am 59 minutes ago

We Toured The Gruesome Set Of Guillermo Del Toro's The Strain

We've seen Guillermo del Toro's disgusting vampire monsters in the pasty flesh on the set of his mystery series The Strain. And they were way weirder than we ever imagined, but also gorgeous. This is a unapologetic gross-out monster series with vampires that crap themselves when they eat, but somehow it still… » 7/11/14 8:56am Today 8:56am

​The Two Organizations Trying to Destroy U.S. Science Education

The Heartland Institute, a prominent, Chicago-based organization opposing climate science, has teamed up with the creationist Discovery Institute to launch a smear campaign against a group promoting the nationwide adoption of updated science education guidelines. » 7/11/14 8:40am Today 8:40am

Peering Through Objects One Slice At Time Is A Surreal Experience

Artist Laurin Döpfner used an industrial sander to smooth his way through various objects one layer at a time, photographing each stratum as he went. When he was through, he compiled the images into the stop motion video you see here. The result is utterly entrancing. » 7/11/14 7:40am Today 7:40am

You Won't Believe Who's Rumored For Star Wars And Batman V. Superman!

Fresh details about Peter Capaldi's Doctor Who premiere. Alec Baldwin may be Mission Impossible 5's CIA Director. And Guillermo del Toro has a weird little project to complete before he finishes Pacific Rim 2. Plus, news from the casts of Heroes Reborn, Arrow, and The Walking Dead. Spoilers now! » 7/11/14 6:00am Today 6:00am

Get Over 90% Off 1 TB of Online Backup Software For Life – $69

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