Over 90% Of Human DNA May Be Completely Worthless

Geneticists at Oxford University are making the astounding claim that a mere 8.2% of our DNA does something biologically important. That means upwards of 90% of the human genome is "junk" — a discovery that could dramatically hasten genetic research. » 7/25/14 8:40am 19 minutes ago

Why Some In Star Wars: Rebels' Galaxy View The Empire As The Good Guys

While Star Wars: Rebels centers around a spaceship crew doing their best to stick it to the Galactic Empire, it will be a while before we see a full Rebel Alliance form. That's because, as the show's producers explained at yesterday's Comic-Con panel, a lot of people feel that the Empire has brought stability to… » 7/25/14 8:20am 39 minutes ago

​How an Obscure 2nd Century Christian Heresy Influenced Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer is shaping up to be the sleeper success of 2014. But no one has yet commented on one of the film's most unusual subtexts — its direct allusions to Gnosticism, the ancient Christian belief system that was damned by the Roman Church as heretical and virtually extinguished by the 5th century. » 7/25/14 8:00am 59 minutes ago

The 1970s Spacecraft Is Doing Science Again!

The 36-year-old ISEE-3 is back collecting shiny new science! ...but our efforts to bring it home are for nought. Instead, our first crowd funded, crowd source citizen science space mission will be on a heliocentric orbit. Ah well, that's still pretty amazing! » 7/25/14 10:42am Today 10:42am

How Will Fantastic Four Be Different from Other Comic Book Movies?

There are more comic book adaptations on the way: one movie, and two TV shows. Simon Kinberg talks the alternate 1980s in X-Men: Apocalypse. Dwayne Johnson teases Shazam yet again. Check out amazing Avengers 2 concept art. And American Horror Story adds a soap opera alum to its cast. Spoilers now! » 7/25/14 6:00am Today 6:00am

The First Hot Tub Time Machine 2 Trailer Looks Into The NSFW Future

Let's face it, you're either super-excited for sequel to the ridiculous time-travel comedy Hot Tub Time Machine, or you're not. For those who are, you will not be disappointed with this red-band trailer for the sequel, where (most of) the original crew gets back in the hot tub... but ends up in the future. » 7/24/14 4:51pm Yesterday 4:51pm