The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True In 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, it's time to reflect on the most futuristic breakthroughs and developments of the past year. This year's crop features a slew of incredible technological, scientific, and social achievements, from mind-to-mind communication to self-guiding sniper bullets. Here are 15 predictions that came… » 12/29/14 8:00am 6 minutes ago

What Real Historical Figure Is Portrayed The Least Accurately Onscreen?

Sometimes stories like to let their very fictional characters mingle with real historical figures. When that happens, though, the details of that person's life tend to get blurred or even completely rewritten. Today, we want to know which real historical figure matches up the least with their onscreen portrayals. » 12/29/14 7:00am Today 7:00am

Do We Finally Know What The Star Wars Spin-Off Movie Will Be About?

Plus, read a possible description of Max van Sydow's Force Awakens character. Roberto Orci talks clears up some Star Trek rumors, Mark Ruffalo hints at a big mistake from Bruce Banner in Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Robert Kirkman trolls us with a possible huge death in The Walking Dead. Spoilers now! » 12/29/14 6:00am Today 6:00am

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The Surprise Hero of The Librarians Is John Larroquette

This episode cemented more than anything that this show's true hero is John Larroquette. Both the actor and his character. Seriously, no one is funnier on this show than Larroquette and this week we learned that he's the Big Good to Matt Frewer's Big Bad. There are worse people to rest your show on, I guess. » 12/28/14 11:15pm Yesterday 11:15pm

The Anatomy of Chicago's Busted Christmas Eve Snow Forecast

Remember all that snow Chicago was supposed to get today? It's 41°F and raining right now. Forecasts were always honest that it might not snow, but seeing the potential for up to six inches of snow on Christmas Eve vanish in a cold, dreary rain is still a shock to the system. Here's why that happened. » 12/29/14 1:06am Today 1:06am

Bill Nye's Answer to Fermi Paradox: Be Patient

The Fermi Paradox is a question that stumps and fascinates scientists (and pretty much everyone else, let's be real.) The question, originally posed by Italian physicist Enrico Fermi, wonders at why there are theoretically so many habitable planets in the universe, but humanity has yet to make contact with any form of… » 12/28/14 5:47pm Yesterday 5:47pm

This Math Equation Is Also A Limerick

This week's Sunday Puzzle looks like a mathematical equation. Well, it is a mathematical equation. But hidden in that equation is a poem. Can you recite it back to us? » 12/28/14 1:45pm Yesterday 1:45pm

Give Yourself the Gift You Wanted: Headphones, Watches, a Bed & More

Let's be honest, receiving gifts is always a crapshoot. And if you received something a bit lackluster this holiday season, like a calendar or cologne, now's your chance to get yourself something you really want and need. Choose from practical items like sheets and duffle bags that or have some more fun with… » 12/17/14 2:37pm 12/17/14 2:37pm

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In t0day's day and age, you can't take security online for granted. Even major services like PSN go down sometimes. These bundles, covering White Hat Hacker Techniques and Cyber Security Development, are curated to guide you through the basics of cyber security – from network security to hacking techniques. » 12/26/14 12:20am Friday 12:20am