The 7 Least Plausible Solutions To The Fermi Paradox

One of the greatest conundrums to face humanity is the question of extraterrestrial life. Many explanations have been posited over the years to explain why we have yet to make first contact, some better than others. Here are seven of the weakest solutions to the vexing problem known as the Fermi Paradox. » 3/02/15 11:00am 37 minutes ago

Welcome to the Rural Town That Wants to Build a Hyperloop Utopia

What do cities look like in the world of Hyperloop transit? Will supersonic travel turn our cities into vast, intermodal suburbs? And what about the edge towns that once bled into the country, fed by car travel—will they empty out and decay, eliminated by a new form of transportation that bypasses them? » 3/02/15 1:43pm 54 minutes ago

The Most Stunning And Clever Cosplay From Long Beach Comic Expo 2015!

The best cosplay isn't just dress-up — it's a performance, paying tribute to the characters and stories we love. And this cosplay from Long Beach Comic Expo is just brilliant, and super-accomplished. It's the perfect thing for a dreary Monday morning. Here's our favorite cosplay from Long Beach! » 3/02/15 10:30am Today 10:30am

Read A Brand-New Short Story By Stephen King

As the big-screen adaptation of It rumbles into existence with Cary Fukunaga at the helm, Stephen King's been keeping busy. A new story by the author appears in the March 9th issue of The New Yorker. It's a Western, and it's all about justice (or injustice?), and you can read it here. » 3/02/15 10:25am Today 10:25am

The Truth Behind The POWER/RANGERS Short, And How You Helped Save It

Last week, director Joseph Kahn dropped his "dark as f*ck" POWER/RANGERS short. Soon, it was pulled from the internet, but now it's back in full NSFW glory. So what happened? In an exclusive interview, Kahn explains how the internet saved his short. Plus why he doesn't think the real Power Rangers show should be this… » 3/02/15 10:00am Today 10:00am

Vincent D'onofrio Is Looking Kingpin-y As Hell In First Daredevil Pic

The first look at Vincent D'onofrio as Wilson Fisk, the villain of Marvel and Netflix's upcoming Daredevil TV show better known as the Kingpin, has arrived. Sure, the Kingpin is just a big, bulky, bald dude, but even in this still you can see the gravitas and presence D'Onofrio exudes as the crimelord. » 3/02/15 9:40am Today 9:40am

Kerbal Space Program Now Lets You Turn Your Ships Into 3D-Printed Toys

Kerbal Space Program, the space flight sim about sending millions of Kerbal astronauts to an early grave/advancing the space-faring dreams of the Kerbal nation, is now offering a wave of merchandise based on the game - a site which lets you upload your wildest Kerbal creations and turn them into 3D-printed models. » 3/02/15 12:30pm Today 12:30pm

This Solar Powered Groot Is Clever, But Also The Stuff Of Nightmares

It seems like perhaps the most obvious idea for a dancing Groot - just one of many that we've had since Guardians of the Galaxy came out. Watch the little twig that could wiggle about through the power of the Sun itself! But I don't think anyone accounted for it looking so spectacularly scary too. » 3/02/15 10:37am Today 10:37am

What Futuristic Inventions Must We Never, Ever Build?

No one sets out to make a dystopia, but there are some futuristic inventions that seem ripe for unintended consequences. So set aside that killer robot you've been putting together in your garage and for goodness sake halt your lab work on that food replacement pill, and tell us about your own personal tech nightmares. » 3/02/15 7:00am Today 7:00am