How the Andrea Yates Tragedy Changed the Way We Think About Mental Illness

Even people who don’t follow crime know the name Andrea Yates. On June 20, 2001—six months after giving birth to her fifth baby in seven years—the former nurse, who suffered from severe postpartum depression, drowned each child in the family bathtub. Then, she called 911: “I just killed my kids.” »Today 12:00pm11/30/15 12:00pm

Badass Toy Hacker Converts Hasbro's New TIE Fighter Into a Flying Drone

We’ve all had flying toys that don’t actually fly. From little tin planes to hulking Millennium Falcon replicas, it’s fun to imagine if the toy worked like the real thing. Well, one anonymous quadcopter enthusiast didn’t imagine with his new Hasbro First Order Special Forces TIE Fighter. He made it fly. »Today 11:30am11/30/15 11:30am

Peter Jackson Filmed a Mini-Episode of Doctor Who to Announce He's Directing a Full Episode of Doctor Who

Peter Jackson just dropped a video “announcement” on his Facebook page to confirm something we first heard rumblings about three years ago: The director of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies will be bringing his skills to an upcoming episode of Doctor Who. »Today 10:30am11/30/15 10:30am

Why Did Marvel Say No to a Doctor Strange Movie From Neil Gaiman and Guillermo del Toro?

It’s pretty cool that Marvel’s sorcerer supreme is making his way to the movies. You know what might have been cooler? A weird and wonderful look at the mystical side of Marvel comics from two icons of modern fantasy: Neil Gaiman and Guillermo del Toro. However, Marvel apparently disagrees. »Today 9:30am11/30/15 9:30am

You Won't Need To Empty Out Gringotts To Afford All The Harry Potter Films Today

Have any Harry Potter fans (including yourself) on your holiday wishlist? All 8 films can be had on Blu-ray for $35, or DVD for $25, today only. Or, if you’re feeling particularly magical, summon forth the 31-disc Hogwarts Collection for an all-time low $90. That box includes all eight films on Blu-ray and DVD, plus… »Today 9:08am11/30/15 9:08am

We Could Be Getting TWO Live-Action Versions of the Teen Titans Soon!

Tom Holland talks about what makes Spider-Man unique in the Marvel movieverse. Glean some hints from The Force Awakens’ soundtrack. The Arrow producers tease a dark moment for Oliver. Plus, a new glimpse at Agent Carter, clips from Supergirl, and new pictures from Doctor Who’s season finale. Spoilers! »Today 9:00am11/30/15 9:00am

It Takes a Demon to Really Bring the Team Together on Ash vs Evil Dead

With “The Host,” we’re halfway through Ash vs Evil Dead’s 10-episode first season. This week, Pablo, Kelly, and Ash go through hell, but it brings them even closer together—a good thing, because it’ll take strength in numbers to defeat what they’re ultimately going to face at the end of their journey. »Yesterday 8:00pm11/29/15 8:00pm

The Next Big War Will Be Digital—and We’re Not Ready For It


In the 21st century the familiar form of warfare in which physical damage is meted out against the opponent’s military forces and infrastructure has become only one form of attack. Instead, states are increasingly launching non-lethal attacks against an enemy’s information systems – this is the rise of information… »Yesterday 7:30pm11/29/15 7:30pm

[Correction] Huge Piece of SpaceX Debris Washed Up in UK

A piece of the disposable fairing from a SpaceX launched washed up on the UK coast. While original reports identified it as part of the SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket that exploded catastrophically shortly after liftoff in June, closer investigation reveals it’s part of a successful cargo run from September 2014. »Yesterday 6:30pm11/29/15 6:30pm