Watching Guardians Of The Galaxy Is Like Getting Back Part Of Your Soul

Guardians of the Galaxy isn't just one of the year's best movies. It's also a really interesting experiment with form — it blends hilarious comedy, utterly sincere classic-rock corniness, and massive hold-onto-yourself cosmic adventure. The result might make you look at classic adventures a new way. NO SPOILERS… » 8/01/14 9:00am 3 minutes ago

Astronomers Happen Upon The Most Distant Lensing Galaxy Ever Discovered

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have spotted an elliptical galaxy 9.6-billion light years from Earth that is so colossal, its gravity bends and magnifies the light from a galaxy behind it. The rare alignment is the most distant example of a lensing galaxy ever discovered, and could yield insights into the… » 8/01/14 8:30am 33 minutes ago

There's An Idea For A Galaxy Quest Sequel — Make It So, World!

We've been talking about a Galaxy Quest sequel forever. But maybe, just maybe, the time is right, and the writer allegedly has an idea. Plus, what was in the Rated-R version we never saw? » 8/01/14 8:15am 48 minutes ago

Corey Stoll Tells Us How Ant-Man's Foe, Yellowjacket, Gets His Powers

In Ant-Man, Hank Pym invents a material that allows him to shrink to the size of an ant — but how does Ant-Man's nemesis, Yellowjacket, get his own superpowers? Turns out it's way different than the comics. Actor Corey Stoll told us the costume's backstory, along with some details about Yellowjacket's arsenal.
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Get A First Look at Fantastic Four's Thing and Once Upon a Time's Elsa!

And there are new photos from Jurassic World, Gotham, and Mad Max. Joss Whedon explains why he wanted Avengers 2 to be "harder" to make. James Gunn reveals more details about Guardians of the Galaxy 2. And a ton of info about the two teachers joining the new Doctor on Doctor Who. Spoilers now! » 8/01/14 6:00am Today 6:00am

Q: What Color Is This? A: The Bane of My Existence.

There's little more annoying as a colorblind person than being asked what color something is. Children love this game, and I like the little weirdos enough that when they ask me I play along. I can't tell you colors of crayons without reading the crayon - and if you rip off the label, I'm lost. If the brand of… » 8/01/14 5:40am Today 5:40am

Let's All Play "Snoop Dogg or Real Dog?"

We love shows that teach things, are very in to the esoteric, and are funny. So our new favorite is "You're the Expert," which has three comedians trying to figure out the field of a guest expert. A few months ago, an episode featuring Dr. Alexandra Horowitz, an expert in dog cognition, gave us "Snoop Dogg or… » 8/01/14 1:30am Today 1:30am

Russia's Space Agency Is Helping Geckos Get It On In Microgravity

Animals in space just can't get a break. First, everything from kittens to snakes were sent on the vomit comet to confusedly tumble around in zero-gravity. Then, mice were recruited to live aboard the International Space Station. Now, Russia sent a harem of geckos to get lucky in orbit. » 8/01/14 1:01am Today 1:01am

Back In 1937, People Worried That Science Fiction Was Going Downhill

Most of us have been seeing convention panels about the "Death of Science Fiction" for years now — it's become sort of a jolly cliche. Everybody laments the loss of some earlier, greater age for the genre. But back in 1937, British fans were pretty worried that SF was in permanent decline. » 7/31/14 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm