Plants Are Actually Kind of Evil

Generally speaking, plants get filed under the "boring" category. Occasionally, they smell nice, look pretty, or provide some tasty food, but that's about it. Until you realize that these immobile life forms are engaged in a terrifying daily battle that involves theft, slavery, eavesdropping — and explosives. » 7/24/14 12:00pm 12 minutes ago

Here's The Life-Sized TMNT Pizza Thrower In Pizza-Throwing Action

Pizza Hut has been talking about their life-sized replica of the classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles vehicle the Pizza Thrower for weeks now, but we finally have the first footage of it in action, straight from this year's Comic-Con. Warning: Contains graphic pizza-on-Shredder violence. » 7/24/14 11:50am 22 minutes ago

Nickelodeon Yanks Legend Of Korra Off TV, Shoves It Online

I've got good news and bad news, Bending fans. The bad news is that Nickelodeon has taken season 3 of Legend of Korra off the air; only one episode will air this Friday night, and after that, nothing (well, nothing unless you count the good news, which is that the remaining episodes will be released online). » 7/24/14 11:35am 37 minutes ago

​12 Of The Craziest Characters Created By Jack "King" Kirby

Jack Kirby was a genius, one of the forefathers of the entire comic industry, and a man with limitless imagination. He was also kind of insane. Besides creating Captain America, the X-Men and countless other heroes and villains, he produced some of the weirdest comics ever made. Here are only a few of Kirby's craziest… » 7/24/14 11:11am Today 11:11am

Two Horror Writers Explain How Co-Authoring Made Their Novel Scarier

Sleeping Policemen seemed, at times, to come too easily. It was a joy to write—much of the seeming effortlessness fueled by the collaboration, that synthesis of friendship and creativity. It began as a notion—"Let's write a novel quick and mean and gritty"—that took shape, dark and dirty, through a string of emails: » 7/24/14 1:34pm Today 1:34pm

Deals: Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, Transformers Comics, PS1 RPGs

90 minutes of deleted scenes! One of television's best, and one of my favorite shows ever finally gets the awesome package it deserves with Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery. You can get it for $89 today five days out of release, compared to $120+ elsewhere. Use code SHIPFREE. [Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery] » 7/24/14 9:25am Today 9:25am

The Pre-Holocene Climate Is Returning — And It Won't Be Fun

Our planet has been witness to plenty of strange weather happenings recently, from devastating floods to the polar vortex. These events are providing a glimpse of what it was like during the pre-Holocene era — a time of volatility and destruction. But it could also be a demonstration of where climate change is taking… » 7/24/14 8:40am Today 8:40am

The True History Of Star Trek Is Finally On Its Way

There have been books, documentaries, fan sites, etc., that have attempted to chronicle the history of Star Trek. But none of them will ever be more comprehensive, more complete than the upcoming tome The 50 Year Mission: The Complete Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek. Here are the very first details! » 7/24/14 8:30am Today 8:30am

What can we learn from the Liverpool Cholera Riots ?

The reaction of rural communities afflicted by this latest Ebola outbreak has shocked the world, characterised by the spread of conspiracy theories and misinformation leading to attacks on emergency response teams. But for those who know a little about the history of disease outbreaks, these reactions are all too… » 7/24/14 11:19am Today 11:19am

Get 92% Off The Complete iOS 8 & Swift Development Course (Pre-Order)

In a few months, Apple is releasing iOS 8 along with Swift, their new development language. Want to get a jump start and learn how to build apps in this new language? For a little while, you can lock in this extra low pre-order price (92% off for $79) on the Complete iOS 8 & Swift Development Course. » 7/01/14 3:44pm 7/01/14 3:44pm