This Is What's Happening In The Aftermath Of Nepal's Earthquake

Severe shaking from Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal lasted less than two minutes, but the true impact of this disaster is still getting worse. In some ways, it isn’t as bad as scientists expected. In others, it’s far worse. » 4/28/15 11:20am 41 minutes ago

This Cargo Run To The Space Station Is Starting With A Train Ride…

This Russian Soyuz rocket is getting ready to launch a Progress spacecraft to carry supplies to the International Space Station, and it’s oddly gorgeous. Update: A problem with telemetry and spacecraft control have sent Progress spinning in space and thus far unable to rendezvous with the Space Station.
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Spraypainting Phalluses On Potholes Is One Way To Get Them Fixed

The roads around my house have emerged from the winter looking like the set from a WWII epic set on a war-torn Moon. Local government, as a rule, sucks at repairing car-eating potholes in a timely and effective manner — unless, that is, you surround said pothole with a brightly colored penis. » 4/28/15 12:59am Today 12:59am

Cookie Monster Makes an Amazing Hulk In Sesame Street's Avengers Parody


In a lesson on focus — which Cookie pretty clearly lacks — Sesame Street takes on the climax of The Avengers as only they can. They also make a pretty good case for the Hulk being the most powerful of the Avengers, as Cookie destroys both Cap’s Shield and the Mighty Corn’s hammer. » 4/27/15 9:00pm Yesterday 9:00pm

New Science Magazine Is All About The World's Coasts And Their Residents

Hakai Magazine is a newly launched science publication that will report on science, society, and the environment along the world’s coastlines, which are home not only to nearly half of the planet’s human population, but countless other species of plants and animals. » 4/27/15 5:30pm Yesterday 5:30pm

Johnny Depp Makes For A Terrifying Dinner Guest In Black Mass Trailer  

Johnny Depp has played Dillinger and Donnie Brasco, and this fall he’ll take on another famous gangster, Whitey Bulger. The trailer for Black Mass suggests the action will take place during Bulger’s 1970s heyday, but his tale has a contemporary hook: he was captured just four years ago after 16 on the lam. » 4/27/15 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm