How Universal Basic Income Will Save Us From the Robot Uprising

Robots are poised to eliminate millions of jobs over the coming decades. We have to address the coming epidemic of "technological unemployment" if we're to avoid crippling levels of poverty and societal collapse. Here's how a guaranteed basic income will help — and why it's absolutely inevitable. » 10/31/14 1:00pm 54 minutes ago

The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow Was Inspired By A Yellow Fever Epidemic

A community paralyzed with fear, not knowing when an unseen presence will claim its next victim. Are we describing an epidemic or a supernatural predator? The similarity is not a coincidence in the horror story, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, whose author, Washington Irving, fled a yellow fever outbreak in New York. » 10/31/14 12:20pm Today 12:20pm

Your Guide to the next wave of Marvel's Cinematic Heroes

Marvel's Cinematic Universe is getting a hell of a lot bigger in the next 5 years, with new heroes joining the likes of Captain America and Iron Man in Cinemas. Don't know your Doctor Strange from your Doctor Who? Who the heck is Blackagar Boltagon? Here's your handy guide to Marvel's latest Silver Screen Superheroes. » 10/31/14 3:16pm Today 3:16pm

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Has Been Lost – One Pilot Confirmed Dead

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo experienced an "in-flight anomaly" shortly after takeoff this morning. The suborbital space plane was conducting its first rocket- powered test-flight since January. California Highway Patrol now reports one fatality and one major injury following the accident. » 10/31/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

The One Basic Fact About History That Time Travelers Always Forget

One of the staples of time travel stories is the idea that our heroes will visit earlier geological periods in Earth's history. Of course — because they'll want to see dinosaurs with ostrich feathers and giant millipedes. But they generally forget something very important about Earth's past. » 10/31/14 11:30am Today 11:30am

Here Are 50 Spooky Songs to Make You Get Up and Dance This Halloween

Halloween music is one of the greatest gifts this time of year gives us. So we've compiled 50 of our favorite scary songs — but we're fully aware we're leaving out some of the greats. If we missed your favorite, or if you have a song that must, must, must be played today, let us know! » 10/31/14 11:30am Today 11:30am

Nothing Says Halloween Like People Screaming at Horror Games

Let's plays of horror games are popular for good reason: watching someone else lose it over a jump scare can be hilarious, and, in case you're a huge coward (like me), even therapeutic. There have been lots of really good videos over the years—and what better time to take a look back than Halloween? » 10/31/14 1:42pm Today 1:42pm

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Are you passionate about photography? With over 200 lectures & 27 hours of content, this bundle from Adobe can teach you the skills necessary to take beautiful photographs and bring them to life with Photoshop Creative Cloud. Normally $243, you can grab this bundle for 87% off – just $29.99. » 10/30/14 1:15pm Yesterday 1:15pm