Zoo, The New TV Show About Killer Animals, Is Fun, Mindless Fluff

The first episode of the James Patterson adaptation Zoo is entitled “First Blood”—even though this action drama, which imagines what would happen if the animals on earth decided to rebel against their human overlords, is relatively bloodless (it is CBS, after all). That said, it does contain plenty of B-movie thrills! » 7/01/15 12:30pm A minute ago

Why Birth Control Dispensers Look the Way They Do

The first working model of the now-iconic birth control pill dispenser is in the Smithsonian’s history collection. It’s built out of clear plastic, paper, and double-sided tape, held together by a snap from a child’s toy, with slices of wooden dowel standing in for pills. It was created to solve a vexing problem. » 7/01/15 3:00pm 31 minutes ago

The 8 Star Wars Spin-Off Movies We Really Want

One of the best things about the Star Wars universe is that you can tell any kind of story in it. It’s a lesson Lucasfilm will finally bring to theaters when the first spin-off premieres in 2016. But while we’re excited for Rogue One, we can’t help but think of other possibilities—so here are our votes for the next… » 7/01/15 11:00am Today 11:00am

Today's Best Deals: Smart Locks, Phone Lenses, Power Outlets, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 7/01/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

The Rick and Morty Season 2 Trailer Is Gross and Weird (and Great)

Ever since the first season of Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s Adult Swim cartoon Rick and Morty knocked our socks off with a sock-removal ray, we’ve been counting down the days until the show’s return. Finally, the end is in sight—season 2 begins on July 26. Let’s get this dumb universe rollin’! » 7/01/15 8:12am Today 8:12am