The Biggest Winners And Losers Of Comic-Con 2014!

Every year, people spend thousands of dollars to journey to the motherlode of geeky pop culture: San Diego Comic-Con. And every year, entertainment companies do their utmost to generate excitement about their upcoming spectacles. But who gained buzz, and who lost it? Here's our list of the biggest winners and losers… » 7/28/14 12:22pm 12 minutes ago

We'll Never Be Able To Collect Data This In-Depth On Lemurs Ever Again

Meet Hiddleston. The blue-eyed black lemur was born at the Duke Lemur Center in March 2013. Since then, Duke researchers and students have recorded every detail of his life in their logbooks. Now, the Lemur Center is setting that data free, along with data for 3599 other lemurs that have called North Carolina their… » 7/28/14 3:16pm 18 minutes ago

hitchBOT's Epic 3,800 Mile Journey Across Canada Has Officially Begun

And so it begins: A child-sized robot named hitchBOT is currently making its way across Canada. Alone and immobile, hitchBOT will have to reach the West Coast by relying on others to get it there. Here's how you can follow hitchBOT's adventures. » 7/28/14 11:51am 43 minutes ago

Senate Abortion Hearing Reveals Junk Science Behind Women's Health Laws

This month, a Senate committee held a hearing on whether to halt the growing number of state laws reducing access to abortion services in the name of protecting women's health. The "expert" testimony revealed just how much these laws rely on fringe science and discredited research. » 7/28/14 10:38am Today 10:38am

Deals: Lord of the Rings Extended, Filler Bunny, Kingdom Hearts

One does not simply pay under $40 for the Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy Extended Editions Blu-ray set... oh wait, I guess you do. $38 today only. [LOTR Extended Editions] » 7/28/14 10:15am Today 10:15am

"Colossally Poor Timing" of Asteroid Caused Dinosaur Extinction

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh say the dinosaurs might have survived the asteroid strike that wiped them out had it happened slightly later or earlier in history. » 7/28/14 8:00am Today 8:00am

Elephants Might Be Able To Self-Medicate To Induce Labor

We know that animals have found ways to get themselves drunk or high by eating certain plants or fermented fruit, but recently, scientists have started studying the self-medication of animals — a branch of science dubbed zoopharmacognosy. This is how we discovered elephants might have a way to bring on labor. » 7/28/14 7:40am Today 7:40am

The Agents of SHIELD Are Joining The Official Marvel Comics Universe

Skye. Melinda May. FitzSimmons. Agent Coulson's elite team will join official Marvel comics continuity with SHIELD #1, written by Mark Waid and featuring a rotating series of artists. At Marvel's Comic-Con panel, Waid described it as "This is S.H.I.E.L.D. the TV show, the unlimited budget edition." » 7/28/14 6:25am Today 6:25am

Meet Three Modern Explorers Who Completely Dodged the 9-to-5

Explorers in the old days wore odd hats and did things for their countries, like discover new lands and sea routes. But nowadays, innovative chefs and daring filmmakers are just as likely to explore and make new discoveries in their fields. National Geographic's Expedition Granted competition seeks to fund one budding… » 7/28/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm