For nearly four decades, Mobile Suit Gundam has defined the giant robot genre, and anime in general. As much an examination of war as a simple action series, Gundam can be intimidating for new viewers... but it doesn’t have to be. »
Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem covering Kool and the Gang’s “Jungle Boogie”? Fun. Sam the Eagle somewhat reluctantly joining the band on vocals? Pure gold. »
What’s on TV this week? Another sporadically programmed episode of Gravity Falls! Atlantis, True Detective and Stitchers all draw to a close. Plus whatever the hell’s happening on Zoo! All on This Week’s TV.
“And the Woman Clothed With the Sun ...” is the second Hannibal episode named for William Blake, and it continues the Red Dragon storyline delightfully. Despite misgivings, Will and Hannibal form an uneasy partnership to track down the new “shy boy” on the scene. He’s got his quirks, that one. »
These grainy radio echoes of a weirdly-shaped asteroid tumbling through a close approach of our home planet are oddly hypnotizing.
Comics are a visual medium—but most comics still rely heavily on narration and dialogue. Once in a while, though, a series, a single issue, or even one great scene in a comic will forgo text, or keep it at a minimum, to tell a gorgeous story with just images. Here are 10 pieces of comic art that don’t need words to… »
In 2013, the world’s first lab-grown burger was unveiled to the world. It carried a $330,000 price tag, and apparently, it wasn’t all that tasty. But the scientists behind the idea have been hard at work, and artificial meat that’s both cost-effective and palatable may arrive sooner than we think. »
Rare games meant a lot to the people who played them, so a collection of 30 of (most) of their best works should mean a lot to children of the Spectrum ZX, the Nintendo 64 and even the Xbox 360. Combined, they’re part of a new collection on the Xbox One that is one of the most extraordinary bundles to ever hit… »
If your poop is much lighter colored than nearly everyone else’s, it could be a sign that you have an absolutely harmless medical condition. And your parents are to blame. »
That right’s you chimichanga-eating animals. The first Deadpool trailer will be out tomorrow—but here’s your first official glimpse at Ryan Reynolds’ performance as the popular Marvel Comics character. »
This is Shannon’s information theory, and it’s the equation that makes data compression possible. Without it, you wouldn’t be reading this article online right now. »
It’s nearly the end of the line for True Detective’s second season, and if “Black Maps and Motel Rooms” is any indication, none of our troubled leads are heading toward anything resembling closure or a happy ending. (Remember how season one finished?) And everyone is in the same state of mind: desperation. »
The Spratly islands are not a natural spot for a layover. They are isolated—tiny, shallow islands spread out over a huge chunk of the South China Sea. So why are so many nations rushing to construct airline runways and other infrastructure there? »
Hard to think of a better way to start your work week than a juicy Star Wars rumor, right? The latest one is a doozy and it concerns Felicity Jones’ lead role in 2016’s Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One. Rumor is, she’s the daughter of Boba Fett. »
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