A Look at How Mini Helicopters Could Help NASA's Future Rovers

Driving on the surface of Mars pretty much sucks. Even though the Opportunity rover celebrated its 11th anniversary on the Martian surface today, that robust little craft has also ran into tricky sand dunes and other perplexing surface anomalies. It sure would be nice if some aerial reconnaissance could identified… » 1/26/15 1:01am Today 1:01am

Elon Musk Will Guest Star On Tonight's Episode Of The Simpsons

Elon Musk – CEO of SpaceX and Tesla and the real-world inspiration for Robert Downey Jr.'s portrayal of Iron Man – will guest star as Homer's cubicle-mate on tonight's episode of The Simpsons. I wonder if he'll try to sell Springfield his genuine, bonafide, electrified, rail-free hyperloop (hyperlooop, hyperlooooooop! » 1/25/15 3:00pm Today 3:00pm

Watch How NASA Beautifully Visualized Airflow Over Years Of Flight Tests

This jaw dropping video spans many decades of NASA flight testing which is cool in itself, but the fact that it concentrates on clips where the normally unseen movement of air is documented makes it downright wondrous. It also acts as a strong reminder of just what the first 'A' stands for in NASA. » 1/25/15 5:01pm Yesterday 5:01pm

Major Blizzard Set to Dump Feet of Snow on New York City and Boston

All signs point to a significant blizzard in the Northeast on Monday night and Tuesday, with major cities like New York and Boston probably measuring snow in feet by the time the storm clears out. If the forecast pans out, this will be one of the most significant winter storms we've seen in quite a few years. » 1/25/15 4:41pm Yesterday 4:41pm

Birdman Upsets Boyhood, Winning Top Honors At PGA Awards

Last night, Birdman won the Producers Guild of America's Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures, the biggest prize of the of the evening, scoring an upset over Boyhood, which had been favored to win. The last seven PGA winners have gone on to win the Oscar for Best Picture. » 1/25/15 8:57am Today 8:57am

​Adam Warlock: The Most Important Character Not (Yet) in Marvel Movies

Director James Gunn allowed Facebook users to ask him anything - and he gave plenty of answers. Nestled amongst bits about favorite scenes or most difficult moments is confirmation of something (potentially) major: Adam Warlock was not in Guardians of the Galaxy. » 1/25/15 10:45am Yesterday 10:45am

The Biggest Surprise In Syfy's 12 Monkeys Is The 12 Monkeys Themselves

How do you turn an existentially comfortless movie about a futile journey from a post-apocalyptic future into the present day into an ongoing TV series? One way is to make the time travel less futile. But another is to create a really scary villain — and with its second episode, 12 Monkeys stars doing just that. » 1/24/15 5:55pm Yesterday 5:55pm

The Onion Lampoons Vaccination Exemption

"Regardless of what anyone else thinks, I fully stand behind my choices as a mom, including my choice not to vaccinate my son, because it is my fundamental right as a parent to decide which eradicated diseases come roaring back." This would be even funnier, if the whole anti-vaxxer mess weren't so genuinely awful. » 1/24/15 3:22pm Yesterday 3:22pm

Batman Beats Superman in Footage of Cancelled Justice League Game

Long before the release of Injustice: Gods Among Us, there was supposed to be another fighting game that featured the members of DC Comics' premier superhero team kicking each other's butts. It got cancelled and footage was never seen. Until now. » 1/24/15 4:53pm Saturday 4:53pm

Alan Turing's Hidden Manuscripts Are Up For Auction

Alan Turing was a British mathematician who both broke the infamous Enigma code, enabling Britain to stay alive during WWII, and also the father of computer science and artificial intelligence. He's the reason why people have laboured for decades to beat the 'Turing Test', and also the reason why submarines didn't… » 1/24/15 4:47pm Saturday 4:47pm

Watch 60 of Cinema's Greatest Duels in One Epic Sword-Fight Supercut

Everyone loves a good sword fight. This movie montage by film lover and video editor Clara Darko combines sixty of her favorite duels in cinema into one ridiculously fun, eminently watchable supercut. » 1/24/15 1:23pm Yesterday 1:23pm