You Can Now Own The Astrolabe From The Game Of Thrones Opening Credits

Or, as you might know it, “that spinning bronze sun thing that flies over the map while you’re humming along to the theme tune”. Yes, one of the coolest parts of Game of Thrones’ opening will soon be an elaborate display piece you put on your shelf. Perfectly for Game of Thrones though, you’ll have to buy a book to… » 6/03/15 7:30pm 15 minutes ago

Stitchers Is One Of The Most Fascinatingly Horrendous TV Shows In Years

Once upon a time, ABC Family was the home of some pretty great genre entertainment. They had The Middleman. They had Kyle XY. Now, that’s all gone, and instead they have Stitchers... which is horrible in a can’t-look-away fashion as well as an instant-drinking-game fashion. Spoilers ahead... » 6/03/15 4:20pm 25 minutes ago

A Neuroscience Experiment You Can Perform On Yourself With Just A Mirror

There are lots of DIY scientific experiments you can put to the test, without needing so much as a lab protocol. Not all of them are just kitchen chemistry, though. In fact, here’s a strange experiment a neuroscientist gave us to try out right now, on yourself. » 6/03/15 3:30pm Today 3:30pm

A Beautifully Melancholy Webcomic About The Young Daughter Of Two Demons

Chloé C.’s webcomic Headless Bliss reveals what happens to the stories we make up after we forget about them. It starts when a figure born of the human realm encounters a curious young princess, the child of two cruel and monstrous demons. The comic is by turns funny and sad, but it’s also just plain gorgeous.
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How Game Of Thrones Filmed This Week's Terrifying Supernatural Battle

We’re still reeling from the epic, book-bettering events of the latest episode of Game of Thrones. Want to see what went into the making of one of the coolest sequences on the show so far? HBO has released an awesome look behind the scenes at how they filmed “Hardhome.” » 6/03/15 12:41pm Today 12:41pm

The Secret 1949 Radiation Experiment That Contaminated Washington

The physicists who invented the nuclear bomb worked out of Los Alamos in New Mexico, but the people who did the dirty work of making the bombs were in Hanford, Washington. Throughout the Cold War, Hanford churned out plutonium for our nuclear arsenal. It was also, conveniently, a place to experiment with radiation. » 6/03/15 2:53pm Today 2:53pm

You KNOW You Want An Evening Of Erotic Jurassic Park Fan Fiction!

Don’t even try to deny it. There’s a void in your life that can only be filled by hearing erotic tales about the characters in Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park novel, written by brilliant authors and read by the amazing Baruch Porras-Hernandez. And now, if you’re in San Francisco, you can get your wish.
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