How Robert Wood's creepy invention helped the Allies win World War I

Robert Wood helped perfect one invention. That invention made a lot of creepy science photos, gave a distinctive character to raves, and, oh yeah, helped the Allies win World War I. How? By hiding signals in plain sight. » 8/30/13 8:00am 8/30/13 8:00am

How Black Light Works

What would Tron be without black light? Or television crime scene investigations, for that matter? Just screw in a special lightbulb, and suddenly everything glows in an awesome way. But how does this actually work? » 2/07/12 4:17pm 2/07/12 4:17pm

George Clooney discusses the making of Alfonso Cuarón's stranded…

Is Matthew Modine's character in The Dark Knight Rises a hero or villain...or both? One X-Men: First Class actor thinks a sequel will happen. The 300 sequel might have found its star. Plus True Blood adds a new regular vampire! » 11/03/11 6:00am 11/03/11 6:00am

In the comic book SVK, Warren Ellis writes his dialogue in invisible ink

SVK is the latest comic collaboration by Warren Ellis and artist Matt "D'Israeli" Brooker, who previously worked together on the cyberpunkish Lazarus Churchyard. This one-shot comic has been gaining press for a totally unabashed gimmick: it comes packaged with a handheld UV light device that allows the reader to… » 7/17/11 1:40pm 7/17/11 1:40pm