One Of The Bleakest Monologues In Christopher Nolan's Batman Trilogy Never Made It Into The Films

The very first teaser for Batman Begins had a laser-guided focus: to remind you that this was far from the goofy Batmans of Forever, of Batman & Robin or Batman ‘66. But apparently, its bleak monologuing was even a bit too much for the actual (and plenty grim) movie itself. »10/09/15 11:10am10/09/15 11:10am


In webcomic Darkness, a lonely guy must neutralize his roommate's brooding, seductive superpowers

Have you ever met a guy who embodies darkness? A man whose shirt is always half unbuttoned, whose disheveled hair blows in the nonexistent wind, and who is accompanied by a melodramatic caption box? A fellow whose vampire-esque brooding has women flinging themselves at him from halfway across the block? Jonas is just… »2/04/12 11:30am2/04/12 11:30am

The tiny island of Sark is a window back to the Middle Ages - and that's good for science

Sark is a tiny, car-free island in the English Channel that didn't fully get rid of feudalism until 2008. Its nights are so reliably dark that it's just been named the world's first "dark sky island", making the island one giant observatory for looking up at the night sky without any light pollution to get in the way. »2/03/11 4:00pm2/03/11 4:00pm