The 20 Most Revolting Special Effects Ever Created [NSFW]

Ever since Star Wars, the special effects industry has taken us to amazing new worlds and recharged our sense of wonder. It's also grossed us the frak out. Exploding heads, severed limbs, strange mutilations... Here are the 20 most disgusting special effects of all time. Warning: NSFW! » 11/27/14 10:00am 11/27/14 10:00am

What's the absolute best movie remake of all time?

Remakes are like leftovers — sort of warmed over and not as juicy as the original. But every now and then, someone manages to remake a classic movie, and actually bring something new and wonderful to the table. What's the best remake of a science fiction or fantasy movie? » 9/24/13 2:12pm 9/24/13 2:12pm

12 Movies That Filmed Happy Endings You Never Saw

Everybody likes a happy ending... right? Actually, no. Sometimes a happy ending is the absolute wrong thing for a movie, because it throws away everything the film-makers worked to build up throughout the film. Sometimes, a movie has to end with fire, tears or blood. Here are 12 movies that had happy endings, but… » 5/08/13 10:04am 5/08/13 10:04am

Parasitic flies turn bees into zombies before wiping them out completely

Something is very wrong with the bees. Since 2006, the mysterious phenomenon known as colony collapse disorder has wiped out countless honeybee colonies throughout Europe and North America, and nobody knows why. But a weird parasite may hold the answer. » 1/03/12 5:00pm 1/03/12 5:00pm

Mayflies might just have the saddest, most perfectly evolved existence…

Mayflies spend a year awaiting their birth, and then most die after living just one day. Their sole purpose is to pass on their genes, and most never even bother eating...and that's been the status quo for 100 million years. » 6/26/11 11:35am 6/26/11 11:35am

Our eyes are theoretically capable of sensing magnetic fields

Birds, bees, and turtles all possess the ability to navigate by the Earth's magnetic field. Humans might actually possess the exact same magnetism-sensing hardware as these other creatures, as a light-sensitive protein taken from the human eye gave flies magnetovision. » 6/21/11 11:40am 6/21/11 11:40am