First Plot Synopsis for Christopher Nolan and Wally Pfister's…

Welcome back to your regularly scheduled spoiler round-up. This time, there are hints about the mysterious new project that Christopher Nolan is producing, possibly starring Johnny Depp. Plus a new J.J. Abrams movie based on Etsy crafts. Justin Lin is vying to be the hardest working man in science fiction. There are a » 11/05/12 6:00am 11/05/12 6:00am

Peeta transforms into an insufferable high school hipster heart throb…

We've got a seriously amazing collection of indies and shorts in this Sunday's Cult Movie Worship. Check out the latest trailer for Joseph Kahn's frenetic movie equivalent of a turducken, Detention, and see if you can point out every single movie cliché stuffed inside the next. Plus, we've got zombie-killing babies,… » 4/01/12 4:30pm 4/01/12 4:30pm

What will suspended animation really be like? A new study offers hints.

In early winter, brown bears find a comfy spot in a cave or burrow that's well-protected from the cold. Then they curl up, fall asleep, and don't awaken or eat for 5 to 7 months. It's called hibernation, and until now we weren't really sure what happened in bears' bodies during that time. How could they survive for… » 2/17/11 6:06pm 2/17/11 6:06pm

Meet the Tardigrades: The Solar System's Most Extreme Survivors

There is an organism living on this planet who can travel through space without a suit. Cute, unassuming little invertebrates, these organisms are called tardigrades, or water bears, and usually spend their days crawling around on a piece of nice wet moss in a forest, or meandering through our vast oceans. They only… » 7/10/08 9:41am 7/10/08 9:41am