Robert Downey Jr. literally owns the Avengers' Emblem

Actors taking home items from the movies and TV shows they work on is a very common practice - but it's normally just a piece of costuming or a small prop. Robert Downey Jr however, doesn't tend to do things the usual way though, and his memorabilia from The Avengers was a little bit bigger than that. » 10/19/14 12:57pm Yesterday 12:57pm

This Truculent Duck Evolved The Bodily Equivalent Of Brass Knuckles

Everyone, meet the steamer duck. The steamer duck is one bad mother. See those orange nubbins on its wings? Those are keratinized spurs, which the steamer duck has evolved to wallop the living cuss out of any creature hapless enough to cross its path. (See that red stuff on the duck's head? Yeah. That's blood.) » 10/19/14 7:30am Yesterday 7:30am

Emperor Palpatine has a new first name, and it is RIDICULOUS

Considering he's a main character in the Star Wars saga, it's pretty bizarre that Emperor Palpatine has gone over three decades with naught but a surname to his, err, name. But a new Star Wars novel coming out plans to reveal his forename for the very first time - and it's really dumb. » 10/16/14 11:36am Thursday 11:36am

Gotham's Version Of American Idol Is A Lot More Brutal

In the various Batman tales, someone is always trying to put something into the water of Gotham City. Poison, chemicals, mutagens, liquid fear gas... but the prequel show Gotham conclusively reveals that the water supply already contained critical levels of lead, lowering everybody's IQ to single digits. Spoilers... » 10/14/14 8:30am Tuesday 8:30am