Crows Are Even Smarter Than We Thought Possible 

We know that crows understand causality, the relationship between cause and effect. We also know they have mad tool skills. Now, a new research collaboration between Moscow State University and the University of Iowa suggests that crows are also capable of analogical thinking, a realm of reasoning thought only… » 2/16/15 10:20am 2/16/15 10:20am

People Are Animals, Too

Tommy the chimpanzee got his day in court on October 8, 2014. He was unable to attend the hearing in 'person' – spending the day, like any other, in a cage in Gloversville, New York. But in an Albany courtroom, Steven Wise of the Nonhuman Rights Project argued that Tommy should be considered a person under New York… » 2/14/15 9:05am 2/14/15 9:05am

How to Make Your Willpower Stronger -- According to Science

The holiday season is over, so it's time to get serious about your New Year's resolutions. But those fine intentions are only as good as your self-control. Here's what you need to know about the neuroscience of willpower — and what you can do to make your will even stronger. » 1/07/15 12:00pm 1/07/15 12:00pm

CIA Analysis Of The War Of 1812 Finds Same Failures That Led To 9/11

This month is the 200th anniversary of the British capture of Washington, DC, and the torching of the White House. How did this disaster happen, despite ample warnings? A CIA analyst who pored through historical documents blames the same types of intelligence failures that preceded Pearl Harbor and September 11th. » 8/12/14 1:00pm 8/12/14 1:00pm

The Alien Brains Living on Planet Earth

To look for aliens, most people peer towards the sky. But if you look down, you'll discover they already live among us. These aliens have brains, like we do, but they're mostly inside their arms, and each arm acts as if it has a mind of its own. » 7/08/14 5:15pm 7/08/14 5:15pm

Match.com and Mensa Are Teaming Up to Pair Off Geniuses

If you've been dissatisfied with the low intelligence of people in your dating pool, you might want to check out Match.com's latest feature: The online dating service is currently teaming up with Mensa, the global high IQ society, to romantically pair off brainiacs and nerdballs. » 6/27/14 2:31pm 6/27/14 2:31pm

Intelligence's Season Finale Was A Parade Of The Show's Greatest Hits

And even with an episode that seemed to bring together everything that's ever worked on this show into one package, it was still only... adequate. Not quite horrible, but not quite enjoyable, either. » 4/01/14 11:20am 4/01/14 11:20am

This Week's TV: Continuum And Game Of Thrones Return!

Two of our favorite shows are back this week to treat us to another season of suspicion and betrayal. Plus, Robot Chicken brings us a new DC special—all about the villains—and Community plays G.I. Joe. Check out the latest clips and details below! » 3/31/14 9:00am 3/31/14 9:00am

This Week's TV: Season Finales Of Teen Wolf, Helix, and Walking Dead!

We've got clips teasing the major showdowns on Teen Wolf, Helix, and The Walking Dead, while Being Human counts down its final episodes. Plus, Jim Henson's Creature Shop debuts its reality show and two Birds of Prey meet on Arrow. Check out all the details below! » 3/24/14 9:00am 3/24/14 9:00am

Intelligence Finally Delivered A Solidly Entertaining Episode

FINALLY. It wasn't perfect, but last night's episode aimed straight at "spy procedural" and actually hit it. They even managed to turn a previously frustrating mistake into running joke! Y'all, I have tears of pride in my eyes. » 3/18/14 8:40am 3/18/14 8:40am

This Week's TV: The Suicide Squad is unleashed on Arrow!

This week's Arrow opens up the DC Universe a little wider with the Suicide Squad—and we're excited to see what happens. Plus, the Community crew is playing another game of Dungeons & Dragons, The CW premieres a new post-apocalyptic TV show, and Adventure Time remembers Billy in its season finale. Check out all the… » 3/17/14 9:00am 3/17/14 9:00am

Intelligence hands out horrible plot clichés to all its characters

Last night on Intelligence, EVERYONE GETS A CLICHÉ. Riley's is unreal. And I may never forgive them for either what they did to Lillian or the truly awful villain of the week. » 3/11/14 6:40am 3/11/14 6:40am

This Week's TV: Will Believe bring Alfonso Cuarón's movie magic to TV?

The Gravity and Children of Men director brings is tale of a superpowered girl to television—will Believe reaffirm our faith in Cuarón or leave us with doubts? Plus, From Dusk Till Dawn is reborn as a TV series, Lady Sif teams up with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Cosmos takes us through the wonders of evolution. Check… » 3/10/14 9:00am 3/10/14 9:00am

You wouldn't need to be drunk to enjoy Intelligence, for once

Last night's episode of Intelligence had its flaws – my god, how awful is Cyber Com's security? – but I will forgive those because this was the first time the show delivered solid entertainment, on purpose. Right up until Riley's little speech at the end. » 3/04/14 11:16am 3/04/14 11:16am

This Week's TV: Clone Wars' final season! Plus, who is the Yellow King?

This is a week of hellos and farewells, with the premiere of the non-zombie back-to-life series Resurrection, the return of both Once Upon a Time shows, and the season finales of Almost Human and True Detective. Plus, the final 13 episodes of Clone Wars hit Netflix, revealing the secrets of Order 66. Catch the latest… » 3/03/14 9:00am 3/03/14 9:00am

Is Dredd 2 in the works? Plus find out how Captain America 2 begins!

Check out striking new Game of Thrones posters, focusing on the Lannisters. Did Jennifer Morrison finally reveal Chris Gorham's mystery Once Upon a Time character? Plus casting news from Teen Wolf, The Flash, iZombie, and The Visitors. Spoilers now! » 2/26/14 6:00am 2/26/14 6:00am

Intelligence is trying to force us to root for the bad guys

Last night, Intelligence had its first entirely-Gabriel focused episode in a while. And while this episode seemed specifically written to show how awesome Gabriel is, instead it proved, once and for all, just how useless he is. Spoilers ahead... » 2/25/14 2:24pm 2/25/14 2:24pm

This Week's TV: The Ice King goes sane and Arrow faces the Clock King

The Olympics have come to a close, and that means scripted television has returned to our sets. Arrow and the Black Canary face off against a classic DC villain while Adventure Time's Ice King gets a second chance as Simon. Plus, Vikings returns, and we learn what's next for The Walking Dead's Daryl and the True… » 2/24/14 9:00am 2/24/14 9:00am

Hints from True Blood and Arrow, plus the wildest Star Wars rumor yet!

Michael Cudlitz talks about establishing Abraham's relationship with Rick in The Walking Dead. Bryan Singer explains what the Sentinels of X-Men owe Transformers and Pacific Rim. And Jada Pinkett-Smith joins Gotham. Plus, Once Upon a Time has given the Wicked Witch a name! Spoilers now! » 2/20/14 6:00am 2/20/14 6:00am

Intelligence wields the Sledgehammer of Obvious. And yet, we still care

There were a lot of anvils being dropped on Intelligence last night, because this show does not trust its audience to pick up on anything subtle. And Gabriel was inept as ever. But this episode also had a climax that hit me right in the feels. » 2/18/14 1:00pm 2/18/14 1:00pm