Today's Google Doodle Pays Tribute to Godzilla Co-Creator Eiji Tsuburaya

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 114th birthday of Japanese special effects director Eiji Tsubaraya, who was one of the co-creators of Godzilla and the main force behind Ultraman. In his honor, Google has ten minigames you can play aping all steps required to make the practical effects Tsubaraya was a master of. »7/07/15 3:06am7/07/15 3:06am

This Awesome Pacific Rim Kaiju Can Carry Your Jaeger Toys To Their Doom

Otachi is basically the Batman of NECA’s Pacific Rim toy line at this point. The Kaiju beastie ranks up there with main star Gipsy Danger for variant toys, but only one comes with a feature for it to grab other mech toys and carry them up to their rapid-descent death. That’s pretty damn cool. »5/19/15 1:20pm5/19/15 1:20pm

A Marine Biologist Explains Godzilla's Exponential Growth

In 1954, Godzilla was 164 feet tall. With each successive appearance over the past 60 years, his height has increased, so that he now stands at 492 feet. Not bad, given that it took cetaceans 55 million years to go from 8.2 feet to 98 feet in length. Can evolutionary theory help explain Godzilla's rapid growth spurts? »5/05/14 11:40am5/05/14 11:40am