​2500 Year-Old Tattooed Siberian Mummy Had Breast Cancer, Used Marijuana

In 1993, Russian scientist Natalia Polosmak discovered the remains of a 25-year-old woman covered in tattoos who came to be known as the Ukok Princess. Now, an MRI has revealed that the young woman was suffering from breast cancer as well as a bone marrow infection at the time of her death, and scientists have stated… » 10/18/14 6:20pm Saturday 6:20pm

Don't Remake These Movies, Film These Books Instead!

Hollywood's addiction to remakes and reboots continues unabated, with dozens of films in development. And meanwhile, bookshelves are straining with hundreds of original, thrilling novels that have never been adapted to the screen. Here's a second dose of our list of books that should be adapted instead of yet another… » 9/27/13 3:16pm 9/27/13 3:16pm

No, Star Trek 3 is probably not filming in 2014

But the Mummy reboot really is filming next year. Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn gives insight into Rocket Raccoon. Check out some totally awesome X-Men: Days of Future Past posters. Ivan Reitman updates us on Ghostbusters 3. Is Syfy really making a TV show based on Terry Gilliam's 12 Monkeys? Spoilers… » 7/23/13 6:00am 7/23/13 6:00am

Dracula and Frankenstein are rival kings in the webcomic Ultrasylvania

Webcomics have provided a fertile training ground for neophyte cartoonists. Over the years, I've watched a number of artists go from toddling sketchers to masterfully sequential art storytellers. So it's only natural that professors would look to webcomics as a training tool for students interested in careers in… » 8/11/12 8:30am 8/11/12 8:30am