Why Poison Ivy Gets Into Your Blood

Poison ivy is the scourge of summer. Get a little bit in one place, and it can spread all over your body. And it spreads over your body because your blood carries it there. Find out how poison ivy makes you blood a collaborator. » 6/09/14 8:40am 6/09/14 8:40am

Batman And Catwoman Reenact Michelangelo's Creation Of Adam

Artist Simone Bianchi chooses a surprising inspiration for his Batman tableau, changing the hands of creation into hands of reaching, and adding a demonic quality to Batman's foes. » 5/17/14 10:00am 5/17/14 10:00am

Ventriloquist Harley carries a Jokerface doll in these Batman villain…

Artist Gingashi imagines an alternate Gotham City in which Batman has half as many foes who are twice as dastardly, giving us the mashed-up rogues Poison Cat, Two-Clay Face, Madcrow, and Jokernigma. » 1/05/13 10:30am 1/05/13 10:30am

Tron taggers, Spike assumes a Wookiee Life Debt on My Little Pony, plus

This week in the world of cartoons we continue to traverse the desert that is holiday programming, but we do have new episodes of Tron: Uprising and MLP: Friendship is Magic, as well as a couple of throwback cartoons. » 12/29/12 7:00am 12/29/12 7:00am

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Gotham City's Sirens, reimagined as Disney Princesses

What if Disney World was overrun by Gotham's ladies? Behold Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, and Catwoman in Disneyified garb. I kind of love that Catwoman appears to be holding jewelry she presumably nipped from Pocahontas and Ariel. All of the images come to use courtesy of Deviant Artist Cat Londers. » 3/13/12 8:55am 3/13/12 8:55am

The best video makeup tutorials to turn you into a gorgeous freak this…

One easy way to save money on a Halloween costume is to try your hand at a little fancy make-up art. It's much cheaper than buying some over-priced store-bought monstrosity. Plus, they're sick as hell. Here are the best of the "how-to" videos that can turn you into the Black Swan, Mystique, and even Jadzia Dax (retro… » 10/25/11 3:30pm 10/25/11 3:30pm

Parasitic flower seduce animals with scent

A rare parasitic flower from South Africa puts out an entrancing smell to get local mammals to pollinate it. For the first time, these scents have been described, and we're starting to understand just why flowers smell so good. » 1/05/11 1:43pm 1/05/11 1:43pm

Reality mirrors art: real-life superhero Civil War goes down in…

In Marvel Comics' 2006 miniseries Civil War, unruly superheroes brawl in Stamford, Connecticut, and Captain America and Spider-Man consequently fight each other. This Halloween, an unruly Captain America and Spider-Man were arrested for brawling in Stamford. It's all coming true! » 11/03/10 8:00am 11/03/10 8:00am

The Top 10 Killer Body Mods - And We Mean Killer Literally

What's the best part of being posthuman? Smiting your enemies with but a single touch, of course! Here are 10 mutants, cyborgs, and martial artists who are equipped to take down their nemeses using deadly limbs and epidermis. » 5/05/10 6:30pm 5/05/10 6:30pm

10 Comic Characters Who've Got The Power Of Love

For we mere mortals, romance can be tough; after all, love is, as Pat Benetar once so tunefully pointed out, a battlefield. But some comic book characters come prepared for this kind of war. Here're 10 examples to learn from. » 2/13/10 12:00pm 2/13/10 12:00pm

Kiss Me Deadly: Science Fiction's Lethal Lipsticks

It's the ultimate weapon of the femme fatale – the kiss of death. We've seen countless vixens ( and a rogue time agent ) use this deadly cosmetology. What were some of the most memorable of these lethal liplocks? » 6/20/09 2:00pm 6/20/09 2:00pm