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In DC's Bombshells, Batwoman Messes Up Batman's Origin in the Best Way

When DC announced that their series of World War II, pin-up style takes on their cadre of female heroes was getting a comic, we couldn’t wait to see some of comic’s coolest ladies swing into action—and now we’ve got a taste of just how great it is with a new, Batman-filled preview. Well, sort of Batman-filled.… » 7/28/15 9:00am Tuesday 9:00am

Hitch a Ride on New Horizons in Latest Flyover Animation from Pluto

That’s it. I’m packing my bags, hitching a ride on the next rocket, and finding a way to skate on the icy nitrogen glaciers of Pluto. The latest flover animation from New Horizons data takes us soaring in the skies over the aching expanses of Sputnik Planum and the jagged teeth of Hillary Montes. » 7/24/15 10:40pm 7/24/15 10:40pm

Meet Captain Eli, the "One-in-Several-Million" Neon Orange Lobster

Fisherman Bill Coppersmith plucked this very rare orange lobster yesterday from the Gulf of Maine, but amazingly, it’s not his rarest-ever catch. That honor goes to the white albino lobster he snagged in 1997. Still, the critter he dubbed “Captain Eli,” in honor of his grandson, is unique indeed. » 7/23/15 6:00pm 7/23/15 6:00pm

Celebrate The 30th Anniversary Of Explorers With This Nifty Poster

The 1985 film Explorers is one of those movies that’s friends talk about in secret. If you’ve seen it, you probably love it. If you haven’t, it’s a movie you have to share. And that makes sense considering it was made by Gremlins director Joe Dante and stars Ethan Hawke and River Phoenix. » 7/23/15 5:35pm 7/23/15 5:35pm

This Secret Wars Cover Hides An Even More Secretive Superman Cameo

Marvel’s Secret Wars event is all about exploring the different shards of the Marvel universe... the ones that are left, that is. Some of those shards even recall the times Marvel’s heroes crossed over with those of the DC Multiverse, which means Alex Ross got to sneak in one tiny encounter on this awesome cover. » 7/23/15 1:20pm 7/23/15 1:20pm

These Tiny Little Robots Are Helping Us Understand the Science of Swarms

Have you met the Kilobot? It’s small, simple, inexpensive—not the most impressive robot, on its own. But the Kilobot wasn’t made to work alone, or even in twos or threes. No, where the Kilobot really thrives is in groups. Since 2010, the size of the group in which it cooperates has steadily grown, and with it the… » 7/22/15 6:00pm 7/22/15 6:00pm

Meet the Authors of the Encyclopedia of Hypothetical Police Procedurals!

Yesterday, we raved about the Encyclopedia of Hypothetical Police Procedurals, a.k.a. our new favorite humor blog about goofy cop shows that don’t exist, but should (like the outer space-set NYPD Blue Moon!) We’re obsessed, and we had to reach out to authors Luke Burns and James Folta for more. » 7/22/15 2:20pm 7/22/15 2:20pm

Our Exclusive Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation Video May Self-Destruct

In eight days, everyone will find out that IMF is in a bad way. As Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation begins, the Impossible Missions Force is struggling to survive on multiple levels. Only Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) can restore the agency In this exclusive featurette, you’ll see Hunt has his work cut out for him.
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We Heart This Blog That Hilariously Skewers Corny Police Procedurals

Favorite Tumblr of the moment: Encyclopedia of Hypothetical Police Procedurals, “the definitive guide to non-existent police procedurals.” Written by Luke Burns and James Folta, it won a humor prize from Chronicle Books; peruse its pages for descriptions of TV shows just a shade too cheeky to be real. » 7/21/15 8:00pm 7/21/15 8:00pm