The Change That Could Have Saved Spider-Man 3

After reading Sam Raimi's explanation of just went wrong with Spider-Man 3, a lot of the blame for the comparatively lackluster movie fell on the shoulders of one character: Peter Parker's symbiotic frenemy, Venom. But could one change have saved the movie? » 12/31/14 4:00pm 12/31/14 4:00pm

Marvel Casts A Key Role, While Star Wars Gains A Cameo From James Bond

The Venom movie is still trying to decide which iteration of the character to base the film on. How long will it take Oliver to find Thea on Arrow? Jessica Lange describes her circus owner in American Horror Story. And Ben Mackenzie details the difficulties of being a good cop in Gotham. Spoilers now! » 9/17/14 6:00am 9/17/14 6:00am

Which Old American Horror Story Character Will Reappear In Freak Show?

Is a major DC hero left out of Batman v. Superman after all? Find out why Venom deserves his own movie, and why Gotham is so diverse. Jenna Coleman explains why Clara's fate will be a major surprise on Doctor Who. Plus, what elements from Star Wars Rebels will make it to Episode VII? Spoilers now! » 9/12/14 6:00am 9/12/14 6:00am

This Crazy Jellyfish Has No Tentacles, But Its Sting Is Nasty

Meet Keesingia gigas, one of a pair of new species of Irukandji jellyfish recently discovered off the coast of Western Australia. It's confusing researchers because it appears not to have any tentacles. » 8/20/14 4:10pm 8/20/14 4:10pm

The New Season Of Doctor Who Will Have Way Less Serialized Storytelling

Steven Moffat goes into more detail about how Doctor Who will address Peter Capaldi's previous appearances. The Under the Dome cast talks about the "penetrable" Dome. And previews of True Bloodand this Fall's CW shows. Plus, which actor is all set to return for Guardians of the Galaxy 2? Spoilers now! » 8/05/14 6:00am 8/05/14 6:00am

"Venomous" vs "Poisonous," Explained With Adorable Talking Animals

Science and nature cartoonist Rosemary Mosco's latest webcomic explains the difference between venomous and poisonous in just half a dozen panels (fewer, if you count the intro and the kicker), which makes it as pithily informative as it is charming. » 7/18/14 6:00pm 7/18/14 6:00pm

Game Of Thrones Will Definitely Last At Least Another Three Years

Stan Lee drops hints about his Avengers 2 cameo. Guillermo del Toro talks about the chances of making a Hellboy 3 and Haunted Mansion. Constantine casts a female lead. Zachary Quinto mulls returning as Sylar for Heroes: Reborn. Plus, behind-the-scenes looks at Arrow and The Flash. Spoilers now! » 7/14/14 6:00am 7/14/14 6:00am

How Far Away From the Books Is Game of Thrones Going to Stray?

Check out tons of X-Men character artwork! Fede Alvarez talks Evil Dead 2. There won't be any smooth sailing for Cosima and Delphine on Orphan Black. The Walking Dead adds a new regular, but it's not clear who he's playing. Plus, finale news from Agents of SHIELD, Arrow, and Supernatural. Spoilers now! » 5/06/14 6:00am 5/06/14 6:00am

Spider Evolution Should Make You Even More Terrified Of Spiders

You probably only think of spiders as the horrible venomous arachnids that use two of their legs to pry open your eyelids so they can inject your eyeballs with venom while you're sleeping. Turns out? When you look at how they evolved to produce that venom they get even scarier. » 5/02/14 8:00am 5/02/14 8:00am

Is Another Surprising Game Of Thrones Character Marked For Death?

Don't expect to see Miles Morales take over as the movie Spider-Man, ever. There's an unsubstantiated rumor about the title of Star Wars: Episode VII. Early reviews of Mad Max: Fury Road are ridiculously upbeat. Plus, Andy Serkis is advising on the Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Spoilers now! » 5/02/14 6:00am 5/02/14 6:00am

This Cute Little Guy Desperately Wants To Poison You

Perhaps a better way to phrase it would be "he wants to envenomate you", since this recently "extinct" little creature can bite you and pump you full of venom. It's one of the few venomous mammals on Earth, and perhaps the only one that injects venom exactly the way a snake does. » 4/22/14 6:30am 4/22/14 6:30am

Is Fantastic Four close to a Dr. Doom? And Doctor Strange a director?

A toy box reveals the backstory for Godzilla. Karen Gillan talks her big fight with Zoe Saldana in Guardians of the Galaxy. And just what is the history between Sarah and the new character Cal on Orphan Black? Plus a major Hulk character comes to Agents of SHIELD. Spoilers now! » 3/13/14 6:00am 3/13/14 6:00am

Sony expands the Spider-Man films with Venom and Sinister Six movies

Not to be left out of the massive spanning world of comic book continuity Marvel Studios has mastered, Sony is expanding the Spider-Man brand with two new major VILLAIN movies. Yes, Venom is finally getting his own movie, and so is the anti-Spidey gang the Sinister Six. And wait until you hear who's making it! » 12/13/13 7:25am 12/13/13 7:25am

Allergic Reactions to Bee Stings Could Actually Be Protecting Us

Food allergies are common, but so too are adverse reactions to insect stings. But while allergic reactions to bee stings can be damaging or even deadly, new evidence shows that it’s our body’s way of trying to protect us — a reaction that for some people goes way too far. » 10/24/13 9:00am 10/24/13 9:00am

Meet the Deadliest Venomous Animals in the World

Venom can turn a seemingly weak and tiny creature into a feared killer. But what, exactly, does it mean for an animal to be "venomous"? And which venomous species are the most deadly to humans? Here's what we know. » 9/25/13 11:00am 9/25/13 11:00am

Amazing Venom short banishes our horrible memories of Spider-Man 3

Adi Shankar and Phil Joanou are the makers of the phenomenal (and unofficial) Punisher short "Laundry Day," which starred Thomas Jane himself. Now they're back with True Blood star Ryan Kwanten as Eddie Brock in a fantastic 17-minute short better than the entirety of Spider-Man 3, titled "Truth in Advertising." » 7/31/13 2:50pm 7/31/13 2:50pm

Who would win in a fight between Superman and Nietzsche's Übermensch?

Superman or Nietzschean Superman? José Quintero's Allegorical Superheroes series places costumed superheroes in philosophical or mythological scenes. Superman squares off against Friedrich Nietzsche as his Übermensch; Spider-Man and Venom play David and Goliath, and Batman battles the crime dragon as St. George. » 5/12/13 7:30am 5/12/13 7:30am

Black mamba venom could be better than morphine

Want to know what substance could revolutionize pain management? The venom of a black mamba! A study published in this week's Nature showed that compounds isolated from black mamba venom are just as strong as morphine, but with less tolerance and no breathing problems. » 10/05/12 7:15am 10/05/12 7:15am

Freaky Venom face paint looks like it's eating the wearer's face

Makeup artist Sara Poskonka proves that you don't need an elaborate costume to make a strong cosplay impact — sometimes, you just need some black face paint and a little imagination. Her inventive Venom makeup looks distressingly like the symbiote might take over her entire face. And you could always opt to fill in… » 9/02/12 12:30pm 9/02/12 12:30pm

Sexy Venom cosplay makes good use of liquid latex

Check out this sensational cosplay shoot of a tattooed Gwen Stacy lookalike getting attacked and slowly turned into the nefarious Venom. Follow the links to the whole set of images by photographer Adam Jay at SuperHero Photography starring the lovely Freddie Nova. » 8/02/12 9:35am 8/02/12 9:35am