11 of the Most Constipated-Looking Action Figures Ever Released

As action figures have become more detailed, toy fans have been treated to some amazing-looking figures over the years. But not that long ago, when sculpting techniques were less advanced, toy likenesses could range from the mediocre to the terrifying. Here are 11 figures who look less like they’re ready for action… »11/02/15 3:18pm11/02/15 3:18pm


The Greatest Responses To That Star Wars Twitter Boycott

There’s one thing on the mind of the Internet today: Star Wars. More Star Wars than you could possibly imagine. But it’s not just the new trailer that people are talking about—a particular social media tag demanding an alleged boycott of the film for its diverse cast has generated more laughs than it has any right to. »10/20/15 4:08pm10/20/15 4:08pm

Which would come out on top in a duel, a lightsaber or the Sword of Gryffindor?

Which would come out on top in a duel, a lightsaber or the Sword of Gryffindor? This is the mindbending question posed by theRadioTimes (via Ask Science Fiction). As Harry Potter’s Sword pulls in whatever makes it stronger and Star Wars’ lightsaber is crystal-focused energy, what happens when they meet? »8/31/15 1:41pm8/31/15 1:41pm

Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson and Stephen Colbert Geek Out Over Pluto

Stephen Colbert and Neil deGrasse Tyson are rightfully excited about the successful Pluto flyby of New Horizons. They’re so excited that they made a little video where Colbert brings his trademark layman curiosity to the proceedings (while also correcting Tyson on Pluto’s size and the temperature of the 9th circle of… »7/15/15 4:30am7/15/15 4:30am