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Here's Every Crazy, Suicidal Stunt From The Mission Impossible Movies

The fifth Mission Impossible movie comes out on Friday—and you’ve already seen the absolutely batshit, life-threatening stunt where Tom Cruise hangs off an airplane in flight. The without-a-net, potentially deadly stunts have become a trademark of the series—see for yourself, with our video roundup. » 7/29/15 11:01am Today 11:01am

Watch the Crazy Trailer For the Biggest Film in Chinese History

Teletubbies meets Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon this is not. The trailer you see here is for a film called Monster Hunt, directed Raman Hui, a main animator on the Shrek films. That film, which was released earlier this July in China, has very quickly become the highest grossing film in Chinese history.
» 7/27/15 5:00pm Monday 5:00pm

Terrible Things You Can Do with a Selfie Stick, Other Than Take Selfies

It’s a telescoping pole with a flexible gripper for your phone at the end. Inside, a cable connects the button on the handle with with your phone. Click the button and it takes a picture! From three feet away! People call them selfie sticks, but I’ve never used mine for selfies. I do things that are a lot worse. » 7/24/15 3:56pm Friday 3:56pm

Charon Poses a Geomorphic Riddle: How do You Make a Mountain in a Moat? 

Hi, Charon! What’s that? You’re jealous that Pluto broke the brains of geophysicists worldwide yesterday, and want attention? Fine, let’s see what you look like up close! Beautiful craters, lovely smooth plains, a few cool linear features... Wait a minute, is that a mountain in a moat? How did you create that?! » 7/16/15 5:50pm 7/16/15 5:50pm

The Batman Comic's New Batmobile Is Ridiculous, But in the Best Way

Batman’s chosen mode of transport has evolved a lot over the years. From swanky car to Tumbler, and even armored tanks. But with a new, heavily armored Batman in town in DC’s Batman comics, there needs to be a new Batmobile to match—and it looks completely, hilariously over the top. Bat-Truck, indeed. » 7/07/15 8:30am 7/07/15 8:30am

The 12 Creepiest Card Descriptions in Magic: The Gathering

One of the most iconic elements of Magic: The Gathering is the tiny snippets of lore written on the bottom of each card, known as “flavor text” to fans. These bits of story are frequently funny, but just as often they can be haunting. Here are 12 bits of flavor that turn good Magic cards into memorably creepy ones.
» 7/02/15 10:20am 7/02/15 10:20am

This Purported Power Rangers Movie Synopsis Sounds Ridiculously '90s

Recent rumors about the impending Power Rangers reboot seemed to indicate we could be in for a needlessly “gritty” movie. But an alleged new plot synopsis could imply the exact opposite—that we’re getting a movie so achingly ‘90s that it practically oozes MC Hammer pants and Marky Mark. » 6/29/15 3:45pm 6/29/15 3:45pm