Why Does God Allow Terrible Shows Like Dig To Exist?

Dig is the latest TV series to try and spin Biblical prophecies into conspiracy-mongering. Basically, God has left a bunch of holy nukes laying around and some fanatics are getting their hands on them. Why would God do that? More to the point, why does God allow such awful television to exist in the first place? » 3/06/15 10:24am 3/06/15 10:24am

San Francisco's Science Fiction Bookstore, Borderlands, Plans To Close

We could be losing another great science fiction bookstore soon. Citing an increase in the local minimum wage and pressures from Amazon.com, Borderlands Books announced a plan to close by the end of March. This would be a huge blow not just to San Francisco, but to science fiction authors who made this store a regular… » 2/02/15 1:00pm 2/02/15 1:00pm

Outcast Seriously Looks Like The Ultimate Nic Cage Movie

Nic Cage has pushed the limits of acting in the past — but with Outcast, his new movie coming out next week, he's redefining acting completely. Just watch the Shatnerian delivery of "I AM the White Ghost!" and the bizarre line-reading of "Their blood will be ON OUR BLADES!" It's just... sublime. Watch the trailer for… » 1/29/15 8:00pm 1/29/15 8:00pm

The ​11 Most Horrifying Redesigns Of Childhood Classics

Last week we gazed into the abyss, and the cold, dead eyes of the new International Rescue team from Thunderbirds gazed back. As movies and TV constantly seek to strip-mine your nostalgia for profit, redesigns like this are common. And sometimes, they go very wrong. Here are 11 awful makeovers of our childhood… » 1/20/15 10:00am 1/20/15 10:00am

What did we do to deserve this? Whatever it is, we're really, really sorry. We swear we won't do it again. But our remorse is as naught, for lo — they are making a sequel to the shittastic Ouija movie. » 1/16/15 1:50pm 1/16/15 1:50pm

These Magnified Bug Parts Are Super Gross and You Should Look at Them

We try to be as accepting of weird bugs and their freaky body parts as possible around here, but a newly published study features pictures so vile, even people whose jobs revolve around insects think they're gross. So, naturally, we're going to show them to you. » 12/04/14 3:38pm 12/04/14 3:38pm

This Jurassic Park/Ace Ventura Mashup Is So Wrong, Yet So Very Right

Admit it. You know perfectly well what this is. You know exactly where it's going. And you're going to watch it, because you already know it's perfect. » 11/22/14 11:43am 11/22/14 11:43am

A Guide To The Ravenous Hellbeast That Is The Carnivorous Caterpillar

"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood." So said Marie Curie, a brilliant scientist who had clearly never heard of the horrifying Hawaiian caterpillars that dine on living flesh. Here, we explore how evolution came to play this cruel joke on us all. » 10/24/14 11:00am 10/24/14 11:00am

Christian Slater Will Star In The Next TV Show About Antisocial Hackers

Are you ready for more shows about how geeks don't understand humans and emotions and regular social interactions and how to tie their own shoes? Well get ready. In the wake of the success of Scorpion, USA Network is rushing ahead with Mr. Robot, a show starring Christian Slater. » 10/21/14 3:20pm 10/21/14 3:20pm

Why The Hell Are They Trying To Bring Back Bewitched?

Our noses are twitching, and it's not because we're about to do some magic. It's because Bewitched, one of the most unintentionally creepy TV shows of all time, is getting another shot at a reboot. Yes, even after that disastrous movie. » 10/15/14 5:30pm 10/15/14 5:30pm

The Tetris Movie Is A Real Thing That Is Happening

Watch the skies for falling geometric shapes, because Tetris is the latest game that is being adapted as a feature film. So how on Earth is this going to work? » 9/30/14 2:40pm 9/30/14 2:40pm

Giant, Worm-Slurping Leech Filmed For The First Time

For the first time, filmmakers in the forests of Borneo's Mount Kinabalu have documented the so-repulsive-it's-captivating behavior of a large, red, worm-guzzling predator. While it remains unclassified by science, the animal is known to the area's tribespeople, fittingly, as the "Giant Red Leech." » 9/27/14 9:00am 9/27/14 9:00am

The GIF Guide To Pigeons And The Animals That Eat Them

Pigeons are everywhere. New York City, alone, is thought to harbor as many as 7-million of them. But where are all the dead pigeons? The short answer: Inside other animals. The long answer – horribly, but necessarily – involves GIFs. » 8/29/14 1:30pm 8/29/14 1:30pm

Mayfly Birth Is The Stuff of Nightmares

This week, mayflies flooded the midwest in apocalyptic numbers. This video, which shows a clutch of bebe mayflies hatching from their eggs minutes after they were laid, helps explain why. » 7/24/14 4:00pm 7/24/14 4:00pm

The Grisly Truth About Tiny Hamsters And What They Really Eat

As Jason Bittel explains in somewhat distressing detail over at Slate, the truth about hamsters and burritos is that hamsters, contrary to what viral videos would have you believe, do not eat little burritos, tiny cakes, or mini pizzas. They eat each other. » 7/10/14 2:30pm 7/10/14 2:30pm

Pearl Jam Confirms: We Have Reached Peak "Let It Go"

Friday night, at a performance in Milan, Italy, Pearl Jam cut in on a performance of "Daughter" to play a few licks from Frozen's "Let it Go." » 6/22/14 2:00pm 6/22/14 2:00pm

This Monstrosity Was Pulled Out Of Someone's Salivary Duct

You've heard of gallstones and kidney stones, but did you know that similar pebble-like deposits can form and grow in your salivary glands? They're called sialoliths, and they sound 100% godawful. » 6/14/14 12:00pm 6/14/14 12:00pm

Comedy-Bot Makes You Scream In Terror Long Before It Makes You Laugh

We last mentioned Dorian, the Japanese robot programmed with seven distinctly terrifying expressions, way back in 2009. Since then, he's been upgraded to be funny, and we now have actual footage of Dorian in action. Even though the robot is "joking," you may never goddamned laugh again. » 6/11/14 7:00pm 6/11/14 7:00pm