Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange is only about two months away, but we don’t really know much about the movie. This new video featurette provides a few more hints at what awaits us in November.
Centuries before the Black Death decimated the population of Western Europe, an earlier plague epidemic took out over 50 million people (about 15 percent of the population) in the Byzantime empire. A team of German scientists has confirmed that the two plagues were caused by the same bacterium, albeit genetically…
The sky is blue. Water is wet. And Warner Bros., the same studio that turned The Hobbit into a trilogy of epic-length movies, allegedly would not just like to make the new Harry Potter play into a movie trilogy of its own, but chase down Daniel Radcliffe and get him to return as the bespectacled wizard. Shocking!
Let me tell you a story about me, Star Trek Deep Space Nine, and bad timing.
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If you hurry over to Amazon, you can score a 16 ounce Contigo Autoseal West Loop travel mug in white for $12, the best price we’ve seen.
Agencies like the Federal Trade Commission have started to crack down on celebrity endorsements on networks like Instagram and YouTube. But have you ever wondered how much your average celebrity gets paid for a post? Not Kim Kardashian West or Kanye West. We know they can make millions from endorsements. But just your…
Last week, astronomers announced that our nearest neighboring star hosts an Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone—an exciting prospect for alien life, and a possible second home for humanity. But before we assemble the interstellar welcoming party to greet our cosmic neighbors, we need to figure out whether Proxima…
Introducing Allkauren koi, a ridiculously looking flying reptile with a very cool name. The fossilized remains of this newly discovered pterosaur were discovered in the Patagonia region of South America, and it’s shedding light on the origin and evolution of these ancient creatures.
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A new version of Google+ is rolling out to users starting today, and just like every version before it, you probably won’t use it.
Last week, the existence of what appeared to be a smaller, redesigned PlayStation 4 console leaked out into the world. Despite no comments from Sony and the disappearance of video documentation, people know it’s out there. Thanks to this totally unauthorized advance review, they know how it performs.
First, death came for Larry, the 15-pound, 100-year-old lobster who died on his way to freedom. Now it’s come for Big Lobi, a 22-pound monster who died shortly after he was released into the wild in Chatham, Massachusetts.
Having gotten pretty good at landing their rockets, SpaceX will now towards the other half of its plan to build fully reusable rockets: sending one of its used rocket back into space.
Back in June, Gizmodo reported on kratom’s growing popularity in the US among sufferers of chronic pain and opiate addicts trying to get clean. Now the plant’s time as a self-medication agent may be coming to an end.
Anyone who has ever had a pet knows the inevitable will happen, and that the circle of life is cruel and unavoidable. But when a dog, cat, horse, or other creature dies in a genre movie, the circumstances are often shaped by bizarre forces—supernatural, weird-science, and otherwise—that make a tragic loss even worse.…
The Audubon Society has a livestream of an osprey nest in Hog Island, Maine, where this spring viewers were delighted to see the parents, Steve and Rachel, hatch three adorable osprey chicks. After a bald eagle attack earlier this month, they are down to two chicks, because nature could not give the slightest shit…
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