Marvel Is Taking the Tiniest of Steps Towards Finally Making a Black Widow Movie

The idea—and fervent fan demand—of a Black Widow standalone film in the Marvel movie-verse has been around practically since Natasha Romanoff waltzed into the big picture in Iron Man 2. Even before it! Marvel has always been quick to brush the character aside... until now, by saying they’re “committed” to a Widow film.

Inside the 19th-Century Free Love Commune Powered by Electric Sex, Eugenics and Delusions of Immortality

John Humphrey Noyes so fervently believed sleeping around could lead to immortality that he convinced 300 people to join him in a utopian socialist community built on that very principle, in upstate New York. As he saw it, promiscuous “interlocked contact” between men and women—in the form of a polyamory scheme he…


Science Confirms: Tiny Ant-Sized People Would Have a Shitty Time Being Fired From a Bow

There’s a lot of superheroic spectacle in Captain America: Civil War, but one of our favorite moments has to be Scott Lang flying into battle on one of Clint Barton’s arrows. Unfortunately, according to those ever-delightful party poopers known as “scientists,” Scott would have a really unpleasant time while he’s…