Scientists with the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) have officially approved the names of four new elements, completing the seventh row of the periodic table.
I’m not surprised this happened. I’m not even surprised that there’s a photo of it. This is actually one of the more charming tales we’ve heard. But I am slightly surprised that there are still Suicide Squad set stories to tell.
Here’s a fish tale for the ages: a North Carolina man says he reeled in a massive 112-pound catfish (just five pounds short of the state record).
When a 17-foot tall wooden sculpture was installed in the FBI’s Miami field office in 2015, the government thought it was getting a great deal. The General Services Administration (GSA) commissioned the work and estimated that it was “likely worth more than the $750,000 the government paid.” But it’s currently sitting…
Fed by disintegrating meteors and located 50 miles above ground, Antarctica’s icy blue noctilucent clouds have made their annual appearance over the frozen continent. Scientists say these unusual clouds are arriving earlier than usual, and greenhouse gases are the likely culprit.
President-elect Donald Trump yesterday named Gen. James Mattis, who also sits on the board of directors at failed biomedical startup Theranos, as his pick for defense secretary. Now the The Washington Post has emails that show General Mattis pushing for Theranos to receive a deal for a military field test from 2012 to…
AirDroid, the popular Android desktop manager, has some pretty nasty security vulnerabilities according to a recent report. Unless you use it on a network you fully trust, you should probably disable or uninstall it until this is patched.
A stunning new image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope shows a galaxy that’s being strangled by tentacles of gas and dust. The strange and intricate shape of this celestial object is caused by a supermassive black hole at its core—and it’s killing the host.
There are quite a few permutations of the Lord of the Rings films out there on Blu-ray, but the extended editions are the ones you want, and the extended trilogy pack has never been cheaper. In fact, it almost never sells for under $50.
In case you thought we’d figured out life in the oceans even a little bit, a new study published in Nature Communications sets the record straight. For the first time, scientists have found experimental evidence of underwater pollination. There are bees in the sea—or at least creatures that perform the same kind of…
Now, it’s hard to imagine Guardians of the Galaxy without that very first trailer. The one that introduced the characters through their mugshots and police records and heavily featured Blue Swede’s “Hooked on a Feeling.” But director James Gunn says they nearly tossed that trailer for one that tested better.
We’ve all been there: you have a large item to transport and a bike. While cowards everywhere might opt to hire a delivery service or make two separate trips, we found you some men who can do both.
“Fuck Konami” is an old saying on the internet, but usually, it’s commenters who are lashing out against the publisher. Today, even a Hollywood director is cursing out Konami—and with good reason, too.
Sigourney Weaver talks Avatar sequels and The Defenders. We haven’t seen the last of the Dominators in the CW/DC TV universe. Legends of Tomorrow drops a big hint about links to more obscure DC comics history. Plus, new posters for Underworld: Blood Wars and Lego Batman, and a new teaser for Sherlock. Behold, Spoilers!
If you’re reading this, you’ve probably already gotten yourself a pair or six of Bluetooth earbuds, but they also make great gifts, and Amazon’s Gold Box is full of discounted options from SoundPEATS.
We’ve all stolen things from work—pencils, pens, maybe a notebook—but this Foxconn employee went a little too far. According to AsiaOne, a former senior manager at the world’s largest electronics maker and assembler was charged with stealing and selling 5,700 iPhones for a value of about $1.56 million.
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As months and years pass by, even the most powerful computer can start to slow down and show signs of age, much like a car. But as with your automobile, there are steps to take that will minimize the creeping sluggishness and keep your laptop running as fast as possible for as long as possible. Here are a couple of…