Did you know moray eels have secondary jaws just like Alien xenomorphs?

Moray eels are the closest earthly thing you will get to the xenomorphs in the Alien series. Like the Giger beasts, this ambush predator has developed a terrifyingly efficient set of secondary grasping jaws to aid in yanking the eel's meals down its gullet. This video from UC Davis show it in action. » 4/04/14 9:16pm 4/04/14 9:16pm

This clear purple sea creature is proof the ocean is where aliens hide

Say hi to the Portuguese man o' war. It's purple, it's clear, it looks like a balloon, it's painfully venomous, but it's not a jellyfish and you wouldn't have to convince me too hard that it's from an alien world. This Portuguese man o' war, which other than being a fantastic name, washed up on a beach to freak people… » 12/31/13 7:34pm 12/31/13 7:34pm

All the World's a Soundstage: In Praise of Studio-Bound Alien Worlds

Quick, what's the first thing you noticed about the planet we visited in last night's Doctor Who special? That's right: It was a soundstage.* None of Matt Smith's final hour was filmed in a real location. Alien worlds used to be filmed in the studio more often — here's why we miss visiting Planet Soundstage. » 12/26/13 4:56pm 12/26/13 4:56pm

This Time Lapse of Iceland Is So Beautifully Alien

You can travel every inch of this world and probably travel every inch of the galaxy and you'd find very few places more beautiful than Iceland. Even alien paradises don't look this good. Stian Rekdal covered over 3,000 miles and took more than 40,000 photos of Iceland over three weeks to cook this time lapse video up… » 10/01/13 11:00pm 10/01/13 11:00pm

Watching a Timelapse of Plants Growing Is Grossly Alien

It's easy to forget plants are "alive" because they hardly move on their own. No more. This timelapse of plants growing and blooming and shooting up and blossoming shows plants move like aliens. Every time you see a new plant, you think it's a new species from outer space. It's not until you see the familiar green, that… » 7/23/13 1:00am 7/23/13 1:00am

Watch These Classic Movie Trailers Re-Purposed for Vine

Trailer-editing professionals TOKYO experimented with Vine recently by re-editing a handful of trailers into six-second, near seizure-inducing cinematic bursts inspired by The Wolverine Vine trailer. You've never seen Aliens like this. » 3/28/13 2:34pm 3/28/13 2:34pm

Nvidia's New Headquarters Is Going to Look More Alien Than Apple's…

If Apple's upcoming campus is a spaceship, then NVIDIA's planned headquarters must be the alien planet that it lands on. Celebrating its 20th year birthday, NVIDIA has announced plans to build a building that looks if not completely alien than at the very least reptilian. » 2/21/13 1:00am 2/21/13 1:00am

NASA Denies Scientist's Claim of Finding Alien Life

We've already seen Richard B. Hoover's claim of finding alien life get debunked. Now NASA, whom Hoover once worked for, is disavowing his report as well, saying no one supports Hoover's claims. Apparently, to them, there's a lot of stuff there but not too much science. [AP] » 3/08/11 2:55pm 3/08/11 2:55pm