New Star Trek Movie's First Trailer Looks Terrific and Apocalyptically Dark

J.J. Abrams has released the trailer for the next Star Trek movie: Into the Darkness. Just watch it, because it's awesome. Seriously. I mean, I'm sold just on the fact that Benedict Cumberbatch—of Sherlock Holmes fame—plays the bad guy. That's enough for me, but this teaser makes me want it all now! »12/06/12 4:17am12/06/12 4:17am

This Onion TED Parody Has a Dog Eating Apple Pie, and That's All That Matters

I'm sure the new Onion's TED parody is funny, but I was just too impatient to sit through all that talk about how we consume, digest and poop out news even before they are fully written. So I jumped to the end, when a dog eats an apple pie, a moment I've waited to see in detail since they released their series trailer. »11/28/12 1:16pm11/28/12 1:16pm

Sandy's Timelapse Shows Hurricane Activity From Dawn Till Dusk

Everything from space looks beautiful, including the extremely dangerous hurricane Sandy. This video, made by Kevin Ward using images from NOAA and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, shows the frankenstorm over the Eastern Seaboard through the entire… »10/29/12 12:16am10/29/12 12:16am

Herbie Hancock Blows School Kids' Minds with the Awesome Power of Synthesized Music

Legendary jazz keyboardist Herbie Hancock stops by Sesame Street explain the inner workings of the state-of-the-art (in 1983, at least) Fairlight CMI synthesizer and it's monochrome touchscreen monitor to a bunch of seven year-olds. Among them, a girl that would one day play Will Smith's cousin on The Fresh Prince… »10/23/12 12:07pm10/23/12 12:07pm