Ever wanted to see what our universe looked like moments after the Big Bang? Good luck—it would take your desktop computer more than 2,000 years to complete. Luckily, researchers just published findings from the first ultra-realistic simulation of our universe's growth. And it covers 13 billion years.
Just because a piece of glass might claim to be "bulletproof" doesn't necessarily mean that it's actually, well, bulletproof. But if your bullet-resistant glass is sturdy enough, that speeding bullet will usually just end up lodged in layers of polycarbonate. That's what intrigues photographer Deborah Bay.
Some movies just want to blow shit up and feed you cheesy one-liners, plus the occasional bit of eye-candy. And then there are movies that really want to be clever and meaningful. When a clever movie fails, it fails harder.
Kenneth Branagh talks about both of Thor's superheroes, while The Hunger Games finds its Head Gamemaker. The Highlander reboot is still happening, and Matt Smith discusses the future (and past) of River Song on Doctor Who.
Every summer, there's at least one movie underdog that takes audiences by storm. A movie that doesn't belong to an established series or feature a fan-favorite character, but still wins us over. A hit original amongst sequels and reboots.
Check out two totally noir clips The Big Bang, in which Antonio Banderas plays a private dick who stumbles onto a plot to recreate the beginning of the universe?
Urban explorers from Undercity took their cameras down below and into NYC's century old sewer systems, abandoned subway stations, and inside the Lincoln Tunnel to see the remnants of the society of tunnel folk. Watch what they uncovered.
We've praised street artist Blu's mutant take over Buenos Aires in 08, but the latest piece of work really sets our world on fire. Watch the beginning and end of our planet, painted across buildings, fences, trash cans and more.