The Machines That Spy on Antarctica's Hidden Lakes

The solar panels stood tall against the icy expanse as the four-person team approached on snowmobile. GZ20 hadn’t seen visitors in a year, having endured yet another brutal Antarctic winter since the last time its human caretakers checked in. But the fact that its power source could be seen from over three kilometers…

The Mandalorian Could Include Two Iconic Star Wars Bounty Hunters

The long-in-the-works Battlestar Galactica movie has found a writer. John Mulaney pitches the perfect Spider-Ham spinoff. Get a big look at Gotham’s return. James Wan teases the third Conjuring. Plus, behind the scenes on Aquaman and Bumblebee, and a new look at the CW’s Roswell reboot. Spoilers ahead!

Chinese Businesses Offer Discounts to Huawei Phone Owners in Solidarity with Exec Detained in Canada

Shennong Mountain Scenic Park has become the latest place in China to offer a financial perk to anyone carrying a Huawei phone by waiving the park’s entry fee completely. Why? The park wants to show solidarity with Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of Huawei who was arrested in Canada at the direction of the United States earlier…

Amazon and Facebook Reportedly Had a Secret Data-Sharing Agreement, and It Explains So Much

Back in 2015, a woman named Imy Santiago wrote an Amazon review of a novel that she had read and liked. Amazon immediately took the review down and told Santiago she had “violated its policies.” Santiago re-read her review, didn’t see anything objectionable about it, so she tried to post it again. “You’re not eligible…

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse's Excellent Supporting Cast Is More Star-Studded Than You Think

While the leading characters in Sony’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse are incredible enough all on their own, the surprisingly large cast of supporting characters really make the movie shine in a way that’s a little difficult to put your finger on, exactly—until the credits start rolling.