In Connecticut, six individuals have been charged with exploiting a bug in electronic lottery machines that allowed them to select winning tickets last year.
There’s a lottery meme on Facebook claiming that if we just divided the current Powerball jackpot evenly, every American would get $4.3 million. But that’s not right at all. Why? Simple math:
Statistically speaking, the lottery is an exciting way of separating you from your money. Except today in the United Kingdom. For the first time ever, playing the lottery is the mathematically sensible choice.
Fall TV is back! You may have already decided whether you're watching the Batman prequel show Gotham or the immortal medical examiner Forever, but what's up with supergenius show Scorpion? Plus, info on the season premieres of Sleepy Hollow, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Person of Interest, and a frozen Once Upon a Time!
Hannibal creator Bryan Fuller also adapted a classic novel of extraterrestrial discovery for television — and tonight, we'll get our one and only chance to see High Moon. But also, two incredibly weird comedians are bringing you a new spin on the Twilight Zone. And that's not all television has in store for you this…
This week, Syfy debuts its new zombie show Z Nation, set three years into the apocalypse, and brings back Haven with a new Audrey personality and a new set of Troubles. Plus, Teen Wolf gets ready to end its season—but who will survive? Get all the details below!
The summer TV season is winding down with The Leftovers season finale, while The Lottery subjects its embryo-seeking finalists to psychological interviews. Outlander approaches a major moment in Scottish history and Doctor Who visits Sherwood Forest—and Robin Hood. Get all the details below!
This week is all about endings and beginnings. Peter Capaldi begins his tenure as the curmudgeonly new Doctor on Doctor Who while True Blood meets its true death. And amidst the season finales of Korra and The Last Ship, we get two oddball premieres: Bojack Horseman and the profoundly strange Intruders.
This week, Discovery hosts its celebration of all things shark, but which specials are worth watching? We've got you covered. Plus, we're nearing the end of True Blood; mini golf gets serious on Gravity Falls, and we get to see the mystery-solving past of Finn and Jake's parents on Adventure Time.
Now we know when we'll learn the truth about Peter Quill's father. Peter Mayhew makes bold claims about Star Wars: Episode VII. The premiere of Agents of SHIELD will bring back a old foe. And 12 Monkeys, The Flash, and Bitten all add new characters and cast. Spoilers now!
Battlestar Galactica producer Ronald D. Moore returns to television this week with his adaptation of the hit Outlander novels—and you won't want to miss it. Plus, True Blood goes on a drug-fueled search for a dead character, Teen Wolf deals with a mysterious outbreak, and someone is targeting the Candy Kingdom elite…
While the world prepares for the onslaught of a second Sharknado movie, Conan O'Brien is about to die at the tentacles of a new Sharktopus. Plus, Gravity Falls is back for more paranormal hijinks and The Strain gets its hands bloody with a vampire autopsy. See all the details below!
While childhood secrets are revealed on this week's Masters of Sex, another behind-the-scenes science drama debuts on Sunday: Manhattan, which takes us inside the secret city that helped create the atomic bomb. Plus, Phineas & Ferb takes on Star Wars—and it's bound to be goofy. See all the details below!
Rumors add more villains to Batman v. Superman. Guillermo del Toro gives a timeline for Pacific Rim 2 and the chances for his adaptation of At the Mountains of Madness. Arrow's season premiere casts its villain and heralds the return of Vertigo. Plus, Once Upon a Time gets its Elsa! Spoilers now!
The story of Frane Selak is so unbelievable that you’d walk away from a movie, heck, a documentary of his life thinking it was too unrealistic. But it’s not. It’s a true story. Selak cheated death seven times. He survived a train crashing into a frozen river, a plane crash by getting sucked out of the door, a bus…
Michael B. Jordan says he's not signed for Fantastic Four. Travolta wants to be a Bond villain. Does LEGO reveal a key Guardians of the Galaxy scene? Lifetime's picked up a series from the Children of Men writer. The original Flash joins the CW's Flash show. Sansa's becoming a "powerhouse" on Game of Thrones. Spoilers…
After tonight's MegaMillions lottery drawing, someone could be walking away $636 million richer. The odds of winning, however, are less enticing: 1-to-259,000,000. But that doesn't mean it's not a good investment! Someone, somewhere, someday is probably going to become disgustingly rich. And that disgusting person…
As difficult as it may be to come to grips with, the odds of winning the $550 million Powerball jackpot (roughly $368 million after taxes) are just not in your favor. The chances of your numbers being drawn are a 176 million to one long shot. In the long run you'd be far better off investing the money spent on that…
Virginia Pike, from, heh, Virginia, is infinitely more lucky than you. In fact, she's twice as infinitely more lucky because she won a $1 million lottery prize TWICE in the same day. What!