Please: light a candle, lean back, and close your eyes. You are standing on a beach adjacent to a Sandals resort, dehydrated and frantically looking for the inhaler stored inside your missing luggage. A crowd of angry millennials swarms nearby. Above the horde, a sweaty, dark-haired figure emerges, balancing atop an…
“Jingle bells, Batman smells / Robin laid an egg / The Batmobile lost a wheel and the Joker [...]”
The New York Times is currently tracking the state of tonight’s hellish presidential election with what appears to be a ... pressure gauge? Speedometer? SocialFlow resonance meter? ... illustrating the leading candidate’s chances at winning the Electoral College and thus the presidency. As you can see above, as of…
For the first time ever, a majority of Americans say they’re opposed to nuclear energy. Revealingly, the declining attitudes towards nuclear has less to do with the perceived risks, and more to do with falling gas prices.
Yes, Civil War II: Revenge/Return of the Civil is happening—but our early skepticism at Marvel simply reheating its major 2007 comic book event to tie into the next Captain America movie seems to have been mostly waylaid by new information that teases the conflict that pits hero against hero will be at least a little…
When Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry passed away in 1991, he left behind 200 5.25-inch floppy discs of unknown content, all locked through his custom-made word-processing software. A company called DriveSavers has finally managed to extract the data, but they haven’t revealed the disks’ content yet. What do you…
A new poll by the Pew Research Center is affirming something most of us already know: Americans are spending an increasing amount of time on the internet—and 21 percent of us now report being online pretty much all the time.
It seems to be official: The pattern for new Star Trek movies is for the title to specify which direction we’re Star Trekkin’. E.g., Into Darkness. Or Beyond. So what title should the fourth movie in the rebooted Star Trek series have? Place your vote below!
I've made my case for what I think is the best spy comedy of all time, but my opinion isn't the only one that matters. So now we open it up to a vote: What do you think is the best spy comedy? Answer the poll and either find your answer validated or scream at how wrong, wrong, wrong everyone in the world is.
On any given day last month, an average of 4% of Americans said they were sick with the flu and 11.6% said they had a cold. That's the highest these figures have ever been since Gallup first starting keeping track back in 2008.
Last week, we asked you to name the worst airport terminal in the United States. You, dear readers, rose to the occasion with incredible aplomb, dishing out horrific tales of protracted layovers, TSA foibles, and security line poopers.
A new Gallup poll shows that 73% of Americans subscribe to creationism in one form or another, including 42% who take a literal interpretation of Genesis. This is a result that's changed very little over the past three decades.
Yep, it's that time of year again — where we place our bets on which huge summer tentpole movie is doomed to be another Green Lantern. Which big-budget movie will shock everybody by losing piles of cash?
Every year, the science fiction and fantasy trade journal Locus asks the public to select from its editors' picks for the best science fiction and fantasy of the previous year (or write in your own nominations). The ballot for the 43rd Annual Awards is now open online – go cast your vote!
Oh, so close, Vegas. You just missed cracking the top ten of "Least Bible-Minded." Better luck next year!
Pew Research just released a new study that proves a majority of Americans are completely fine with having every part of their banal lives fed into the data-mining maw of the U.S. Government Technology Complex. If 56% of voters elected a president, we'd call it a landslide.
Looks like all those sleepless nights cozied up next to the tender warmth only an Xbox can provide have finally paid off. For you, noble Xbox user, have officially been crowned the Sexy Time Champ.
Hasbro took a vote, and the internet has spoken. The ballots have been counted, and the people have said F the iron—the new Monopoly token will be a cat.
Which books and stories are the greatest works of science fiction of the past 112 years? Now is the time for the ultimate decision. Locus Magazine is having a monster poll to decide the best science fiction and fantasy novels, novellas, novelettes and stories of the 20th and 21st centuries! Use this great power…