More than 80% of Americans are convinced that music lessons improve their children's grades and intelligence.
No longer are the terms "nerd" and "geek" used as insults. We have taken them back from those who would mock us, and now wear them with pride.
Pictured above is a very peculiar fish that lives in a few North American caves. It looks very much like other fish, except in one respect: it has no eyes.
Schlieren photography, a technique used to visualize shockwaves, is used to great effect in this image of a [YOUR GUESS HERE], captured by researchers Kim Vandiver and Harold Edgerton.
X-Men: First Class director Matthew Vaughn revealed back in 2011 that Roberto "Sunspot" Da Costa, the Brazilian mutant with the ability to absorb solar energy was a "pain in the ass" to film and too expensive.
NASA's entrant in this year's DARPA Robotics Challenge is a 1.9-meter tall, 125 kilogram, 44-degree-of-freedom battery-powered humanoid robot named Valkyrie (or "Val" for short).
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo program, Zenith Books has published two books that are perfect for space enthusiasts.
Browncoats rejoice! Joss Whedon's space Western Firefly may never return to television, but the 'verse goes on.
Scientists from the University of Toronto have discovered a human-made chemical lurking in the atmosphere that's an exceptionally long-lived greenhouse gas.
Charles Stross has canceled the third book in his Halting State trilogy because reality has caught up to his near-future visions.
Do you like Doctor Who? Sherlock? Things that are awesome? Then you simple must watch Wholock, a fan-made mash-up so amazing that you will swear that someone must actually have filmed Benedict Cumberbatch standing in the TARDIS, acting opposite Matt Smith.
The Bible has been called an historical document, a guidebook for moral living, and a work of fiction.
Just in time for those holiday abductions, Amazon is selling a "UFO-O2 Detector." It will help you spot UFOs coming, by beeping when it detects "magnetic anomalies." But the best part is the product reviews.
We've been on pins and needles waiting for more information on Wally Pfister's directorial debut, Transcendence.
When Marnie Was There, the 1967 novel by Joan G. Robinson. It was #18 on Hayao Miyazaki's list of recommended children's books, so this shouldn't be a shock, although it's worth pointing out that Marnie will be directed by The Secret World of Arriety's Hiromasa Yonebayashi, as Miyazaki still maintains he's retired.
December 25th is fast approaching — but will yours be snow-laden? This map, released by NOAA and the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), gives the probability of a "White Christmas" across the continental United States.
No, not Cory Doctorow — E.L. Doctorow, author of The March and Billy Bathgate. At a National Book Awards ceremony, Doctorow sounded very much like his namesake as he warned of the dehumanizing potential of internet surveillance and Big Data.
I know, I know; any day is a good day to loathe the horrible blond bastard sitting on the Iron Throne, but HBO is making today (and tomorrow) special.
Jupiter's moon Europa may be covered in a thick layer of ice, but it has a turbulent ocean that lies beneath.
Get a sneak peek at Carl Rinsch's fantasy-infused take on the classic Japanese story of the 47 Ronin with this motion-comic prequel.