Behold, the first-edition cover art for Fredric Brown's 1951 Space on My Hands. The classic science-fiction short-story collection contains "Knock," which begins with two of the most evocative sentences ever: "The last man on Earth sat alone in a room.
Giant pandas turn out to be a lot more social — and flirtatious — than anyone had ever imagined, according to new research.
Size matters: Elephants and whales are the only two animals that show up from space when tracked using "commercially available" resolutions.
Nowadays everything is trying to be a shared universe mega-franchise to get some sweet Avengers level money.
You can't buy a Captain America action figure without his patriotic shield. Most Batman toys come with batarangs or at least some alternate bat-branded weaponry.
Cosplay is our sartorial gateway to fantastical worlds and wonderful visions. We can never actually visit the places we watch and read about in science fiction and fantasy, but really great cosplay brings us closer to them.
Wallace the rabbit is already a budding YouTube celebrity, and now he's the King of the Andals and the First Men, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms, Protector of the Realm, and the happy owner of an Iron Throne carefully crafted from carrots.
According to a new study, scientists have found that it's possible to detect tumor DNA from endometerial cancer using good old-fashioned tampons.
We'd all love to see a brand new Star Trek TV series, as the show warps towards its 50th anniversary.
Between Mars One sounding fishy and Curiosity finding nitrogen , Mars is back in the news (if it ever really left).
The first ever 'One-Year Mission' to the International Space Station (ISS) started with a bang March 27, with the spectacular nighttime launch of the Russian/American crew from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, and culminated with a flawless docking.
More than 250 million years before the first dinosaur, the most fearsome killers on Earth may have been lobsters.
Not content with having a multimedia empire spanning comic books, TV, and movies, Marvel now has its eyes set on a new feather in its cap of conquest: MENSWEAR!
In this remarkable shot taken January 20, 2015, a Chinstrap penguin offers a close-up look at the distinctive marking that gives the bird its moniker.
It's a shame that Saturday morning animation blocks are now extinct . Was there ever a greater anthropomorphic action cartoon than Super Turbo Atomic Mega Rabbit?
Today only, Amazon's got a nice little collection of Kindle novels on sale for $3-$4. The most popular of the bunch are probably Private Down Under by James Patterson, and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer, but be sure to check out the full list if you need any new reading material.
The first teaser trailer for the James Bond movie Spectre was more subdued than we were expecting, but it was also jam-packed with hints about the movie's plot.
How long would it take to fall through Earth? For years, physics students have been told the answer is 42 minutes.
Director Pål Øie's 2003 Dark Woods was voted "the scariest Norwegian film ever" by one of the country's biggest tabloids.
Here's a horror with which to start your weekend. Multiple octopuses have been spotted engaging in autophagy — otherwise known as self-eating.