It's going to take a while before we make sense of this tragedy. But here's everything we know right now.
We celebrated Jeff VanderMeer's novel Annihilation as a weird science novel that's actually weird enough, and an antidote to J.J.
I'm serious. Last night's Vampire Diaries was brilliant — except that the show once again set Bonnie up as a total awesome shitkicker, and then took it away again.
After the nuclear power plant accident at Fukushima, scientists around the world went into high gear, trying to figure out how we could respond next time.
The stunningly animated Mean Teddies reveals what stuffed toys get up to while children sleep. When nightmares threaten to run rampant, these plush creatures come to life to fight on behalf of their children.
Taylor Kitsch — John Carter of Mars himself — is the greatest sidekick/mentor ever, in this teaser for the new game Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.
There's a theory that fans of time travel stories like to toss around: Time travel not only hasn't been invented yet, it won't be in the future either.
There's no better way to celebrate Halloween than by snuggling up with this mesmerizing PBS documentary, A Murder of Crows, first aired in 2010 and now available free online.
Uh-oh, here's the first look at Peeta's pleas from the Capitol. If you've read the book, you're already aware of what's going on here.
Magic: the Gathering is a game of epic fantasy at its core — but deep within the game's dank cellars, rotting tombs, and loathsome sewers lies a slimy, rotting heart of darkness.
Hoping to escape from Cuba to the US, a father and daughter hop a fishing boat. But in this short horror film, their immigration journey may come close to literal hell.
It sounds like a plot for an Indiana Jones or Captain America film. But, during World War II, the self-portrait of Leonardo DaVinci was secretly moved from Turin to Rome for safekeeping from the Nazis.
It's been discussed for ages, but now Deadline is reporting that Channing Tatum has been officially attached to play Gambit in a solo spinoff film.
Science fiction and fantasy are full of great ideas — but some works in the genre are especially mind-expanding or educational.
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Emily Carroll, one of our favorite horror cartoonists, has a new spooky webcomic story up. Like many of her comics, "When the Darkness Presses" plays with the web format to incredibly creepy effect.
Boyd Bushman was a senior scientist at Lockheed Martin, and before he died he wanted the world to know about all the classified data he'd gathered about aliens from top-secret sources at Area 51.
The latest measurements of the hole in the Ozone layer over the Antarctic put it at approximately the size of North America.
Robots are poised to eliminate millions of jobs over the coming decades. We have to address the coming epidemic of "technological unemployment" if we're to avoid crippling levels of poverty and societal collapse.
A new supernova has been discovered in the bright Virgo galaxy M61. It was discovered Wednesday by Koichi Itagaki of Japan, and at a magnitude of 13.6, it could soon become visible in smaller telescopes.