Garden gnomes were never exactly a trendy addition to any home, but if you must fill your garden with tiny ceramic characters, at least go with this 17-inch-tall R2-D2 statue instead of a bunch of creepy trolls.
Fans of Magic: The Gathering have traveled long and far in their imaginations as they play and react to cards of various people, places, and things. Now, the company has taken one of those places and made it into a stunning, collectible poster.
Among the (many) mysteries surrounding the gigantic black holes that live at the center of galaxies is just how they managed to get so big, so fast. Finally, scientists have come up with an explanation for their improbably large existence.
Salt. It shows up in our idioms about as often as our food. Even the word salary is derived from salarium, the term for a Roman soldier’s earned ration of salt. But one of the most ridiculous lies perpetuated about this humble mineral is that in ye olden days, salt was more valuable than gold due to its function in…
Is there anything better than the legs on Antony the ant here? Because we submit that there is not.
“There’s no clown coming!” a frantic mom realizes during her kid’s birthday party. No problem—Dad to the rescue, grabbing a costume he randomly finds in a dusty trunk. But that’s no clown suit... it’s the skin of a demon, and it can’t be removed. Slowly, it begins to turn the wearer into a rainbow-wigged monster.
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In May of 2014, I wore my first costume to a convention. It was a simple Doctor Krieger from Archer. Stepping into the shoes of a character I liked just seemed like a fun way to spend the weekend. Instead, it turned into an exploration of what it means to be confident.
From the maker of Minions and the director of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, here comes an animated film in which animals of all shapes and sizes compete in a singing competition like American Idol. Ladies and gentleman, here’s a new trailer for Sing.
When the reveal of DC Comics’ post-apocalyptic reboot of Scooby-Doo hit months ago, it featured images of Fred carrying a Big Freakin’ Gun, Velma holding a bizarre gamepad, and Shaggy wearing a lumbersexual-style waxed mustache and beard. Fans everywhere went “ruh-roh” upon seeing the cover for Scooby Apocalypse #1.…
Recently, a group of forward-looking thinkers compiled a list of catastrophes that could kill off 10 percent or more of the human population within five years. This Gizmodo video explains how it could actually happen.
Joss Whedon is done with Marvel. After Avengers: Age of Ultron, the writer/director gladly stepped back from his place in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to do his own thing. But apparently there is something he would come back for: the opportunity to direct a female-driven superhero movie.
We live in a time where it is easier than ever to complain about a plot development you don’t like. Writers, directors, creators—they’re all asked constantly about the deaths of their characters, but they all have their reasons. It’s just some are more acceptable than others.
In 2006, Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth spread the idea of human-caused climate change far and wide in what is now considered a watershed moment for the science. But today, on the ten-year anniversary of the film’s release, we’ve made little progress toward addressing the grave planetary concerns Gore raised. In…
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Spider-Man is one of our greatest superheroes, both because he’s got a great story and because of his fantastic supporting cast. Say whatever you want about Spidey, but the fact he comes with characters like Venom, Green Goblin, Electro and others is a huge part of his legacy—and now,you can celebrate all of those…
Leafcutter ants get their name because they use their incredibly sharp jaws to slice through leaves. Pretty straightforward stuff. Unfortunately for humans, those jaws can cut through other things, like fingers. So the host of Brave Wilderness decided to find out how much damage one could do in just 60 seconds.
It’s common knowledge that nearly a decade ago, we almost got Justice League Mortal, a DC team-up movie that would’ve been helmed by Mad Max director George Miller. The script has been floating around the internet for a while now, but listening to it being read by a full cast—not the original cast, sadly—really lets…
The amount of things that go into making a movie work is almost unfathomable. One that very often gets overlooked, though, is sound—not music, sound. Every snap, crackle, and pop in a movie has been expertly crafted and this new supercut of sound in Star Wars: The Force Awakens provides just a taste.