Sometimes science hardly seems worth it. To find out about the hunting habits of a rare spider, scientists had to find spiders, examine their sex organs, and finally put them in death matches against each other.
For many readers, 'tis the season to be press-ganged into dull holiday functions. Why not spice your boring social obligations up with some deathsports? Here are five deadly competitions from scifi that don't require lightsabers or battlebots.
We were excited when we heard that George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road would feature the biggest, craziest car stunts ever. But filming was delayed over the summer, and now it's been put off another year. Is this film doomed?
We're not sure what to expect with George Miller's Mad Max reboot/sequel — especially when the new Mad Max actor, Tom Hardy, says he's going for the "drowned puma look." Read the new star's description of the next Max.