Preorder the PlayStation Classic, Before It Inevitably Sells Out

Seemingly out of nowhere, the PlayStation Classic now a thing that exists, and it’s coming out on December 3. It’s a pretty sure bet to sell out, so if you want one on release day, you can preorder it now for $100. It comes with two controllers and 20 preinstalled games (though the full list hasn’t yet been…

Watch Chadwick Boseman Go Sledding Without Snow in a VFX Breakdown of Black Panther's Climactic Fight

When two characters with super-human abilities are duking it out on a busy hovertrain track deep inside a subterranean mine, you assume there’s some Hollywood magic at work. VFX studio DNEG pulls back the curtain to reveal its post-production work on Black Panther’s climactic fight scene, including Chadwick Boseman’s…

Ghosts can do it: 8 pop cultural instances of human-on-ghost love

Earlier this year, a 45-year-old Irish woman named Amanda Teague came forward to share a joyful announcement with the world: Two years earlier, she had married a wonderful man. His name is Jack—a funny coincidence, as Teague makes her living as a Jack Sparrow impersonator—and he’s her soulmate. He also happens to be a…

Naughty or Nice? Jedi Or Sith? You Should Buy LEGO's Star Wars Advent Calendar Regardless.

LEGO’s Star Wars advent calendar only just went on sale for 2018, but Walmart’s already taking $5 off its $40 price tag. As always, it features 24 tiny Star Wars-themed LEGO gifts, including brand new ones for 2018 like a snowman in a Rebellion helmet, a Rose minifig, and tons of miniaturized spaceships and speeders.

Scientists Are Turning Zika Virus Into a Weapon Against Brain Cancer

A devastating viral disease could actually help treat and prevent brain cancer in the future, suggests yet more research, published Tuesday in MBio. Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch and elsewhere successfully used a modified version of the Zika virus to selectively kill off certain stem cells that…

Open Channel: So, Which Other MCU Characters Should Get Their Own Disney Streaming Shows?

Last night brought us the wild news that Disney loves spending lots of money in an attempt to get us to give it lots of money. Well, that bit is not that wild—but the part about the company allegedly spending that money to get Marvel movie stars their own TV shows on Disney’s streaming service is. So who should join…

The New Haunting of Hill House Looks Depressing as Hell

Shirley Jackson’s original horror novel The Haunting of Hill House from 1959 was a chilling exploration of one woman’s fight to retain her grip on reality as a haunted mansion chipped away at her sanity. From the looks of the first trailer for Netflix’s upcoming series based on the book, we’re about to be in for more…