There are few things cooler in the world of superheroes than watching Batman leap from a Gotham skyscraper and use his cape to glide safely to the ground, but though Christopher Nolan made it look badass in Batman Begins, a group of physics students think it would go a bit differently in real life. How different? Dead Batman different.
It's been 65 years since either a weather balloon crashed or aliens touched down in Roswell, New Mexico and people are still talking about it. Well, here's something noteworthy to mark the date—a 35-year CIA veteran with proof that the whole thing actually happened.
Since the bust of the American automotive industry, Detroit has been a shell of its former self. While there have been many attempts to revive the community, they've been met with mixed success. But that could all change if we consider resurrecting Detroit ... with ZOMBIES!
From Peter Pan to classic mythology, mermaids have been in the public consciousness for years. But until this point, the U.S. government has never actually commented on their potential (or not) existence. So why did the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration just put out a statement trying to burst our mer-bubble?
What is it about Twilight that makes sane people go crazy? And we're not talking about teenyboppers. We're referring to full-fledged adults. Apparently, an unlikely fan found herself behind bars when she forgot to return some borrowed Twilight material.
Firefly's Nathan Fillion naked as his name day? Yep, you read that right. Well, not exactly. Actually, it's an interesting work of geek art that has some of us all aflutter and that most of you will recognize... and you definitely got to see it to believe it!
Hey, it's a valid question—what would happen to a person if they fell a few hundred feet into an active volcano? Well, thanks to a group of researchers in Ethiopia, now we know. And they even recorded it all on video.
With just a week until their movie opens, the stars of The Amazing Spider-Man are running a gauntlet of interviews with pretty much every press outlet on the planet, but they probably never saw this coming. Watch what happens when Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Rhys Ifans are interviewed by...The Italian Spider.
Remember that 1980s campy pop-culture classic movie Flash Gordon? You know, the one with the awesome Queen soundtrack which starred former U.S. Marine Sam J. Jones as the hero? Would it surprise you to learn that the actor has now switched his gears from acting to become a real-life bodyguard?
Throughout history, war has always been one of the best economic boosters—producing all those weapons and supplies take people, and with so many soldiers in the field, it opens up even more jobs at home. Considering how big a boost a regular human war creates, how about an alien war? According to a Nobel Prize-winning economist, that's exactly what the U.S. needs right now.