Marvel is declaring war. More than 30 years after its arguably most popular comic crossover, Secret Wars, the publisher has declared a new comice vent that will engulf the Marvel universes — pitting Captain America against Captain America, Thor against Thor, and so forth.
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During the early 1970s, amid increasing violence in Northern Ireland, British military intelligence agents deliberately sought to create panic about Satanic cults, black masses and witch covens as a way to discredit paramilitary groups.
A completely insane Batman v. Superman casting rumor is making the rounds. Plus even more Star Wars rumors. Karl Urban's willing to do an animated Star Trek, and Renner talks a Hawkeye movie again. Plus, what's in store for Arrow after the premiere's big twist?
It was another dramatic panel for the Korra crew, and the second in a year. At San Diego
One of the things that was rightly praised so much in Guardians of the Galaxy was the lived in and used look that the universe had. And one of the most used places in the film was Knowhere, the giant alien head turned mining town. Get a better look at the mining pods in Stephan Martiniere concept art.
The MMORPG Firefly Online, scheduled for Spring of 2015, has already announced that the whole Firefly cast would be reuniting to voice their characters for the game
In addition to the new trailer
There's long been a common-sense idea — largely untested by science — that having a surplus of men in a society causes more violence. But now we have evidence that this isn't true. Societies where the population is dominated by women are just as violent as ones dominated by men.
As they trek through the open woodlands, these humans walk with creature that, at first blush, look like lions, but are actually robots in feline form. If this illustration inspires you, write a story about this unusual pride.
Life expectancy in the U.S. has never been higher. Americans born in 2012 can expect to live for 78.8 years (up 0.1 from 2011). But the gender gap hasn't changed; life expectancy for men is 76.4 years and 81.2 for women. From 2011-12, death rates declined for 8 of 10 leading causes, but suicides increased 2.4%.
Unsettling quick-take tales of criminally-inclined clones, a corporation's attempt to bring time travel to the masses, and the very first Martian settler (arriving on a planet that may be just a little less uninhabited than we think) all await you inside.
One of the joys of having a friend who speaks another language was asking them to teach you how to say dirty words. But what were they really telling you to say? In this comic, one guy reveals his not-so-dirty secret about those "dirty" words.
As cities grow, their populations become more diverse — on a species level. As we move into the future, many wild animals will be living in urban areas alongside humans and their pets. Now, urban planners are figuring out new ways to make urban species diversity possible — without killing anyone.
What are ghosts? There's a lot of debate about this – inside and outside fiction.
Using advanced techniques in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, doctors in the U.S. are reporting their first successes with lab-grown penises. They've worked in rabbits, and now scientists say they're ready to begin testing the penises on humans.
It's like some kind of Cthulhu Mythos creature. And it's real.
Imagine if Ridley Scott's Alien had never actually gotten made, and all we had to go on to imagine the film was the concept art by H.R. Giger and others. Like Jodorowsky's Dune. We would still know we were looking at something incredibly special, as this Giger concept art proves.