"Did you wanna poke it?" Underwater sea creature!

I only discovered and subscribed to their YouTube channel recently, and man, I'm glad I did. Excellent deep sea discoveries and footage almost on a daily basis. This one is of a yellow deep sea worm, at quick glance, makes it look like your screen has a blur or blemish on it, until they poke it :D EVNautilus with high… » 9/17/14 9:49pm Yesterday 9:49pm

MST3K Heads To Vimeo

Right now you can rent or buy 80 episodes for $2.99 or $9.99, respectively. That's not the entire run — Toho still won't renew the licenses for the Godzilla movies — but it does include all the greats. Pod People, the Gamera saga, Fugitive Alien, Mitchell, Laserblast, Final Sacrifice, Soultaker — they're all here. … » 9/17/14 8:34pm Yesterday 8:34pm

In the 1960s California had a serious plan to take water from Alaska

It's so ungodly hot in much of California right now that you can almost hear the sun sucking what's left of our reservoirs dry. But if a group of engineers and politicians would have had their way in 1964, the lower 48 would be swimming in water imported from the far North—all the way from Alaska. » 9/17/14 7:11pm Yesterday 7:11pm

Daredevil #8 Makes Purple Terrifying Again (Spoilers)

With Mark Waid and Chris Samnee at the helm, Daredevil has enjoyed more upbeat, dare-I-say cheerful adventures of late. Hell, even his trip to rescue his mother in Wakanda had its lighter moments. Point is, they do dynamite work together… which is good, because things are about to explode. (Spoilers below.) » 9/17/14 7:11pm Yesterday 7:11pm

Poor Countries Like Trade, Rich Countries Hate It

In what is sure to baffle and irritate both modernizaton and dependency theorists, a recent survey by PewResearch suggests that poor countries love international trade... and rich countries (frequently) hate it (or are at least skeptical of it). Way to defy stereotypes, world. » 9/17/14 3:40pm Yesterday 3:40pm

All-New X-Men #32 Casts Its Heroes To The Four Winds (Spoilers)

All-New X-Men has subtly shown us that our chrono-displaced X-Men are at their strongest when they're working as a team. This is true for the comic itself, as well. Unfortunately, after last month's chapter, none of our heroes are together, anymore. They're all over the damn place… even other dimensions. (Spoilers… » 9/17/14 3:25pm Yesterday 3:25pm

The Online Legacy of a Suicide Cult and the Webmasters Who Stayed Behind

Every month, the bills get paid on time. The emails get answered, and any orders filled. Which, for HeavensGate.com, is positively extraordinary. Because as far as the public is aware, every last member of the suicide cult died 17 years ago from a cocktail of arsenic and apple sauce. A few stayed behind, though.… » 9/17/14 1:38pm Yesterday 1:38pm

Your Mixtape Weekly Reminder #1

This is your first weekly reminder. Since this particular contest has a three week window you get an extra weekly reminder absolutely free! We've had some excellent submissions so far, and I can't wait to see what everyone else comes up with. My list is currently 3 hours long so it needs a bit of cutting. Anyways,… » 9/17/14 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

What You Need to Know about Lagarfljótsormurinn

Do you like lake monsters? Is Nessie ignoring your calls? Is Ogopogo just rude? Mokele-mbembe just not your style? That's okay, because a municipal commission in Eggilstaðir, Iceland has concluded that a 2012 video of Lagarfljótsormurinn is authentic and merits further investigation. » 9/17/14 12:24pm Yesterday 12:24pm