Like many animals, jumping spiders participate in mating rituals that involve dancing and singing. But the spider's song is sung using vibrations created by precise, varied leg movements — and it sounds just like a roaring motor.
If the Bible was a piece of software, the constant version updates and theological revisions would probably result in something as buggy as heck.
On the list of questions we've never thought to ask ourselves is what kind of critter you'd get if you crossed cats with various species of sharks.
She thought her troubles would be over after she rigged her old houseboat up with a levitate spell. But she hadn't considered the fact that every boat, even one that floats on air, still needs a port.
Only eight episodes into the season, The Vampire Diaries has finally spun up its might plot engine to give us some actual stakes, beyond just whether Damon and Elena will be together.
A great book doesn't necessarily make for a great movie, but can a great movie come from a not-so-great book?
When people talk about the great directors in science fiction, names like Kubrick and Spielberg get bandied about...
After bouncing around Comet 67P late last week, the Philae lander eventually settled far from its intended site.
Back in 2005, Warren Ellis' comic book series Global Frequency was adapted as a television pilot, but wasn't picked up for a full series.
When asked what is best in life, this giant panda at the Toronto Zoo had a good answer: To crush the snow, to see it driven before you as you slide down a hill, and to hear the chompy noises of bamboo being eaten.
What would the original Batttlestar Galactica series look like if it was remastered, and rereleased? It would look a lot like this, and this is awesome.
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Rep. John Culberson (R-TX) is now chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Commerce, Justice, and Science.
Nothing embodies the beauty of the hunt more than a bird attacking its prey. Here is some of the most incredible footage ever captured of what happens when these predators attack.
One day, our universe starts to merge with an alternate universe and gradually, duplicate versions of every human being on Earth start to appear.
Nobody likes a turncoat. When somebody abandons their friends and becomes an enemy, we always assume they're a monster.
Economists routinely get away with saying things that would be considered outrageously misogynist in other contexts.
Do you own a hypoallergenic dog? I thought I did, too* – but surprise! Apparently they don't exist. Read more...
If you're a robotic spacecraft that was hurled out of a larger spacecraft towards the briskly moving face of a comet, then keep on walking friend.
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