[Trigger warning for sexual assault.] The recent announcement that four male college students have invented a nail polish allegedly capable of detecting the presence of date rape drugs in a drink has, understandably, been controversial. But unfortunately for people who would be inclined to wear Undercover Colors, the science behind the drug-detecting polish may be less helpful than the product's fans had hoped.Read More
Posts by Carolyn Cox
Breathe deep. Seek peace.
TAMORA PIERCE, HOLLYWOOD!Read More
What is this, a room for ants?
Look at that teeny-tiny globe! Those gum drop lamps! The papers left scattered by some harried licorice grad student! I don't think I could ever bring myself to actually chew this hallowed hall of learning to tiny bits inside my mouth, but never before has Dewey Decimal looked so delicious.Read More
Pull to flush?
If you ever happen to be on the bike path that runs between Bristol and Bath, Justin Hoggans, Whovian and owner of the nearby Warmley Waiting Room Cafe, has installed a telephone box to help passers-by answer the call of nature. The "Who Loo" features a light on top to indicate occupancy, and makes a whirring sound when activated by a switch inside the Cafe.Read More
These are straight-up Giger worthy.
If this is what early concept art of the TMNT reboot's Turtles looked like, I shudder to think of the preliminary Shredder sketches out there.Read More
Captain America 3 May Come With An Extra Helping Of Hawkeye, Plus The Defenders And Doctor Strange Rumors
All the Marvel gossip that's fit to blog.
In a recent interview with Collider, Jeremy Renner said there are "rumblings" that Hawkeye may play a large role in 2016's Captain America 3. Please, say pizza dog will be there, too?Read More
Attention Once And Future Teenagers: R.L. Stine Is Back To Soiling Our Collective Pants With New Fear Street Books
And this time, you'll have to buy them...with your own money.
Where do we live? Fear Street! When do we live there? Now, and for the rest of eternity, perpetually trapped between the world of living teenagers and the damned!Read More
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a DC woman getting her due!
Lois Lane is finally getting her own novel in Fallout, a 300-page-plus book geared towards young adults and set for publication by Capstone/Switch next May.Read More
It's like True Detective, but with more
Deadline is reporting that HBO and Paramount are joining forces to bring Scorsese's 2010 thriller to the small screen in a series that focuses on the history of the hospital and treatments for the mentally ill in the 1950s. I know, I know: but will it have a laugh track?Read More