Following 9/11, Marlon Brando, Elizabeth Taylor, and Michael Jackson are rumored to have attempted to carpool from New York to Los Angeles together. The urban legend inspired a short story by Zadie Smith, and definitely sounds like it has the makings for an interesting movie, but Sky Arts' upcoming comedy special Elizabeth, Michael & Marlon does not sound interesting (unless by "interesting" you mean "a whitewashed trainwreck").Read More
On The 30th Anniversary Of The Space Shuttle Discovery, Let’s Talk About Giant Rockets & Life On Mars
In another 30 years the next generation might be reporting from Mars! Or at least, that's what I'd like to see happen. Also cats on mars.Read More
What could be causing a statue to spin in a U.K. museum, apparently untouched by passersby?
In what looks like a job for the crew of the Mystery Machine, an ancient Egyptian statue in the collection of the Manchester Museum seems to have taken on a life of its own, rotating 180 degrees in its closed glass case, apparently untouched by any outside force. A time lapse video of the statue moving -- seemingly of its own accord -- has gone viral, causing some to go full O'Reilly and claim that supernatural forces are behind the motion. Others, including noted physicist Brian Cox, remain convinced that the statue's spin can be explained without resorting to sentences containing the phrase "mummy's ghost." For our part, we want someone to find Old Man Withers, stat.Read More