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  1. movie review
    Tesla Is a Bizarre, Bewitching Anti-BiopicSee Ethan Hawke sing “Everybody Wants to Rule the World.”
  2. science
    Why You Can’t Help But Love Baby Yoda“The scientific community can officially rule that Baby Yoda is cute.”
  3. the industry
    Netflix Orders Japan Sinks 2020 From Director Masaaki YuasaA fun little show about environmental collapse!
  4. vulture lists
    The 18 Smartest Big Bang Theory EpisodesWith Sheldon and Amy likely to win a Nobel Prize in tonight’s finale, we revisit the show’s finest scientific moments.
  5. tv
    New Study Finds Both Conservatives and Liberals Like BonesAnd everyone’s hate-watching Pawn Stars, apparently.
  6. the science corner
    7 Nobel Laureates on Whether TBBT’s Sheldon and Amy Should Win the Physics PrizeAs the show’s duo continues to struggle for Nobel recognition, we had to ask the physicists who know best.
  7. hey mister arnstein here’s my clone
    Barbra Streisand Breaks Silence on Dog Cloning“You can clone the look of a dog, but you can’t clone the soul.”
  8. How Bill Nye Uses Twitter to Find Guests for His Netflix ShowBill Nye crowdsourced the guests for season two of Bill Nye Saves the World on Netflix.
  9. Welcome to the Hayden Panettierium, by Kathryn Doyle Thank you for visiting the Hayden Panettierium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History. I, […]
  10. bill nye his eyes go wide
    Bill Nye Scolds CNN for Pitting Him Against Climate-Change Denier William HapperBill! Bill! Bill! Bill!
  11. Your Application To Cryobank NYC Has Been Denied, by Harris Mayersohn and […] Dear Potential Donor: Unfortunately, your application to donate sperm to the New York City Cryobank has been reviewed and rejected. While we […]
  12. science
    Jack White’s Record Label Plays Vinyl in SpaceFrom the Queen of England, to the hounds of hell, to … space.
  13. last night on late night
    Neil DeGrasse Tyson Explains the Strawberry MoonDid you know the strawberry moon is neither strawberry nor a moon? Wait, no, it is a moon. Sorry.
  14. science
    Flash’s Fake Science Is Its Greatest StrengthTime travel, parallel universes, and so on.
  15. science
    President Obama to Host Science Channel DNewsBarack Obama the Science … Lama? Yes.
  16. ghostbusters
    Learn the Actual Science Behind GhostbustersEverything is science.
  17. mythology
    MythBusters and the Rise of Fact-checking EverythingA prominent place for public science.
  18. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Learns About Gravitational WavesNo, really, is God Bugs Bunny?
  19. roll clip!
    Neil deGrasse Tyson Drops the Mic Flat on B.o.B“When you stand on the shoulders of those who came before, you might just see far enough to realize the earth isn’t fucking flat.”
  20. science
    Neil deGrasse Tyson Shuts Down B.o.B.’s Flat-Earth Nonsense So You Don’t Have ToHe could really use a wish right now.
  21. science
    Watch David Tennant Explain Einstein/RelativityHearing David Tennant intone, “dark matter” will probably be the highlight of your day.
  22. ask an expert
    Why Pixar Movies Make Us CryBig eyes, full hearts, can’t keep it together. 
  23. ask an expert
    A Harvard Geneticist on Jurassic World’s Science George M. Church is a leading light in the “de-extinction” efforts.
  24. science is hard
    Rogue One Writer Tweets deGrasse Tyson for HelpStar Trek: 1; Star Wars: 0.
  25. science
    Could Furious 7’s Skyscraper Jump Really Happen?“To be honest,” says Professor Loveridge, “that is probably the most plausible stunt in the whole movie.”
  26. science
    Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Star Talk Coming to TVStarting in April.
  27. movies
    Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson Discuss the Science Behind InterstellarIt’s more accurate than Gravity.
  28. NASA’s Response to a Child Prodigy, by Ian AbramsonDear Sammy, Let me be the first to say how impressed we here at NASA were to receive such an ambitious spaceship design from a six-year-old. […]
  29. helpful suggestions
    We Need More TV Shows About ScientistsHow about a Galileo historical drama?
  30. vulture lists
    Everything You Can Do With the Other 90 Percent of Your Brain (in Movies)Yes, we know it’s fake. Calm down.
  31. streaming
    One Third of Amazon Prime Members Don’t Use Its Video-Streaming ServiceSays a new RBC study.
  32. ‘The Humor Code’ and the Science of How Comedy WorksWriting about comedy has become a cottage industry in recent years as the swelling popularity of live and online humor has birthed a new […]
  33. The Marshmallow Diaries, by Howard MittelmarkDay one: Brought to the Stanford campus with other four-year-olds for “tests” starting tomorrow. All very mysterious. Something about […]
  34. Science Confirms That Comedians Are PsychoticIn one of the most obvious findings ever, a study in the British Journal of Psychiatry has confirmed that comedians possess more psychotic […]
  35. factcheck
    Beloved Scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson Fact-checked Gravity“Mysteries of #Gravity: Why Bullock’s hair, in otherwise convincing zero-G scenes, did not float freely on her head.”
  36. keeping it real
    How Breaking Bad’s Science Adviser Keeps It (Mostly) RealExcept for the blue meth.
  37. science
    Ask a Physicist: Could You Pull Off the Fast 5 Safe Heist in Real Life?Scary equations ahead.
  38. clickables
    Watch Mayim Bialik Explain Her Love of ScienceSee Blossom dressed up as a cell.
  39. mayan calendar
    NASA Explains Why the World Didn’t End on 12/21/22, Ten Days EarlyWeird science! Or, you know, just science.
  40. Proof: Humans Are DisgustingYour mouth is dirtier than your butt: believe it!
  41. Holy Sh*t, It’s a Caterpillar Parade!Science!
  42. Watch the History of the World in 60 Seconds, Give or Take a CoupleScience is fun!
  43. Behold the World’s First Human-Powered HelicopterIt’s kind of like SoulCycle, but you fly!
  44. Lutz from ‘30 Rock’ Is Now a Lab Experiment30 Rock actor and former SNL writer John Lutz is selling his body to science for an upcoming book, as reported by The New York Times. Lutz is […]
  45. The Complete Guide to Everything: The Future of Technology (iPhone 5, […]This week the guys decide to take a look at three products defining the future of technology: The iPhone 5, MakerBot and Google Glasses. Before […]
  46. batman
    Read an Infographic That Attempts to Explain the Physics of BatmanHoly infographic, Batman!
  47. robots
    Watch a Robot Who Always Wins Rock Paper ScissorsNo backsies?
  48. isabella rossellini
    Let Isabella Rossellini Teach You About BeesSweet beard, dude.
  49. seth macfarlane
    Watch Seth Macfarlane Talk About ScienceWhoa, Family Guy. You’re talking all smart and stuff!
  50. books
    Find Out Why Old Books SmellIf we could wear Eau de Library, we would.
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