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Culture
The rise of the vampire: How diseases may have led to Dracula
Stanley Stepanic
Entertainment
How James Cameron ripped off 'Alien' before making 'Aliens'
Jon O'Brien
Science
We come from the land of the ice and snow
Claire Cameron
Science
Look: Fossil haul reveals earliest evidence of dinosaurs living in groups
Jennifer Walter
Innovation
Viking discovery changes history and supports ancient lore
Sarah Sloat
Science
Where did domestic horses come from? Scientists solve a longstanding mystery
Jennifer Walter
Science
What killed the woolly mammoth? Scientists debunk one extinction theory
Tara Yarlagadda
Entertainment
You need to watch the most influential sci-fi show on Netflix ASAP
Jael Peralta
Innovation
Look: Lasers help scientists finally solve Jurassic flight mystery
Sarah Wells
Science
6 scientific innovations inspired by science fiction
Jennifer Walter
Entertainment
Superman's motto change reveals a painful truth about the Man of Tomorrow
Eric Francisco
Entertainment
Black women are already superheroes, even if Hollywood doesn’t see it
Jamilah Lemieux
Entertainment
'Lovecraft Country' HBO release date, trailer, cast for the timely horror series
Eric Francisco and Mike Bloom
Entertainment
You need to watch the most unnerving cult classic thriller on Amazon Prime ASAP
Alex Welch
Gaming
How one immense flaw doomed the real first commercial video game
Noah Wardrip-Fruin
Entertainment
How the Adult Swim pirate ship set sail: An oral history
Joshua Dudley
Science
What did T. rex really look like? 10 dino images, ranked by a paleontologist
Jennifer Walter
Science
Look: Ancient poop reveals 2 surprising foods in prehistoric diets
Jennifer Walter
Science
How the X-1 broke the sound barrier and changed the future of experimental flight
Jon Kelvey
Science
Discovery: Tobacco use goes back much further into human history than we thought
Nick Lucchesi
Entertainment
Is Captain America bisexual? Why a queer Steve Rogers is bigger than fanfic
Emily Capettini
Entertainment
The oral history of 'The Infinity Gauntlet,' Marvel's game-changing comic crossover event
Brian VanHooker
Science
Archeologists discover the earliest known use of tobacco in Utah
Tara Yarlagadda
Entertainment
What if the Avengers weren't white?
Jake Kleinman
Science
Blue Origin: William Shatner launch live stream, crew, and why NS-18 matters
Jon Kelvey
Science
Can you hear the northern lights? A new study may reveal the truth
Fiona Amery
Entertainment
Does 'No Time to Die' have a post-credits scene? What it means for James Bond
Jake Kleinman
Science
NASA may still rename the controversial Webb Telescope. Here's how.
Jon Kelvey
Entertainment
You need to watch the most biting satanic thriller for free on Amazon Prime ASAP
Allyson Johnson
Science
Deadly heat in cities has tripled since 1983
Nick Lucchesi
Entertainment
You need to watch the most mysterious time-travel movie on HBO Max ASAP
Alex Welch
Science
A Yucatan forest “trapped in time” reveals why an ancient threat can get worse
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
Five grisly archeological finds will change how you see ancient humans
Jennifer Walter
Science
How a natural ice mummy unlocks the history of tattoos
Allison Hawn
Innovation
A computer just finished Beethoven's most infamous symphony, 196 years later
Ahmed Elgammal
Science
Ancient humans in America: Why a discovery in New Mexico changes everything
Sally Christine Reynolds and Matthew Robert Bennett
Science
Webb telescope name change: Why astronomers are upset with NASA
Jon Kelvey
Innovation
X-ray tech reveals spicy writing in Marie Antoinette letters
Sarah Wells
Entertainment
'Many Saints of Newark' ending explained: Director reveals why [SPOILERS] dies
Jake Kleinman
Entertainment
'Beast Wars' redefined Transformers. 25 years later, it might happen again.
Brian VanHooker
Entertainment
You need to watch the most epic action thriller on HBO Max ASAP
Alex Welch
Science
Look: China's Chang-E reveals ancient volcanoes on the Moon
Jennifer Walter
Entertainment
You need to watch the most underrated sci-fi series on HBO Max ASAP
Ryan Britt
Innovation
Muon g-2 experiment results: Physicists may have discovered a new force of nature
Sarah Wells
Entertainment
HBO Max sci-fi movies: 14 amazing films movies coming in October 2021
Jake Kleinman
Science
Oldest fossil discovery of “bizarre dinosaur” reveals armor fused to bones
Tara Yarlagadda
Entertainment
You need to watch the most controversial sci-fi show on Netflix before it leaves next week
Ryan Britt
Culture
Bone study reveals what ancient people on the Mediterranean coast really ate
Claire Cameron
Entertainment
'The Many Saints of Newark': How Corey Stoll became Junior Soprano
Jake Kleinman
Entertainment
'Foundation' review: A staggering achievement of sci-fi television
Ryan Britt