Orphan Black Delivers Its Best Clone-Impersonating-Another-Clone Act Yet

Yes, Orphan Black is back and it is as demented as ever. While one of our Leda clones finds herself imprisoned (and maybe slightly crazier than usual), Sarah has to pull off the greatest acting trick of her clone impersonating career. Plus, we’ve got scary new clones — and a rather scary Delphine, as well. » 4/19/15 9:50am Today 9:50am

How Lord Byron's Scandals Led Ada Lovelace To Become A Mathematician

Ada Lovelace is now most famously known as the mother of computer science, but during her lifetime, she was also well known on account of her famous father: Lord Byron. Although Ada never met her father, his scandalous behavior had a profound effect on how she was raised — on a strict diet of mathematics. » 4/17/15 8:00am Friday 8:00am

Like These TV Shows? Here Are The Webcomics You Should Read

The number one question that people ask me when the find out that I write about webcomics is, "What webcomic should I be reading?" But really, which webcomics you should be reading depends on the sorts of things you like. For example, if you like certain TV shows, then these webcomics may be for you. » 4/16/15 10:00am Thursday 10:00am

Scene From An Alternate Universe Nature Documentary

Here we find two male Scalloped Oxen, battling for a female's attention. Once the fight commences, they will retract their heads inside their armored shells, allowing the neck to act as a battering ram. It is an impressive display, even if you're not a female Scalloped Oxen. Concept art by Kate Pfeilschiefter. » 4/15/15 6:00pm Wednesday 6:00pm

Author Suing Joss Whedon, Claims Cabin In The Woods Is Based On His Book

The Cabin in the Woods was one of the most original takes on the "kids encounter scary things in the woods" story that we've seen in ages, but one man is claiming that it's not original at all. Author Peter Gallagher is suing the filmmakers, claiming that the film is infringing on his 2006 novel The Little White Trip:… » 4/15/15 1:55pm Wednesday 1:55pm

Every Page Of This Webcomic Is Packed With Striking (And Creepy) Images

If you've been looking to hop onto a webcomic that your eyeballs will fall in love with, take a gander at Petra Nordlund's webcomic Prague Race. What starts as simple tale of three young friends turns into a journey through a strange land that is by turns frightening and tragic — but always fun to look at. » 4/15/15 8:00am Wednesday 8:00am

Father And Son Work Out Their Issues While Battling Time-Traveling Robot


A new father meets the time-traveling adult version of his infant son in the comedy short Future Hero. When an android is sent from the future to kill his son as a baby this father has to team up with the resentful adult version of his boy. And while trying to save his son, he may just save their relationship. » 4/14/15 1:42pm Tuesday 1:42pm

Child Star Of An Educational TV Show Gets A Message From His Future Self

When Elle arrives at the home of famed educational TV host in the short film Dear Lucas, the second biggest surprise is connecting with the host's son and former co-host, Lucas. But the biggest surprise comes later that night when Lucas receives a message from himself — written in the year 2067. » 4/13/15 6:00pm Monday 6:00pm

Is It Possible For Last Man On Earth's Phil To Become A Decent Person?

Phil Miller wasn't so great at being the last person on Earth, but it turns out that, when you throw other people into the mix, he's still not a winner. But as the situation in Tucson gets more complicated, Phil has to come to terms with the fact that he's not a very nice person. But can he change? » 4/13/15 12:35pm 4/13/15 12:35pm

This Week’s TV: A Jamaican Superhero Battles Evil In A Dystopian Future

Orphan Black is back! While we're excited to find out what's in store after last season's big clone reveal, there's more TV goodness in store this week: Major Lazer gets its own cartoon; we learn Melinda May's secret origin on SHIELD, and The CW debuts its new angel drama The Messengers. » 4/13/15 9:00am 4/13/15 9:00am

A Slice-Of-Life Webcomic Set In A Town Cursed With Mediocrity

Middleville, the setting for Megan Rose Gedris' webcomic Meaty Yogurt, is an ordinary town, except for one thing: it's under a curse. Anyone who is born there is destined to die there, after a life of long mediocrity. At least that's what Jackie Monroe thinks, but she's determined to beat the curse and do something… » 4/08/15 8:00am 4/08/15 8:00am

What Science Fiction Story Helped You Through A Difficult Time?

Science fiction doesn't just give us powerful ideas about our future; it can also help us through our present. When did a science fiction story — a book, a movie, a comic, anything — give you something to cling to during a troubling period in your life? » 4/07/15 2:30pm 4/07/15 2:30pm