Could One More Ghostbusters Icon Be Joining Afterlife?

Could One More Ghostbusters Icon Be Joining Afterlife?

Richard Kelly still wants to get his Rod Serling biopic off the ground — and a sequel to Donnie Darko. Gaten Matarazzo teases big scares for the next season of Stranger Things. Plus, Jeff Nichols talks about his Alien Nation reboot, and what’s to come on Nancy Drew and Charmed….

The Stories Behind Aboriginal Star Names

The Stories Behind Aboriginal Star Names

Four stars in the night sky have been formally recognised by their Australian Aboriginal names. The names include three from the Wardaman people of the Northern Territory and one from the Boorong people of western Victoria. The Wardaman star names are Larawag, Wurren and Ginan in the Western constellations Scorpius,…

3D Print Your Own Pouting Bernie

3D Print Your Own Pouting Bernie

In a fascinating example of the physical world entering the digital and then hurtling itself back out again, the now-famous photo of Sen. Bernie Sanders looking like a petulant seventh-grader waiting for his mum to pick him up after band practice is now a 3D-printable trinket.

You Can Now Take Guided Audio Walks With Fitness+

You Can Now Take Guided Audio Walks With Fitness+

When Fitness+ launched last month, one of the big omissions was the lack of audio-guided outdoor walks or runs — a staple in other fitness and wellness apps like Peloton, Calm, and Aaptiv. Well, you still can’t run (yet) but today, Apple’s introducing guided walks to the service in an…

Which Sounds Are the Most Annoying to Humans?

Which Sounds Are the Most Annoying to Humans?

Earlier this month, a kind of chirping, rainforest-y sound sprung up in my apartment. It came from my roommate’s room. At first, I took it for a video game, but then realised the sound materialised even when my roommate was asleep. For days, I wondered about this. At any point…

The Trump Ban Is Working

The Trump Ban Is Working

This week, most of the world took a collective sigh of relief as Joe Biden was inaugurated as president without something incredibly terrible happening. That doesn’t include the most die-hard loyalists on the Trump Train, who spent Wednesday freaking out.

Science Alone Won’t Save The U.S.

Science Alone Won’t Save The U.S.

On Wednesday, Anthony Fauci trotted out to the White House briefing room podium, prompting a stream of memes to rival Bernie at inauguration. We had a how it started/how it’s going Fauci comparison under Trump and Biden. We had Fauci walking in slow motion set to the “Welcome Back, Kotter”…

Nobody Wants Oklahoma’s Proposed Bigfoot Hunting Season

Nobody Wants Oklahoma’s Proposed Bigfoot Hunting Season

Oklahoma state Rep. Justin Humphrey is no stranger to taking what you can call some, uh, pretty controversial stances on things like abortion access, gay rights, and police brutality. Now you can add Bigfoot to the list. This week, Humphrey filed an official bill calling for the creation of a…

The Winter Covid-19 Peak Is Finally Starting to Slope Downward

The Winter Covid-19 Peak Is Finally Starting to Slope Downward

For the first time in a long while, there appears to be some hope on the horizon, even as the U.S. official death count flies past 400,000. The winter peak of the pandemic is finally turning downward, as daily new cases and total hospitalisations continue to slowly decline. Unfortunately, we’re…