America Likes Science. It Does Not Like Scientists' Findings.

Survey results published Thursday by the Pew Research Center in collaboration with the American Academy for the Advancement of Science indicate most Americans hold science in high esteem, while revealing huge opinion gaps between scientists and the general public over issues like GMOs and anthropogenic climate change. » 1/29/15 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Elon Musk Will Guest Star On Tonight's Episode Of The Simpsons

Elon Musk – CEO of SpaceX and Tesla and the real-world inspiration for Robert Downey Jr.'s portrayal of Iron Man – will guest star as Homer's cubicle-mate on tonight's episode of The Simpsons. I wonder if he'll try to sell Springfield his genuine, bonafide, electrified, rail-free hyperloop (hyperlooop, hyperlooooooop! » 1/25/15 3:00pm Sunday 3:00pm

Birdman Upsets Boyhood, Winning Top Honors At PGA Awards

Last night, Birdman won the Producers Guild of America's Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures, the biggest prize of the of the evening, scoring an upset over Boyhood, which had been favored to win. The last seven PGA winners have gone on to win the Oscar for Best Picture. » 1/25/15 8:57am Sunday 8:57am

The Onion Lampoons Vaccination Exemption

"Regardless of what anyone else thinks, I fully stand behind my choices as a mom, including my choice not to vaccinate my son, because it is my fundamental right as a parent to decide which eradicated diseases come roaring back." This would be even funnier, if the whole anti-vaxxer mess weren't so genuinely awful. » 1/24/15 3:22pm Saturday 3:22pm

Watch 60 of Cinema's Greatest Duels in One Epic Sword-Fight Supercut

Everyone loves a good sword fight. This movie montage by film lover and video editor Clara Darko combines sixty of her favorite duels in cinema into one ridiculously fun, eminently watchable supercut. » 1/24/15 1:23pm Saturday 1:23pm

Hero Teacher, Banned From Demoing Condom-Use, Demos 'Sock-Use' Instead

Mississippi boasts some of the highest rates of teen childbirth and young-adult HIV in the United States. It also prohibits "any demonstration of how condoms or other contraceptives are applied." What's a responsible sex educator to do? Why, demonstrate how to properly apply a sock, of course! » 1/23/15 4:28pm 1/23/15 4:28pm