- Why Do (Some) Scientists Dislike Malcolm Gladwell?
October 17 2013 10:39 PM
Some of the strongest criticisms of the popular writer's works have come from scientists.
- New Book Debunks JFK Assassination Theory
October 15 2013 2:56 PM
The author of a book marking the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination says Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, firing three shots from the Texas School Book Depository.
- Phillip Roth Did Not Win The Nobel Prize For Literature, You Fools
October 11 2013 4:46 PM
Tablet magazine confused and alienated some readers with its fake announcement that Philip Roth had won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
- Waters Of Lake Natron Petrify Animals That Fall In
October 02 2013 11:53 PM
In a series of eerie photographs, Nick Brandt captured the calcified remains of animals that washed up on the shores of Lake Natron in Tanzania.
- Latest Bizarre Trend: Dinosaur Erotica E-Books
October 02 2013 5:05 PM
A strange new subgenre of romance books known as dinosaur erotica has popped up on Amazon, with tales of women ravished by T. rex, pterodactyls, triceratops and more.
- Meet Tom Clancy's Widow, Alexandra Marie Llewellyn
October 02 2013 11:38 AM
Meet Alexandra Marie Llewellyn, Tom Clancy's wife, who was a freelance journalist and is now a widow following the author's death on Tuesday.
- Alvaro Mutis Dead: Colombian-Born Writer, Poet Dies At 90
September 23 2013 12:17 PM
Alvaro Mutis was regarded as one of the greatest Spanish-languages authors by his close friend, Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
- 4 Silly Pirate Myths You Probably Think Are True
September 19 2013 12:42 AM
In celebration of International Talk Like a Pirate Day, here are some common pirate myths you probably think are true.
- Venezuelan Newspapers Shut Down Due To Paper Shortage
September 05 2013 7:19 PM
A lack of printing paper has lead to the shutting down of several Venezuelan Newspapers.
- Five Myths About The ‘Frankenstein’ Monster
August 30 2013 11:51 PM
Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” is lauded as one of the earliest examples of science-fiction literature. And the story has spawned several pop-culture myths about Dr. Frankenstein’s creation.
- Christian Bale Offered $50 Million To Return As Batman In New Film?
August 13 2013 5:40 PM
Actor Christian Bale has reportedly been offered $50 million to reprise his role as Batman in the upcoming "Superman Vs. Batman" movie.
- China And India Rise In Literature As Well As Economics [INFOGRAPHIC]
August 13 2013 5:51 AM
The rise of Beijing and Mumbai can be seen through their growing presence in English-language literature.
- How Google Is Saving College Students TONS Of Money This Fall [VIDEO]
August 12 2013 11:46 AM
- Orlando Bloom Playing Batman In 'Batman Vs. Superman' Film?
August 12 2013 11:03 AM
Orlando Bloom is the newest actor rumored to be playing the role of Batman in the upcoming "Batman Vs. Superman" film from Warner Bros.
- Quick Silver Scenes For 'X-Men' Sequel Being Shot At 3,600 FPS
August 07 2013 9:10 PM
According to director Bryan Singer, some of Quicksilver's scenes in "X-Men: Days of Future Past" will be shot at 3,600 FPS.
- 'Star Wars' Live-Action TV Show In Development At ABC
August 06 2013 7:53 PM
ABC president Paul Lee has confirmed that a live-action "Star Wars" TV series is currently in early development at the network.
- JK Rowling's Lawyers Make 'Substantial Donation' To Charity After Revealing She Wrote 'The Cuckoo's Calling'
July 31 2013 10:49 PM
After Rowling's law firm let it slip that she had authored a crime novel under a pseudonym, the firm agreed to make a large donation as restitution.
- Author's Grilling By Fox Sends Book On Jesus To No.1
July 29 2013 7:00 PM
Reza Aslan's "Zealot: The Life and times of Jesus of Nazareth" has jumped to No. 1 on Amazon after an embarrassing interview on Fox News.
- Game Of Thrones: How To Speak The Dothraki Language [VIDEO]
July 22 2013 12:41 PM
Media & Culture
- The Prequel To 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' Is Available As Online Comic
July 20 2013 3:10 PM
"Before the Dawn" tells the story of what happens between the end of 2011's "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and the new film due out next summer.