1. Entertainment

    Comics to Read After Last Night’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode “End of the Beginning”

    S.H.I.E.L.D. dribbled out another episode last night after yet another brief hiatus. Besides a loose tie-in with Captain America: The Winter Soldier, there were a few usable references to the existing Marvel universe. Here are the comics you should check out after watching the episode.

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  2. Entertainment

    Learn the History of the Term “Winter Soldier” and Why Ed Brubaker Used the Name in Captain America

    With Captain America: The Winter Soldier coming out soon I was curious about where the name "Winter Soldier" came from. It turns out it's a lot more than just a cool-sounding name comic book writer Ed Brubaker came up with. It has its roots in the Vietnam War and even goes back to Thomas Paine.

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  3. Entertainment

    Patton Oswalt Will Guest Star on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Despite having an entire comic book universe (which there's usually a conspicuous lack of) to draw on for its nerd-cred, Agents of SHIELD is going straight to the source by having Patton Oswalt guest star on the show. He'll be taking on the role of agent Eric Koenig and likely hugely disappointing everyone by not becoming a series regular.

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  4. Science

    How Much Does Thor’s Hammer Actually Weigh? [Video]

    According to Marvel, the official weight of Thor's hammer Mjolnir is 42.3 lbs. You know, unless you're unworthy of it, in which case it's so heavy as to be unwieldable. But that's not precise enough for the folks over at VSauce3, because why would it be? Instead let's speculate wildly using the awesome power of science!

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  5. Entertainment

    Here’s All The Marvel Concept Art For Avengers 2 That You Might Have Missed Last Night

    Don't you hate when you're out socializing with fellow humans and you decide to check Twitter in the bathroom, only to discover that you missed some huuuge nerd news? Yeah, that's how we all felt about ABC's 'Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe' special. If you're like us, check out some of the concept art for Age of Ultron that you missed.

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  6. Tech

    Here’s A “Robotic Elephant Trunk” That’s Actually One Of Doc Ock’s Appendages

    Three years ago, German engineering firm Festo provided proof-of-concept of a mobile robot elephant trunk they'd created, controlled by artificial muscles. Now, that robot trunk has been fully-realized - it can learn, it can crush you, and it's probably about to be purchased by one Doctor Otto Octavius.

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  7. Entertainment

    Batman and Superman Will Battle Captain America in 2016, Their Movies Just Got the Same Release Date

    You can still claim allegiance to DC and Marvel, but only for two more years: as of now, both Captain America 3 and Batman vs Superman are scheduled for a May 6, 2016 release date. Obviously the titular showdown in Snyder's movie won't be the contest that audiences are most invested in.

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  8. Entertainment

    Catch Live Captain America Premiere Coverage for Interviews and an Exclusive Clip

    Those lucky Hollywood types are going to get to see Captain America: The Winter Soldier tonight, but at least we're going to get something out of it. If you're here at 9PM EDT, you can watch live coverage from the movie's world premiere including cast and crew interviews and, at the end, a brand new clip to tide you over until April 4th.

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  9. Entertainment

    New Clip from Winter Soldier Has Us So Excited We Might Jump Out Some Windows

    To be fair, not all heroes have it this easy jumping through windows. Remember that one time Hawkeye tried it during Avengers and then had to just lay on the floor for a couple of minutes? But Captain America is no Hawkeye, and he's got no problems plowing through all kinds of stuff to chase after the Winter Soldier in this latest clip.

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  10. Entertainment

    Marvel To Film Netflix TV Shows in New York City, So Suck It, Los Angeles

    What, LA, you think you're better than us with your Mediterranean climate and your giant television studios? Well you can cool it over there, pal, because Marvel just announced that they'll be filming their Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, and Jessica Powers shows in New York, where we'll get to stalk them at our leisure.

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  11. Entertainment

    What Does the Raccoon Say? Hear Rocket’s Voice in New Guardians of the Galaxy Promo [Video]

    Have you been curious what Rocket Raccoon will sound like in Guardians of the Galaxy? Sure you have. It's been the big question since Bradley Cooper was cast. Well, we finally have a quick glimpse at Rocket speaking in this new teaser. There's also one for Groot, but he doesn't say anything.

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  12. Entertainment

    Meet Your Fantastic Four Cast for the New Reboot, We Don’t Look Forward to Your Complaints About Them

    Last night Variety dropped the big casting news for the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot. So who's donning blue spandex for the new movie? Kate Mara, Miles Teller, Jamie Bell, and Michael B. Jordan are your team.

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  13. Entertainment

    In Case You Missed It, Here’s the Full Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer

    If you're like us, you went to bed at a semi-reasonable hour and didn't stay up to watch Jimmy Kimmel Live because you're very tired and boring. That's okay, we feel you. Here's the rest of that Guardians of the Galaxy trailer that you missed because you were being responsible. And, you know, tired. So very tired.

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  14. Entertainment

    Check Out the First 15 Seconds of the Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer

    The full trailer for Marvel's upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy film won't be available until it premieres later tonight on Jimmy Kimmel Live, but until then, we have this quick glimpse to tide us over. And believe us, it's worth watching over and over and over again.

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  15. Entertainment

    Check Out A Sneak Peek Of LEGO’s Upcoming 2014 Line From American International Toy Fair

    Yesterday we were given the chance to take a look at LEGO's new toy lines at the Javits Center in New York as part of this year's American International Toy Fair. Everything was, as the song goes, awesome.

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