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  • In Pictures Pod people

    Human hibernation may not yet be a reality, but that hasn't stopped people from trying. Future-thinking entertainer Lady Gaga is carried in an egg-shaped vessel at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 13. Ms. Gaga claimed that she incubated for 72 hours before her performance.

  • Festivus and three other made-for-TV holidays

    Festivus and three other made-for-TV holidays

    Faux holidays like “Seinfeld’s” Festivus, popularized in 1997, forgo the traditional in favor of another way to celebrate the season. Consider it Hollywood’s way of poking fun at – or maybe offering a little social commentary about – Americans’ tendency to go overboard on their Christmas observances. Festivus is not the only made-for-TV holiday – and it even may not be the only one to catch on in real life. Here’s the skinny on Festivus and three other invented days of celebration, brought to you by the Dream Machine.

  • Harry Potter video game 'Lego Harry Potter' is worth the money

    Harry Potter video game 'Lego Harry Potter' is worth the money

    Harry Potter has a video game? Yes, and 'Lego Harry Potter' is a blast to play.

  • SpaceX launch: Falcon 9 powers into orbit

    SpaceX launch: Falcon 9 powers into orbit

    Falcon 9 roared up Friday afternoon from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The SpaceX launch means that prospects for the Obama administration’s space-lift plans may have soared upward as well.

  • 10 video games that should be made into movies

    10 video games that should be made into movies

    Starring Swedish-American actor Jake Gyllenhaal as a Persian nobleman, the movie adaptation of the 2003 video game 'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' opens Friday. Here are 10 more video games that would make great movies.

  • We even talk like we're from space

    Cool Astronomy We even talk like we're from space

    Whenever we use terms like 'light-year' or 'cosmic,' we're using language brought to us by astronomers.

  • National Star Wars Day: Our top 10 Star Wars quotes

    National Star Wars Day: Our top 10 Star Wars quotes

    May 4th is the unofficial National Star Wars Day, which means it's time to break out our favorite Star Wars quotes.

  • In Pictures Famous Aliens