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Vladimir Putin is what happens when James Bond gets one of his villains pregnant and the child grows up to kick both their asses.
If you haven't guessed by their names, special operations forces are all about finding men who can perform wartime tasks above and beyond those performed by the average soldier. So how do you train somebody to survive the unsurvivable? Well, let's just say you have to think outside the box.
Here's the weirdest graph you'll see all week . It's graphing the popularity of zombie movies versus vampire movies, split out by whether the president at the time was a Republican or a Democrat.
If you turn on the news and hear that some city is being devastated by its fourth flood in 20 years, or that a village at the foot of some volcano has just been buried under lava, there is a 100 percent chance that someone in the room will ask, Why don't those people just move ? It's a good question, and the answer gives us a nice insight into mankind's absolute refusal to back down from nature, even if it means certain destruction. Brave?
If movies are to be believed, hackers are mostly kept busy fighting the man with CGI animations of smiley faces, or else dwelling in the darkest corners of their mothers' basements and doing purely nerdy stuff that never affects the real world.
When we debunk movie myths, it's usually bad news for lazy people.
The way things are going, we can expect global warming to wipe out humanity in the next few years.
All right, it appears the world has moved past the "is global warming happening" stage and has now moved onto, "how screwed are we?"
We accept on a regular basis the premise that our minds are being screwed with. Advertisers, politicians, magicians; we accept that they know the tricks to pull the wool over our eyes. But as it turns out, the ways in which your head is being truly and royally messed with the most, are coming from inside.
Hitler Was an Evil Genius
We have made it our mission to celebrate the underrated badasses of the animal kingdom because in general, Hollywood has taught us to be afraid of the wrong creatures.
They say history is written by the winners, but the truth is even stranger than that.
After millennia of research, experts still don't know very much about the human brain.
The Harry Potter series has sold billions of dollars worth of books, movie tickets and DVDs because it's one of those rare series that children can enjoy but won't make adults want to gouge out their eyes.
Like millions of people living on the East Coast, I was recently confronted with the full force of nature's fury: Hurricane Irene.