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5 Pop Culture Apocalypse Scenarios and How They Might Happen

Since the earliest days, humankind has pondered the end of the world. We’ve imagined messianic judgment days, cataclysmic comets, hyperspace bypasses, and Mega Maids. Here are a few apocalyptic scenarios from recent popular culture, how they might happen, and how likely they are to occur. 1. Subterranean Apocalypse Some existential threats are waiting quietly beneath the surface [...]

Neil deGrasse Tyson Should Get an Editor’s Credit on the Titanic Re-Release

Seeing a popular motion picture reappear in theaters years after its initial release is not a new thing. However, as technical advances continue to speed exponentially forward, a film’s re-issue gives a filmmaker the opportunity to make strategic changes to the content of the film – alter digital effects, add new scenes, swap out one [...]

James Cameron dives to deepest ocean point

Cameron plunged almost 11km to the deepest place in the ocean, the Pacific Mariana Trench. It took the film director two hours to descend to maximum d…

Ocean’s deepest depth re-measured

The Mariana Trench in the Pacific ocean descends to a staggering depth of almost 11km. The Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping used a multibeam echos…

Giant Prehistoric Amoeba the Size of Your Hand

Photo credit: Lisa Levin & David Checkley Dinosaur movies have taught us that things were a lot larger back in prehistoric times, but this is ridiculous! Scientists at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography have [...]