Here's how golden goop turns into fortune cookies

How do they get those quippy fortunes inside a fortune cookie? It starts with a goop which gets baked and perforated while still hot. The paper fortune is placed on top of the hot cookie which is then permanently folded to its infamous shape with robot hands, trapping the promises of one's future until someone makes… » 7/02/14 4:40am 7/02/14 4:40am

This edited version of Star Wars includes all its influences

Michael Heilemann made a visually annotated version of Star Wars—and a much-deeper text commentary—attaching footage from other films and series that he believes influenced George Lucas' space opera. Some of them are well documented, some may surprise you, yet others feel too much like wishful thinking. » 6/02/14 6:30am 6/02/14 6:30am

Here are 7 facts about Godzilla that you probably never knew

Did you know Godzilla's iconic roar was first created using a glove playing a double bass? Or that the Japanese studio who created Godzilla didn't use CGI for its Godzilla series until 2004? That's almost 30 movies! Which means Godzilla has been in more movies than James Bond. Learn other facts about Godzilla—like how… » 5/06/14 4:00am 5/06/14 4:00am

Super Mario World is the key to parallel universes

This has to be the best example of the Many Worlds hypothesis by Hugh Everett, a theory that postulates that an infinite number of parallel universes exist thanks to quantum mechanics, with infinite versions of you doing infinite number of actions with infinite number of outcomes. Just like Mario here: » 2/26/14 4:17am 2/26/14 4:17am