Meet RoboSimian, Your New Terrifying Robot Spider Overlord


Sure, RoboSimian is based on the movement of apes. Right. Sure it is. Anybody got a large robotic shoe?


Before Hollywood Ruins Them: 14 Sci-Fi and Supernatural Scripts On The 2013 Black List

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This year's Black List, a ranking of executives' favorite screenplays of the year, is out now. Here are 14 that are relevant to our interests.


NASA Reveals Their Android, Valkyrie, To The World

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Valkyrie looks like Iron Man's Mark VIII Armor, but it's actually NASA's attempt to revolutionize robotics.


It’s Business Time: Bret McKenzie Is Making An Animated Series About NASA


Bret McKenzie from Flight of the Conchords -- sorry, we meant <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1204342/">Oscar winner</a> Bret McKenzie -- is developing an animated comedy series set in a NASA space center.


Gravity Reviewed by An Actual Rocket Scientist

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I <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/10/gravity-reviewcaptures-the-pants-shtting-vastness-of-space" target="_blank">reviewed Gravity</a> last week and loved it, but of course the only thing *I* know about rockets is the red one that comes out when I jerk off my dog.


The NASA Instagram Account Is An Early Casualty Of The Government Shutdown

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NASA has shutdown its Instagram page due to the government shutdown. Now we won't have any pictures of space mixed in with all the food pics in our feeds.


Start The Reactor: A Surprising Amount Of Water Has Been Discovered On Mars

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NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover has discovered water in Martian soil, according to five papers from NASA scientists published in 'Science'.


NASA Is Now On Instagram


Good news everyone! NASA joined Instagram so now we can all enjoy lovely photos of the earthrise and earthset from space.


It Looks Like NASA’s Kepler Telescope Has Come To The End Of The Road

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NASA's orbiting Kepler telescope may have found its final exoplanet. We say farewell in the most appropriate manner we know how.


Hear An Amazing Cover Of David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity,’ Literally Recorded In Space

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Commander Chris Hadfield recorded a cover of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" on board the International Space Station.

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Some ‘Mad Men’ Staff Writers Are Developing A Show About NASA In The 60s

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Rumor has it that some 'Mad Men' staff writers are developing a show about NASA in the 60s called 'Cocoa Beach.' Yes please.


There Is A Drawing Of A Penis On The Mars Surface

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NASA'S Mars Rover drew a penis on the surface of Mars. Good job, nerds.


Three More Exoplanets Discovered In The Habitable Zone, Including The Smallest One Yet


NASA's Kepler telescope has discovered three more exoplanets in the habitable zone of their solar system to add to our growing tally.


The Sun As You've Never Seen It


This extraordinary video looks back on the third year of operation of NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.


Why The World Didn’t End Yesterday


NASA is so sure the world won't come to an end on Dec.


Mercury Almost Definitely Has Ice At Its North Pole


Recent thermal mapping and neutron spectrometer readings confirm the likely presence of several tons of frozen water buried at Mercury's north pole.


Space Shuttle Endeavour Is A Saucy Minx In The Links


Today's links, featuring Space Shuttle Endeavour being suave, Felix Baumgartner's Pixar brother, and a kitten getting into a predicament.

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Want To See A Big-Ass Solar Eruption?

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NASA has assembled video of it. In multiple formats. And it's free.

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