ArsTechnica

Trailer for Downsizing is weird, smart, and totally unexpected

[ad_1] Here’s the first trailer for Downsizing, directed by indie mastermind Alexander Payne (Election, The Descendants). I love burning apocalypses as much as the next person, but sometimes the explodey blockbuster formula makes you forget how mind-bending and screwed up science fiction can really be. That’s why Alexander Payne’s new flick Downsizing, about people trying […]

Gizmodo

Largest Ichthyosaurus Fossil Ever Discovered Contains an Unexpected Gift

[ad_1] Artistic impression of Ichthyosaurus with embryo. (Image: Joschua Knuppe) An unstudied ichthyosaur fossil dating back to the Jurassic period is now the largest on record—a remarkably well-preserved specimen that also contains the remnants of a developing fetus. The female ichthyosaur, who was pregnant when she died some 200 million years ago, measured over 11 […]

Mashable

10 people hospitalized after unexpected turbulence on an American Airlines flight

[ad_1] Image: FG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images By Martha Tesema2017-08-06 15:35:29 UTC American Airlines Flight 759 headed from Athens, Greece to Philadelphia experienced extreme, unexpected turbulence that left 10 people (passengers and crew) hospitalized, according to reports. The flight had almost 300 people on board and eventually landed safely in Philadelphia. Jessica Huseman, a reporter on the flight, […]