Alien bacteria & a drowning Italian: 5 craziest things from first 20 years on the ISS

Life in space isn’t all taking Earth selfies and sitting on a stationary bike. In honor of the 20th anniversary of Russia’s launch of the first International Space Station module – here are the oddest stories from orbit. Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano nearly drowns – inside his spacesuit On a list of horror scenarios for […]

TVLine Items: Syfy Delivers Alien News, MMA Vet to Star Wars Series and More

Bleep-blorp! Syfy announced on Thursday that it has ordered to series Alien News Desk, a weekly, animated late-night series. Set to debut in early 2019, Alien News Desk will feature the voices of Will Forte (as news anchor Drexx Drudlarr) and fellow Saturday Night Live alum Heidi Gardner (as co-anchor Tuva Van Void), and deliver […]

Insta-famous Russian fisherman returns with fresh haul of ghastly alien creatures from the deep

The Russian fisherman who has built a zealous fanbase with horrifying photographs of the terrifying monsters that get caught in his net is back on dry land with a fresh haul of bizarre creatures from the deep. Roman Fedortsov, who works on a trawler based out of Murmansk in northwest Russia, has racked up hundreds […]

Mysterious interstellar asteroid could be a solar sail from wrecked alien probe, astronomers say

Interstellar mystery rock Oumuamua might have been part of an alien reconnaissance mission, according to two Harvard Smithsonian astronomers who saw in the strange object signs it could be a light-driven probe. As the strange rock moved out of our solar system last September, it sped up instead of slowing down as would be expected. […]

Laika: Forget historic tragedy, this first space dog saves alien planets

Trailer for Laika The story of Laika—the first pup launched into space—has been documented everywhere from Ars Technica to Arcade Fire songs. This decidedly tragic tale starts with Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev wanting to press his country’s perceived space advantage over the United States after the USSR’s Sputnik had beaten US efforts into the heavens […]

Colliding stars or alien solar sails? Detection rate of mysterious space signals doubles

The detection of incredibly powerful signals from deep in space has increased dramatically and the mysterious radio waves are now closer and brighter than ever before. The phenomena, known as ‘fast radio bursts’, have puzzled scientists since their discovery more than a decade ago and now Australian researchers have announced, in a study published in […]

‘The Predator’ Finds Humor in Alien Mayhem [TIFF]

Who knew Predators could be so funny? Shane Black‘s The Predator takes the Predator franchise and turns into a full-blown comedy. Sure, there’s action and sci-fi mayhem. But humor is the most constant factor here. And it doesn’t always work. While there have been a handful of amusing moments in the Predator franchise as a whole, no single […]

Devader Is A Hectic Dual Stick Hybrid Across A Weird Alien Landscape

In Devader, you are the lone warrior against an incredibly alien threat, swarms of enemies that slither and shoot from all angles and in myriad shapes, in this upcoming frenetic dual stick shooter. The Krin is coming, an alien enemy that threatens your ancient civilization with obliteration. Rather than geometric shapes or other forms, the […]

‘What is this?’ Woman finds ‘Stranger Things’ alien worm in front porch (VIDEO)

A UK woman has sent the internet wild with footage of what appears to be an alien-like worm rat invading her home. Filmed in Portsmouth, the bizarre creature has been compared to a monster from hit sci-fi show ‘Stranger Things’. In the Netflix drama, residents of a fictional US town are spooked by a number […]

‘Cosmos: Possible Worlds’ trailer explores alien life and butterflies

After the briefest of teases at the start of the year, Fox is ready to show Cosmos: Possible Worlds in earnest. The network has released an initial trailer that suggests Possible Worlds will follow the basic formula of the reborn series’ first season while covering some decidedly different ground. As the name implies, there’s a […]