Dissecting Holland’s Spider-Man, Peter Parker

Researchers from the University of California, Merced have found that troubled children may find inspiration from superheroes (2015). And not just superheroes, but rather the people underneath their respective mantles. Psychologist Chris Fradkin and his colleagues forwarded a study on children relating more to "pre-cloak" versions of characters such as Spider-Man. While radioactive spiders that grant…

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Which Dazzler will be in X-Men: Dark Phoenix?

X-Men: Dark Phoenix has started it's production! And with it, a dazzling announcement! Dazzler will finally be in the film! Though in the previous film, X-Men: Apocalypse there was a hint of Dazzler being seen, as a cover for her vinyl record. But it was later scratched off when the final version of the film…

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‘Legion’: 12-Year-Old Mutants and Personal Identity

Identity remains to be perhaps one of the most enduring issues a person can experience in one's lifetime. However, FOX's Legion TV series presents us with another question: what if you don't know where to begin? Matter-of-factly, as I ponder upon the issue myself, I realized I wasn't an exception to David Haller's personality crisis. It makes sense -…

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Surviving Horror: Resident Evil 7, Fear, and the Beyond

The Fundamentals of Fear Fear is an important aspect of human physiology: Fear can induce certain bodily responses through neurotransmitters. Adrenaline, for example, makes the body more alert and gives a physical boost for a certain period of time, called an "adrenaline rush," especially when people feel threatened. The feeling of fear could be addicting,…

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On Pokémon Go, the Philippine release, and why we should probably stow those acro bikes for a bit longer.

We corrected our earlier statement that Pokémon Go was released in Japan. We apologize for the confusion caused by this. Thanks to Krishna Calingacion! KHAN (lv.4 KOFFING) For those of you who somehow missed it, Pokémon Go launched last week to a limited release; it being an online thing, Australia and New Zealand are on the…

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