Why certain brains love horror movies

From USA TODAY. “Halloween” is expected to make a killing at the box office, and there’s a good reason why. We explain the science behind scary movies. Retirement age can’t keep the original Michael down: Castle, now 71, puts on the mask one more time in the new “Halloween” (in theaters Oct. 19). Director David…

NASA names constellations after the Hulk, Godzilla and more

From USA TODAY. Astronomers recently put together a series of fun (and unofficial) constellations to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope. Move over, Orion and Ursa Major. Make room for Godzilla and The Hulk. Scientists with NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope pulled together a series of modern constellations based on sources…

Molotov cocktails thrown at Seattle church

From USA TODAY. Witnesses say someone threw lit bottles filled with unknown liquid at the Iglesia ni Cristo Locale of Seattle. Fire officials are investigating it as arson. Authorities are investigating an arson attempt at a church in Seattle’s Rainier Valley after several Molotov cocktails were thrown at the church as dozens of people attended…