How Thor Flies, According To Science

Of all the major superheroes who can defy the laws of gravity, Thor’s mode of flight seems like one of the most unlikely: spinning his magic hammer Mjolnir around and holding on after flinging it. Is there any way that would actually work? Science actually says yes.

When Superheroes Fight Game Characters, Things Get Painful

Ever wonder what it would be like if Captain America beat the crap outta Ash from Pokemon? Or what if Thor fought Master Chief?

Technically, Thor Is Now A Disney Princess

Whoa. Then again, Thor entering the Disney princess circuit would also give people a reason to never, ever retire the whole “Disney princesses as [insert other thing here].” Hmm.

Science Explains How Much Thor's Hammer Would Weigh

Thor’s hammer isn’t real, except in the hearts and minds of comic nerds everywhere. Thank your lucky stars, because if it was real just being near it would kill you.

Thor And Loki's Stop-Motion LEGO Rumble Gets Much More Than An A+

This brotherly throwdown is the work of Jordan Tseng, 17, who writes in the video’s YouTube introduction, “I’m going to have the University entrance examination [in] 2 weeks.” Yeah. Just go ahead and pass him already.

Thor Actor Visits Kid's Hospital. In Armour.

Jaimie Alexander plays Lady Sif in the Thor movies. She recently visited the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, but instead of going as Jaimie Alexander, she went as Lady Sif. Sword, armour, the works.

Chinese Cinema Turns Thor 2 Into A Steamy Bromance

There are going to be some disappointed moviegoers in Shanghai, that’s for sure. As noted by Kotaku reader Mox Factor, the Shanghai Bona Insun International Cineplex accidentally (accidentally?) used a fan-made Photoshop image for a Thor 2 promotional image in the theatre. A Chinese micro-blogger originally uploaded the image.

​He Crafted Thor's Mighty Mjölnir, Then Smashed Stuff With It

There are few fictional weapons as mighty as Thor’s hammer Mjölnir. It can harness the power of lightning, drain radioactive energy, and knock Iron Man down a peg or two.

Loki Does A Great Owen Wilson (As Loki) Impersonation

British actor Tom Hiddleston, aka Loki from Thor/Avengers, does impressions. Like this one, where he was asked at Aussie film shindig Popcorn Taxi if he could do Owen Wilson. If Owen Wilson was Loki. Sounds nutty, but boy, it’s pretty good.