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Watch The First-Ever Footage Of A Deep-Sea-Dwelling "Black Seadevil"

6 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Researchers with the Monterey Ray Bay Aquarium Research Institute have acquired footage of Melanocetus (aka "the Black Seadevil"), a species of anglerfish never before filmed alive in its natural, deep-sea habitat. Read more...

Wolverine has his own Car now, Because Reasons

7 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

How do you make a car fit for everyone's favourite surly Canadian Mutant? Claws. Claws EVERYWHERE. Read more...

No Sale Price Is Worth Black Friday: The Movie

7 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This Friday you could be sitting warm and safe in your homes watching a Christmas movie and drinking hot chocolate, or you could be an unintentional extra in Black Friday the movie — All Sales Final. Read more...

You'll Want To Give Up On This Week's Puzzle. Don't.

8 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The key to cracking this week's puzzle is the same as it is for most good brain teasers: If you want to solve it, you're going to have to get organized. Read more...

A Halo Of Young Stars Rings This Galaxy In Bright Infrared Light

8 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

An outer ring of baby stars glows brightly in infrared around a core of cooler, older stars. A faint S-bar in the middle identifies NGC 1291 as a barred galaxy. Read more...

All of Marvel's Secret Wars, in one handy box

10 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Secret Wars is back next year, and it's bringing everything with it - even the damn action figures. Not read the mid-eighties classic and want to catch up ready for next year? Marvel will have you covered with this slipcase filled with everything you need to know about one of their most famous crossovers. Read more...

Someone Made Daenerys Targaryen in Dragon Age, and she looks Amazing

10 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Holy crap, this is fantastic. Dragon Age Inquistion's character creator is pretty excellent, but I didn't know it was quite so capable as this. Behold Daenerys Stormborn, Mother of Dragon Age! Read more...

It Takes A Makeup Company To Tell Us Science Needs Women

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Should I be disturbed that the most compelling, diverse, women in science outreach video I've seen was produced by a makeup company? Read more...

Ominous New Jurassic World Teaser Gives Us Chills And DINOSAURS

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It's only a taste (the first full trailer is due out Thursday), but it's got footage of the park! And dinosaurs! And dramatic Bryce Dallas Howard! And vest-wearing Chris Pratt! Read more...

Some People Use Urine (And Chemistry) to Whiten Their Teeth

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There are people out there who use urine to whiten their teeth. I can tell you how it works. Only you can decide whether you think it's worth it. Read more...

Town Bans Winnie The Pooh For Lack of Genitals, "Dubious Sexuality"

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Council members in the Polish town of Tuszyn have deemed Winnie the Pooh too depraved to feature as the public face of a local playground, on account of the honey-fetishizing cubby's "dubious sexuality," "inappropriate dress," and lack of genitals due to castration by razor. Read more...

All this animated Firefly clip needs is 2 Seconds to break your heart

13 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It's funny how two seconds of animation about a 9-year-old plot point can be so emotional, but I guess that's just Firefly's MO at this point. Excellent work, Stephen Byrne! Read more...

NASA’s 'Remastered' View of Europa Is The Best Yet

13 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Europa, Jupiter's sixth-closest moon, has long been a source of fascination and wonder for astronomers. Not only is it unique amongst its Jovian peers for having a smooth, ice-covered surface, but it is believed that warm, ocean waters exist beneath that crust – which also makes it a strong candidate for extra-terrestrial life. Read more...

These LEGO Instructions from 1974 Are Awesome (And Yes, They're Real)

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This photo of a note to parents, purportedly printed on a pamphlet included in a LEGO set from the 1970s, has been making laps around the Internet. The legitimacy of the note, which is noteworthy for its egalitarian tone, has been called into question – but there's good reason to believe it's 100% real. Read more...

Is This GIF The First Footage From Star Wars: Episode 7?

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Major speculation ahead, but a Star Wars fansite is claiming that this GIF of the Millennium Falcon might be the first-ever bit of footage from the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens. What do you think? Read more...

Legend Of Korra Does A Clip Show And Decides To Make Fun Of Itself

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Due to budget issues, The Legend of Korra spent this episode on a clip show, revisiting the first three seasons of the show. But at least while Korra was forced to tread water, it poked a bit of fun at itself along the way. Read mor...

That Time Mark Ruffalo Scared The Crap Out Of A Preschooler

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Mark Ruffalo appeared on The Tonight Show recently, where he told a story about visiting his daughter's preschool and Hulking out on one of her classmates. Read more...

This stunning Millennium Falcon model is made out of old Cardboard

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Okay, so this rendition of Han Solo's trusty ship might be made out of the literal junk Luke Skywalker thought it was, but that doesn't stop it from being outstandingly gorgeous. Read more...

This Jurassic Park/Ace Ventura Mashup Is So Wrong, Yet So Very Right

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Admit it. You know perfectly well what this is. You know exactly where it's going. And you're going to watch it, because you already know it's perfect. Read more...

TL;DR Versions Of Bible Stories Are Perfect

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Over on /r/Christianity, Cabbagetroll has written some comically concise summaries of stories from the Bible's Old and New Testaments. Read more...

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