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This Week, Read The Comic That Sony Already Wants To Turn Into A Movie

16 minutes agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Image Comic's Descender hits this week — a comic about outlawed androids so intriguing, Sony already wants to turn it into a film. But that's not all: Princess Leia begins her series, a new Boom! series sees regular convention guests turn convention robbers, and Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver's MCU origins are revealed. Read more...

This Jean-Claude Van Damme/My Little Pony Team Up Is Pure Magic 

17 minutes agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Screw friendship. Sure, it may be magic in the My Little Pony cartoon, but it can't possibly compare to the majesty and insanity of watching Jean-Claude Van Damme pay a visit to Equestria in this incredible mash-up. Seriously, stop everything you are doing and watch it — you will not be disappointed. Read more...

Ex Machina Trailer Is A Love Triangle Between Two Men And A Robot

18 minutes agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

28 Days Later and Sunshine writer A lex Garland 's directorial debut attempts to sex up the Turing Test. And it's creepy. Really creepy. Check out the latest trailer for Ex Machina, which sets up the story a bit better than the previous trailers. Read more...

A Brain Injury Could Make Your World Look Like This

46 minutes agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This is how someone with hemianopsia sees the world. The sight is not due to eye damage. It's due to a brain injury that literally blanks out one half of everything they look at. The complicating factor is that sometimes, the patients don't even realize that they can't see. Read more...

The Way This Animated Short Film Plays With Perspective Is Hilarious

1 hour agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This short film is incredibly short and deceptive simple, but what it does in under two minutes is great fun to watch. An alien arrives on Earth and changes the perspectives of a man and his dog — not just metaphorically, but visually. Read more...

Can You Guess The Subject Of This Photo?

1 hour agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Your instinct might be to guess something microscopic in size – but the subject of this photograph is actually quite large. Read more...

Why Adults Are More Likely To Be Hit Hard By The Measles Than Children

1 hour agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The recent measles outbreak has everyone taking another look at "childhood" diseases. Why are these diseases, relatively mild in children over five, so often devastating to adults? An infectious disease expert talks to io9 about possible explanations for why these viruses hit us hard when we should be at our healthiest. Read more...

Scientists Bioengineer TB-Resistant Cattle By Injecting A Mouse Gene

1 hour agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Bovine tuberculosis is a serious problem in many parts of the world, resulting in the culling of thousands of cattle each year and at tremendous cost. Now, Chinese scientists have produced a herd of transgenic cows that exhibit an improved ability to ward off the disease. Read more...

io9 Book Club Is In Session! Let's Talk About Robert Repino's Morte!

2 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Welcome to the monthly meeting of the io9 Book Club. This month, we've read Morte by Robert Repino. Jump into comments to get started talking about it! Read more...

Community Enters The "Age Of Yahoo" In New Avengers 2-Inspired Trailer

2 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

I didn't think I could be more excited about the sixth season of Community, debuting on Yahoo Screen on March 17th. And yet somehow this new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer parody trailer, with Paget Brewster, Keith David, a frisbee avalanche and whatever the hell has caused Jeff to put on a white wig, has managed it. Read more...

This Chart Shows You How To Win On Jeopardy! 

2 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The best part about watching Jeopardy! at home is playing along to see if you can beat whichever contests happen to have shown up that day. But could you really win? This chart games out the best strategy for you to do so. Read more...

Top 10 Greatest Apocalyptic Comedies Of All Time

3 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This past weekend, Last Man on Earth proved that people still love to laugh at the end of the world. But hilarious looks at the end of days are nothing new — the extinction of humanity always brings out the dark humor in people. Here are the top 10 greatest apocalyptic comedies of all end times. Read more...

Jaw-Dropping Photographs Show The Villarica Volcano Erupting in Chile

3 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Villarica volcano near Pucón, Chile erupted early Tuesday morning, spewing a spectacular fountain of lava and ash that extended hundreds of meter into the air. Read more...

Watch Synchronized Dancing Paper Cranes Shake Their Origami Tails Off

3 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Need a pick-me-up this morning? Know that, somewhere in the world, there are origami cranes capable of performing synchronized dance numbers across an electromagnetic stage, and that life is kind of amazing. Read more...

One of the Best Books of 2014 and a Kindle To Read it On, More Deals

3 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Martian was one of io9's best Sci-Fi books of 2014, and it has a stellar 4.6 star review average on over 8,000 reader reviews. I picked up a copy [ The Martian: A Novel (Kindle), $6] Read more...

This Treadmill Test Can Predict Your Odds Of Surviving Another Decade

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have devised a simple treadmill test and formula to calculate your odds of surviving the next ten years, and it goes like this: FIT Treadmill Score = %MPHR + 12 (METS) - 4 (age) + 43 (if female). Here's how it works and what it means to your health. Read more...

What The Reveal On Last Night's Rebels Means For Star Wars

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The last episode of Star Wars Rebels ' first season aired last night, and capped off with the reveal of a wider world of Rebellion for our main cast — but it also unveiled the return of a character that signifies great importance not just for the show, but the direction of Star Wars as a franchise itself. Read more...

iZombie Trailer Explains What This Odd Undead Series Is All About

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Behold iZombie, the next work from Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas. While this series is still centered around a girl who solves crimes every episodes, this time the girl is undead. So it's admittedly a little confusing, but finally there's a new trailer to explain it all. Read more...

How to Make a Cohesive (and Compelling) Alien Cinematic Universe

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It's official. Fox is making a new Alien movie in addition to a new Prometheus and a new Predator. You know what that means: the best-known sci-fi horror setting is back in business. And while it may seem too soon to speculate aboutShow More Summary

What If Gotham Is Actually A Prequel To the 1960s Batman TV Series?

6 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Watching Gotham continue its complete and utter lunacy in "Everyone Has a Cobblepot" last night, I was struck with a single, amazing thought. What if Gotham is an origin story not for regular Batman, but for the old Batman TV show from the '60s? Because the ridiculousness is reaching that level. Read more...

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