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Researchers Just Found a Giant Cache of Water Underneath California

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Last year, researchers estimated that California had lost 63 trillion gallons of water over the course of 18 months of drought. Now, a huge reservoir of underground water—three times bigger than engineers thought—has been found under California. But it still won’t solve the state’s drought troubles. Read more...

Buy a Kindle Paperwhite, Get a Leather Case and USB Charger For Just $8 Extra

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

While supplies last, Amazon’s offering up a Kindle Paperwhite bundle which includes a magnetic leather case and a USB charger for just $128 (with code 9ZHMJMIP), or only $8 more than buying the Kindle alone. The best part? You get seven different cover colors to choose from. Read more...

Electrocuting People Was Basically America's Favorite Pastime in the 1920s

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Forget baseball. America’s favorite pastime in the 1920s was electrocuting people. I’m not even joking. Read more...

The Voice Cast of The Lego Ninjago Movie Is Probably Better Than It Needs to Be

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s kind of mindblowing to think there are multiple Lego movies on the horizon. There’s the 2019 sequel to The Lego Movie, a Batman-centric spinoff in 2017, and The Lego Ninjago Movie, based on the absurdly popular ninja-themed Lego brand. It hits next fall and the voice cast has just been revealed. Read more...

Spider-Gwen Had Better Really Have a Penguin Counterpart Named Spider-Guin

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I can’t imagine how long it took them to come up with something that worked as well for Spider-Gwen as Spider-Ham worked for Spider-Man. You can tell it’s a bit harder to grasp, since Spider-Ham stops to explain it. Read more...

Morgan Is What Happens When You Treat an Artificial Super-Person Like a Thing

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Only one person uses the word “she” for the genetically-engineered woman at the heart of director Luke Scott’s thriller. So, yeah, maybe some of those other people deserve the terror that’s coming for them. Read more...

You Don't Need To Be a Lannister To Afford The First Two Seasons of Game of Thrones

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Not to spoil anything, but uh, how about last night’s Game of Thrones? If you need a refresher on where all of these characters came from, Amazon’s celebrating the end of Season 6 by selling seasons 1 and 2 for just $12 each on Blu-ray and DVD. Read more...

The Best Part of the New Star Trek Beyond Trailer Is Rihanna's Song

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It is also the only really new thing in the whole trailer. Read more...

Literally Everything Just Happened on Game of Thrones

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And I mean EVERYTHING. Please do not join this discussion of tonight’s season finale until you watch the episode or you will regret it Read more...

This Animated Short About a Chameleon Shows the Perils of Blending In

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A junior high or high school dance is hard enough without stress causing you to literally disappear. That’s the premise of “Invisible,” a short film by Michael Trikosko and Andrew Wilson. Read more...

The Punisher's Actor Says We Haven't Actually Met the Punisher Yet

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Which is presumably why the character’s getting his own series . Read more...

What Movie Mistake About Your Hometown Bothers You the Most?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We all know that movies take liberties with things. And a lot of the time, we’re able to suspend our disbelief. But when a movie gets something wrong that you live very day, that can be a little bit harder. Read more...

Dear Game of Thrones, I'm Pretty Sure Valyrian Steel Isn't Supposed to Do That

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

While last week’s episode of Game of Thrones was lauded for its incredible, epic battle scene, a few raven-eyed spectators of “Battle of the Bastards” noticed something was a little... off as Jon Snow rode into battle against Ramsay Bolton. Read more...

20 Heroes, Villains, Aliens, and Monsters Who Ran for President

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We all have politics on the brain nowadays, but regardless of your political leanings or feelings about the candidates, it’s worth remembering that it could be weirder. Here’s our list of the best, the worst, and the strangest beings who tried to take residence in the White House. Read more...

We Want This Guide to '80s Action Figure Carrying Cases So Bad

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Okay, not everyone is going to be excited about a visual guide to the action figure carrying cases of the ‘80s. But for those select few that still obsess about the golden age of toys, you’ll absolutely want to kick in a few bucks to this Kickstarter. Read more...

There Are Official Evangelion Dumbbells and Nothing Makes Sense Anymore

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Do you like Evangelion? Do you like working out? Do you live in Japan? If you answered yes to all these questions, I’m pretty sure you still won’t want these utterly ridiculous, yet totally real Evangelion-branded dumbbells. Read more...

The New Star Trek Series Can Feature All the Sex, Blood, and Profanity It Wants

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Here’s something you may not have realized about Bryan Fuller’s upcoming Star Trek TV series being on CBS’ All Access thingie instead of CBS proper: it’s not beholden to Network Standards and Practices, meaning it can be more graphic than any Trek series before. But that doesn’t mean it will. Read more...

John Boyega Teases Talks With Attack the Block Director, World Explodes With Excitement

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The majority of the world now knows John Boyega as Finn, the Stormtrooper-turned-hero of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. For some of us though, he’ll always be Moses, the badass star of 2011's cult film Attack the Block, and the star just potentially teased a return to that world. Read more...

The Detail in This Apollo 11 Poster Is Almost as Amazing as the Trip Itself

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Apollo 11 is the most famous space flight of all time, due to it being the trip that first brought human beings to the moon. Now, you can get a bit closer to what Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins experienced back in July 1969. Read more...

DC Did Something Pretty Radical to Distance Themselves From Marvel, and You've Already Seen It

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Recently, io9 was on the set of Zack Snyder’s movie Justice League . The trip was coordinated to try change perception after the polarizing response to Batman v Superman, but it also provided answers to burning questions. Among them, why the heck did DC release a deleted scene online immediately after that film’s opening weekend? Read more...

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