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Rod Serling's Thoughts About Children's Imagination Make for a Lovely Animation

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Thanks to PBS Digital Studios and its series Blank on Blank, we have this beautiful animation of an interview with The Twilight Zone’s Rod Serling. His ideas about science fiction, children, and imagination all get expressed in a wonderful way. Read more...

This Might Explain Why Captain America Is Evil Now

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

You may have heard that Captain America is… a lot less patriotic now . Less “God bless America”, more H H. It might seem that the change is coming out of nowhere but it probably not. Read more...

The Powerpuff Girls Meet the Teen Titans in This Official Crossover Image

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This June, Bubbles, Blossom, and Bubbles are going to show up in an episode of Teen Titans GO! in order to settle the question of which super team is better. Read more...

13 Terrifically Terrible Sci-Fi Movies to Watch on a Long Weekend

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

You know that great line from Party Down: “I’m into hard sci-fi. Fantasy is bullshit.” That’s me. Read more...

Report: The New Animated Spider-Man Movie Will Star Miles Morales 

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Hey, remember when it was announced hat Phil Lord and Chris Miller (The LEGO Movie) would be making an animated Spider-Man movie? It might be even better than we thought. Read more...

The Best Images Reacting to the New, Awful Captain America Twist

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

So writer Nick Spencer had a bad idea for Captain America. And Marvel had the worse idea of letting it happen. But, as is often the case, the fans took the shitty lemons they had been handed and made lemonade. Read more...

The 11 Silliest Ships in the Star Wars Galaxy

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Star Wars galaxy is home to some of the most iconic spaceships in science fiction—the instantly recognizable X-Wing, the giant hulls of a Star Destroyer. Some, however, are just plain old goofy. Given that we recently learned about some of the new ships coming to Rogue One , we gathered up some of the silliest ships we could find. Read more...

Bring All Your Best Gifs to the Gif Party

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s Friday, it’s almost summer, some of us have a three-day weekend coming up, so let’s celebrate with a gif party! Read more...

Every Single Pinky and the Brain Plan to Take Over the World, Ranked

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Are you pondering what I’m pondering? No, it has nothing to do with monkeys and dental floss. We’re ranking every single one of Brain’s schemes—both from the Pinky and the Brain series and their shorts on Animaniacs—and thereby take over the internet! (Enh, we’ll figure that part out later.) Read more...

Tom Hiddleston in 'Advanced Talks' to Play James Bond

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Daniel Craig has been vocal about wanting to walk away from the James Bond franchise for a while now, and it’s looking likely that Tom Hiddleston will be the next 007. Read more...

I Wore a $400,000 F-35 Helmet and It Blew My Mind

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Let me get this out of the way: the trillion dollar F-35 fighter jet program is an embarrassing mess . But it’s hard not to marvel at the very expensive technology’s promises. This conflict squeezed my brain this week, when the Air Force stopped by Gizmodo’s office with a $400,000 F-35 helmet in hand. They even let me wear it. Read more...

WTF Was X-Men: Apocalypse's End Credits Scene All About?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

No matter what you thought of X-Men: Apocalypse, odds are you sat through the credits to see if there was some kind of tease. And there was. And it’s a weird one, unless you are well-versed in comic books. So if you didn’t understand the implications, we’re here to help! Read more...

The Australian Government Censored a Global Climate Report

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s no secret that the Great Barrier Reef is in the midst of a mass die-off, nor that scientists believe the coral bleaching event is related to climate change. But apparently, Australia couldn’t bear the thought of putting these inconvenient facts together on paper. Show More Summary

You Will Soon Be Able to Suit Up As A Force Awakens Stormtrooper 

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you’ve been looking to dress up as a Stormtrooper for any of the Star Wars films coming to theaters in the next couple of years, you’re in luck: Costuming company ANOVOS has opened up pre-orders for their First Order Stormtrooper, with orders expected to ship later this year. Read more...

Robert Rodriguez Just Cast the Lead Actress in Battle Angel Alita

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We were pretty excited o see Robert Rodriguez sign on to take the helm of the long-simmering film adaptation of Battle Angel Alita. Now, the project has cast its lead actress: Rosa Salazar. Read more...

Today's Best Deals: Projection Screen, Hiking Shoes, FoodSaver, and More

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

An outdoor projection screen, Adidas hiking shoes, and a FoodSaver starter kit lead off Friday’s best deals. Read more...

The Real Problem With Fusion Energy

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The longstanding joke about fusion—that it’s the energy source of the future, and always will be—may be the field’s biggest problem. Read more...

Could a Future X-Men Film Bring the Original Cast Back?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

And Bryan Singer reveals a disappointing secret from X-Men Apocalypse. The Walking Dead begins casting a big character from the comics. Another actor has already met with James Bond producers about the role. Plus, new pictures from the set of Power Rangers, and more footage from Independence Day: Resurgence. Spoilers Now! Read more...

Mel Brooks Talks About the Post-Apocalyptic Rollerskating Film That Almost Ruined Him

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Have you heard of the movie Solarbabies? It’s a 1986 scifi film starring Jason Patric about a team of roller skating kids that save the world. As you can imagine from that description, it’s pretty bad, which is why it got featured on Paul Scheer’s How Did This Get Made podcast. Read more...

This Artist Builds Kinetic Sculptures That Run on Windpower and Evolve Like Living Beings

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A traveling exhibit of Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s wind-powered Strandbeests (“beach animals”) makes its only West Coast appearance at San Francisco’s Exploratorium, opening tomorrow and running through Labor Day. We got a chance to talk to Jansen and see his massive creations up close and in action. Read more...

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