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Deadspin In Defense Of The Selfie | Gawker What Are The Odds These New Media Brands Will Survive?

14 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Deadspin In Defense Of The Selfie | Gawker What Are The Odds These New Media Brands Will Survive? A Power Ranking | Gizmodo IKEA Sit/Stand Desk Review: I Can't Believe How Much I Like This | Lifehacker This Calculator Shows How Long It Will Take to Save a Million Dollars | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

The Peter Pan Live Trailer Is Kind Of Terrifying

14 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

NBC has released a trailer for their Peter Pan LIVE! But because this is a live presentation, this isn't really a trailer at all, but a weird behind-the-scenes video of a photoshoot in which an orchestra warms up and people start marching faster and faster. It's actually kind of creepy. Read more...

Halloween Candy, Ranked by Healthiness

14 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Candy and "healthy" don't really go together, but some candy is better than others. As you go through the buckets of candy brought home tomorrow, choose wisely. Read more...

Glory And Thunder! You Could Own These Original Boris Vallejo Paintings

15 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Nobody ever did sword-and-sorcery art better than Boris Vallejo — complete with beefcake and cheesecake figures in larger-than-life situations. With eye-popping colors and a flair for the dramatic. And now a few newly discovered Vallejo originals are up for auction. Read more...

A Short About A Mysterious Business Meeting, By The Director Of Oldboy

15 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Park Chan-wook, director of The Vengeance Trilogy, Thirst, and Stoker, delivers an enigmatic short film filled with riddles. An inventor goes to meet an eccentric investor, one who insists on making the inventor follow a series of clues and bizarre requests before considering his new technology. Read more...

The Motherlode Of Deliciously Disturbing And Disgusting VHS Horror Art

15 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Remember the good old days of trolling the video rental horror section and just starring agape at the wondrous collection of VHS horror cover art? Well, this Halloween we're ready to celebrate all things horror by taking you back to the days of grotesque VHS cover art in our massive gallery. Enjoy. Read more...

This compilation of Movie Lens Flares is Blindingly Beautiful

15 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Lens Flares have a bit of a bad rap - especially among Sci-Fi fans thanks to JJ Abrams' over-reliance on them in his Star Trek movies - but as this edited compilation of Lens Flares shows, from Man of Steel to E.T., they can still be beautiful. Read more...

Okay, The 100, So That Was Creepy

16 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We have members of the Ark spread out in this week's episode of The 100, but things are moving forward on all fronts. While the adults try to establish some semblance of order on the surface, Clarke learns the dark secret lurking beneath Mount Weather. Read more...

These Charts Reveal Whether More Income Really Would Make You Happier

16 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Does having more money automatically make people happier? We know a little about how that works ( and doesn't work) on an individual level, but what happens when we're talking not just about individuals, but about the happiness of entire countries? Read more...

Your Brain's Reaction To Gross Images Can Predict Your Political Views

16 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Past studies have shown that people who self-identify as politically conservative are more likely to experience involuntary physiological responses to disgusting images. Now, researchers have taken things a step further by using brain scans to predict test subjects' political leanings with freakishly high accuracy. Read more...

Researchers Have Just Found A Better Way To Edit DNA

16 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Sorry CRISPR, but there's a new genomic editor in town — and this one's better than you. It's a new approach to site-specific gene targeting that will allow scientists to safely replace disease-causing genes with functional copies. And they've already used it to relieve the effects of hemophilia in mice. Read more...

Fall Back: Set Your Clocks Back One Hour on Sunday for Some Reason

16 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 AM this Sunday, at which point most of the country will set their clocks back one hour for no real reason other than that our parents did it. We love us some ridiculous traditions. Read more...

Syfy's New 12 Monkeys Trailer Really Shows How Time Travel Is Hell

16 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

What's worse than living in a post-apocalyptic future where a plague has wiped out everyone? Traveling back in time to change things, only to discover that time travel is slippery and the past a lot more confusing than you realized. Welcome to Syfy's version of 12 Monkeys. Read more...

Guy Pretends To Be Serial Killer, Terrorizes GTA Online Players

16 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you start hearing a little kid singing disturbing renditions of nursery songs in your Grand Theft Auto Online sessions, you better start running. Read more...

The Perfect Lineup of Tabletop Horror Games for a Scary Game Night

17 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Halloween is a great excuse to get together with friends and do some gaming. These horror-themed board and card games are perfect for playing in a single crisp autumn evening, and you might even prevent (or cause) the apocalypse. Read more...

David Mitchell Grew Up Drawing His Own Maps Of Tolkien's Middle Earth

17 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks both prove that author David Mitchell has an incredible knack for world-building. So it's probably not a huge surprise that he was obsessed with Tolkien as a child, to the point of drawing his own maps of Middle Earth. Read more...

The Time Traveler's Guide to Atmospheric Tourism

17 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

So you're planning to time travel back to an earlier geological period in Earth's history. That makes sense — you want to see dinosaurs with ostrich feathers, and a young sun that's much dimmer than it is today. You've got your towel, but you're forgetting something important. You'll probably need an atmosphere suit. Read more...

Humble Horror Books, Bioshock Infinite's Season Pass, and More Deals

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Humble Horror Books Bundle packs in 15+ scary stories. Read more...

Meet The Feline Guardians Of America's Comic Book Stores

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Faster than a speeding roadrunner, able to leap tall bookshelves in a single bound, these mild-mannered creatures possess extraordinary superpowers—which perhaps explains why they would feel right at home in a comic book store. Read more...

20 Horror Movies Where Almost Everyone Survives

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Horror movies get their shock value from a high body count, right? The characters get killed off one by one, until there's just one survivor left — often, this is the "Final Girl." But actually, that's often not true. Here are 20 horror movies where most, or all, of the sympathetic characters survive. Read more...

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