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Every Single Star Trek Lens Flare, Ever

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

How many lens flares are there in the whole of J.J. Abrams' Star Trek movies? A lot. And some crazy rounded them all up into two videos just to inform us all of the light bright insanity that is a lens flare. Read more...

The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Dealing with people who exhibit passive-aggressive behavior is easily one of the most challenging aspects of our social lives. Here's what you need to know about this annoying personality quirk and how you can handle people who express their hostility in indirect and backhanded ways. Read more...

Atomic Robo Is Now A Webcomic. Thank You, Internet Gods.

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Actually, thank you to Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener, who created the wisecracking, Nazi-butt-kicking, modified dinosaur-defeating robot Atomic Robo. The pair are uploading seven years of Atomic Robo's adventures online and are turning their print comic into a free-to-read webcomic. Huzzah! Read more...

Doctor Who Quotes That Make Hilariously Terrible Pick-Up Lines

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Given the sheer volume of dialogue that's been spouted on Doctor Who in the past 50-odd years, and how silly or bizarre a fair amount of it is, nobody should be surprised that dozens of Doctor Who quotes make insane silly double entendres. Our new favorite Tumblr, "Leave The Girl, It's The Man I Want," collects them. Read more...

I Wish This Fan-Made Model Was An Actual Gundam

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

I have a hearty respect for the crazily dedicated fans of 'Gunpla' - the intricately detailed Japanese model kits of the oodles of awesome Mobile Suits of the Gundam franchise. But this custom-made Gunpla model is so cool, I wish it had a series of its own. Read more...

Confused By The Spider-Verse Comic Event? Here's What You Need To Know

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

You might have heard about Spider-Verse before - probably something about how crazy it is, or who cameoed where, or a few new characters. But if you don't follow the comics, it probably all sounds a bit confusing. Here's a brief catchup on what you've missed, and what it means for Spidey's comic future. Read more...

This Was the First Instance of Science Changing the Way We Saw Time

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We know that Einstein's theory of special relativity established that speed could change time. But that was all the way in the twentieth century! Speed had already changed time about fifty years earlier, all across America, because of one special invention. Read more...

Khmer Rouge Survivor Says Guards Drank Wine Mixed With Human Organs

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Testifying before a Khmer Rouge tribunal, a man who spent three years as a teen confined to Cambodia's notoriously brutal Kraing Ta Chan Security Centre in the 1970s recalled " torture, mass killings, and cadres drinking wine infused with human organs." Read more...

?9 Gods The Ancient Romans Didn't Just Steal From The Greeks

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We know that the ancient Greeks had a massively entertaining sets of gods and goddesses. So it's no wonder that when Rome conquered Greece, they replaced their own dull pantheon with renamed versions of Zeus, Athena, and the others. But not all Roman gods were Greek copies — here are a few of the more important ones. Read more...

Catch Up on Falling Skies, Ms. Marvel Volume 1, and More Deals

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Heads Up: Falling Skies Has Gotten Pretty Watchable Again, so watch it on the cheap. Read more...

"Tomb Raiders" Busted With $58 Million In Precious Antiquities

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Somewhere in Hollywood, a screenwriter is licking his or her chops over this one: A European art trafficking ring has been busted with 5,361 antiquities, dating back to the 8th century BC and worth $50 million. Read more...

What Wasted Food Looks Like All Over The World

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Food waste is a problem all over the world, but how it happens — and what that looks like — changes wildly across country borders. Read more...

How Do Cells Manage To Obey The Laws of Physics?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

You know what's absolutely impossible? A system going from chaos to order. You know what cells do? Turn a chaotic universe into organized, channeled motion, again and again and again. How can that be? Read more...

?Here's A Spider So Awful You'll Wish It Would Only Bite You To Death

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The hackled orb weaver has no fangs. If you're its prey, that might sound like good news. It's not. It means that it will kill you in an even more excruciating way than spiders normally do. Read more...

The Blob Is Getting Another Remake!

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Blob is back (again). Get ready to fear this slowly moving, gelatinous villain! We cannot wait. Read more...

Robert Valley's Radical 70's Wonder Woman Is Now A Stylish Statue

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Remember when Robert Valley's gorgeous shorts for DC Nation blew our minds with their great new take on Wonder Woman ? Well, rejoice - Valley's Wonder Woman is finally getting some merchandising love. Read more...

Your Movie Is Not The Goonies. Stop Saying It Is.

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We are living in an age where everyone wants to be The Goonies. Why? Because Goonies is the best goddamn movie ever made (probably). Even if it isn't the best movie ever made, Hollywood certainly loves referencing it, along with all the other nostalgic Amblin movies of their youth. And it's probably time to stop. Read more...

What's The Greatest Fictional Game Ever?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Fictional characters have given us plenty to be envious of: They travel to places we can't, and do things we never could. But one of the things we're most jealous of is all those amazing games we'll never get to play. Today we want to know what fictional game you most wish was real. Read more...

Gizmodo An Illustrated Guide to Why Windows 10 Actually Impressed Me | Jalopnik How To Get Perfect R

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Gizmodo An Illustrated Guide to Why Windows 10 Actually Impressed Me | Jalopnik How To Get Perfect Revenge On An Asshat Parker | Jezebel Here is a Horrifying Fan-Made Video of the Fifty Shades Tampon Scene | Kotaku One Image Shows Just How Talented The Simpsons' Voice Actors Are Read more...

This Is The Most Optimistic Walking Dead Trailer I've Ever Seen

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The second half of season five of The Walking Dead begins on February 8th, and I had expected that things were going to continue to be miserable for Rick and the gang. But this new trailer is all about hope, chances, living and surviving — could the group finally be about to find peace and safety? Ha ha ha of course not. Read more...

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