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Open Channel: What's Your Favorite Movie About Mars?

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Martian is doing pretty well at the box office this weekend: it’s poised to take the #1 spot and overtake Gravity’s record from a couple of years ago. Read more...

It's Black And White In The Animated Video For PilotPriest's The Last Goodbye

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In PilotPriest’s video for their song The Last Goodbye, an astronaut goes off on a desperate chase after her companion jets off into space. Read more...

Guillermo Del Toro Wants To Put Maisie Williams In A Jaeger

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A sequel to Pacific Rim might be a long ways off, but it’s still on director Guillermo del Toro’s mind. And, he has a fantastic idea for who he wants behind the controls of a new Jaeger. Read more...

Our Favorite Images From NASA's Incredible New Apollo Gallery

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Earlier this week, NASA uploaded an incredible treasure trove of images to a new gallery on Flickr: unprocessed photographs from all of the manned Apollo missions. They represent an incredible look into what the astronauts saw on their missions to the moon. Read more...

Exploration Is The Perfect Trailer To Show Off NASA's Legacy

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

NASA is holding a short film contest called CineSpace, and one entry, Exploration, by Ryan J. Thompson caught our eye. It’s the perfect movie-style trailer to show off NASA’s scientific legacy. Read more...

Locke & Key Is Just As Haunting As An Audio Drama As It Is A Graphic Novel

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Audible is taking one of the best comics in recent years has turned it into a dramatic audio presentation: Locke and Key. The production is a stunning adaptation and it proves that Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s horrifying graphic novel series is just as terrifying off the pages. Best of all? It’ll be a free download starting this week. Read more...

Furious 7 Director James Wan Will Bring MacGuyver Back To Television

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Another old television show is being dusted off and given a new life: CBS announced that they’re rebooting MacGuyver with Furious 7 director James Wan slated to direct the pilot. Color us interested. Read more...

This Life-Sized Hulkbuster Cosplay Will Blow Your Mind

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Prop builders have created some awesome costumes in the recent past, but this might be one of the coolest: a life-sized Hulkbuster. Read more...

In Search of the Ultra-Sex is Basically All of the Weirdest Porn Movies Rolled Into One [NSFW]

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This is kind of bizarre. French pop-art stars Nicolas et Bruno have edited together a ton of the world’s most bizarre porn movies into one X-rated comedy epic called In Search of the Ultra-Sex, overdubbed with their silly voices. Warning: Video is NSFW! Read more...

A Solo Drifter Encounters Some Very Unusual Clouds. What Happens Next?

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Sky Kings peer down at the horseman who has come... to seek their advice? Their blessing? To bring them news that rather irritates them? Or is this a chance enounter, a stunning moment of happenstance for this lonely cowboy? Or perhaps he is a fellow Sky King, wearing an earthly disguise? Read more...

The Blood Moon Was Recorded Back in 19th Century Thailand

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This past Monday, people from around the world aimed their cameras upwards in hopes of catching a glimpse of the “blood moon” lunar eclipse. But as this 19th century manuscript shows, it’s a phenomenon that’s been chronicled long before the advent of camera phones and telescopic lenses. Read more...

A Gravedigger Creates a Most Unusual Playground For His Son in This Sweetly Ghoulish Short

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

From students at Paris’ Isart Digital school comes Tombs & Rides, a fanciful short about a gruff gravedigger who does his very best to keep his young son amused with a makeshift, charmingly macabre carnival. But all is not what it seems under the moonlight... Read more...

Gawker Jeb Bush Delivers Eloquent Speech on School Shootings: “Stuff Happens” | Jalopnik Why So Many

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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The Kingkiller Chronicle Is Getting The Massive Multimedia Adaptation It Deserves

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Fans of Patrick Rothfuss’ The Kingkiller Chronicle are about to have the best day ever. After several months of negotiations and competition between studios, the popular fantasy series is about to get a mega multimedia rollout. Read more...

And the Marvel News keeps on coming: Taiki Waititi is allegedly in talks to direct Thor: Ragnarok.

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

And the Marvel News keeps on coming: Taiki Waititi is allegedly in talks to direct Thor: Ragnarok. As noted by The Hollywood Reporter, the director, best known for directing What We Do In The Shadows, came from a list of finalists from Marvel including Ruben Fleischer, Rob Letterman and Rawson Marshall Thurber. Read more...

It's Friday and There's a Gif Party, So Flush Your Cares Away

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

That’s right, kids. The gif party is back, and it’s ready to close out the week in style with the New Best Gif Ever, courtesy of last week’s Steven Universe ! So give us the news, tell us your hopes and fears, your highs and lows, whatever you want—just in gif form. Read more...

A Damage Control TV Series May Be Headed To The Marvel Cinematic Universe

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Marvel’s live-action universe may be getting a little bigger. Variety is reporting that ABC is planning to make a comedy show set in the Marvel universe—and it’s going to be based on the oddball shenanigans of Damage Control, a comic about the people who have to clean up after superheroes have wrecked the place. Read more...

That T-Junction in Your Sewer Line Is a Trap 

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Your sewers have T-junctions—places were two pipes come together and form a “T” shape. So do your arteries. A new study has found that these junctions can trap tiny particles of matter, blocking normal healthy flow. Read more...

io9 Newsstand is Excited To Go Paragliding on the Moon

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This week’s story is about pushing the limits of endurance, about finding one’s fearlessness once more, about staying true to one’s self and one’s beliefs—even when a night lasts for months, and the sun’s light provides no warmth or meaning. Read more...

This Narcopolis Clip Puts An Uber-Futuristic Spin on a Classic Thriller Scene

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Ah, the high-tech break-in—an expected scene in any contemporary thriller, and that goes double for a movie set in the future. In Narcopolis, the debut feature from UK writer-director Justin Trefgarne, a pair of hackers go through the ol’ breaking-into-the system routine, with an insanely modern twist. Read more...

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