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Uncrewed Antares Rocket Explodes, Crashing Into Pad Seconds After Launch

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Instead of a nice, predictable cargo run to the space station, an Antares exploded seconds after launch this evening. No are injuries reported and all personnel are accounted for, but the payload is lost and the launchpad damaged. Orbital Sciences and NASA are investigating the accident. Read more...

The Avengers Try to Prove They Are Worthy In the New Age of Ultron Clip

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Here is the new footage aired near the end of tonight's Agents of SHIELD. Apparently, there is no rest for the Avengers, who can't have a beer without an angry robot intruding. Guys, you probably should have invited him to the party. We'll update with better quality as it becomes available. Read more...

This Stan Lee Cameo Is A Pun You Can Wear

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

What do you get as a present for Stan Lee, the man who has a cameo in every Marvel movie? How about a sculpture of his face fashioned into a cameo jewel? Someone commissioned this Stan Lee cameo as a gift for Lee and you can buy one for yourself. Read more...

?ISIS Drones Show Us the Future Of War

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In recent years, U.S. military planners have been considering an uncomfortable scenario: What happens as more countries acquire drones ? How will warfare change when the skies are filled with vehicles controlled remotely by enemies? We're getting a preview right now in the Middle East. Read more...

Fox Greenlights Sitcom About A Girl In A Yogurt Shop...With Telekinesis

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Remember this video? "Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise"? It was created by marketing company ThinkModo to promote the Carrie remake, and depicts an insane prank where a woman seems to have mind-over-matter powers. And now, they're making a sitcom along the same lines. Read more...

Trick-Or-Treaters Are Way Scarier In The Post-Apocalypse

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Amidst the ruins of a plague-wrecked society, a group of children go trick-or-treating, harvesting a few precious goods from their neighbors—some of whom are long past sanity. But beware, these are trick-or-treaters you don't want to refuse. Read more...

Do Aliens Dress Up As Humans For Halloween?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We suppose if we're going to dress up as xenomorphs, it's only fair to expect a bit of turnabout, right? Read more...

Trailer For Star Wars Costumes Takes You Inside Lucas' Archives

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We are so looking forward to geeking over the many glorious pages of Star Wars Costumes: The Original Trilogy. But for now, we're content geek out over the unboxing of all these classic costumes in the book trailer. Read more...

Syfy Basically Admits They Screwed Up

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In a telling article with Entertainment Weekly, Syfy proclaims the channel's new commitment to science fiction and the genre that originally made it great. But also in there is a quiet admission that when they dropped their core programming and turned from Sci-Fi into Syfy, they messed up. Read more...

How Ada Lovelace Became Famous Again

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The career of computer science pioneer Ada Lovelace has been shrouded in mystery since her death in 1852. Even today her contributions to science are often overshadowed by the Victorian equivalent of Twitter gossip about her life. And yet that gossip is part of what made her life so futuristic. Read more...

Josh Has A Hot Date! All Other Originals Subplots Are Irrelevant

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Here it is — the one scene from last night's episode of The Originals that you absolutely need to watch. In which Josh the vampire meets up with the guy of his dreams... and there's a complication. Read more...

Need A New Desktop Wallpaper? Incredible Illustrations Of Flying Ships

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In an alternate universe, our skies are filled with floating ships that look like they'd be as comfortable in the oceans as in the air. We've collected some truly stunning illustrations of airships from worlds not unlike our own. Read more...

This might be the most ineffective Vampire Stake ever sold

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A stake has one job to do: Stab your errant blood-sucker right through the heart. So while it might look the part, this plush Mr. Pointy from Buffy The Vampire Slayer might not be the most useful thing to have on hand if you find yourself Van-Helsing-ing it up this Halloween. Read more...

Ascension Trailer Shows Off Syfy's New Space Mutiny Series

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Ascension, otherwise known as the drama that Syfy is banking big time on bringing back their brand, has a slick new trailer. And what it's showing is a whole lotta spaceship—and we like that. Read more...

Star Wars Rebels Unveils The Inquisitor's SPINNING LIGHTSABER OF DOOM

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This week, Star Wars Rebels gave us our first showdown with the fearsome Jedi hunter known as the Inquisitor. And this Dark Force user has a weapon that makes Darth Maul's double-sided lightsaber look practically quaint. Read more.....

Who's The Most Fascinatingly Self-Destructive Character Of All Time?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We love to watch heroes triumph over dreadful odds — but there's also something kind of irresistible about a hero who struggles with self-destructive impulses. Oftentimes the best characters are the ones who circle the abyss? But who's the best self-destructive character in science fiction or fantasy? Read more...

Heat Map Shows Where We Can Build Geothermal Plants in the U.S.

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Geothermal power, where energy is generated by drawing heat from the fluid found beneath the Earth's surface, is quickly becoming an appealing option. A new mapping tool from the U.S. Department of Energy shows the country's vast geothermal heat potential. Read more...

Cowboy Bebop Finally Hits Blu-Ray, Here's A Trailer And Details

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

All right, space cowboys. Start saving your woolongs, because the Cowboy Bebop anime series finally comes to Blu-ray on December 16th, courtesy of Funimation. There's a limited edition which comes with special packaging, a display easel, some art cards and more, but here's the lengthy list of extras both version include. Read more...

Gotham's Most Interesting Character Just Got Even Better

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Sorry, Penguin fans — I still think the best character on Gotham is Harvey Bullock. And last night's episode expanded his character massively, making him way more sympathetic and fascinating. But almost every character got a massive boost from "Spirit of the Goat." Spoilers... Read more...

Deadspin Jerry Jones Is Fucking Crazy | Gizmodo This Website Lets You Stream Any Torrent With Just a

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Deadspin Jerry Jones Is Fucking Crazy | Gizmodo This Website Lets You Stream Any Torrent With Just a Link | Jezebel Let's Nip This National Conversation About BBWs Right in the Bud | Kotaku Witness My Futile Attempt At Upholding The Law In A Cop Simulator | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

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