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Why It's Time To Get Excited About Our Favorite Former Planet

2 minutes agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It will be Pluto like we've never seen it before: early next month, NASA's New Horizon's spacecraft will emerge from its slumber as it prepares for what will surely be a historic flyby of the dwarf planet. Read more...

?Acclaimed Anime Director Satoshi Kon's Magnum Opus Is Here!

32 minutes agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When Satoshi Kon died in 2010 at the age of 46, he left behind a small but brilliant legacy of anime masterpieces like Paprika and Perfect Blue. But before he was a filmmaker, he was a manga artist, and finally Dark Horse is bringing Kon's comic Opus to America for the first time! Read more...

Sheldon From Big Bang Theory Is An Alien Who Learns To Dance, In Home

35 minutes agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Here's the brand new trailer for Home, the Dreamworks Animation version of that super-popular kids' book, The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex. And this film is looking pretty adorable thus far. Jim Parsons is a dorky alien who hides out on Earth, and befriends a human girl (Rihanna). Read more...

The Right Way To Make Your Pies This Thanksgiving Is With Vodka

56 minutes agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Truth time: Whether deep-fried, roasted, brined (dry or wet), smoked, pressure cooked, grilled, or stuffed with a chicken before being then stuffed into a duck, turkey is just not that great. Thanksgiving is really about two things: The sides and the pie. Read more...

These Modernist African Churches Look Like Spaceports

59 minutes agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Africa is full of amazing 20th century architecture, whether it's an almost forgotten piece of Italy, or some incredible space-age buildings. But fewer people realize the space-age, modernist style was adapted to church architecture, too. Here are some of the most breathtaking African churches built in the 20th century. Read more...

November 25, 2014: Akemi opining, Snow Monkeys winning, doggies relaxing!

“Tastes like old man who likes pachinko.” - Akemi on the smoked trout I picked up last weekend. Well look at which team is sitting in second place in our fantasy football League of Accommodation.  Yep, my Snow Monkeys, on the strength of a close-shave two-point victory this past weekend, wrapped up a playoff spot […]

Cremation Urns Replicate The Deceased As Action Figures

1 hour agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you have any doubt that 3D printing is a transformative technology, then look no further than the cremation industry where companies can rapidly customize urns designed to be enduring keepsakes. But, one Vermont company has gone to the extreme by duplicating your loved one's head for urns shaped as action figures. Read more...

The Latest Morpheus Test Flight Cuts Out Before It Even Begins

1 hour agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The downright futuristic Morpheus prototype lander kicked off its newest round of testing with an anticlimactic soft abort ending the test before it started. At least this wee frog got a great view of the excitement! Read more...

Ridley Scott Won’t Direct ‘Blade Runner 2?, But Harrison Ford Will Appear… Eventually.

1 hour agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

IconicfilmmakerRidleyScottlikestowork.The76-year-oldhasmade12filmsinthelast14yearswhileproducingnumerousfilmandTVprojectsinthattimethroughhisScottFreeproductioncompany.Presently,ScottispromotingtheDecember2ndreleaseofExodus:GodsandKShow More Summary

‘Haunted House: Cryptic Graves’ Released Today

With absolutely no warning, Atari has released Haunted House: Cryptic Graves, a modern reimagining of the classic survival horror franchise. If cryptic puzzles, supernatural entities and paranormal activity sound like you kind of thing, you may want to consider checking it out. The game follows Anya Graves, a woman with the unique ability which let […]

All The Clues And WTF Moments In The New Jurassic World Trailer

1 hour agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Jurassic World trailer gave us some amazing dinosaur action, but also raised lots of questions. We've broken it down, frame by frame, to try and find some answers. And w e need to have a serious discussion about Chris Pratt's raptor biker gang. Read more...

‘Star Wars: Deleted Magic': Watch Over Two Hours Of Fascinating Deleted Scenes And Making-Of Footage

2 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

LucasfilmhasreleasedalotofsupplementalStarWarsfootageovertheyears–deletedscenes,alternatetakes,making-offeaturettesandbehind-the-scenesinterviews.Itcanborderlineimpossibletokeeptrackofall,butthankfullyStarWars superfanGarrettGilchristeditedallthemostinterestingstufftogetherintoasortofloosedocumentarycalledStarsWars:DeletedMagic afewyearsback.

The ‘Tremors’ Box Set That Never Was…

We all have gifts on the mind as Black Friday creeps closer, and with that we’re revising old products that never were. Just yesterday we told you about the The Ring ‘Samara’ figure NECA was working on back in 2005. Now, we’re digging deep for another unreleased gem. Back in 2006 SOTA had announced a […]

Stunning Drone Footage From Beneath The Ice Of Antarctica

2 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Scientists use a range of techniques—from satellite observations to drilling holes—to measure sea ice thickness. Usually, such efforts look down at the sea floor. But, by equipping an underwater drone with upward-looking sonar, researchers were able to create the first high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice. Read more...

Gotham Has Fully Succeeded In Justifying Its Kid Bruce Wayne Character

2 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

So Gotham is basically a live-action cartoon, and in addition it is pure crack at this point. And last night's episode showed just how far the "young Bruce Wayne" element has come, from its troubled beginnings. As long as Barbara Kean and Renee Montoya stay in bed together (and off camera) for a few seasons, we're good. Read more...

Search and Rescue Dog Comes Out of Retirement for One More

3 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

On November 7 th, a small litter of African Wild Dog puppies (one male and two females) was born at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden to first-time mother Xena. The birth was monitored carefully, due to Xena's inexperience, and unfortunately she showed no interest in mothering the pups. Show More Summary

This Cherno Alpha figure is Absolutely Gorgeous

3 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Oh. My. God. Just look at this Russian Beauty. Neca's Pacific Rim line continues to delight Jaeger lovers like me with a new, 18-inch tall rendition of Cherno Alpha (aka secret best Jaeger of the movie). It's... it's wonderful. Read more...

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