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It's Snowing in the Grand Canyon Right Now, and It Looks Beautiful

7 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Thanks to the wonderful Twitter feed from the park rangers at the Grand Canyon National Park, we have this incredible shot of a light dusting of snow that fell over the Grand Canyon today. Read more...

No Matter How Great Your Christmas Tree...

7 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

...this mall in Japan has you beat. Read more...

Building the Force: When L.A.

8 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Building the Force: When L.A.-based Westside UrbanForum handed out its annual architecture awards, it bestowed cheeky "Darth Vader Awards" on a pair of memorable structures: Peter Zumthor's "foreboding, jet black LACMA expansion," and Renzo Piano's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Museum, which has a "helmet-looking theater." Read more...

The 10 Most Bone-Chillingly Inappropriate Christmas Movies

9 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Yeah, there's a soft spot in our coal-black hearts for the uplifting likes of A Christmas Story and It's A Wonderful Life. But sometimes, the holidays call for a little more darkness. A little more mayhem. A little more murder. Inappropriate? Maybe. But that's the way we like it. Read more...

The Marvel Movie Universe, In Completely Chronological Order

9 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Comics blogger Michael Furth, editor of The Comic Archive, decided he needed a new way to appreciate the Marvel cinematic universe. So he painstakingly edited all the movies (and some Agents of SHIELD episodes) into chronological order to create the Marvel Omnibus Phase 1, a 12-hour extravaganza. Read more...

Watch The 2001 Intro With The Original Score That Kubrick Rejected

10 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It's hard to imagine that 2001: A Space Odyssey would have its incredible cinematic impact without that classical soundtrack. But director Stanley Kubrick originally hired a composer to score the film, only to abandon the score in postproduction. Read more...

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

Today only, there are 16 Orbit Books titles on sale for 2.99$ each.- Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch) by Ann Leckie- Promise of Blood (Powder Mage Trilogy Book 1) by Brian McClellan- The Remaining by D.J. Molles (Jan 7, 2014)- Theft of Swords (Riyria Revelations box set Book 1) by Michael J. Show More Summary

What the City of New York Did to "Typhoid Mary" Was Pretty Horrific

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Mary Mallon, an immigrant woman working in New York City in the early 1900s, became the most famous symbol of infectious disease in the United States. But the true story behind "Typhoid Mary" is more terrifying — and depressing — than you ever realized. Read more...

The Sunsets of 2014

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Merry Christmas. And as is tradition, one from the other side of the day: your sunrise. I hope you enjoy your day with friends and loved ones, or at least a fun video game.

Make Sure You Get The Right Gear With The ‘Silent Hill 2 Holiday Weapons’ Infomercial

Let’s be honest and admit that Silent Hill 2 is easily one of the greatest survival horror games ever released. The fact that it still appears on many “Best Of” lists is a testament to the legacy that it created. Any chance to revisit the game is something that I welcome with open arms and […]

Funny, Sexy, And Awesome Cosplay Of The Week – Best of 2014 (Part 2)

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

WonderWomanphotographedbyMineralblu.SubmittedviaourFlickrGroup.Sinceit’snearingtheendoftheyear,we’rewrappingthingsup,aswedidlastweek andlastyear,withalookbackonourpersonalfavoritesfrom2014.Belowyou’llfind20highlightschosenfrom2014’scosplayfeatures,includingCosplayoftheWeekandthemedfeatureslikeourNintendo125thanniversary...Show More Summary

[Kissing Candice Week] Top 5 Favorite Horror Movies

We’re on the second-to-last list from Kissing Candice and this one comes from guitarist Walt, who submits his “Top 5 Favorite Horror Movies”! The list features a couple classics and a couple of films that definitely wouldn’t make my list. However, that’s what’s so great about personal opinions, right? Check out the list and see […]

This Comic Will Make You Say "How Sweet" And "Ew, Gross" All At Once

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Cartoonist Laura Park delivers a short comic about the spirit of giving that is both incredibly poignant and disturbing. The horrific sweetness is making us shudder. Read more...

The Fckin Black Sheep: Christmas Evil (1980)

THE BLACK SHEEP is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATH. We’re hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Show More Summary

Captain Kirk’s Boldest Missions

13 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

A DVD release set for next spring will feature the boldest original series missions of Captain Kirk. Captain Kirk’s Boldest Missions, the two-disc DVD will debut on March 17. In this two-disc set, “eight episodes from the science fiction classic, Star Trek: The Original Series, featuring the most thrilling adventures of Captain Kirk (William Shatner)! […]

Yet Another Way Game Of Thrones Could Leave The Books Behind Next Year

13 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

An actor drops a major hint at another way Game of Thrones could depart from the books next year. Some long-discussed concept art of Han Solo and Chewbacca may have surfaced. Sleepy Hollow prepares you for its return with a pack of featurettes. And we may know which episode of Once Upon a Time is all about Ursula. Spoilers now! Read more...

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