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Behold, A Fresh Collection of Free-to-Use Satellite Images

10 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The DOVES are a flock of microsatellites tasked with rapid Earth imaging. Now all those images are free-to-use under a creative commons license. Read more...

[Comic Book Review] So Much Arguing in “Deep Gravity” #2

“Deep Gravity” #2 picks up with the explosion aboard Vanguard.  All the creatures have escape and the survivors are regrouping and trying to decide the best course of action. There is one page that takes place back on Poseidon but besides that the entire issue follows the hand full of people aboard Vanguard arguing, so […]

[Comic Book Review] A War is Raging in “The Goon: Occasion of Revenge” #2

I have to thank the comic book gods (and my editor) for the sweet streak I have been on reading great books! “The Goon: Occasion of Revenge” #2 (aka The Goon #47) this week gives us another beautifully grimy rendered book of monsters, witch gangs, mobster violence, ghouls and dames. A war is raging on in […]

An Interactive Map Lets You See Photos Of Earth Tweeted By Astronauts

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Did the astronauts aboard the International Space Station snap a photo of where you live from orbit? Now you can find out, thanks to an interactive map of more than 650 pictures that the astronauts shared with the world on Twitter. Read more...

Fargo, Double Walking Dead Limited Editions, Robot Vacuums [Deals]

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Fargo just won the Emmy for Outstanding Miniseries, get it for 20% (or more) off today. [Fargo] Read more...

‘Super Smash Bros. 3DS’ Is Looking Good, The New 3DS Less So

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Firstofall,here’slastnight’sNintendoDirectboileddowntothepartyouactuallycareabout.Fiveminutesoffootage,andyeah,itlooksspectacular.Nowhere’sthepartwherewemakefunofNintendofortwohundredwords.Hey,didyouhearthatNintendojustlaunchedaprettymuchentirelynewportableconsole?No?

2014 Friday

See Comic-Con International 2014 with this official photo gallery for Friday, July 25!

?The 12 Most Obnoxious Dungeons & Dragons Monsters

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In the worlds of D&D, there are countless monsters that terrify the general populace on a regular basis, but only a few truly strike fear into the heart of adventurers. Not because they're so powerful, mind you, but because they're really annoying. Here are a dozen player-tormenting monsters beloved by cruel Dungeons Masters. Read more...

Newly Announced Super-Earth May Be The Closest Exoplanet Discovered Yet

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Gliese15Ab is a newly discovered planet roughly five times the mass of Earth. Researchers aren't sure what the planet's atmosphere is like, and it's close enough to its parent star to heat it past the boiling point of water. But the most interesting thing about Gliese 15Ab isn't how close it is to its star. It's how close it is to us. Read more...

The Best of the FCC's 1.1 Million Net Neutrality Comments

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Of the many, many comments received by the FCC, some stood out as diamonds in the very rough. Kudos, web warriors, kudos. Read more...

What If Christopher Nolan Had Directed The Incredibles?

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Forget the bright tropical landscapes and jokes; this recut trailer imagines The Incredibles as a Dark Knight-style film, focusing on scenes filled with shadows or fluorescent lighting—and milking every ounce of the movie's pathos. Read more...

Funny, Sexy, And Awesome Cosplay Of The Week

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

AsgardianStormphotographedbyMilekKanopeli.It’sthattimeoftheweekwhenwepostamixedbagofintriguingcostumeswe’vespottedrecently.Someofit’snew;someofitisn’t;allofitisworthhighlighting.AreyouacosplayerorphotographerwhowouldliketobefeaturedonGammaSquad?UploadyourphotostoourFlickrgroup tobeconsidered.

The Congress Is Your New Favorite Acid Trip

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Sometimes the most exhilarating science fiction movies feel kind of hallucinogenic, or logic-resistant. And if you enjoy a trippy journey into wackness, then you should definitely check out The Congress, in theaters today and already available on demand. Spoilers ahead... Read more...

Cool Horror Gear: The Walking Dead Funko figures, including Tyreese & Carol

Funko has announced the fifth series of "The Walking Dead" Pop Vinyl figures, which you can see below. This set includes both survivors and walkers from the previous seasons. According to Pop Vinyl.net, one of these figures is unlike anything Funko has previously released. Show More Summary

Lock In Through the Lens of Disability

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Over at Huffington Post, writer David M. Perry takes a look at Lock In, with special emphasis on how disability matters are handled in the book — because, after all, the protagonist is someone who is “locked in” and uses technology to interact with the world. “To my knowledge, this is the first science fiction […]

io9 Newsstand: Best Stories for the Week of August 25 - 30

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Holiday weekend! And that means more time to read. Good thing, too, because there is a lot to read. Read more...

View From the Hotel Window, 8/29/14: Chapel Hill

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Chapel Hill is just a short jaunt from Raleigh, so I didn’t have to get in an airplane, I just got into a car and was driven. Hooray! Not that I don’t love air travel, mind you. But a nice little trip in a car is good, too. Afternoon: Catching up with friends. This evening. […]

‘Big Hero 6? Filmmakers Talk Marvel Universe & ‘Guardians’ Similarities

12 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

'Big Hero 6' director Don Hall explains that he sees the movie as a distant cousin of 'Guardians of the Galaxy', despite it not taking place in the MCU.

Jena Malone heads to the Bottom of the World

THE HUNGER GAMES star Jena Malone and TERMINATOR GENISYS up-and-comer Douglas Smith will star in the indie horror flick BOTTOM OF THE WORLD, according to Deadline. Richard Sears (BONGWATER) will direct. The plot: Malone and Smith play Scarlett and Alex, a young couple who stop at a desert motel on their way to start a new life in L.A. Show More Summary

[TV] Latest “American Horror Story: Freak Show” Teaser Gets Caged

FX recently set the premiere date for the fourth installment of its critically acclaimed anthology series “American Horror Story: Freak Show” for Wednesday, October 8 at 10 PM ET/PT., which went along with the first promo. A fourth has just been released and it’s a bit too small for the cage they built… “American Horror […]

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