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Karnivool Releasing Discography On Vinyl

My love for vinyl is becoming somewhat of an obsession. There’s something about holding a record and appreciating the artwork that truly appeals to me. It’s like some people I know who are proud collectors of VHS or cassette tapes. We all have our little hobbies and this just so happens to be mine. Another […]

James Gunn’s Shortlist Of Star-Lord’s Possible Dads Includes A Message For North Korea

8 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

PlentyofcelebritiespostedtheirthoughtsonsocialmediaaboutSonycompletelyshelvingTheInterview inresponsetohacksandterroristthreatslikelyoriginatingfromNorthKorea,butJamesGunn’sresponseisourfavorite.TheGuardiansoftheGalaxy directorpostedapictureonFacebook withhismostrecentedittohislistofStar-Lord’spossiblefathers.

Legendary Pictures options Andrew Pyper's supernatural thriller The Damned

Legendary Pictures has optioned the rights to Andrew Pyper?s forthcoming novel THE DAMNED, which will be published by Simon & Schuster in February 2015, according to Variety. From the author of THE DEMONOLOGIST, which is currently in...Show More Summary

Video Games Make Surprisingly Beautiful Pulp Novels

9 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

From artist Ástor Alexander come these video game-inspired pulp covers: Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, and Metroid. My favorite is the Mario one, mostly because I imagine that it's a series, and every book ends with Mario heading to another castle. Read more...

How the Ancient Romans Made Better Concrete Than We Do Now

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you've ever wondered why the ancient structures of Rome have endured for millennia, when our own modern concrete is susceptible to cracks and crumbles, well, now you have your answer. Researchers recreated the Roman recipe and discovered that the formation of a certain kind of crystal in the concrete is the reason for the durability. Read more...

Leopoldo Brizuela, Una misma noche

Si me hubieran llamado a declarar, pienso. Pero eso es imposible. Quizá, por eso, escribo. Declararía, por ejemplo, que en la noche del sábado al domingo 30 de marzo de 2010 llegué a casa entre las tres y tres y media de la madrugada:...Show More Summary

These DC-Themed Pens Are Classy As Hell

13 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

As someone currently writing to you through the medium of the Internet, I can't say I really have much use for a pen on a regular basis. But if I did, I'd use one of these fancy new pens based on DC's heroes and villains, which look amazingly fancy. Read more...

New Concept Art Shows the Dark Beauty of the Marvel Universe

14 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

From concept artist Andrew Kim we have new looks into the concept art of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Thor: The Dark World, and Guardians of the Galaxy. It turns out that Peter Quill had his pick of weird rat creatures to use as a microphone. Read more...

The M. Night Shyamalan Version of Christmas Has the Best Twist Ever

16 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Fourgrounds Film has imagined Christmas Day through the lens of a bunch of directors, including Alfred Hitchcock, Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, Alfred Hitchcock, and Michael Bay. But, for our money, their M. Night Shyamalan twist is the best of the bunch. (Twin Peaks Christmas ran a close second.) Read more...

Musical Interlude

Not really a fan of Ariana Grande. But like Lady Gaga's "Do What You Want," this one has a good 80s vibe in terms of sound. =)

‘Jurassic World’ Director Colin Trevorrow Tweeted A New Image Of Chris Pratt And His Dinosaur Pal

17 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad —ColinTrevorrow(@colintrevorrow)December17,2014 It’sbeenmadecleartomethatChrisPratt isnotactuallyincontroloftheraptors fromtheJurassicWorld trailer.Itbreaksmyhearttore-readthatandthentypeitout,butthatistheworldwe’relivinginatthemomentandit’sallColinTrevorrow’s fault.

Watch Sean Connery Explain Cryo-Sleep To The Most Obnoxious Kid Ever

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Sean Connery brings a certain resigned, sad dignity to his performance as a broken man on the frontier in 1981's Outland. Except in this scene, where he has to talk to his son, the most annoying kid we've seen in ages, and explain the concept of cryogenic suspension. Read more...

This may seem out of left field, but Arctic ground squirrels (of all things) could play a greater ro

19 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This may seem out of left field, but Arctic ground squirrels (of all things) could play a greater role in climate change than was previously thought. The BBC reports scientists have found the animals are hastening the release of greenhouse gases from the Arctic permafrost – a vast, frozen repository of carbon. Read more...

Idaho State To Offer Bigfoot-Inspired Course

19 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Though the chairman of the Department of Biological Sciences at Idaho State University is careful to note, "It is not a course on Bigfoot. It is a course on anthropology," ISU will nevertheless be offering an experimental class titled "The Relict Hominoid Inquiry." Which is kinda a course on Bigfoot. Sorta. Read more...

The Most Terrible Revelation In Last Night's Person Of Interest

20 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This season of Person of Interest has been one long philosophical tale about the dangers and benefits of all-power artificial intelligence — but last night's episode made the whole discussion alarmingly concrete. But that wasn't the most startling moment in last night's episode. Spoilers ahead... Read more...

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