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An Amazing Opportunity: Get The Very Best Of Charles de Lint For Free!

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you love urban fantasy, then you owe a stupendous debt to Charles de Lint, whether you've read him or not. His playful, majestic, clever stories helped shape the genre and were part of what made me fall in love with magical stories set in cities. And now you can get a collection of his best writing for free. Read more...

Retro Review: Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

Section 31 sends Bashir to spy on a Tal’Shiar leader and determine whether a degenerative condition could be used as a cover for his murder. Plot Summary: Romulan Senator Cretak negotiates to get her ships repaired, then prepares to leave for a conference on Romulus that Bashir is also planning to attend. He wakes to […]

Huffy Letter Written By Titanic Survivor Sells For $12,000

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A Titanic survivor penned a furious letter to a friend weeks after the infamous sinking, but her outrage was not due to reasons you'd expect. It netted $11,875 in a recent auction, and its contents offer a singular window into the mind of the one percent, 1912 style. Read more...

Their Solemn Procession

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Weary of fantasy stories set in medieval worlds, artist Noah Bradley started making concept art for his very own, more primal fantasy world. Now The Sin of Man is a world made up of more than a dozen striking paintings, with a bit of writing to go along with them. Read more...

These Giant-Headed Power Rangers Figures Are Adorable And Awesome

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Seriously, they're as nostalgia-inducing as their heads are massive, by which I mean to say they're incredibly nostalgia-inducing. But look how cute they are! Read more...

Hero Teacher, Banned From Demoing Condom-Use, Demos 'Sock-Use' Instead

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Mississippi boasts some of the highest rates of teen childbirth and young-adult HIV in the United States. It also prohibits "any demonstration of how condoms or other contraceptives are applied." What's a responsible sex educator to do? Why, d emonstrate how to properly apply a sock, of course! Read more...

Disney Totally Changed Its Princesses 25 Years Ago — And No One Noticed

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We've seen a whole host of changes to Disney's pantheon of princesses over the years, but one of the biggest ones occurred with almost no fanfare more than 25 years ago — and it's been hiding in plain sight ever since. Read more...

Wes Craven to produce Scream-inspired thriller The Girl in the Photographs

The first project to be announced under the newly created Al-Ghanim Entertainment banner—a Los Angeles and Kuwaiti-based specialty financing and production company—is THE GIRL IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS and it will be executive produced by horror legend Wes Craven. Show More Summary

Diederik Stapel Recounts How He Became One Of Science's Biggest Frauds

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In 2011, prominent social psychologist Diederik Stapel admitted to fabricating dozens of scientific studies. One year later, Stapel published Ontsporing ("Derailment"), a book about his rise and fall in the field of social psychology. Originally released in Dutch, Ontsporting has now been translated into English. Read more...

There's Something Horribly, Unspeakably Wrong With Picard's Uniform

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The old Star Trek: TNG joke is that even though its the 24th century, somehow Starfleet never discovered a cure for Picard's baldness. But apparently, they also couldn't even manage to give their highest-ranking officers uniforms that fit, as this amazing (and hilariously lengthy) supercut proves. Read more...

How Will Cities Change In The Dry, Dry Future?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Will cities in the future be re-designed to function "like sponges," to cope with droughts that will only become more severe thanks to climate change? Read more...

Batroc The Leaper, AoU Iron Man And Spider-Woman Figures Are On The Way!

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

You know how sometimes we get to see Toys a little earlier than usual thanks to Factory figures rolling onto eBay ? Well, sometimes a boxload of toys just happen to show up too - and the new Marvel Legends figures have a lot to enjoy. Comics Batroc! Age Of Ultron Iron Man! But above all: Jessica Drew, Spider-Woman! Read more...

We adored Lauren Beukes' supernatural thriller Broken Monsters, and now it looks like it may become

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We adored Lauren Beukes' supernatural thriller Broken Monsters, and now it looks like it may become a TV show. Deadline is reporting that Additional Dialogue has acquired the book to adapt as a drama series. Read more...

January 23, 2015: Our Dark Matter Girls with Guns pictorial!

An early blog entry today as I’m in Waterloo for a day of fun out of the sun.  Plenty of fireworks in store for us tonight as we shoot our explosive finish, so I’ve got my earplugs at the ready. I suppose it’s only fitting then that I make today’s instalment a Dark Matter Girls with Guns pictorial! […]

The Most Disturbing Images Of ?Krampus, Santa's Child-Eating Counterpart

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

You may be familiar with the legend of Krampus, the horned monstrosity who also visits children on Christmas Eve, but have you seen the holiday cards with Krampus binding kids in chains or beheld the satanic delights of the Krampus Run? If not, sit back and enjoy the demonic visual sleigh ride. Read more...

Harley Quinn Sings Total Eclipse Of The Heart With Her Own Batman Lyrics

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This is simply one of the most perfect things we have seen all day: Harley Quinn inventing her own lyrics to Bonnie Tyler's "Total Eclipse of the Heart." Now it's "Total Collapse of the Bat," with the recurring lyric "Love my clown." This song will be stuck in our heads all day. Read more...

Ben Elton Has A Brand New Novel About Traveling Back To Stop World War I

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

You probably know Ben Elton as the writer behind such amazing shows as Blackadder and The Young Ones. But he's also the author of a ton of novels, many of which explore totally ludicrous science fiction premises with the kind of zany humor you'd expect. (The best are Gridlock and Stark.) And now, he's just published a time-travel book! Read more...

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