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The Walking Dead Midseason Finale Made Daryl Cry For An Hour. AN HOUR.

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Actor Norman Reedus told TV Guide that the events of The Walking Dead's midseason finale, airing on November 30th, were so emotional that he genuinely cried for an hour before he was able to shoot the episode's finale scenes. Huh. Why do I suspect that these weren't tears of happiness? Read more...

The Earliest Illustrations Of Literature's Greatest Classic Monsters

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We have our own idea of what modern English and American creatures like Dracula, Frankenstein's Creature, and the horrors of H.P. Lovecraft look like based on countless adaptations and re-adaptations. But what did these monsters look like when they were first introduced? Read more...

Why wasn’t Shallan on the cover of Brandon Sanderson’s Words of Radiance?

I wasn’t too impressed with the cover for Words of Radiance, the second volume in Brandon Sanderson’s mega-series, The Stormlight Archive. Despite being a big Michael Whelan fan, the cover felt phoned in, like it had gone through the ringer with the most vanilla focus groups ever. Show More Summary

Gates Foundation Will Require All Its Research To Be Freely Accessible

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Do you believe that scientists should make their research open, so that anyone can read and learn from it? Then this news will make your day. Read more...

Funny, Sexy, And Awesome Cosplay Of The Week

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

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An Unearthly Podcast: Death in Heaven

And at last the season is at a close. Time to talk about the last episode Death in Heaven, and our final ratting for this Moffat two-parter.

Marvel Is Bringing Howard The Duck Back! And Here's His New Look

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Howard the Duck made a huge return this summer during his amazing Guardians of the Galaxy cameo. Apparently his current success on the big screen has inspired a return to his original source material, because Marvel is giving Howard a new comic series. Read more...

Why You Get Sick On Planes – And How To Keep It From Happening

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you're about to fly somewhere for Thanksgiving, you're probably dreading the possibility that you'll catch a bug along the way, and with good reason: Many people come down with something nasty in the days following an airplane flight. Why does this happen, and how can you keep yourself from getting sick? Read more...

Funko “X-Files” Toys Makes Role Playing Even Creepier!

That’s right folks! Funko has finally brought everyone’s favorite FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully to Wacky-Wobbler and Pop life! If you want the whole gang you can even get The Cigarette Smoking Man and an Alien! But let’s be honest, we all just want Mulder and Scully to bring our weird fanboy and […]

Cool Horror Gear: X-Files figures from Funko!

Ever wanted the comfort of knowing Agents Mulder and Scully were watching over you, maybe while you sleep or toil away at the office? Here's your shot to make it a reality! Funko, which puts out some of the most adorable (and affordable) toys out there via their Pop Vinyl line, is producing a line of figures inspired by "The X-Files". Show More Summary

Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’ Becoming a Massive Franchise?

Warner Bros. Pictures continues to work hard on adapting Stephen King’s 1978 “The Stand,” and while it goes through its development hell, plan continue to be shared with fans. It’s been rumored to be a television series, a three-hour long epic, and even a two-parter. Now, writer/director Josh Boone (The Fault in Our Stars) stated […]

Andy Serkis Says New Planet Of The Apes Movies Could Make Up To 5 Films

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This is the best possibly news that we've heard all year. The new Planet of the Apes franchise is allegedly supposed to stop after the next untitled film directed by Matt Reeves. But main character Andy Serkis asks, what if it didn't? Read more...

Things to do (maybe) this weekend

This month has been a complete trainwreck when it comes to completing any reviewing goals, as I've reviewed only 10 books so far this month. Much of the blame goes to the kidney stone pain and surgery prep/recovery, as there were several days where I didn't have the energy to do anything other than make short blog posts like this one. Show More Summary

Take an Exclusive First Look at Syfy's 'Ascension'

Syfy heads back into space starting December 15 at 9 p.m. ET with the premiere of the three-part series, "Ascension." After the show's official description via Syfy, check out an exclusive first-look followed by one of the event's trailers...In...Show More Summary

Exclusive: Watch Riker Chase The Ensigns In This Gag Reel For ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

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Spider-Man Gloves Are Real, And They ACTUALLY WORK

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Researchers led by Stanford engineer Elliot Hawkes have created a pair of gecko-inspired gloves that enable users up to 200 pounds to scale smooth, vertical panes of glass. As one biomechanical engineer put it: "This is a really big deal." Read more...

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