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‘Seventh Son’ Trailer & Poster: Fight the Darkness

16 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

A new trailer and poster for 'Seventh Son' tease the dark supernatural forces that Jeff Bridges and Ben Barnes must battle in the film.

The Largest Scale Model Of Our Solar System Is In Sweden

16 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Heck, it practically is Sweden. At a scale of 1:20-million, the Sweden Solar System (SSS) spans nearly the entire length of that country. Our parent star is represented by the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm (below the fold), the largest hemispherical building in the world. Read more...

Cosplayers Fight for Online Anonymity and Privacy During Dragon Con

16 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), io9, and a coalition of fan communities are launching "Project Secret Identity," a cosplay photo campaign to raise awareness of the importance of anonymity and privacy during the annual pop culture convention Dragon Con in Atlanta, Georgia, Aug. 29 - Sept. 1. Read more...

?The ThunderCats Never Got more Pathetic Than When Snarf-Ra The Ever-Living Stopped By

17 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Although we can look back now and see how terrible most '80s cartoons used to be, most of them still have their charms. ThunderCats… not so much. Sure, it had an awesome opening credit sequence, but it was also the dumbest cartoon on TV, which was really saying something. And one episode, "Hair of the Dog," may well be the worst. Read more...

‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Is The Next Victim Of The Delay Curse

17 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

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British Police Investigate A Programmer Developing A Nuclear War Game

17 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Henry Smith, a software engineer from Bristol, has been working on a game called — wait for it, 1980s movie fans — "Global Thermonuclear War." He was drawing concepts on a whiteboard, which proved to be unfortunate, since someone mistook it for a plan to nuke Washington, D.C. Read more...

Trek Merchandise Sale

17 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

The summer clearance sale from Entertainment Earth will be of interest to Star Trek fans looking to score a deal on Trek-themed merchandise. The sale offers savings up to 90% off and will run through September 2. Some of the deals include: a Spock Blue Shirt, selling for $27.60 (regular price $44.99), USS Enterprise Plush […]

Star Trek #39 Villain Revealed

17 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

In Star Trek #39, The Q Gambit, Kirk and Sisko must work together to fight the Dominion. In doing so, the duo will face a familiar villain, in addition to having to deal with Q. In this latest saga of The Q Gambit story, Spock will be trying to free the Enterprise and her crew […]

Trek Big Bang Figures

17 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

Seven new figures from Bif Bang Pow! will be of interest to fans of Star Trek and The Big Bang Theory. The figures are Big Bang Theory characters wearing Trek uniforms. Similar in style to the Mego action figures of the 1970s, the eight-inch-tall figures include Leonard, Sheldon, Penny, Howard, Raj, Bernadette, and Amy. The […]

What Lit Up The Universe? Astronomers May Be On The Brink Of An Answer

17 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Most scientists can see, hear, smell, touch or even taste their research. But astronomers can only study light — photons traveling billions of light-years across the cosmos before getting scooped up by an array of radio dishes or a single parabolic mirror orbiting the Earth. Read more...

‘Underworld’ Is Getting A Reboot Because The Rest Of Earth Has No Taste

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

ItisoftenheldthatAmericansarecrassanduncultured,usuallybycivilizationsthatmaintainthatattitudeofsmugnessrightupuntilyoufindYouTubeclipsoftheircountry’sterriblerealityshowsorpointoutalltheirfavoritemoviesareAmerican.Andnow,we’vegotsomethingelsetohangovertherestoftheworld’sheads:TheUnderworldseriesisgettingrebootedandit’snotAmerica’sfault.

‘Iron Man 3?: Ben Kingsley Teases ‘The Real Mandarin’

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

Sir Ben Kingsley has a thing or two to say about the truth of his dual role as Trevor Slattery and The Mandarin in 'Iron Man 3'.

States That Legalize Medical Marijuana See Fewer Painkiller Overdoses

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

As the number of patients who receive opioid prescriptions to treat non-cancer pain has increased in the past decade, so too have the number of overdoses. A new study, however, finds that states that legalized medical marijuana between 1999 and 2010 had 25% fewer annual overdose deaths than the rest of the U.S. Read more...

‘Wolverine’ Star Joins ‘Arrow’ in Katana Recasting

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

'Arrow' will star Rila Fukushima (The Wolverine) as Katana in season 3, after Devon Aoki drops out due to scheduling conflicts.

Robert Downey Jr. Says ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Is The Best Marvel Movie

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Itshouldn’tsurpriseanyonethatRobertDowneyJr.islikeakidinacandyshopwhenitcomestothenumberofhighqualityscriptsandprojectsthathe’schoosingfrom.He’scurrentlymakingthemediaroundsaheadofthedebutofhislatestfilm,TheJudge,attheTorontoInternaShow More Summary

Is Dyson About To Unveil A Robot Vacuum Cleaner With Computer Vision?

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

British appliance company Dyson has released an intriguing teaser video to promote its latest product. We're not entirely sure what it is, but this RoboCop-inspired ad has us thinking it's a robotic vacuum cleaner equipped with computer vision. Read more...

Blue Vampires With Guns Rejoice, Underworld Is Getting A Total Reboot

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Underworld movie franchise is getting a reboot. Because vampires doing flips in leather catsuits sell movie tickets, dammit. Read more...

‘Serena’ Image with Jennifer Lawrence; Still Without a U.S. Release Date

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper's period drama 'Serena' has finally received a U.K. release date, but when will it reach the U.S.?

A Squirt of Flame Forms a Fiery Jellyfish in Microgravity

19 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

You haven't forgotten how amazing flames on the International Space Station are, right? We've got yet another peek at amorphous jellyfish of flames in microgravity, and they're still beautiful. Read more...

The ‘Fantastic Four’ Reboot Leaks Its Doctor Doom

19 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

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