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X-Rays Reveal a Mysterious Component of Human Hair

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A new and surprising component of human hair has just been discovered, according to research recently presented at the annual meeting of the American Crystallographic Association. Remarkably, it’s a discovery that could lead to improved hair products. Read more...

Today's Best Media Deals: The Ultimate Harry Potter Collection, & More

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Today only on Amazon, $98 gets you a whopping 31 discs featuring all eight Harry Potter films on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital copy, along with 45 (!!!) hours of special features. The set normally sells for $150 or more, and makes a perfect gift for your favorite Harry Potter fans. [Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection, $98]http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00HETD0KC/... Read more...

Here's How a 13-Foot Wide Egg Mass Fits Inside a 5-Foot Squid

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

On July 9th of this year, divers off the coast of Turkey ran across an enormous lump of gelatinous goo which turned out to be one of the largest squid egg masses ever found. That inspired science writer and squid expert Danna Staaf to make this video explaining how all that goo fit inside a much smaller mother squid. Read more...

Deadspin Chris Mortensen Won’t Talk About Being Fed False Info By The NFL | Gizmodo How To Survive T

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Deadspin Chris Mortensen Won’t Talk About Being Fed False Info By The NFL | Gizmodo How To Survive The Cascadia Tsunami | Jalopnik The Feds Are Going To Make Automakers Pay Not-Quite Out The Nose | Jezebel Taylor Swift Won’t Sign a Prenup Because They’re ‘Totally Unromantic’ | Read more...

Come on In, GIFs! It's Party Time

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Quit your hesitating and come on in, GIFs! We’ve been waiting on you. Read more...

The Kodkod is the Cutest Cat You Never Knew Existed

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The kodkod is the smallest wildcat—smaller, even, than the average house cat. It’s a tiny, Andean pocket panther that takes tree-dwelling to a whole new level. Read more...

He Killed His Girlfriend ... And Planned to Make Her His Corpse Bride

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

No less an authority than the Weekly World News dubbed Forrest Fuller the “Groom of Doom” for the grim plan he set in motion after jealously stabbing Jodie Myers to death in 1994. She’d told him she wanted to start seeing other people, but the New Jersey man had other plans. Read more...

Could New Live-Action Star Wars TV Shows Really Be Heading To Netflix? 

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Bruce Boxleitner says that he’s done with Tron. Stephen Amell says Arrow will never give Oliver Queen his comic book goatee. Transformers 5 gets its writers. Plus, new pictures from Batman v Superman and The Walking Dead, a new clip from Fantastic Four, and a look at the cool spaceships of The Expanse. Spoilers! Read more...

HBO may have killed David Fincher’s Utopia over budget issues.

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

HBO may have killed David Fincher’s Utopia over budget issues. Deadline reports that the show, about fans of a graphic novel and what happens when they find out about a secret sequel, has released its actors. Read more...

First Look At The Attack on Titan TV Show Is Decidedly Lacking In Titans

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Which honestly isn’t that surprising—considering that if this live-action TV series featured as much CGI Titan shenanigans as the upcoming movies did, it would probably be called Attack on Oh God Wait Stop Our Budget Can’t Afford This. http://io9.com/attack-on-tita... Read more...

An Artist's Visit to Pluto

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There’s probably nothing much more exciting for a space artist than to have an entirely new world to play with! I’ve been busy ever since the New Horizons flyby creating new landscapes of Pluto based on the data that has been arriving-ever so slowly—-from the distant spacecraft. Show More Summary

See the Animated Take on Star Lord's Origin From Guardians of the Galaxy

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you saw Guardians of the Galaxy and were wondering about what life was like for Peter Quill on Yondu’s ship — well, here’s your answer. Read more...

Game of Thrones Is Planning on Eight Seasons

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Michael Lombardo, president of HBO Programming, said at the Television Critics Association press event today that the oft-quoted “seven seasons” plan for Game of Thrones is now out the window. Instead, the showrunners currently believe it’ll take eight years to finish the story. Read more...

The Art of Comic-Con Exhibition Continues at the San Diego Central Library!

GALLERY EXHIBIT RUNS THROUGH AUGUST 30th! The Art of Comic-Con Exhibition Continues at the San Diego Central Library! Still going through Comic-Con 2015 withdrawal? We feel your pain... but you can still visit the San Diego Central Library's Gallery for a little taste of the show with The Art of Comic-Con exhibition. But hurry... it closed August 30! Read more

TrekMovie’s Guide to Star Trek Las Vegas 2015

It’s that time of year again: the Official Star Trek Las Vegas convention is only a week away! TrekMovie’s got your guide to getting the most out of this year’s con including celebs not to miss, costuming tips, details on the Landing Party on Wednesday night (including booze, a trivia contest, and some sweet giveaways), […]

Pluto’s Moon Charon Gets the Star Trek Treatment With New Feature Names

Scientists are giddy over the wealth of data returned from the recently successful flyby of Pluto and her moons (Charon, Hydra, Nix, Styx, and Kerberos). The super high-resolution imagery means we can see lots and lots of geologic features on the surfaces of these icy worlds, and that means we need names for them. NASA […]

Shatner Will Answer Fan Questions about “Chaos on the Bridge”

On Tuesday August 4, 3pm Pacific Time, William Shatner will be on Twitter @WilliamShatner to answer any questions his fans may have about the documentary, Chaos on the Bridge.

Starships Collection's Antares, Botany Bay, and Saber class

Due out early next year, issue sixty-three of Eaglemoss' The Official Starships Collection will be the Antares. This is a doubly notable addition to the series, as it will be both the first original design from TOS remastered featured,...Show More Summary

Boris Karloff Suits Up for Horror Duty in This Behind-the-Scenes Photo

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Boris Karloff sits for adjustments to his mask while prepping to film 1953 spoof Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Despite this still, Hollywood lore suggests that Karloff only appears in the film as Dr. Jekyll, while the evil Mr. Hyde was portrayed by an uncredited stuntman. Read more...

Why Haven't These Dirty Piles of Snow Melted Already?

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Over the winter, the Eastern US was blanketed in blizzard after blizzard. As a stark reminder of Mother Nature’s bitchiness, two snow-plowed piles of that record snowfall in two different cities lingered well into summer. One of them is still frozen—a mud-caked sno-cone slowly oozing in the sun. Read more...

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