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This Real Estate News Could Be A Massive Walking Dead Spoiler

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

I know it sounds crazy, but I promise it's true. It's difficult to explain without discussing the spoiler itself, so please consider this your spoiler warning. Don't click if you don't want to know. Read more...

Ganymede's Bizarre Bulge Baffles Scientists

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There's a strange bulge on the Solar System's largest moon, one that measures 375 miles wide and nearly two miles tall. Scientists aren't entirely sure why it's there or what caused it, but it may have something to do with the Jovian moon's subsurface ocean. Read more...

Novel Completion Queries, Day Twelve

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Is the novel finished? NO Today’s question: What is the furthest away you’ve ever been from your home? My answer: So far, Melbourne, Australia, which is (or so Google tells me) 9,807 miles from my current hometown of Bradford, Ohio. However, that record is about to be broken, because on Sunday I get on a plane to … Continue reading Novel Completion Queries, Day Twelve ?

?The Enduring Myth Of Star Jelly

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

People have always written about star jelly, a gooey substance that appears after meteor showers or sightings of comets. When people are wandering through the woods, or across their lawns, and see some unidentified goo, they generally think, "Ew. Show More Summary

Is The World Ready For Black Mask's "Tube Comics"?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Black Mask Studios have made a name for themselves over the past few years for trying some interesting ideas with their comic books, but now they're branching out into video with new miniseries adaptations of some of their most popular series, to try and encourage more people to read comics. Read more...

In the World of Fantasy Literature, David Eddings Is Truly Magic

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

No one would ever accuse fantasy author David Eddings of being too complicated. Although he's known for several trilogies and five-part epics, Eddings creates fantasy worlds that seem like Middle-Earth for second graders. So, then, why are they so much damn fun to visit? Read more...

The Matrix-esque Short Sundays Will Become A Feature Film

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Short proof-of-concept Sundays video is getting a feature film thanks to Warner Bros. Wonderful, we've had a real dearth ofof virtual reality, "this isn't real", Matrix-like features. If that's what this short film is actually about??? Read more...

#24 When Do We Eat?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : WonderCon

WONDERCON ANAHEIM 2015 TOUCAN TIP OF THE DAY #24 When Do We Eat? Okay... let's figure out where we're going to eat at WonderCon Anaheim 2015! We can't go without food, right? ("Oh, look... there's an Official WonderCon 2015 T-shirt with Batgirl... I can eat tomorrow.") Read more

This Biohacker Used Eyedrops To Give Himself Temporary Night Vision

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A team of biohackers from California successfully induced a temporary sense of night vision by injecting a simple chemical cocktail directly onto the eye. Incredibly, it allowed them to see over 160 feet in the dark for a brief period of time. Read more...

Deadspin Woman Who Protested Oregon Accessing Rape Victim's Records: I'm Fired | Gawker Woman Jailed

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Deadspin Woman Who Protested Oregon Accessing Rape Victim's Records: I'm Fired | Gawker Woman Jailed for Incestuous Relationship With Father | Gizmodo I Paid a UX Expert $100 to Get Drunk and Evaluate Gizmodo's Design | Lifehacker How to Create Your Own Luck | Read more...

Surprise! This Is Your GIF Party

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Outfit your GIFs in their fanciest party clothes and put their favorite soundtracks on a continuous loop, because it's time to celebrate. Celebrate what you ask? You, your GIFs, and another week wrapping itself up. Read more...

The Big Idea: Cat Rambo

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

How long does a world exist for an author before it makes it into a novel? Sometimes it can be a long time indeed. As Cat Rambo explains, the world in which her novel Beasts of Tabat takes place was a land she knew and wrote about well before this novel came to be. CAT RAMBO:  … Continue reading The Big Idea: Cat Rambo ?

?How To Fight Fire With Nuclear Bombs

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In the 1960s and 1970s, the United States attempted to improve the image of nuclear bombs by using them for public works. This went about as poorly as you'd suspect. Read more...

Do These Set Photos Reveal A Massive Change In Arrow's Status Quo?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

An Avengers: Age of Ultron TV spot includes our new favorite stunt. Trek 3 writer Simon Pegg explains what he learned from Star Trek Into Darkness. Do we already know who's directing Inhumans? Plus what's up with Mockingbird on Agents of SHIELD. And Game of Thrones could feature book storylines that nobody expected to see. Spoilers Now! Read more...

‘Bloodborne,’ where death becomes a comfort

THE PLAYER There are some games I simply cannot play. That sentence is one that is unique to the interactive […]

Because He's Smart, Sam Heughan Wants a Doctor Who/Outlander Crossover

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Of course Sam Heughan thinks a Doctor Who/Outlander crossover. It's a perfect idea. Outlander's already got time travel in its plot, why not have the Doctor show up? Plus, we currently have a Doctor who sports a Scottish accent. It's a perfect match! Read more...

Why I Revisit My Childhood Favorites All the Time

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

I watch a lot of television and read a lot of books. I don't think that's going to shock a lot of people. It's literally part of my job. I'm at the point where no one really questions how much I watch or read. But the secret is: I spend way more time revisiting old favorites rather than new things. Read more...

Here's a Sneak Peek at the Star Wars Comic About Kanan's Backstory

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It doesn't come out until next week, but Marvel/Lucasfilm has released a preview of Kanan: The Last Padawan, a series exploring how Kanan, Star Wars Rebels' resident Jedi, came to survive Order 66 and what his life was like during the Clone Wars. Read more...

This Video Will Teach You How to Become Batman (It's Expensive)

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This video by Joe Bereta covers how to become Batman — or someone like Batman. Shockingly, it's full of a lot of real-world information and not just movie magic. Although, Bereta does repeat a lot that breaking the law is a bad idea. Read more...

Could This Be The Most Radiant Collection Of Dune Art Ever Assembled?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Folio Society is doing a gorgeous new edition of Frank Herbert's Dune, and we were excited to show you the front cover a while back. But just wait until you get a load of the interior art, also created by artist extraordinaire Sam Weber. [Warning: One picture might be NSFW.] Read more...

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