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‘Tyrant’ Plays a Dangerous Game

19 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

Barry calls upon an old enemy of his father's, hoping to broker peace, in 'Tyrant' season 1, episode 5: 'Hail Mary.'

Movie Cats Supercut Is Proof We've Reached Peak Internet

19 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This is it, everyone. We've got CGI cats, real cats, old cats, young cats. The special horror of Mike Myers as the Cat in the Hat. We've got it all set to The Cure's "Lovecats," and it's even got each clip identified for easy googling. This is what the Internet has been leading to for years. Read more...

'Under The Skin'

21 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Airlock Alpha

Slow burner, but offers a good creep factor read more

‘Gotham’ Season 1 to Feature Hugo Strange & Harvey Dent

22 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

'Gotham's opening season will feature Hugo Strange and Arkham's origins, along with the man who will be Two-Face, Harvey Dent.

‘Free Enterprise’ Prequel TV Series Seeking Crowdfunding For Pilot

23 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi :

The team behind the 1999 Star Trek-themed comedy Free Enterprise have developed a TV series prequel to the movie and are looking to the fans to help fund the pilot. The Kickstarter campaign debuted today with more info on the show set to be announced this Friday at Comic-Con. See below for the first details […]

The Dinosaur Waited Patiently on Its Wing Legs, Ready for Flight

23 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Last week, researchers announced the discovery of the largest four-winged dinosaur ever found. Now the gifted paleo artist Emily Willoughby has created this lovely image of Changyuraptor yangi, where you can clearly see its "leg wings." Read more...

this is why i’m weird about comic-con

I’m packing for Comic-Con, finalizing my set for w00tstock, getting all kinds of excited for Syfy’s Sharknado 2 party on Friday night, and locking down my character choices for the Welcome to Night Vale / Thrilling Adventure Hour crossover show on Saturday night. I fold some jeans and put them into my suitcase and think […]

July 22, 2014: On ships and such!

Another day down, another story done.  That makes 8 out of our 13 first season episodes broken in less than three weeks.  I feared today’s episode would prove tricky, but I got in early this morning and hashed out a rough outline.  My writing partner, Paul (aka Captain Logic) had surprisingly few problems in the […]

The Sun Emits a Plasma Arc So Big You Could Fit 25 Earths Beneath It

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The sun is big. Really, really big. It's so big, every feature on it is mind-boggling huge. Last week it spun out a massive prominence arcing out into space so ginormous that a mischievous fireproof Titan could've used it as a hoop to dunk the Earth in a game of cosmic basketball. Read more...

IDW at 15: Ted Adams, Chris Ryall talk growth, risks, Comic-Con

Fifteen years ago in San Diego, IDW wasn’t publishing comics and Comic-Con drew about 45,000 people. How times have changed. […]

How to Harvest Cherries, Peaches and Almonds, All From the Same Tree

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

After looking at this tree, capable of producing 40 different varieties of fruit, the why (cobbler) was pretty clear. But just what makes it possible for all those different fruits to grow on a single tree? Read more...

‘Insidious: Chapter 3? Starts Filming; Set Before Previous Movies

'Insidious: Chapter 3' is now in production, and it turns out the film will take place before events in the first two 'Insidious' movies.

Heartbreaking Film Told From The Perspective Of A Man With Alzheimer's

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Memory and reality collide in Where Do Lilacs Come From, a gorgeously shot, aching short film that attempts to see life from the perspective of an Alzheimer's sufferer as he tries to understand the world around him while his past constantly intrudes. Read more...

Comic-Con 2014: Charity events from CBLDF, Hero Initiative, more

Many of the 125,000-plus expected for this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego will arrive with lists of things they […]

A charitable foundation has just donated $650 million to the Broad Institute, earmarked for psychiat

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A charitable foundation has just donated $650 million to the Broad Institute, earmarked for psychiatric research. It is the largest such donation ever made, and is welcome in an era when we're seeing a decline in funding for the study of mental illness. Read more...

5 Movies We Want Marvel To Announce At Comic-Con 2014

Marvel announced five new release dates in time for Comic-Con 2014. Here are the properties we'd love them to be, even if they're unlikely.

‘Star Wars Episode VII’: Gwendoline Christie’s Role Revealed?

New 'Star Wars 7' rumors suggest that Gwendoline Christie could be putting 'Game of Thrones' skills to use with lightsaber.

DARPA Wants Wants to Fund Research into "Predatory" Bacteria

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced that it is soliciting proposals for research into whether living "predatory" bacteria could be used to treat humans or animals infected with biological agents such as plague, Q fever or tularemia. Read more...

Entire Planes Come to Life In The Newest Magic: the Gathering Artwork

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A new Magic: the Gathering set, Magic 2015, was released this week, and the artwork is simply stunning. Check out this gallery of hi-res artwork from the new set—filled with Planeswalkers, weird creatures, and the souls of Magic's most popular planes brought to glorious illustrated life. Read more...

Trailer For Our New Favorite Space Opera Spoof Is Packed With 1970s Fun

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We're already in love with Space Station 76, the retro scifi dark comedy that debuted earlier this year at South by Southwest. Before the movie gets a general release, check out the 1970s-fueled goofiness of its trailer. Read more.....

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