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Outcast Seriously Looks Like The Ultimate Nic Cage Movie

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Nic Cage has pushed the limits of acting in the past — but with Outcast, his new movie coming out next week, he's redefining acting completely. Just watch the Shatnerian delivery of "I AM the White Ghost!" and the bizarre line-reading of "Their blood will be ON OUR BLADES!" It's just... sublime. Watch the trailer for yourself! Read more...

Original USS Enteprise in spacedock

The original miniature model of the USS Enterprise is currently being readied for display in its new home in the revamped Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. At the moment it can be found...Show More Summary

Meet The Genetically Modified Dinosaur That Will Terrorize Chris Pratt In ‘Jurassic World’

Weknowwe’regettinganewJurassicWorld trailerduringtheSuperBowl thisSunday,butitseemswe’realsogettingalookatthebigbadmonsterthatwillbeterrorizingtheparkthissummer.ButevenbeforeSundaydawnsontheworld,ThefolksoveratScreenCrush sniffedoutsometidbitsregardingthisgeneticallyengineeredbeast thatisbeingcalledIndominusRex.

Science is currently running a special issue on "The End of Privacy."

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Science is currently running a special issue on "The End of Privacy." Topics range from drones the hackability of pacemakers to Facebook's freakishly accurate facial-recognition algorithm to the challenges faced by NSA recruiters looking to recruit mathematicians in a post-Snowden era. Check it out. Read more...

Incredibly Rare And Mysterious Deep-Sea Megamouth Shark Washes Ashore 

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There have been fewer than 100 confirmed sightings of the megamouth shark, an elusive deep-sea species that uses its huge maw to trap tiny bits of plankton and krill. So when a 15-foot specimen washed ashore in the Philippines this week, scientists were more than overjoyed. Read more...

Removing The Textures From ‘GTA V’ Turns The Game In A Chilling Work Of Art

AsartsyasGTAVgotupuntilnow. TheaboveimageiswhatGrandTheftAutoV usuallylookslike–it’scertainlyanicelookinggame,butnotreallywhatyou’dcallartsyorterriblystylish.ButwhatifyouweretoremoveallofGrandTheftAutoV’stextures,leavingonlythebarepolygonsbeneath?

January 29, 2015: Torri in town! Writers Tears! Dark Matter Production Day #15!

Well, look who it is.  Torri Higginson was on set today, kicking ass – as do most of the women on this show – as Commander Delaney Truffault.  A quick visit from the former Toronto resident – but I have a feeling we’ll be seeing her again in the not too distant future. Two units […]

Concept Art Writing Prompt: Fish Among The Trees

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In this week's writing prompt, twisting tree trunks and girls in dresses coexist with giant, luminous fish. Tell us what kind of world this happens in and what is going on in this illustration. Read more...

The Dark Time Travel Paradox At The Heart Of Back To The Future

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Time travel, as presented to us by Back To The Future, is basically a good deal: You get a hoverboard! You get to teach a gang of '50s teenagers how to rock! You get to drink sodas at completely un-ironic diners! But while a DeLorean ride through time may seem all fun and games, there's a grim fact at its center. Read more...

America Likes Science. It Does Not Like Scientists' Findings.

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Survey results published Thursday by the Pew Research Center in collaboration with the American Academy for the Advancement of Science indicate most Americans hold science in high esteem, while revealing huge opinion gaps between scientists and the general public over issues like GMOs and anthropogenic climate change. Read more...

A Near-Collision Stretched This Galaxy Like A "Taffy Pull"

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Why does this galaxy have such a long curvy tail coming off it? That river of sunlike stars, going into deep space, was pulled away from NGC 7714 due to the gravitational pull of a galaxy passing by. Read more...

Suddenly, The 100 Turns Into Planet Of The Apes

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There were a lot of great things going on in last night's The 100, but one of the most memorable aspects of the episode was pretty darn weird. While the Grounders and the Sky People prepare for a massive battle, their two girl leaders need to bond — over a very large, very hairy enemy. Read more...

We've already ogled Mondo's fantastic new poster for Alien by Tyler Stout.

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We've already ogled Mondo's fantastic new poster for Alien by Tyler Stout. But upon closer inspection the poster ALSO says, "Soundtrack Available On Mondo Records." Could we be getting a vinyl re-release of Jerry Goldsmith 's Alien score? God, we hope so. [via Bloody Disgusting] Read more...

Another Marvel Superheroine Just Got Added To The Jessica Jones Show

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Oh, man. As if casting David Tennant as the impossible sinister Killgrave on Marvel's upcoming Netflix TV series wasn't awesome enough, Grey's Anatomy's Rachael Taylor has joins the cast as the title character's best friend Trish "Patsy" Walker, best known as the ass-kicking supheroine Hellcat. Read more...

The Science Fiction Books That Every Computer Scientist Should Check Out

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

With so many prominent scientists warning about the dangers of rogue artificial intelligence, and so many ethical concerns coming down the pike in A.I. research and computer science generally, how can computer experts educate themselves? By reading science fiction books. Read more...

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