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‘Seventh Son’ Features Jeff Bridges As Elmer Fudd, Witchhunter

SeventhSonisamoviethat’sbeenalongtimeincoming;it’shaditsreleasedatechangedfourdifferenttimes,andithasn’treallybeenclearwhy.Well,nowwehaveatrailerand,well…yeah,nowweknow.Thisisamoviethathypesupthefactit’sproducedbyLegendaryPictures,togiveitanysortofshredofcredibility.

The Weirdest, Angriest, and Most Heartfelt Comments on Net Neutrality

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The FCC currently has over a million comments on net neutrality. They range from touching, to weird, to apocalyptically angry. We've plucked out a few superlative comments to highlight here, but the FCC extended deadline to September 15th so there's still time for you to send a profanity-laced response. Read more...

Artist Imagines the Tiny People Who Make Animals Possible

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The zebra's stripes. The flamingo's pink hue. A leopard's spots. What if all of those came from the dedicated work of a few people? Read more...

Beautiful Space-Themed Bedding Sets for Astonomy Lovers

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

These quilt covers and pillow cases from CBedroom are absolute beauties and perfect for the space geek in your life. Read more...

Bárðarbunga Briefly Burbles With A Midnight Fissure Eruption

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

After rumbling at us all week with unconfirmed subglacial eruptions and tormenting volcanologists to debate will it or won't it erupt, Bárðarbunga belching forth a fountain of lava. The eruption was both gentle and short-lived, boding well for air travel. Read more...

A&E Cancels ‘Longmire’; Season 4 Still Possible Elsewhere

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

In a surprising move, A&E has canceled its most-watched drama series, 'Longmire,' after its third season.

This Is Your Brain On Coffee

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The latest episode from Mitchell Moffat and Gregory Brown of AsapSCIENCE is on the brain-boosting effects of coffee and the mechanisms of caffeine addiction. Plus, Moffatt and Brown take a crack at the age old question (no, not that one ): how much caffeine is too much? Read more...

‘As Above, So Below’ makers find horror, Hell lurking beneath Paris

Set in the catacombs beneath Paris, Legendary’s new horror film “As Above, So Below” sees a group of adventures, led […]

I fixed that Star Trek reunion selfie

I don’t know why I didn’t show up in the original photo, probably because I was using my magical powers to not appear on film. Here’s how it should have looked. And anyway, I think this one is the best one we took: Yep. This is a totally real thing that really happened.

Why This Bestselling Author Decided To Start Self-Publishing

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Author Karen Traviss has published a slew of successful books, from her own Wess'har Wars series to a number of Star Wars, Halo and Gears of War novels. But for her new techno-thriller Going Grey, she decided to walk away from a mainstream publishing contract and self-publish. She explains why. Read more...

Christians in America have been worried about surveillance technology for the past two centuries.

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Christians in America have been worried about surveillance technology for the past two centuries. Go read this terrific essay by Daniel Salas in The Appendix, about how Christians connected Satan with surveillance, starting in the mid-nineteenth century. Read more...

People in the U.S. Fear War More Than Economic Downturn

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In a national survey, U.S. residents said that the biggest global threat to the country today will come from extremist militant groups or nations. But they nevertheless said that other big threats include pandemics and global climate change. Read more...

Heads Up: Falling Skies Has Gotten Pretty Watchable Again

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Falling Skies' latest (and penultimate) season got off to a rocky start, with Nazi reeducation camps, Tom Mason as a masked superhero, and Tom's daughter Lexi as a creepy cult-leader. But over the past few weeks, this show has seemed to find its groove again. At least somewhat. Spoilers again... Read more...

New Evidence Suggests The Arctic's First Settlers Died In Isolation

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

An unprecedented genetic study of more than 150 ancient human remains has turned up new clues about the sudden extinction of Paleo-Eskimos, the earliest-known settlers of the Canadian Arctic. Read more...

Barry Allen Feels Under The Weather (Wizard) In New Flash Trailer

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Yeah, I'm not proud of writing "feels under the Weather Wizard," but I'm too excited about the premiere of The Flash to really care. Every new bit of footage looks great, and you know Barry is going to have to dissipate a tornado by running around it in the opposite direction. That's classic Flash, my friends. Read more...

August 28, 2014: Akemi’s reflections on Bubba lobster!

Akemi this morning on her love for Bubba: “Bubba is best thing that happened to me this lifetime.  I’m so glad I met you.” The other day, she made a little something for Bubba: And a little something for me as well: Also, yesterday, Akemi experienced an allergic reaction to something – and we suspect […]

Concept Art Writing Prompt: The Medieval Mech

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The past and the future seem to collide in this week's writing prompt. Why is this giant mechanical creation outfitted like a medieval knight? Read more...

What's the Real Difference Between Brown and White Eggs?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Chickens tend to produce eggs in one of two colors, white and brown. But is there any nutritional difference between them? And what accounts for the difference in shell color in the first place? Read more...

Should Superhero Movies Just Skip The Origin Stories?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Sometimes, knowing the origin of where a character comes and how he or she got there forms an essential backdrop for a story to take place against. And sometimes, it just gets in the way. Read more...

‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ To Introduce New Superheroes?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

'The Avengers: Age of Ultron' could introduce several new future members of the Avengers team, according to the latest rumors.

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