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The Team Behind the Excellent Daredevil Comic Is Making a New Black Widow Series!

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Oh my god. We’ve known for a while that Black Widow would be getting her own series in Marvel’s upcoming “All-New, All-Different” reboot—but we didn’t know who, and now we do, it’s safe to say Natasha is in good hands: Mark Waid and Chris Samnee, the team behind Marvel’s outstanding Daredevil comic. Read more...

Are You a Nighttime Tooth Grinder? Here's How To Tell—And What to Do About It

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Teeth grinding is a problem that affects nearly one in ten individuals, yet many of us don’t even realize we’re doing it. And that’s a problem given just how harmful it can be to our health. Here’s how to find out if you grind your teeth when you sleep—and why it’s something you shouldn’t ignore. Read more...

Meet the Jedi-Hunting Inquisitor Sarah Michelle Gellar Is Playing on Star Wars Rebels

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Earlier this year, genre fans got pumped up when Buffy herself, Sarah Michelle Gellar, was announced as a cast member on Star Wars Rebels season 2. Speculation ran rampant about who she’d be playing and now we know for sure. Read more...

Sleepy Hollow Is Back, and It’s as Surprised as You Are!

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Let’s be honest—after season 2 of Sleepy Hollow, which always seemed an inch away from texting you directly asking for advice, we were wary about it coming back. Turns out, the show was, too! Read more...

Today's Best Deals: 802.11ac Router, $7 Quick Charger, KitchenAid, and More

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. Read more...

All It Takes Is a Little Rain to Get Steven Universe on Track

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Last week ’s episode of Steven Universe delivered on two of the show’s greatest strengths: its adorable humor, and a keen eye for character development. Not only does this week give us the heart-cloggingly sweet joy of Peridot and Steven on an adventure together, it delivers the show’s third strength: actual plot advancement. Read more...

The Martian Is Hands Down The Best Thriller Of The Year

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When it comes to edge-of-your-seat suspense, The Martian is in a class of its own. Ridley Scott’s new movie, in theaters today, is a top-notch survival thriller, full of twists and turns that’ll make you catch your breath. It’s the most exciting movie in ages. Plus it’ll make you want to be an astronaut when you grow up. Read more...

Today's Best Media Deals: Monk, Jurassic World, and More

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Today only, Amazon is offering the complete series of Monk on DVD for just $57, an all-time low. Unfortunately, there’s no Blu-ray version of this box set, but that’s still a fantastic price for 8 full seasons. [Monk: The Complete Series [DVD], $57] Read more...

Mars Orbiter Spots a Huge Avalanche of Carbon Dioxide on the Red Planet

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In another reminder that the Red Planet features a complex and active surface, the HiRISE camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured an image of a “dry ice avalanche” streaming down a cliff. Read more...

Reviewing “The Martian”

While it’s nice when studios make the rare attempt at hard science fiction, this story really could have been set in any remote location on earth and still have had the same effect. It doesn’t use its setting to tell any new and different tale, and it’s not so beholden to the laws of physics as to impart any sort of real science lesson.   [Read more...]

I Know This Sounds Crazy, But Heroes Reborn May Actually Have Some Potential

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Of course, the original Heroes series also used to have potential, once upon a time. So even as I watched the reboot’s third episode, “Under the Mask,” and thought, “You know, if these mysteries actually have decent answers, Heroes Reborn will have been pretty solid!” Then I remembered that answering mysteries has always been the show’s biggest weakness. Read more...

Gawker Reports: Oregon Community College Shooter Identified as Chris Harper Mercer | Gizmodo There’s

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Gawker Reports: Oregon Community College Shooter Identified as Chris Harper Mercer | Gizmodo There’s a Reliable Therapy for Sex Offenders — But Nobody Wants Them to Get It | Jalopnik Everybody Sold A Ton Of New Cars Last Month, And Even Volkswagen Did OK | Kotaku Stephen Colbert Interviews Pewdiepie, Nails It | Read more...

Check Out the Creepy New Title Sequence for American Horror Story: Hotel!

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

American Horror Story has always prided itself on its elaborately weird title sequences—and the upcoming one for Hotel is no exception, right down to the creepy nightmares crawling out of the beds. Read more...

Superhero Watch: Updates on Captain Marvel, Batman v. Superman, Dr. Strange and Spider-Man!

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Lego is making two new shows for Netflix. George Miller denies he’s involved in Man of Steel 2, while Daniel Craig says there’s at least one more Bond movie left in him after SPECTRE. An animated Ghostbusters film may be in the works. Plus clips from Doctor Who, and Agents of SHIELD. So Many Spoilers! Read more...

I Am On My Way to Iowa City

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Because all the cool kids will be at the Iowa City Book Festival. And I’m a cool kid! YES THAT’S RIGHT EVERYTHING YOU HEARD ABOUT THE COOL KIDS IS TRUE WE DO EXIST AND WE’RE ALL GOING TO IOWA CITY THIS WEEKEND HA HA HA HAH HA HA (That last all caps sentence was a […]

SPOILERS! Newly Leaked Photos of Star Trek Beyond Sets in Vancouver

SPOILER ALERT! Today, TMZ released a set of photos taken surreptitiously on the Vancouver sets of Star Trek Beyond. They don’t tell us much about the plot, but do give us a teaser as to what kind of visuals we can expect when the movie hits theaters next year. It’s not easy to tell exactly […]

A Young Woman Ponders the Next Step of Her Journey. But Where Is She Going?

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Halfway across a bridge spanning a deep ravine in a darkened forest, a young woman sets down her lantern and pauses to take in the glowing view. Who is she, where has she been, and where is she going? Read more...

Mapping the 88 Million Ways That Humans Are Genetically Different

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

An international team of scientists has scanned the genomes of 2,504 people from around the world to create the world’s largest catalog of human genetic variation (HGV). The extensive database will help them understand why some people are susceptible to certain diseases. Read more...

Doctor Who Is Getting Another Spinoff Show... About School Kids?

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Well, this is surprising. With Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures long over, Doctor Who has been a standalone show for a while... until now. Next year, the series is getting a brand new spinoff: and it’s all about the kids at Clara’s school, Coal Hill. Read more...

Kick Off Halloween Season By (Re-)Watching The Italian Horror Cult Classic Demons

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

“The sleep of reason gives birth to monsters,” warns the movie-within-a-movie in Demons, and it’s a meta-statement that holds true for the characters within the movie proper, as well as for the viewer: Don’t try to reason with Demons, or make sense of any of it. Read more...

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