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How many people have all the James Bonds killed in all the movies?

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A tuxedo, a martini, and a gun. Good looks, charm, and always so impossibly cool. That’s James Bond. Also James Bond: a dude who totally abuses his license to kill and offs a lot of people in his movies. Auralnauts did their always fun kill count and showed all the deaths that all the James Bond have caused. Read more...

Time lapse creates a beautiful new world by blending a scene at different times of the day

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The same place can look different from day to night. The same scene can give off a completely different vibe if there’s stars above or if the sun is behind. This time lapse merges all the faces of a place together. Julian Tryba, theShow More Summary

a family photo, of sorts

When I bought my first house, I wasn’t entirely sure how to decorate it. I’d lived in apartments for years, and didn’t have much experience beyond posters from movies and […]

57 Films Make Up This Great Phone Call Supercut

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This is a lot of fun: Burger Fiction put together an impressive super cut of one really entertaining phone call that pieces together scenes from 57 movies. Here’s the full list of movies used. Read more...

Why Pianos Can't Be Perfectly Tuned

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Technically speaking, pianos tuned to coventional 12-tone equal temperament aren’t actually in perfect tune. A new video from MinutePhysics explains the math behind this musical oddity, and why in the case of pianos, close enough is good enough. Read more...

Key and Peele Imagines Ray Parker, Jr. Has Written a Ghostbusters-Style Theme for Every Movie, Ever

4 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Beloved comedy series Key and Peele bid farewell last night with a show that was heavy on laughs (including the genius “Negrotown”), and at least one shout-out to the series’ love of geek culture, with a sketch skewering Ghostbusters theme singer Ray Parker, Jr. Read more...

stuff i like that you may like

From the most recent Radio Free Burrito’s show notes:   This show’s theme music is Blank Space, by Taylor Swift. The videos for Style and Wildest Dreams are so good. Tove Lo’s Queen of the Clouds is the first pop concept album I think I’ve ever heard. I did not expect to love the Mocking … Continue reading stuff i like that you may like ?

Clever Editing Brings Together Three Creepy Encounters With Three Hannibal Lecters

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Filmmaker Matthew Morettini may also be a mind-reader, because he’s crafted something I’ve been waiting for since my ascent from casual Hannibal viewer to full-blown Fannibal: a short video juxtaposing the same Hannibal Lecter/Will Graham scene from each of the works in which it’s appeared. Read more...

We enjoy in eminence

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

It’s been a while since I’ve fallen for a TV show this hard. Steven Universe, now in its second...

How you see color may change with the seasons.

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

How you see color may change with the seasons. Researchers reporting in this week’s issue of Current Biology found people surveyed in summer tended to perceive shorter, greener wavelengths of yellow as “purer” (i.e. none more yellow) than they did in winter, when they favored longer, redder wavelengths of yellow. [Current Biology via Discover] Read more...

“Riftworld Chronicles”: Laura Perlmutter and Erin Karpluk

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Slice of SciFi

This week, it's all about melding comedy and fantasy. First up, Laura Perlmutter, producer for "Riftworld Chronicles" talks about how the short film "The Portal" grew into the webseries, what it took to get to the 8 episodes of Season...Show More Summary

On sale today: John Scalzi's The End of All Things

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

On sale today in hardcover and ebook in North America, and on August 13 in trade paperback and ebook...

Marvel's Shattered Empire Picks Up Right Where Return Of The Jedi Ended

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

As September gets closer with the beginning of the “Journey to Force Awakens ”, we’re getting more of an idea of Disney’s post-Return of the Jedi world. One of the first tastes will be Marvel’s Shattered Empire comic series, which introduces new heroes—and picks up the Star Wars story literally mid-Yub Nub. Read more...

The Deep Influence of the A-Bomb on Anime and Manga

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

At the end of Katsuhiro Otomo’s dystopian Japanese anime film Akira, a throbbing, white mass begins to envelop Neo-Tokyo. Eventually, its swirling winds engulf the metropolis, swallowing it whole and leaving a skeleton of a city in its wake. Read more...

Geek Talk: William Shatner Presents “Chaos on the Bridge”

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Slice of SciFi

In this special episode, Tim Callender, Jill Heller and Jackie Zwirn join Summer to talk about William Shatner's "Chaos on the Bridge: The Untold Story Behind Star Trek's Next Generation". This documentary only runs about 59 minutes,...Show More Summary

August 3, 2015: Dark Matter Episode 109 preview!

Dark Matter Episode 109 previews: “The team checks their supplies and finds that Four has abandoned ship … and he might be in some...Show More Summary

True Detective's Second-to-Last Episode Gets Lost in the Dark

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s nearly the end of the line for True Detective’s second season, and if “Black Maps and Motel Rooms” is any indication, none of our troubled leads are heading toward anything resembling closure or a happy ending. (Remember how season one finished?) And everyone is in the same state of mind: desperation. Read more...

This Week's Star Wars Comic Gives Us A Badass Old Ben Kenobi

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Back in the days of the prequels, Obi-Wan Kenobi could flip around and swing his lightsaber everywhere like any other action hero—while Ben Kenobi was a much subdued Jedi. That is, until this week’s issue of Marvel’s Star Wars, which gives us an Old Ben who can do a lot more than silly wooping noises. Read more...

Fascinating Data Visualization Shows Which Words We Use Most

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Most of us know that “the” is the most common word in the English language. But what are some other high-frequency words, both long and short? This amazing animated data bubble visualization by Abacaba provides the answers. Read mor...

Star Wars: Aftermath Reveals What Really Happened After Episode VI

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The end of the special edition of Return of the Jedi sees many planets in the Star Wars galaxy celebrating the fall of the Empire. But Aftermath, a new novel by Chuck Wendig, is going to show us what happened next according to Disney’s new canon —and it’s not the happy ending we thought it was. Read more...

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