This Spectacular Super Jet Will Be The Most Eco-Friendly Ever

Designer Oscar Viñals has sketched out the designs for a concept aircraft called the "Progress Eagle." The dramatic three deck, 800-seat super jet would utilize an advanced hybrid engine system for taking off and cruising, resulting in reduced noise and zero contaminant emissions. » 2/27/15 6:20am 56 minutes ago

A Major Superman Villain Joins The Cast Of Supergirl

Josh Trank discusses the controversy around the casting choices for Fantastic Four. Dave Bautista explains what sets his Spectre henchman apart from Drax. Plus, what's in store when Arrow and Agents of SHIELD return, and teasers for Cinderella, 12 Monkeys and more. Spoilers Get! » 2/27/15 6:00am Today 6:00am

I Played A Video Game On A Friggin' Rotary Phone

At last night's Itty Bitty Bash, an event to get Chicagoans in the same room to play games, I encountered something very strange. I've fought off an alien invasion millions of times, but I've never fired my lasers by entering numbers onto a rotary phone dial. This, friends, is Afterglow. » 2/27/15 3:27am Today 3:27am

The CW's Making a Crossover Show With Atom, Firestorm, and Sara Lance?!

Rather than add a whole bunch of superhero shows to its line-up, the CW is currently developing a show which'll bring a number of the recurring heroes from The Flash and Arrow into one show. On deck? Brandon Routh, Victor Garber, Wentworth Miller and Caity Lotz. Wait. Caity "Sara Lance" Lotz? » 2/26/15 10:30pm Yesterday 10:30pm

The Greatest Advice For Science Fiction Writers: "Ask The Next Question"

Theodore Sturgeon, who would have turned 97 today, was one of the all-time great science fiction writers. And he came up with a great maxim that defines much of what SF authors do to make their work extraordinary: "Ask the next question." Some current authors explain how this maxim shapes everything they do. » 2/26/15 4:30pm Yesterday 4:30pm

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Don't let low battery life hamper the rest of your life. With the lightweight and durable Power Vault, you get 18,000mAh of portable power — enough to recharge your phone 10+ times while you're on the go. Right now, io9 readers can grab one for $29.99 - that's 72% off. » 2/25/15 4:53pm Wednesday 4:53pm