​More Than 100(!) Awesome Comics To Watch Out For This Fall

Movies? Pshaw. TV shows? Piffle and poppycock. If you want autumn's best entertainment, then you're going to need to check out all the comic and graphic novels due out over the next three months. It's an embarrassment of superhero, scifi, horror and fantasy riches — which is ironic, because you're going to go broke… » 8/21/14 1:00pm 38 minutes ago

Geronimo! First Work-Safe Look At The New X-Rated Doctor Who Spoof

Doctor Who's mysterious time traveler has been many things. The Oncoming Storm. The Last of the Time Lords. The protector of the innocent. But now, he's becoming... a porn star? Behold an exclusive safe-for-work look at the new X-rated Doctor Who spoof, from the folks who brought you Game of Bones. » 8/21/14 12:26pm Today 12:26pm

Marijuana Legalization Could Keep Democrats In Control Of The Senate

The Republican Party has an excellent chance of winning the majority of Senate seats this November. Alaska could make the difference, since incumbent Democrat Mark Begich is particularly vulnerable. But a ballot initiative on legalizing pot could keep him in office, and maintain a Democratic majority. » 8/21/14 11:07am Today 11:07am

Annabelle Trailer Suggests—Maybe Don't Fill Your Home With Creepy Dolls

Horror movie Annabelle is entirely about the possessed (real-life) doll that was featured in The Conjuring. She's scary in her own right, but the trailer kind of has me asking, if you're filling your house with horrifying, definitely possessed dolls... aren't you bringing this doll rampage upon yourself? » 8/21/14 10:40am Today 10:40am

Addictive App Lets You Compose And Arrange Music With Shapes

Geometric Music is a free app (download here, or fiddle online) that takes sounds recorded from your environment and assigns them on-screen geometric shapes. Manipulating the shapes and arranging them relative to one another allows the user to build looping, layered musical pieces. » 8/21/14 9:30am Today 9:30am

Which Lucky State Will Get a Useless $4 Billion Defense System?

At the urging of Congress, military officials have begun considering East Coast sites for an anti-ballistic missile system that doesn't work and the Pentagon doesn't want. But members of Congress can't let such details stand in the way. Now states are vying to score the $4 billion allocated for this dubious effort. » 8/21/14 8:15am Today 8:15am

Get 70% Off 3 Years Of Unlimited Network Protection from VPN – $19

Running a VPN (Virtual Private Network) on your devices ensures that you're securely connected, protects your data, and allows you to access region-blocked content. For a little while, io9 readers can get 70% off 3 years of VPN Unlimited's Premier Plan. That's 50 cents/month for peace of mind online – not bad. » 8/20/14 5:23pm Yesterday 5:23pm