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The Creepy 1922 Mass Slaughter That Shocked a Nation (And May Never Be Solved)

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It started with a string of inexplicable occurrences. Footprints in the snow coming from the woods to the back door, but not leading back; creaking in the attic; an unfamiliar newspaper in the kitchen. Then house keys went missing, and someone tried to break the lock on the tool shed. » 8/28/15 10:40am 25 minutes ago

16 Things You Probably Never Knew About The Short Circuit Movies

Right now, we’re falling in love with BB-8 from Star Wars—and yet, there’s still a special place in our hearts for Johnny Five, the robot from the Short Circuit films. But how much do you actually know about these films? Check out this video, featuring 16 electrifying facts about the making of this duology. » 8/28/15 10:39am 26 minutes ago

Jon Hamm Will Be the Holographic Husband of a Dying Widow's Dreams

Sure, we all know Jon Hamm as the star of Mad Men, but the guy has crazy range. He’s done a lot of comedy, some family stuff and even a little scifi—his episode of Black Mirror is one of the series’ best. And now he’ll return to that genre in an adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-finalist play Marjorie Prime. » 8/28/15 10:20am 45 minutes ago

Today's Best Deals: Hue Bloom, Fitbit Charge, Waterproof Speaker, and More

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. » 8/28/15 10:15am 50 minutes ago

Ridley Scott Swears He's Definitely Making the Prometheus Sequel Next

Of the umpteen or so upcoming movies Ridley Scott has said he’s directing, it turns out that Prometheus 2 is at the top of the list. At the recent NASA/The Martian event, the director announced he is already currently scouting locations for the sequel, presumably for Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender’s severed head… » 8/28/15 10:00am Today 10:00am

Here's How Ludicrously Fast A Space Probe Is

Your regular commercial airliner, like a Boeing 747 is fast. A super-spy jet like the SR-71 Blackbird is much faster than that, traveling at over three times the speed of sound. So how does a deep-space probe like New Horizons, which recently flew past Pluto, compare? Thanks to this animation, you can see it’s very,… » 8/28/15 9:16am Today 9:16am

Please Make This Show About Time-Traveling Crime-Fighters Happen, People!

Seriously, we need this new time-travel cop show (called Time) to be on television now. Or maybe a year or two ago, if the creators of the show have an actual time machine. The series is described as “Mission Impossible meets Back to the Future,” and it’s from two of our favorite creators. » 8/28/15 9:01am Today 9:01am

Behold a Glorious Cavalcade of Monsters in the New Goosebumps Trailer

Our first look at the Goosebumps movie relied a little less on the monsters and a little more on the jokes. However this new international trailer, packed with a chunk of new footage, gives us a lot more monster-y goodness... and of course, more Jack Black cracking wise to go with it.http://io9.com/jack-black-fig... » 8/28/15 9:00am Today 9:00am

Only Metal Gear Solid Could Give Us An Action Figure Of A Dog This Crazy

If you’re familiar with the frequently ridiculous batshit insanity that is the Metal Gear Solid franchise, you’ll look at the above picture of a dog, in a sneaking suit, with an eye patch, and holding a knife it its mouth, and treat it as perfectly normal. The rest of us, meanwhile, will go “buh-whaaaaa???” » 8/28/15 7:26am Today 7:26am

This Is a Very Strange Cure for Cyanide Poisoning

Cyanide poisoning is not a nice way to go. Essentially it’s open-air suffocation. Cyanide ions in the body interact with an enzyme called cytochrome oxidase. This enzyme works with hemoglobin in the blood. It preferentially picks up cyanide when it should be picking up oxygen, meaning the body slowly dies for lack of… » 8/28/15 6:30am Today 6:30am

Is Gotham Seriously Introducing Yet Another Major Batman Villain?

Jeremy Renner confirms the accuracy of that new Civil War promo art. Mads Mikklesen talks up his Rogue One role, and may be joining the cast of Doctor Strange. Another crazy Doctor Who rumor involves a connection to past Doctors. Plus, our first look at Doctor Light on The Flash, and more. Spoilers get! » 8/28/15 6:00am Today 6:00am

Bandai's Samurai Star Wars Figures Have Gotten Even Better

Bandai’s “Movie Realisation” Star Wars figures—which take the Empire and turn them into ancient samurai with flintlocks and katanas rather than blasters and lightsabers—are fantastic. But now the line’s got a few more additions that make it even cooler. Sandtroopers! Royal Guards! Boba Fett! Oh my. » 8/27/15 5:45pm Yesterday 5:45pm