An Overly Convoluted Con Turns To Murder on Grimm: Double Date

On Friday's Grimm, an ill conceived con gets the attention of Nick, Hank and Wu when a mark turns up dead. Meanwhile, Juliette is still dealing with her reveal to Nick, and things are a changing for Adalind and the Royal Family in Portland. Spoilers after the break. » 3/30/15 6:30am 15 minutes ago

After the regular doctor can't help him, Sean…

The Instagram Account Dedicated to Finding Blade Runner In Reality


The Instagram account bladerunnerreality is dedicated to taking photos of the world that look like they could be straight out of Blade Runner. Is the knowledge that we are sort of living in Blade Runner comforting or distressing? » 3/30/15 2:30am Today 2:30am

Under Siege vs Ultron Unlimited: Which is the Greatest Avengers Story?

So after the foulness of "The Crossing" yesterday, thinking of the actual great stuff Avengers has given us. And hitting upon how, when it comes to the greatest story in their history, there are two major candidates, each with their own amazing merits. » 3/30/15 4:32am Today 4:32am

Bill Heder Will Be a Big Bad Giant in The BFG

Praise be to the casting gods, because Bill Heder in a Roald Dahl film is perfection. If this was going to be an animated film, we'd say to just have all the non-BFG giants voiced by him. » 3/30/15 12:30am Today 12:30am

Sunday Comics: People Are So Stupid

Welcome to Kotaku's Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon. » 3/30/15 2:03am Today 2:03am

Color Isn't Always About Sex, Study Finds

When it comes to birds, males—with their bright feathers, extra accessories, and impressive mating displays—tend to get all the attention. But for many birds, such as the Choco Toucan pictured above, brilliant plumage has nothing to do with sex, and everything to do with survival. » 3/30/15 1:00am Today 1:00am

Latest Mad Max: Fury Road Footage Gives Us Even More Danger

In comparison to all the other trailers we've seen for Mad Max: Fury Road — awesome as they are — this one seems less committed to quick cuts and more committed to giving us a better look at what's going on. » 3/29/15 9:02pm Yesterday 9:02pm

After A Rough Start, Baby Rhino Is Now Winning At Life

Six-month-old one-horned rhino Jalada Prasad had a prance party in honor of his public debut Friday at Alipore Zoological Garden in Kolkata, India. Little dude had some rough early months after his mother was killed by poachers. But! He was rescued and nursed back to health, and now appears to be quite the peppy fella. » 3/29/15 4:30pm Yesterday 4:30pm

A Guide to Scientology's Most Ostentatious Real Estate

Empire-building has been part of many a religious group's strategy throughout history. But no one does it better than Scientology. The documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, which debuts on HBO tonight, offers the first in-depth survey of Scientology's practices, including its ongoing quest to… » 3/29/15 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

Academy Museum Lands Rare Moon Shuttle Prop From 2001: A Space Odyssey

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences added a feather into the cap of its under-construction museum by purchasing an iconic prop from 2001: A Space Odyssey: the Aries 1B Trans-Lunar Spherical Space Shuttle. » 3/29/15 3:30pm Yesterday 3:30pm

Drone Sheepdog "Shep" Herds Its Flock From The Air

The future has come to the green hills of Ireland, where sheep farmer Paul Brennan has replaced the traditional canine helper with a drone. Get a look at "Shep" in action in the video below. » 3/29/15 3:00pm Yesterday 3:00pm

Watch Wind And Dust Obscure The Violent Traces Of Curiosity's Landing

Hugh Jackman Announces He'll Only Play Wolverine "One Last Time"

Hugh Jackman took to his Instagram to announce that the third Wolverine movie (due in 2017) will be his final round playing the iconic character that made him a movie star. Can't really blame him; the first X-Men movie came out in 2000, which means there's a good chance he hasn't eaten a carb in almost two decades. » 3/29/15 1:50pm Yesterday 1:50pm

The Most Astonishing Cosplay From Emerald City Comicon... Part 2!

They sure know how to party in Seattle. Yesterday, we brought you a batch of incredible cosplay pics from Emerald City Comicon — but today's photos are way more stunning. Including some costumes we've never, ever seen done before. Check out best of ECCC's cosplay, day two! » 3/29/15 12:36pm Yesterday 12:36pm

New Jersey Game Store Swatting Takes An Uglier Turn

Gamers attending a monthly social gathering at Digital Press Video Games in Clifton, New Jersey Saturday evening had no idea the sudden massive police presence outside the store was pointed their way, until a caller posing as a fire department representative started giving them questionable instructions. » 3/29/15 2:46pm Yesterday 2:46pm

Sunday Puzzle Postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, today's Sunday Puzzle column has been postponed until next week. In the meantime, here's a little brain teaser to tide you over: Cross out nine letters from the string of characters above such that the remaining letters spell a single word. » 3/29/15 11:45am Yesterday 11:45am

Use “Collection Management Policies” to Curate Your Collectibles

Whether you have a formal collection or just a bunch of things, all that stuff can overwhelm you. Even if you don't have museum quality items, setting some policies might keep it all in check. » 3/29/15 2:30pm Yesterday 2:30pm

Opportunity Rover Has A Film Noir Moment In This Shadowy Shot From Mars

This shot shows the Opportunity rover in shadow on Mars, facing Endurance Crater. It was taken in 2004, the year Opportunity began exploring; since then, it's completed the equivalent of a marathon across Martian terrain, discovering evidence of ancient water, and snapping memorable images galore. » 3/29/15 11:00am Yesterday 11:00am

The Worst Avengers story EVER

I never intended this "worst story ever" thing to be a series but after my bit on X-Men "Holy War," folks were suggesting it. So I figured what the hell, maybe do a bit of it now and then. And with the new movie coming, Avengers seemed a good place to do it. » 3/29/15 1:30pm Yesterday 1:30pm

Behind the scenes footage shows how the Interstellar robots were made

Though I understand its problems, I still enjoyed the visual ride that was Interstellar. Still, the best thing about the movie might have been the TARS and CASE moving monolith robot machines. Here's a behind the scenes clip that shows how the practical effects of TARS and CASE were made and how they were controlled… » 3/29/15 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

Get 10,000+ Udemy Courses for $19 Each: Learn iOS8 + Swift Dev & More

Udemy, one of the largest online marketplaces for learning, is offering every class in their catalog (from guitar to 3D animation) for just $19! This includes popular classes like the Complete iOS8 & Swift Development Course. Regularly $199, this course is 90% off with promo code 1919ACHIEVE. » 3/26/15 1:19pm Thursday 1:19pm

Master Linux with 50+ Hours of In-Depth Training for 91% Off

Want to master Linux? Right now, io9 readers can save 91% on 6 actionable training courses and learn the ins-and-outs of the Linux OS. » 3/27/15 2:53pm Friday 2:53pm

Learn to Code: Save 90% on the Java Developer Course Bundle

Want to build your Java coding skills? io9 readers can save 90% on the Java Developer Course Bundle. It includes more than 70 hours of instruction content across 6 courses, covering the basics as well as more advanced topics for one of the most established coding languages. » 3/27/15 4:07pm Friday 4:07pm