Baby Poop Sausage, And Other Winners From The 2014 Ig Nobel Awards

Last night, scientists from around the world gathered at Harvard's iconic Sanders Theatre for the "24rd First Annual" Ig Nobel Awards, the wonderfully peculiar annual awards ceremony that recognizes those achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think. » 9/19/14 1:30pm Just now

Ichabod Crane Spills Details On The Second Season Of Sleepy Hollow

I visited the cast and crew on the set of Sleepy Hollow to watch this supernatural show raise the dead and a little hell for Season Two. While there, I also had the immense pleasure of interviewing the cast, including Tim Mison who plays the defected Redcoat cursed to exist in our modern world, Ichabod Crane. And… » 9/19/14 1:05pm 26 minutes ago

Though It Seems Crazy Now, the Neutron Bomb Was Intended to Be Humane

Until the day he died, physicist Samuel Cohen declared that his invention, the neutron bomb, was a "moral" and "sane" weapon that would kill enemy combatants, while sparing civilians and cities. But, despite the support of fans like Ronald Reagan, this weapon of not-as-much mass destruction proved to be a hard sell. » 9/19/14 11:00am Today 11:00am

'Pirate Speak' Is A Myth Perpetuated By Disney

Today is International Talk Like A Pirate Day, but before you get carried away with your ahoys, and your mateys and your timber-shivering, there's something you should know: Pirate-speak, as most of us know it, was invented by Disney; and pirates – real pirates, that is – probably sounded nothing like they do in the… » 9/19/14 10:55am Today 10:55am

10 Webcomics That Would Make Incredible TV Shows

There are tons and tons of webcomics on the Internet, but it's extremely rare that one gets adapted into a television show or a movie. We delve into the rich world of long-form webcomics and pick out a few we'd love to see on our TV screens. » 9/19/14 10:21am Today 10:21am

Get a Marvel figure with your Face - Unless you want a Female hero

3D printing company 3DPlusMe has partnered with Hasbro and Marvel to offer action figures of popular Marvel heroes with your own face printed on them at Walmart. It's a great idea for young superhero fans - unless you happen to be female and want a female character to have your head printed on. » 9/19/14 12:47pm Today 12:47pm

Get 1 TB of Military Grade Online Backup For $19 From iDrive

Cloud backup has become essential for everyone. However, the more devices you have, the more complicated it gets. iDrive is different, making multi-device backup and syncing dead simple. Now, io9 readers can grab 1 year of iDrive's 1 TB cloud backup plan for $19. An absurdly good deal, if I do say so myself. » 9/16/14 9:44pm Tuesday 9:44pm