80's/90's Game of Thrones is just as good in the flesh

Moshi Studio's excellent take on Game of Thrones fan art wowed us last year - but this set of Cosplayers at the last two Dragon Cons have taken the excellent idea from that art and made it real, and the results are smashing. » 9/18/14 1:47pm 18 minutes ago

Paul Pope's Battling Boy Universe Expands: Meet The Heroic Aurora West!

Paul Pope's Battling Boy graphic novel was one of the best things to happen to superhero comics in the past year. And it left us wondering about Aurora West, the daughter of slain hero Haggard West. Now a sequel, the Rise of Aurora West, tells her story, and we've got an exclusive book trailer. » 9/18/14 10:38am 27 minutes ago

Gaze In Wonder at the Best Astronomy Photographs of the Year

After pouring over a record 1,700 entries, the Royal Observatory has announced the winners of its annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Without a doubt, these are some of the most awe-inspiring space-themed images we've ever seen. » 9/18/14 10:15am 51 minutes ago

Skull Of 3,300 Year-Old Egyptian Woman Found With Hair Extensions

Archaeologists working at the Amarna site in Egypt recently analyzed a selection of 100 skulls dug out from a cemetery. Many of the remains exhibited elaborate hairstyles, including one with more than 70 hair extensions and another with red henna hair dye. » 9/18/14 8:40am Today 8:40am

Marvel and DC on the need (or lack thereof) for a Shared Universe

After years of superhero films dominating the box office, this Autumn sees the Hero craze dominate TV, with 6 series coming to our screens. In a new in-depth piece for Variety covering the rise of Superheroic TV, both Marvel and DC have made interesting comments for and against tying TV and the big screen together. » 9/18/14 11:20am Today 11:20am

Scottish Stormtrooper Dances To Bagpipes To Protest Evil British Empire

Star Wars has become a recurring theme in the lead-up to today's referendum vote on Scottish independence, as pro-independence campaigners lampoon the British as their evil imperial overlords. So, yes, that's why we're treated to this rare sight of a stormtrooper dancing to bagpipes in Glasgow. » 9/18/14 7:20am Today 7:20am

Photos Of A Game Of Thrones Reunion And Natalie Dormer In Hunger Games!

There are more shots of the Batmobile in action. How will Agents of SHIELD move past the slow pace of the first season? Firefly's Sean Maher is playing a doctor in space again. A movie no one remembers starts production on a sequel. And why are The Flash's special effects so special? Spoilers now! » 9/18/14 6:00am Today 6:00am

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