Gwen Stacey takes on the mantle of Spider-Woman in this new One Shot

It seems Marvel's on a bit of a female superhero kick recently, what with the new Thor making an impressive mark, but it gets even cooler with a new one-off Spider-Man comic that's set in an alternate universe where Gwen Stacey is bitten by Radioactive spider instead of Peter Parker - and gets a way cooler outfit. » 9/15/14 6:02am 22 minutes ago

Bask In The Beauty of Waves Of Fog On A Moonlit Night

The fog of San Francisco is epic, a distinct character as iconic as Golden Gate Bridge. This is a visual ode to a single night of thick, flowing fog unlike anywhere else, and an undeniable reminder of the fluidity of air. » 9/15/14 12:03am Today 12:03am

The Seven Wonders of the Solar System

People like to make lists of things, especially lists of superlatives: the best, fastest, oldest, largest, heaviest and so on. There are lists of the ten fastest animals and the ten longest rivers and even of the ten highest-paid rock stars. The Guinness company created a small industry from publishing lists exactly… » 9/14/14 3:30pm Yesterday 3:30pm

That Time Stargate: Universe Hid Cryptographic Messages In Plain Sight

"Human" is a Stargate: Universe episode that revolves around mathematician Dr. Rush trying to crack a code. "I loved Rush's crazy scribbles of nonsense and the light code imagery," Meredith wrote in io9's original recap. Only it wasn't nonsense – it was real cryptography with consistent, breakable codes. » 9/14/14 11:14am Yesterday 11:14am

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

The amount of sleep adults need has once again come under the spotlight, with a recent Wall Street Journal article suggesting seven hours sleep is better than eight hours and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine drawing up guidelines surrounding sleep need. » 9/14/14 8:00am Yesterday 8:00am