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Metal Gear Solid Is One Of The Most Fascinating Science Fiction Stories in Any Medium

Metal Gear Solid is an obsession for millions of gamers, with its totally insane science-fiction storytelling. But at its heart, the series has always been about celebrating and questioning the power of technology. The story of Solid Snake, Raiden, and Snake’s evil dad Big Boss (it’s... a long story) isn’t just… » 8/31/15 9:28am 11 minutes ago

Today's Best Media Deals: Educational Kindle Sale, Age of Ultron, and More

Today only, Amazon’s taking up to 90% off over 400 educational books, running the gamut from self-improvement to cookbooks to programming language tutorials to political science. [Today Only - Over 400 Educational Kindle Books are up to 90% Off]http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00... » 8/31/15 7:50am Today 7:50am

You Can Actually Poison Yourself If You Eat Undercooked Beans

When you get a package of dry beans examine the cooking instructions on the side. Most likely they’ll stress that after you’ve soaked your beans in water for an hour or two, you should discard the water before cooking the beans very, very well. That’s not just a culinary tip. Undercooking your beans can cause extreme,… » 8/31/15 6:30am Today 6:30am

Daredevil Teases A New Romance For Matt Murdock—But Not The One You'd Expect

Could we really get a sequel to The Iron Giant? Lucy Lawless discusses her Ash vs Evil Dead character. An unlikely character will take the lead in STAR Labs on The Flash. Plus, set footage from The Force Awakens, and more teases for Maisie William’s Doctor Who character. To me, my spoilers! » 8/31/15 6:00am Today 6:00am

RIP Wes Craven, Iconic Director of Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream

Iconic horror director Wes Craven died today aged 76, of brain cancer. In addition to creating the character of Freddy Krueger in Nightmare on Elm Street and the most famous meta-horror franchise with Scream, he also directed People Under the Stairs, Swamp Thing, and The Hills Have Eyes. » 8/30/15 6:38pm Yesterday 6:38pm

Blank Bodies Is A Technological Retelling of Genesis 

There’s been a few films out there about robots being taught to function, such as Chappie and Ex Machina. In Blank Bodies, a short film written and directed by Ryan Weatrowski, a pair of robots are printed up as blank slates by an art group, things go south as pair fall in love. http://io9.com/ex-machina-pro... » 8/30/15 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Antimatter Will Surf on Plasma Waves in the Particle Colliders of the Future

The best way to study the subatomic particles that make up the most fundamental building blocks of our universe is, of course, to smash them into each other with as much energy as possible. And now physicists at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory say they’ve found a better way to do that. » 8/30/15 3:30pm Yesterday 3:30pm