Feminists scored another bitter blow today against penis-Americans after it was announced that Saturday Night Life writer, Other Space star and comedian Neil Casey has been cast as the new Ghostbusters movie’s antagonist. A man? Being evil? In a movie where women are the heroes?! Why, this tests my tosterone! »
For more than century, humans have imagined building colonies on Mars, and now settling the Red Planet is no longer a pipe dream—it’s something we might achieve in little over a decade. And many people, including the author of the new book How We’ll Live on Mars, believe our very survival as a species hinges on it.… »
When you get a chance to talk to Game of Thrones’ VFX supervisor Joe Bauer, you don’t ask him about the weather. So we didn’t—instead, we asked him to discuss the greatest FX scenes over the show’s five seasons in this exclusive io9 video, and the show’s ever-evolving with practical effects and digital wizardry. »
Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart are super chill and ready to kill on a brand new, exclusive poster for their upcoming actio/spy-fi/romantic comedy American Ultra. The poster, by popular underground artist T.A.Z., will debut at San Diego Comic-Con. »
Batman’s chosen mode of transport has evolved a lot over the years. From swanky car to Tumbler, and even armored tanks. But with a new, heavily armored Batman in town in DC’s Batman comics, there needs to be a new Batmobile to match—and it looks completely, hilariously over the top. Bat-Truck, indeed. »
The 2,000-year-old remains of a carefully decorated and deliberately buried juvenile bobcat has scientists wondering if it’s the first example of feline domestication in the prehistoric Americas.
I’m sure you’re skeptical. “What could possibly go wrong with a remake of Cujo? It’s about a movie about a giant rabid dog. It’s pretty hard to mess up!” Yesterday, I would have agreed with you. Today, I have four words for you: Canine Unit Joint Operations. »
We know that in the game of thrones, you win or you die. And we know who’s dead. So...who’s winning? We’ve put together a comprehensive video tracking all five seasons of HBO’s grimly set jawline spectacular Game of Thrones, so that you can quickly and easily know who’s winning, and who’s dying.
There is a paradox in the universe: scientists believe that there are millions more giant black holes in the universe than we know about, and yet, if they are there, how would they remain hidden? It turns out they do so by hiding in something almost unbelievably common. »
You’ve seen labels advertising “unbleached” flour. Few labels announce that their flour is “bleached,” but that’s exactly what happens to most white flour. It’s not just about the color, though—it’s an actual chemical change. Here’s how it works and why your cakes just wouldn’t taste the same without it. »
We’re already getting casting rumors for Star Wars Episode VIII. Chris Pine has been offered not one, but two DC roles. Henry Cavill thinks there’s a future for Superman-only Man of Steel sequels. A bizarre commercial offers us our first sound of’s Thing speaking. Plus more Ant-Man footage. So many Spoilers! »
There are few things more frustrating for fans than knowing something excellent exists but having no way to (legally) see it. At least in the case of Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Sentai Filmworks has good news. »
It hasn’t even been a year since we had to say goodbye to Legend of Korra and we’re already nostalgic for it. But the good news is that we know what Korra co-creator Bryan Konietzko is doing next: a graphic novel called Threadworlds that sounds pretty great. »
Every summer, the population of algae in the North Atlantic reaches a peak, with the blue-green color of the phytoplankton causing the ocean to visibly change, even from space. »
Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 114th birthday of Japanese special effects director Eiji Tsubaraya, who was one of the co-creators of Godzilla and the main force behind Ultraman. In his honor, Google has ten minigames you can play aping all steps required to make the practical effects Tsubaraya was a master of. »