Team Fortress 2 Fan Film Is The Best Action Movie I've Seen In Ages

Got 20 minutes? Cool, that's enough time to watch one of the funnest action movies I've seen in ages. And yes, it was made in Team Fortress 2. » 3/30/15 4:15pm 31 minutes ago

Tiny 'Nanoneedles' Could Help Your Damaged Organs Repair Themselves

In a trial involving mice, an international team of researchers used microscopic "nanoneedles" to coax the body into generating new blood vessels. Applied to humans, the technology could eventually be used to get organs and nerves to repair themselves. » 3/30/15 1:40pm 6 minutes ago

Marvel Is Putting Out A Faux-Newspaper To Try And Explain Secret Wars

Even if you've been following our coverage of Marvel's Secret Wars event, it would be understandable if you're confused as to what the hell is actually going on in the Marvel Comics universe. Marvel understands, so it's releasing a handy guide to the event next month. The problem? IT'S JUST AS CONFUSING. » 3/30/15 1:30pm 16 minutes ago

Our First Look At The US Adaptation Of Sweden's Hit Scifi Series Humans

Hey, remember Real Humans? That brilliant Swedish show about synthetic androids who work as family servants, but who also harbor a dark secret? Well, we already told you that AMC was remaking the series as Humans, but now they've aired the first brief, intriguing teaser trailer. » 3/30/15 1:25pm 21 minutes ago

Do You Suffer From 'Exploding Head Syndrome'? You're Not Alone.

New findings indicate nearly one in five college-age students has been startled awake by an abrupt, loud noise that doesn't actually exist. Known as "exploding head syndrome," the psychological condition appears to be more common and disruptive than previously thought. » 3/30/15 1:20pm 26 minutes ago

Sharks Can Bark Like Dogs

Sometimes nature is just out to screw with you. There are at least two kinds of shark that can, when handled, bark like dogs. Anyone who wonders if their bark is worse than their bite is welcome to try to find out. » 3/30/15 1:20pm 26 minutes ago

Absolutely Incredible Cosplay From Emerald City Comicon: Day 3!

The cosplay does not stop! Emerald City Comicon was just bursting with beautiful recreations of costumes from comics, movies, television and books. And to prove it, here's one last batch of the best ECCC cosplay! » 3/30/15 12:49pm 57 minutes ago

Audit This: The Most Disturbing Scientology Stories of the Last Decade

Following the premiere of the damning Scientology documentary Going Clear last night, you may have more questions about the bizarre cult and its recent history. Compiled below are the most insane reports about Scientology from the past ten years. » 3/30/15 2:00pm Today 2:00pm

Adam West And Burt Ward Will Star In An Animated 1966-Style Batman Movie

After a wonderful return on Blu-ray the Bat-buzz around the 1966 Batman TV series has been unstoppable. And now it's coming back, but in animated movie form. » 3/30/15 12:11pm Today 12:11pm

io9 March Madness Championship Round: Star Wars vs. Star Trek!

In a way this was inevitable, wasn't it? As we moved closer and closer to the finals, it became clear that everything else was just distractions from another chapter in a debate that's raged for decades: Star Wars vs. Star Trek. » 3/30/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

It Turns Out Phil Isn't The Most Conniving Person On Last Man On Earth

Phil has spent the last few episodes of The Last Man on Earth as a pretty ineffective schemer, trying to apply sitcom logic to get his way. But it turns out that someone else is much better at manipulating post-apocalyptic life to get what they want — and even get it from Phil. » 3/30/15 11:40am Today 11:40am

What Would Being In A Bunker For 15 Years Really Do To Your Head?

So a woman emerges from a bunker after 15 years. She's cheerful and ready to embrace life. It's the premise of the recent Netflix series The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, but what is the reality? What do years of isolation and confinement actually do to a person's brain? » 3/30/15 11:20am Today 11:20am

"Magic Is Privilege": The Insidious System At The Heart Of Harry Potter

Every year, the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA) delves into the themes and ideas of science fiction and fantasy. And this year, according to attendee Cecilia Tan, one big topic was the idea that Harry Potter's Wizarding World is "a metaphor for racism." » 3/30/15 11:18am Today 11:18am

Yup, Hot Toys Figures Are Just As Amazing When They're Life-Sized

Last week, Hot Toys announced they'd be bringing their Avengers: Age of Ultron toys across Asia for people to ogle, accompanied by gigantic statues of the same toys, rendered life-sized. They've updated with a few pictures of the statues in progress, and unsurprisingly, they look as great as the figures. » 3/30/15 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

First Teaser For AMC's Martial Arts Drama Promises Swordplay, Intrigue

The teaser for Into the Badlands is here! Unfortunately, it doesn't offer much more intel than what we already knew, except for a confirmation of the title, that swordplay will definitely have a major role, and a suggestion that the action will kick off in the antebellum American South. » 3/30/15 10:20am Today 10:20am

Today's Best Deals: Fire-Proof Safes, NAS Storage, Microfiber, & More

Kick off your week with all of today's best deals. » 3/30/15 10:05am Today 10:05am

10 Of The Most Absurd Units Of Measurement On Earth

Humans have a need to quantify things. And sometimes the usual measurements — feet, meters, grams — are not good enough. Or funny enough. Sometimes you need to express things in bananas, Helens, or cows. » 3/30/15 10:00am Today 10:00am

Heroes' Best, Most Problematic Character Is Coming Back For Reborn

If you had to narrow down a single reason why Heroes was such a runaway hit in its first season, you'd have to select Hiro, the time-traveling Japanese nerd played by Masi Oka. So why does the news that Hiro is returning for the sequel series, Heroes Reborn, fill me with such dread? » 3/30/15 9:40am Today 9:40am

Bread Is A Foam. Yes, Really.

The phrase "edible foam" either conjures up images of overwrought and overplated kitchen chemistry experiments or the top layer of a freshly poured beer. But it also describes the most standard of foods: bread. Because bread is also a foam. » 3/30/15 9:20am Today 9:20am

This Week's TV: Mark Hamill Reprises His Role As The Flash's Trickster!

Yes, Mark Hamill is back in his second most iconic DC role in this week's The Flash. Will Syfy's Greek mythology show Olympus be cheesy fun or just plain terrible? Plus, Outlander's back from its honeymoon, Archer finishes up its season finale, and Steven Universe crosses over with Uncle Grandpa. » 3/30/15 9:00am Today 9:00am

Get 10,000+ Udemy Courses for $19 Each: Learn iOS8 + Swift Dev & More

Udemy, one of the largest online marketplaces for learning, is offering every class in their catalog (from guitar to 3D animation) for just $19! This includes popular classes like the Complete iOS8 & Swift Development Course. Regularly $199, this course is 90% off with promo code 1919ACHIEVE. » 3/26/15 1:19pm Thursday 1:19pm

Master Linux with 50+ Hours of In-Depth Training for 91% Off

Want to master Linux? Right now, io9 readers can save 91% on 6 actionable training courses and learn the ins-and-outs of the Linux OS. » 3/27/15 2:53pm Friday 2:53pm

Learn to Code: Save 90% on the Java Developer Course Bundle

Want to build your Java coding skills? io9 readers can save 90% on the Java Developer Course Bundle. It includes more than 70 hours of instruction content across 6 courses, covering the basics as well as more advanced topics for one of the most established coding languages. » 3/27/15 4:07pm Friday 4:07pm