Your Armpit Hair Will (Probably) Never Grow To The Floor. Here's Why.

A few weeks back, we examined why fingernails grow so much faster than toenails. Now comes the explanation for another bodily-function quirk you’ve always kinda wondered about, courtesy of the SciShow’s Hank Green: How does hair (including, like, eyebrow and armpit hair) know when to stop growing? » 5/24/15 9:00am 6 minutes ago

Today's Best Deals: Home Theater Upgrades and Sticking it to Your ISP

The iPad Mini 3 starts at just $300 today at Best Buy, so if you don’t already own a Mini 2, this is a great excuse to buy in or upgrade: » 5/24/15 11:15am 51 minutes ago

Louisiana Black Bear May Soon Be Removed From Endangered Species List

The Louisiana black bear inspired the teddy bear and is its home state’s official mammal, and its once-low population has been elevated thanks to decades of conservation efforts. This week, the US Department of the Interior announced the bear may soon be removed from its list of threatened species. » 5/23/15 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Michael B. Jordan Responds to Critics of His Casting in Fantastic Four

Apparently people are upset that Michael B. Jordan was cast as Johnny Storm in the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot. The primary cause of concern? That Jordan is black. Obviously the realism that underpins a comic book adaptation in which a group of people are imbued with superpowers after a trip into an alternate… » 5/23/15 6:30pm Yesterday 6:30pm

Sorry Tesla, Electric Cars of the Future Will Be More Like Golf Carts

Contrary to what the news cycle pounds into our brains, the electric car conversation does not begin and end with Elon Musk. There’s a more affordable and more relevant urban mobility solution than Tesla. I’m talking about the humble golf cart, which is already well on its way to ruling the world. » 5/23/15 5:30pm Yesterday 5:30pm

Christopher Lloyd's LEGO Ad Makes Us Want A New Back To The Future Movie

Doc Brown returns in this fun trailer for WB Games’ Lego Dimensions, in which the zany scientist helps construct the device that enables the toys (including his own tiny doppleganger, and lots of other familiar faces that have nothing to do with Back to the Future) to virtually “come to life.” » 5/23/15 12:30pm Yesterday 12:30pm

What Changed First When You Went Through Puberty?

Everybody goes through puberty differently. For me, height came first: I shot up 5-inches during the summer before high school – and there was definitely some mental whiplash when I could suddenly see over a lot of my classmates’ heads. Tell us how your body first let you know there were some changes on the way!
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Today's Best Deals: $2 Summer Reading, Surround Sound Starting at $65

Fill up your Kindle today with books starting at $2, including Water for Elephants. If some of your favorites are on the discount list definitely us know in the comments.
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The Play's The Thing (That Gets You Killed) In Trailer For The Gallows

On the heels of its jarring teaser from April, the full trailer for The Gallows — about a cursed high-school play — offers a lotta night vision and shaky-cam, a haunted VCR (?), a slowed-down version of “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” and a spirited prayer that found-footage horror still has one last breath in it. » 5/23/15 8:30am Yesterday 8:30am

Become a Pro Coder with the Interactive Coding Bootcamp for 92% Off

If you’re ready to take the next step towards a career in web development, you’ll need a portfolio of current, real-world apps to make a moving impression. The comprehensive ‘Interactive Coding Bootcamp’ will get you job-ready in just 12 weeks, and io9 readers can sign up for 92% off. » 5/22/15 1:13am Friday 1:13am