Marvel Comics now include creator credits for Jack Kirby

It seems like the effects of Marvel and Disney's settlement with the Kirby estate are finally coming into effect - for the first time since the legal battle between the two began in 2009, the legendary King of Comics has received co-creator credits in the pages of Marvel comic books. » 10/31/14 4:00am Today 4:00am

Five Fear Mongering Stories That Are True (But Overblown)

The media loves blowing little things up into huge stories. Whether it's something in your refrigerator that's out to kill you or a the filthiness of a jacuzzi, most of this stuff is meant to grab your attention long enough to scare you without actually explaining anything. But some of this stuff is worth paying… » 10/31/14 2:05am Today 2:05am

New Guster Album Features Ferrofluidic Art

Switzerland based photographer Fabian Oefner specializes in combining art and science. Here, you can watch him manipulate a ferrofluidic art piece (comprising oil, watercolor, and magnetic, nanoscale iron particles) commissioned by Guster for their forthcoming album, Evermotion. » 10/30/14 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

High Number Of Sex Partners Linked To Lower Risk Of Prostate Cancer


A survey of more than 3,000 Montreal-area men has found those who reported having had more than 20 female sex partners are 28% less likely to develop prostate cancer than those who had slept with only one woman. Cue the avalanche of spuriously justified sexual decisions! » 10/30/14 4:40pm Yesterday 4:40pm

There Is "Epic Movement" In A Water Drop

Directed and animated by artist Sharon Liu, Geronimo! is a whimsical, watercolor-illustrated reminder of the "epic movement we miss in every drop" of water. If you're familiar with the fluid mechanics of water droplets, you'll understand the reference; if you're not, it's high time you learned about coalescence… » 10/30/14 4:30pm Yesterday 4:30pm

If You Really Want to See the Future of City Life, Watch This Video

Assuming we don't destroy ourselves in a mountain of toxic garbage, humans are going to start building more sustainable, environmentally-friendly cities. And that means a lot more animals will be sharing our cities with us. Here's a glimpse of what that might mean. » 10/30/14 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Check Out John Constantine's Psych Profile: "A Real Charming Gentleman"

If you're still wondering whether John Constantine's rough edges are going to be smoothed out in his new TV show, this brand new featurette — exclusively at io9 — should help to answer the question. Hell no. Watch Constantine's therapist try to analyze him, only to wind up wigging out. » 10/30/14 3:36pm Yesterday 3:36pm

The Greatest Werewolf Art Of The Middle Ages And Renaissance

While they weren't always depicted as shirtless teen heartthrobs, creatures who turn from human into wolf (and vice versa) appear in tales dating back to antiquity. So throughout the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, artists have had plenty of strange and creepy stories to inform their werewolf illustrations. » 10/30/14 3:00pm Yesterday 3:00pm

Learn Photoshop W/ 87% Off Adobe's Complete Photography Mastery Bundle

Are you passionate about photography? With over 200 lectures & 27 hours of content, this bundle from Adobe can teach you the skills necessary to take beautiful photographs and bring them to life with Photoshop Creative Cloud. Normally $243, you can grab this bundle for 87% off – just $29.99. » 10/30/14 1:15pm Yesterday 1:15pm