The Inspiration For Disney's Robin Hood Wasn't Actually Robin Hood

Andrew E. Larsen is an historian who specializes in Medieval England and blogs about pop culture and history at An Historian Goes to the Movies. In "Disney's Robin Hood: A Bit More Medieval Than You Might Think," Larsen explores the film's true inspiration, which wasn't Robin Hood but a different medieval tale. » 9/20/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Rocket And Groot Replace Other Marvel Heroes On Classic Comic Covers

The world fell in love with Rocket Raccoon and Groot this summer in Guardians of the Galaxy, and now the pair are invading the covers of other characters' comics. An upcoming set of Marvel variant covers will feature homages to classic comic book covers, with Rocket and Groot in the starring roles. » 9/20/14 8:30am Today 8:30am

Get 1 TB of Military Grade Online Backup For $19 From iDrive

Cloud backup has become essential for everyone. However, the more devices you have, the more complicated it gets. iDrive is different, making multi-device backup and syncing dead simple. Now, io9 readers can grab 1 year of iDrive's 1 TB cloud backup plan for $19. An absurdly good deal, if I do say so myself. » 9/16/14 9:44pm Tuesday 9:44pm