Meanwhile in the Future: Extreme Body Modification

We all want to be our best selves. But what if you could add almost anything to your body and mind? A camera here, an exoskeleton there. This is the world that some biohackers imagine—one in which humans can extend their abilities beyond the limits biology has set for us. But what does that world look like? » 7/07/15 3:32pm 26 minutes ago

The Truth Is "In There" in the First, Brief New X-Files Footage

Shockingly, the headline is not one of my patented typos! According to none other than Agent Mulder, the truth has moved from out there to in there—specifically, in the X-Files themselves. Check out this first footage from the new series—tucked at the end of this “201 Days of The X-Files” promo—and see for yourself. » 7/07/15 12:30pm 28 minutes ago

What's Wife Killer Drew Peterson Been Up To in Prison? Nothing Good

Former Illinois cop Drew Peterson, convicted in 2012 of killing his third wife, Kathleen Savio, and suspected of killing his fourth, Stacy Cales Peterson (she’s been missing since 2007), is back in the news. He’s accused of trying to hire a hitman to take out the State’s Attorney who prosecuted the Savio case. » 7/07/15 3:20pm 38 minutes ago

8 Antidotes to the Stupidity of "Shark Week"

This year, Discovery Channel promises Shark Week will feature fewer fake documentaries and more actual science. But with shows like “Return of the Great White Serial Killer” on the docket, it’s clear Discovery still has a lot to learn. For critically minded viewers, here are eight alternatives to those episodes of… » 7/07/15 11:50am Today 11:50am

First Look At Geniuses, From The Co-Creator Of Avatar The Last Airbender

Michael DiMartino is best known for co-creating the hit show Avatar: The Last Airbender, but now he’s branching out into prose fiction. His new series Geniuses starts in fall 2016 with a book called The Creature and the Creator, but we’ve got an exclusive first glimpse for you right now. » 7/07/15 11:47am Today 11:47am

Misandry Rules as New Ghostbusters Movie Casts a Man as Its Villain

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! » 7/07/15 10:20am Today 10:20am

Today's Best Deals: Charging Gear, LED Bulbs, Powerful Router, & More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 7/07/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

How We'll Live on Mars: A Manifesto for Colonizing the Red Planet

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.… » 7/07/15 12:40pm Today 12:40pm

The Evolution of Game of Thrones' Effects With VFX Boss Joe Bauer

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. » 7/07/15 9:17am Today 9:17am

The Batman Comic's New Batmobile Is Ridiculous, But in the Best Way

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. » 7/07/15 8:30am Today 8:30am