After dividing 1 by 999-quattuordecillion (a number that’s 48 integers long), you get the Fibonacci sequence presented in neat, 24-digit strings. Here’s why that happens.
People have ascribed sexual powers to certain foods for centuries, but there’s absolutely no scientific evidence any of them will actually give you anything beyond calories and vitamins. But what the hell? Every so often, I’ll try some out and let you know what they’re like. As you read, imagine that I take a bite and… »
A Mars rover that’s not quite as alone as it thought, a jarred brain with a very bodied complaint, a robot with an authority problem, and an unsettlingly quick sloth are just some of the curious specimens that await you in these stories. »
Quail is a common game bird. People eat it all the time. And sometimes when they eat it, their muscles disintegrate and their kidneys give out. Learn how these birds periodically turn themselves poisonous. »
What you see above is just one of the many, many exclusive posters the fine folks at Mondo will have on sale at San Diego Comic-Con. This is the variant edition of Escape From New York by artist Ken Taylor, revealed exclusively here on io9.
Seriously, lots of shows feature angels nowadays, including pretty much an “angel of the week” on Supernatural. But this clip from tomorrow night’s season premiere of Dominion not only has some great (*@&)(*&-ed by an angel action, it also has the best car-related angel-slaughter we’ve seen in ages.
The worlds of DC and Star Trek combine this week, but it’s not all that’s going on in the latest new comics. Marvel goes to the Wild West in a new batch of Secret Wars miniseries, DC takes on Max himself in another Mad Max tie-in, Boy scouts take on the apocalypse, Time cops solve time crimes, and much, much, more! »
Well, it’s finally happening. We’re getting a movie abut the origin of Han Solo. The good news is that putting The Lego Movie’s Lord and Miller in charge is definitely a good call; the bad news is there’s a ton of potential to needlessly ruin one of our favorite characters ever. Where do you fall on the scale? »
The official Star Wars website has just confirmed that Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the directors of The Lego Movie, will direct a Han Solo-centric Star Wars Anthology movie slated for release on May 25, 2018.
I gotta say, CD Projekt Red is killing it with all the free stuff they keep adding to The Witcher 3.
Starting tomorrow, io9 will join hundreds of thousands of fans in San Diego for the biggest event in pop culture: San Diego Comic-Con. And if you’re lucky enough to be there too, then there’s plenty to see. Here are the events fans absolutely should not miss at Comic-Con. »
We knew Rogue One was going to be set in-between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, and we’ve heard that the movie will be centered around their mission is to steal the plans for the first Death Star. But it now it sounds like these Rebel pilots will have more to worry about than just Imperial TIE Fighters. »
The world’s oldest man has died at the age of 112. Japan’s Sakari Momoi was born on February 5, 1903, just months before the Wright Brothers made their inaugural flight. The title of oldest living man now goes to Japan’s Yasutaro Koide, who was born a month after Momoi. Susannah M. Jones of the U.S. is the oldest… »