Tanith Lee Was An Indispensible Fantasy Author

Tanith Lee, who died on Sunday, was one of the most prolific and influential authors of fantasy and horror. Everyone seems to know her for something different. Some people are obsessed with The Silver Metal Lover, while others devoured her fantasy series. And then there are the Blake’s 7 episodes. She left a huge… » 5/26/15 7:12pm Today 7:12pm

The trailer for the Point Break remake is basically every GoPro video

You know all those GoPro videos you see on the Internet? You know the ones. Where crazy people skydive off planes and fly in wingsuits and snowboard and ride motorcycles and jump off cliffs and live Very Extreme Lives. All of that happens in the trailer for the remake of Point Break. Only they slapped a dark and… » 5/26/15 9:37pm Today 9:37pm

These Art Books From Sweden's Suburban Dystopia Deserve Your Support

Here at io9, we’re huge fans of Simon Stålenhag’s artwork, paintings from an alternate Sweden where familiar landscapes, fashions, and vehicles stand against ominous power plants, futuristic robots, and the occasional dinosaur. And there’s currently a crowdfunding campaign for two art books featuring Stålenhag’s… » 5/26/15 6:00pm Today 6:00pm

A Better Look At Herocross' Creepily Cute Alien Figure

When we got our first look at Herocross’ take on the titular Alien of the classic sci-fi-horror series Alien, we were slightly baffled by its astonishing ability to look insanely cute and still be rather creepy. Those points are still rather salient when you get to see the fantastic final figure in its tiny glory. » 5/26/15 6:40pm Today 6:40pm

A Truck Driver Tells What It's Really Like To Work On The Road All Year

It’s the single most common job in over half of U.S. states, and yet many people are unclear on just what a truck driver’s job looks like from inside the cab. Here, one of them explains exactly. » 5/26/15 3:20pm Today 3:20pm

Someone Has Done A Statistical Analysis Of Rape In Game Of Thrones

We’ve been debating sexual violence on Game of Thrones since the show began, but the discussion has gotten more heated in the past couple weeks, with The Mary Sue essentially ending its coverage. But is the show just being true to George R.R. Martin’s books, or is it adding more violation? One fan decided to find out. » 5/26/15 3:01pm Today 3:01pm

Here Are The 9 Instruments We'll Use To Reveal The Secrets Of Europa

Europa, the icy moon of Jupiter, is a favourite target for everyone from serious exobiologists to optimistic science fiction authors as a likely setting to find alien life in our solar system. Today, NASA announced the nine instruments that will be on-board the next robotic explorer to investigate the enigmatic world. » 5/26/15 5:06pm Today 5:06pm

A Strange Event Links Doctors Together In This Doctor Who Comic Preview

In August, Titan Comics will bring their three ongoing Doctor Who series together for a massive multi-Doctor adventure — and now you can see what brings John Hurt’s War Doctor into the fray alongside his Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth incarnations in this exclusive preview of the first issue! » 5/26/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

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