Who's The Best (Or Worst) Brand New Character In An Existing Universe?

Stories change over time, and characters get added or subtracted every time a story is retold. And sometimes, an existing universe gains a new character who adds something special. Or not so special. Who's the best (or worst) brand new addition to an existing group of characters? » 11/20/14 2:47pm 38 minutes ago

Nature's Candids: The Best Wildlife Camera-Trap Photography Of 2014

BBC Wildlife has selected its favorite photographs of the year — but not the ones taken by actual photographers. Rather, these photos were taken by automated camera-traps — and they're surprisingly awesome. » 11/20/14 2:20pm Today 2:20pm

Instead Of A Batmobile, Medieval Knight Batman Rides A Giant Living Bat

We've seen one artist portray Batman as a medieval knight battling and endlessly grinning Joker dragon, but this illustration by Jason Kang focuses more on what the medieval Dark Knight's armor might look like—and his might steed, the Bat...well...Bat. He even has a Robin. » 11/20/14 1:20pm Today 1:20pm

Olly Moss Releases Three Breathtaking Wilderness Posters

These utterly gorgeous posters don't celebrate Star Wars or other classic films the way some of our favorite Olly Moss posters have. But they're still incredibly beautiful and will fill you with a love of the great outdoors. And they're on sale for four days. » 11/20/14 12:18pm Today 12:18pm

Even James Gunn Thinks This Is How GotG Should Have Ended

The How It Should Have Ended guys have gotten their hands on Guardians of the Galaxy to the delight of everyone, including director James Gunn, who wrote: "Haha! I love these. Having a 'How It Should Have Ended' is better than winning an Oscar." Doesn't this mean they should direct GotG2? Or at least the last bit? » 11/20/14 11:31am Today 11:31am

Why "Neglected Diseases" Are Becoming A Global Danger

Though over 1 billion people suffer from them, they're called "neglected diseases." That's because they attract little public attention and research money. But these diseases are about to explode across the globe, which is why many doctors say the neglect needs to stop now. » 11/20/14 11:12am Today 11:12am

Go Paperless: Get 30% Off The Top Portable Scanner – Doxie Go

Want to go paperless before 2015? Doxie Go is the ultimate tool. It easily scans everything from bills and receipts to reports, drawings, notes, business cards, photos, and everything else. For a little while, io9 readers can get Doxie Go for 30% off + free shipping. » 11/19/14 11:37am Yesterday 11:37am

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