Why Star Wars Rebels' Finale Was A Game Changer For All Its Characters

Yes, so last night's season finale of Star Wars Rebels contained a big reveal, one that we've been hoping we'd see for a while. But there was much more to the finale, including some massive changes for our core characters, the return of Darth Vader, and one Jedi turning into a genuine badass. » 3/03/15 3:10pm 19 minutes ago

These Breathtaking Aerial Photos of Senegal Were Taken From a Kite

Get ready to have your mind blown. Photographer Jeff Attaway suspended a bridge camera from a kite line, and managed to capture a series of breathtaking photos of Dakar, Senegal from the air. Here's a view of this beautiful city from a vantage point that few have seen. » 3/03/15 3:00pm 29 minutes ago

Humans Unconsciously Sniff Their Hands After Handshaking

Unlike dogs and other animals, humans — for the most part — don't sniff each other. Well, at least that's what we thought. A rather unsettling new study from the Weizmann Institute shows that practically all of us sniff our hands after handshaking — a possible sign of social chemosignaling behavior. » 3/03/15 2:40pm 49 minutes ago

This Week, Read The Comic That Sony Already Wants To Turn Into A Movie

Image Comic's Descender hits this week — a comic about outlawed androids so intriguing, Sony already wants to turn it into a film. But that's not all: Princess Leia begins her series, a new Boom! series sees regular convention guests turn convention robbers, and Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver's MCU origins are revealed. » 3/03/15 2:20pm Today 2:20pm

This Jean-Claude Van Damme/My Little Pony Team Up Is Pure Magic 

Screw friendship. Sure, it may be magic in the My Little Pony cartoon, but it can't possibly compare to the majesty and insanity of watching Jean-Claude Van Damme pay a visit to Equestria in this incredible mash-up. Seriously, stop everything you are doing and watch it — you will not be disappointed. » 3/03/15 2:00pm Today 2:00pm

Why Adults Are More Likely To Be Hit Hard By The Measles Than Children

The recent measles outbreak has everyone taking another look at "childhood" diseases. Why are these diseases, relatively mild in children over five, so often devastating to adults? An infectious disease expert talks to io9 about possible explanations for why these viruses hit us hard when we should be at our… » 3/03/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Community Enters The "Age Of Yahoo" In New Avengers 2-Inspired Trailer

I didn't think I could be more excited about the sixth season of Community, debuting on Yahoo Screen on March 17th. And yet somehow this new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer parody trailer, with Paget Brewster, Keith David, a frisbee avalanche and whatever the hell has caused Jeff to put on a white wig, has managed it. » 3/03/15 11:46am Today 11:46am

Scientists Bioengineer TB-Resistant Cattle By Injecting A Mouse Gene

Bovine tuberculosis is a serious problem in many parts of the world, resulting in the culling of thousands of cattle each year and at tremendous cost. Now, Chinese scientists have produced a herd of transgenic cows that exhibit an improved ability to ward off the disease. » 3/03/15 11:40am Today 11:40am

Top 10 Greatest Apocalyptic Comedies Of All Time

This past weekend, Last Man on Earth proved that people still love to laugh at the end of the world. But hilarious looks at the end of days are nothing new — the extinction of humanity always brings out the dark humor in people. Here are the top 10 greatest apocalyptic comedies of all end times. » 3/03/15 11:11am Today 11:11am