Of Course The Origins Of The Term "Serial Killer" Are Gruesome

Unsurprisingly, the two men credited with coming up with the term "serial killer" worked, together and separately, on some of the FBI's most gruesome cases: John Douglas and Robert K. Ressler. Their careers were so extraordinary they influenced pop culture, and at least one Oscar-winning film. » 3/26/15 3:42pm 4 minutes ago

8 Things People Say In Interviews That Usually Mean A Movie Will Suck

We constantly get our hopes up for upcoming movies... and then they let us down. It's easy to get sucked into the hype cycle, as people talk up their projects — but sometimes, you can tell just from the way people talk about a film that it's probably not going to work. Here are eight key phrases that usually indicate… » 3/26/15 12:00pm 47 minutes ago

We Want This Can Of Yeti Cave Air In Our Cabinet Of Curiosities

If the recent news that purported samples of "Yeti hair" were actually sourced from ordinary Himalayan brown bears is still bumming you out, here's a novelty item to cheer you up: canned air from Azasskaya Cave, ground zero for Abominable Snowman sightings in Siberia. » 3/26/15 10:30am Today 10:30am

Today's Best Deals: iPads, Cable Ties, Headphones, and More

Great deals on everything from magazine subscriptions to drill sets today, including one of the most popular items we've ever listed. Enjoy! » 3/26/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

So You Want to Be a Detective: Essential Tools For the Modern Snoop

The girl detectives of olden times were able to make do with a few rudimentary tools of investigation: a flashlight, a bobby pin, a magnifying glass, and perhaps a notebook. Well, good for them! But today's sleuth needs a full arsenal of tools – both analog and high-tech – to stay competitive in the mystery-solving… » 3/25/15 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Get 50% Off One Week of Blue Apron: Fresh Ingredient & Recipe Delivery 

With fresh ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes delivered to your home weekly, Blue Apron cuts down on meal-planning drudgery and focuses on the fun and flavor of home cooking. Even better, Blue Apron is offering io9 readers the first week - three meals for two people – for just $30, half off the regular price. » 3/19/15 9:48am 3/19/15 9:48am