First Teaser For AMC's Martial Arts Drama Promises Swordplay, Intrigue

The teaser for Into the Badlands is here! Unfortunately, it doesn't offer much more intel than what we already knew, except for a confirmation of the title, that swordplay will definitely have a major role, and a suggestion that the action will kick off in the antebellum American South. » 3/30/15 10:20am 14 minutes ago

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Kick off your week with all of today's best deals. » 3/30/15 10:05am Today 10:05am

10 Of The Most Absurd Units Of Measurement On Earth

Humans have a need to quantify things. And sometimes the usual measurements — feet, meters, grams — are not good enough. Or funny enough. Sometimes you need to express things in bananas, Helens, or cows. » 3/30/15 10:00am 34 minutes ago

Heroes' Best, Most Problematic Character Is Coming Back For Reborn

If you had to narrow down a single reason why Heroes was such a runaway hit in its first season, you'd have to select Hiro, the time-traveling Japanese nerd played by Masi Oka. So why does the news that Hiro is returning for the sequel series, Heroes Reborn, fill me with such dread? » 3/30/15 9:40am 54 minutes ago

Bread Is A Foam. Yes, Really.

The phrase "edible foam" either conjures up images of overwrought and overplated kitchen chemistry experiments or the top layer of a freshly poured beer. But it also describes the most standard of foods: bread. Because bread is also a foam. » 3/30/15 9:20am Today 9:20am

This Week's TV: Mark Hamill Reprises His Role As The Flash's Trickster!

Yes, Mark Hamill is back in his second most iconic DC role in this week's The Flash. Will Syfy's Greek mythology show Olympus be cheesy fun or just plain terrible? Plus, Outlander's back from its honeymoon, Archer finishes up its season finale, and Steven Universe crosses over with Uncle Grandpa. » 3/30/15 9:00am Today 9:00am

Hints for the fate of the X-Men in a Post Secret Wars Marvel Universe

Marvel comics Editor in Chief Axel Alonso recently dropped some hints as to the fate of the X-Men in a new post Secret Wars Universe at CBR. Minor Spoilers if you haven't been reading the lead up events to Secret Wars. » 3/29/15 6:52pm Yesterday 6:52pm

On The Walking Dead, Rick Saves Alexandria, But At What Cost?

The Walking Dead wrapped up its generally excellent fifth season with an extra-long, 90-minute special finale last night. But not only did it not feel bloated, but it culminated in one of the show's greatest final acts ever — but did Rick save Alexandria, or destroy it? » 3/30/15 8:20am Today 8:20am

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Take home 20 previous Oscar Best Picture winners in one box for just $42 today. The set starts all the way back in 1929, and winds up at The Departed in 2006, which sounds like quite the cinematic journey. [ Best of Warner Bros 20 Film Collection: Best Pictures, $42] » 3/30/15 10:29am Today 10:29am

No, NASA Is Not Planning To Build A Space Station With Russia

This past weekend, the head of Roscosmos announced plans to build a new orbital space station in partnership with NASA to replace the aging International Space Station. Too bad it isn't true. » 3/30/15 7:40am Today 7:40am

First Footage From The Walking Dead Spinoff Attacks LA

Here is is the first, official look at the Walking Dead's not-so-brilliantly titled spinoff series Fear The Walking Dead. However, we will admit that changing up the post-apocalyptic location is a nice difference. Hello, bloody LA! » 3/30/15 7:20am Today 7:20am

Tell Us Your Very Best Stories From Inside The Lab

Let's face it: Sometimes the process of doing science is a lot messier (and more fire-prone) than it seems from the outside. Today, we want to hear all your best, most harrowing stories from inside of the lab. » 3/30/15 7:00am Today 7:00am

Arya Stark Is Coming To Doctor Who!

Yes, you read that right — one of Westeros' most beloved stars is going far beyond Game of Thrones and into time and space. Arya Stark's in the TARDIS! » 3/30/15 6:45am Today 6:45am

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The Animal With The Most Legendary Testicles In The World

The tanuki is a kind of canid native to Japan. Over the years it has gotten quite a reputation... or rather, its testicles have. » 3/30/15 6:30am Today 6:30am

The Surprising Motivation That Drives Scarlet Witch In Avengers 2

The next Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles may have a title. Could a new Star Wars book character come to the big screen? Plus, new footage from Mad Max: Fury Road, Daredevil and Game of Thrones. And teasers for what's in store in the X-Files relaunch, Outlander and more. Here be spoilers! » 3/30/15 6:00am Today 6:00am

An Overly Convoluted Con Turns To Murder on Grimm: Double Date

On Friday's Grimm, an ill conceived con gets the attention of Nick, Hank and Wu when a mark turns up dead. Meanwhile, Juliette is still dealing with her reveal to Nick, and things are a changing for Adalind and the Royal Family in Portland. Spoilers after the break. » 3/30/15 2:04am Today 2:04am

The Instagram Account Dedicated to Finding Blade Runner In Reality


The Instagram account bladerunnerreality is dedicated to taking photos of the world that look like they could be straight out of Blade Runner. Is the knowledge that we are sort of living in Blade Runner comforting or distressing? » 3/30/15 2:30am Today 2:30am

Under Siege vs Ultron Unlimited: Which is the Greatest Avengers Story?

So after the foulness of "The Crossing" yesterday, thinking of the actual great stuff Avengers has given us. And hitting upon how, when it comes to the greatest story in their history, there are two major candidates, each with their own amazing merits. » 3/29/15 9:05pm Yesterday 9:05pm

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Want to master Linux? Right now, io9 readers can save 91% on 6 actionable training courses and learn the ins-and-outs of the Linux OS. » 3/27/15 2:53pm Friday 2:53pm

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Want to build your Java coding skills? io9 readers can save 90% on the Java Developer Course Bundle. It includes more than 70 hours of instruction content across 6 courses, covering the basics as well as more advanced topics for one of the most established coding languages. » 3/27/15 4:07pm Friday 4:07pm

​How Autodesk's Experimental Lab Gave Us an Odd Little Star Wars Movie

The long rectangles of San Francisco's famous piers gave the city a blocky, geometric border with the Bay over a century ago. Now these abandoned remnants of the Barbary Coast are being rejuvenated by companies like software giant Autodesk, whose Pier 9 Workshop is so experimental that it feels like science fiction. » 3/30/15 10:00am Today 10:00am