The One Mathematical Concept That Richard Feynman Had Trouble Grasping

In the latest installment of the animated interview series The Experimenters, physicist Richard Feynman gives a fascinating account of his childhood, explaining how his father interested him in science, his mother's reaction to his experiments, and the one time he had trouble understanding a concept in math. » 3/31/15 11:20am 3 minutes ago

Mad Max Trailer Reveals Its Big Bad Villain -- And His Big Bad Plan

Mad Max: Fury Road isn't all sand and explosions. There's a plot in there... somewhere. And now, this latest trailer has finally revealed the beast behind the mask. Find out what Mad Max: Fury Road is finally about, now. » 3/31/15 10:54am 29 minutes ago

10 Practical Tips for Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

When the zombie apocalypse strikes, will you be ready? How can you prepare now to survive the undead onslaught? We got the inside scoop from the Green Light Anti-Zombie Squad, a group that's dedicated to protecting you from zombie attacks. Here are 10 practical tips on how to survive an encounter with the walking dead. » 3/31/15 10:27am 56 minutes ago

Today's Best Deals: $20 Bluetooth Speaker, Ice Balls, and a Lot More

It's World Backup Day, so before you dive into these deals, make sure you have everything you need to keep your data safe. » 3/31/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Tuesday Game Room: On The Verge Edition

It's another quiet week, but that just means there's plenty of time to catch up on all the damn video games that have been coming out lately. Or, you could buy more new games and find yourself weeping at your ever-expanding back catalogue. What's it to be? Tell us in the new Tuesday Game Room! » 3/31/15 1:12pm Today 1:12pm

This Video Will Explain Something You've Always Seen But Never Noticed

This slow motion video explains an phenomenon called "buckling instability" - the crimped edges of a splash of water. More importantly, it shows us how much familiar physics we don't notice until it's pointed out to us. » 3/31/15 9:40am Today 9:40am

We're Living In The Golden Age Of Star Trek Webseries Right Now

You probably already knew this, if you're a Star Trek fan. But it's really true. YouTube is just bursting with original Star Trek content lately, from damn near spot-on recreations of the Original Series to continuations of the TNG/DS9/Voyager era. This is the golden age of Star Trek web productions. » 3/31/15 9:00am Today 9:00am

This 10 Years Of Doctor Who Tribute Video Makes Us All A Little Weepy

If ever there was an argument for Doctor Who being the most emotional, jovial, weepy, maddening television series, this video is it. » 3/31/15 8:40am Today 8:40am

New Episode VII Trailer Debuting With Obscure Indie Flick Age Of Ultron

In news that is rocking the movie entertainment industry to its very core, it has been announced that the new trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens will be attached a little-known film titled Avengers 2: Age of Ultron, set to debut on a mere 5-3,000+ screens on May 1st. » 3/31/15 8:21am Today 8:21am

The Science Of Spontaneous Healing

A person comes down with a terrible disease. The doctors give up all hope. Then, suddenly, the disease is gone. It's a great soap opera plot, but it can actually happen in real life. The question is, how? » 3/31/15 8:00am Today 8:00am

Finally, An Official Look At Bandai's Age of Ultron Figuarts

It's about time. We've had decent enough glimpses at Bandai's upcoming Figuarts toys for Avengers: Age of Ultron through blurry magazine scans in the last month, but now the company have put out a set of official images to let us have a proper gawk at these beautiful plastic Avengers. » 3/31/15 10:41am Today 10:41am

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What Book Did You Change Your Mind About After Re-reading?

Revisiting a favorite, or even-not-so favorite, book is never an exact replication of the original read, but sometimes it changes what you think of the book entirely. Today, we want to know about the books that you re-read, and never saw the same way after. » 3/31/15 7:20am Today 7:20am

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Two of 2014's Best Picture nominees, including the ultimate winner, are only $13 on Amazon today. » 3/31/15 10:15am Today 10:15am

Low Gravity Seriously Messes With An Ant's Ability To Explore Space

Experiments aboard the International Space Station with common pavement ants have shown just how badly microgravity impairs the insects' ability to search unexplored areas. Remarkably, however, tumbling ants demonstrated an uncanny ability to regain contact with the surface. » 3/31/15 7:00am Today 7:00am

Doctor Who's Rory Is Time-Traveling Again In The Flash/Arrow Spinoff

Arthur Darvill, best known as the companion of the Doctor's Companion Amy Pond, has joined the increasingly busy Arrow/Flash spinoff as Rip Hunter, a lesser-known time-traveling DC superhero. So two things of note here: 1) it looks like Booster Gold isn't part of the show, and 2) more Rory! » 3/31/15 6:43am Today 6:43am

Tons Of Game Of Thrones Hints, Plus A Rumor That Would Change Everything

Simon Pegg talks Star Trek 3 rumors. An unlikely mutant has joined the cast of Deadpool. Plus, the latest on Constantine, and what's next on Walking Dead, Agents of SHIELD and iZombie. Behold, Spoilers! » 3/31/15 6:00am Today 6:00am

Among the Many Items Joining King Tut In the Afterlife ... Four Socks?

There are all sorts of questions that spring immediately to mind when you think about King Tut: What killed him? Are curses real? What on earth is going on with his penis? One question not asked enough is what he planned to wear in the afterlife. » 3/31/15 3:30am Today 3:30am

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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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Wireless bluetooth ear buds are the new norm for on-the-go music listening. Right now, io9 readers can save 77% on the sleek, comfortable Wireless Bluetooth Cloud Buds. This offer ends 4/1, so don't miss out! » 3/30/15 1:05am Yesterday 1:05am