Win backstage passes to New York's American Museum of Natural History, plus cocktails with scientists!

Going to one of the largest and most dazzling collections devoted to the history and diversity of life on our planet is exciting enough. But going behind closed doors for a private lab tour with brilliant scientists? How about an open bar? Join us backstage at New York's incredible American Museum of Natural History. » 8/15/11 9:05am 8/15/11 9:05am

Are you at New York Comic-Con? Tell us about it!

If you're going to be at New York Comic-Con this weekend, you can talk to other io9ers about it on our NYCC 2010 page. Post pictures, news items, or suggestions for io9 meetup locations right here. Also, be sure to say hi to io9 staffers who are at the Con this weekend! Meredith Woerner, Cyriaque Lamar, Alasdair… » 10/08/10 12:37pm 10/08/10 12:37pm

Help protect civil liberties online - and see Cory Doctorow read from his new novel in San Francisco!

If you're in San Francisco tomorrow night, you won't want to miss the Geek Reading series sponsored by awesome digital liberties nonprofit Electronic Frontier Foundation. Doctorow will be reading from his new novel, For The Win, and all proceeds will benefit EFF. » 5/18/10 11:45am 5/18/10 11:45am