Gift Ideas for the 10 Major Species of Science Fiction Fan

Buying presents for the science fiction and fantasy fan in your life can be a major challenge — because no two fans are the same. It's just not a one-size-fits-all proposition. Some people love Star Trek, others love Superman. So here's our gift guide for the 10 major species of fans! » 11/20/13 2:43pm 11/20/13 2:43pm

Amazing Last-Minute Gifts That You Can Buy Or Make Right Now

Still haven't finished your Holiday shopping list? Here is a list of items you can purchase online right here, in the stores of make in your home right now. Don't get deflated by "sold out" signs, this is a list of goodies we promise will please your geekiest loved ones. » 12/21/12 1:38pm 12/21/12 1:38pm

You can own a perfect replica of River Song's sonic screwdriver and…

This is no ordinary collectible. This handmade replica of River Song's own personal sonic screwdriver was constructed personally by Nick Robatto, the man who's made all the sonic screwdrivers for Doctor Who. There are no prefab parts here, and he's only making 15 of them for Quantum Mechanix. » 12/20/12 11:59am 12/20/12 11:59am

Two futuristic ways to give classic SF novels for the holidays

What do you get the person who has every scifi TV series in a DVD box set, all the latest scifi hardbacks, plus every gorgeous comic book collection and all the action figures you've ever heard of (plus probably like 20 more)? There is an actual answer to this question. You get them the books that helped create the… » 12/17/12 5:07pm 12/17/12 5:07pm

TARDIS Desktop PC: Harness the raw computing power of the Time Vortex

If you've been resisting getting another Windows PC, this could change your mind. After all, thanks to some very clever design and machining, this Police Box desktop machine really is bigger on the inside than on the outside. It's a lovely replica of the current version of Doctor Who's time machine, with a CD/DVD slot… » 12/11/12 6:46pm 12/11/12 6:46pm

Dynamite t-shirts you can wear for the holidays

You're supposed to dress up in your classiest duds for the holidays, which is why we're here to help you find the season's swankest t-shirts. You know you want them — and you want to give them to your friends, too. Here are 16 gorgeous, silly, and just plain awesome tees that will impress everybody this holiday… » 11/29/12 3:53pm 11/29/12 3:53pm

Webcomic Gift Ideas for People Who Don't Read Webcomics

Every year, I try to buy a few of my Christmas gifts from webcomic creators. It's a great way to support independent artists and you can end up with some cool and unusual gifts to dole out. But what do you do if the people in your life don't read and love the same webcomics you do—or any webcomics at all? Fortunately,… » 11/25/12 1:00pm 11/25/12 1:00pm

Science Fiction and Fantasy DVD Sets That Make Amazing Gifts

Everyone you know is hard to shop for. That's because everybody's hard to shop for, period. Finding the right present for all the humans in your life can be nearly impossible, without telepathy. And that's why God made DVD box sets. Almost everybody has a DVD player, and would like to catch up on a TV show they missed, … » 11/19/12 2:13pm 11/19/12 2:13pm

io9's Ultimate Futuristic Gift Guide for 2011

It's that dreaded time of year, when you face your greatest challenge: Finding presents for all your friends and loved ones. But don't worry! We've got your back — with our indispensable guide to the best gifts for science fiction fans and science nerds. » 12/14/11 5:00pm 12/14/11 5:00pm

Recent Science Fiction and Fantasy Books that Make Perfect Gifts

One of the most common types of holiday gifts is the Coffee Table Book — big, expensive, and usually something people flip through instead of actually reading. But what if you could give a book that would fascinate your friends as well as looking like a status item? » 11/22/11 12:51pm 11/22/11 12:51pm

A Brilliant List of Science Books for People Who Want Their Minds Blown

While everybody is getting stoned on turkey and starch this holiday season, you're hoping to join a secret collective of super-intelligent scientists who will invent faster-than-light travel and cure cancer. We understand. That's why we've put together this list of great science books that came out in the past year —… » 11/18/11 9:00am 11/18/11 9:00am