The Best Cyber Monday Deals

Cyber Monday incoming. Bookmark this page and get ready. We'll be adding deals as we get them and hyperlinking as they go live. Follow us on Twitter to make sure you never miss a deal and follow our deal coverage year round on Kinja Deals. » 11/30/14 2:07pm 11/30/14 2:07pm

Meet Ming Mecca, 2014's Weirdest Video Game System

If a Nintendo Entertainment System and a recording studio mixing board had a baby, it would look a lot like Ming Mecca, which is very likely the weirdest piece of new video game hardware announced this year. Or maybe any year. This trailer teases a new console/game creation tool that uses discrete analog inputs to… » 5/03/13 1:30pm 5/03/13 1:30pm

Psychotic robot heads are a girl's worst friend in the techno thriller …

In Richard Stanley's post-apocalyptic techno-thriller Hardware (1990), Dylan McDermott plays Moses, an aptly named desert wanderer who scavenges the wasteland for salvage. On his way to visit his industrial artist girlfriend Jill (Stacey Travis), Moses and his sidekick Shades (John Lynch) purchase a mysterious robot… » 11/17/12 12:30pm 11/17/12 12:30pm

Trash Fights Back: The scariest monsters made of garbage!

Is there anything scarier than a garbage monster? If you even survived a trash-monster attack, you'd have to take one continuous shower for a week to feel clean afterwards. Plus some garbage monsters contain a lot of rusty metal. » 2/24/11 9:00am 2/24/11 9:00am

Forbes (kinda, sorta) predicted the iPad in 2000

A Forbes Magazine article from 2000 called "Introducing the Computer of 2010" is as interesting for what it got right as for what it got wrong. Today's computer, said Forbes, would be Frisbee-sized and have a "virtual keyboard." » 12/27/10 8:00am 12/27/10 8:00am

Do Cyborgs Dream Of Co-Ed Hot Showers?

The 1990 film Hardware, aka M.A.R.K. 13, might have been trying to be the Terminator of the 1990s, but it was mostly forgettable. Except for this cyborg shower scene. That cyber-hand is great for lathering. [via Bonniegrrl on Twitter] » 4/16/10 7:55pm 4/16/10 7:55pm

September

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An American Werewolf In London: Special Edition
Army of Darkness: Screwhead Edition
Two classic horror comedies, two re-releases. If you're forced to choose between the two, go for Werewolf; Darkness is more of a straight re-release. » 9/13/09 12:00pm 9/13/09 12:00pm

The io9 Guide To 2009's Fall DVD Releases

Last week, we told you about the movies reaching theaters this fall, but it has to be said: Sometimes, even just going to the theater seems like too much hassle. Here's what you can watch at home, instead. » 9/13/09 12:00pm 9/13/09 12:00pm

Indiana Jones Had The Right Idea After All

When you're facing certain destruction, hiding in the refrigerator is a great plan. Say you're being chased by a damaged post-apocalyptic robot with the American flag on its face, which has reconstituted itself using kitchen appliances, like in this scene from 1990's Hardware. The thing hunts via infrared, so maybe… » 7/15/08 7:23pm 7/15/08 7:23pm

Recognize Everyone You've Ever Met With Smart Goggles

Smart Goggles will totally revolutionize social interaction. When you meet people, instead of struggling to remember their names and other pertinent details, you'll just file the info with your glasses, which will recognize those people next time and display the stored information. How long will it be before someone… » 4/18/08 10:40am 4/18/08 10:40am