Get into the io9 Book Club

We've been running the io9 Book Club for over a year now, and it's been pretty awesome. Each month the io9 Book Club meets in the comments on the book club post, discusses the book for a couple of days, and then has a chance to chat with the author too. This week we'll be meeting on Thursday, Feb. 24, to discuss… » 2/21/11 4:15pm 2/21/11 4:15pm

Friday Video Explosion

The weekend is almost here! Here are some amazing videos to help make the last few hours go by. » 2/18/11 1:54pm 2/18/11 1:54pm

Felicia Day about playing Elven assassin Tallis in the other day, but now you can watch her in action for yourself. This video is just plain adorkable. It's like a Ke$ha song for scifi fans, complete with rapping…

Discover a forbidden universe... of science!

Miss out on some thrilling scientific discoveries and bizarre theories? We're on the case. Here's the best of io9's science coverage from the past few days. » 2/15/11 1:39pm 2/15/11 1:39pm

How to rip a phonebook in half despite a total lack of arm strengthLet's face it: You've always wanted to rip a phone book in half. Now that the entire…

Won't You Be Our Android Valentine?

Let's have one last fling before Valentine's Day is over. » 2/14/11 8:02pm 2/14/11 8:02pm

We all know the future of sex involves robots and teledildonics, but what will love be like in centuries to come? Here are three possibilities, based on current trends. Valentine's Day can be a wonderful time to celebrate love; it can also be a…

X-Men On The Brain

Today we got our first glimpse of the X-Men: First Class trailer, an elegant, retro-thriller about the origins of the mutant superhero team. And we can't stop thinking about it. » 2/11/11 12:36am 2/11/11 12:36am

Evening Survey - February 9, 2011

Image of Flash by Francis Manapul » 2/09/11 8:47pm 2/09/11 8:47pm

What's new for February? Cherie Priest tries her hand at bad-ass bloodsuckers. There's also paranormal police, feminist hackers, and an ARG that sparks a revolution that may overturn a whole government. Watch as a Russell Brand-voiced Easter Bunny leaves…

Evening Survey: Feb. 8, 2011

Here are today's must-read stories. » 2/08/11 6:03pm 2/08/11 6:03pm

io9 reader Brian Hogg is selling his marvelous puppets. Now is your chance to recreate the dynamic space opera with puppets! You shoot it, we'll post it. In the 1200s, Genghis Khan and the Mongolian army built an empire that stretched from the Pacific Ocean to…