io9 is hiring: We're looking for a few good researchers!

Are you just starting your career, and want to get your feet wet with a research job at io9? We've got three openings — two for contributing researchers who focus on culture and entertainment, and one for a half-time editorial fellow in the sciences who will do research, writing, and outreach in the science community. » 2/26/14 4:51pm 2/26/14 4:51pm

io9 is hiring: We're looking for a few good researchers!

Are you just starting your career, and want to get your feet wet with a research job at io9? We've got three openings — two for contributing researchers who focus on culture and entertainment, and one for a half-time editorial fellow in the sciences who will do research, writing, and outreach in the science community. » 2/06/13 2:37pm 2/06/13 2:37pm

Opal Mining: A Damn Good Way to Get Yourself Killed

Opal-mining is one of the world's most harrowing pursuits, but potentially one of the most rewarding as well. To find opals, a modern treasure hunter must dig random holes in areas of known deposits, and then lowering him- or herself down a 20 meter shaft. Besides the obvious problem of claustrophobia, and the danger… » 1/25/13 8:18am 1/25/13 8:18am

If you live in Madison, WI, you could be working on the Doctor Who MMO

It's the chance of a lifetime for some lucky game developer living in Madison, Wisconsin — the opportunity to work on the first ever Doctor Who massively multiplayer online role-playing game Worlds In Time. The job announcement just went up at Three Rings, the San Francisco-based game designer best known for Puzzle… » 2/24/11 5:00pm 2/24/11 5:00pm