​io9's Ultimate 2014 Toy And Collectible Gift Guide

The holidays are all about giving — specifically, giving people presents. And what makes better presents than some of the year's best action figures, toys, and collectibles? Very little, as the millions of people who want a Dancing Baby Groot toy will attest. Here's a list of great gifts to give your friends, loved… » 12/02/14 1:10pm 12/02/14 1:10pm

20 Comic-Con Exclusive Collectibles Worth Selling Somebody's Soul For

Why do toy companies do it? Why do they make the toys, statues and other collectibles we want most, and then release them only at the San Diego Comic-Con? Is Satan involved? If so, let's make a deal, because we want these 20 exclusives from this year's Comic-Con bad. You don't need our specific souls, right? » 7/15/14 10:20am 7/15/14 10:20am

The Alternate History Theme Park Where Dinosaurs Fought in the Civil War

Most speculative fiction surrounding the American Civil War imagines how the world would be different had the Confederacy won its independence. But roadside attraction creator Mark Cline has imagined an entirely different kind of Civil War science fiction. His fiberglass creations tell the tale of a group of Union… » 11/12/08 12:26pm 11/12/08 12:26pm