Science solves the mystery of Alfred Hitchcock's crazed birds

What made Alfred Hitchcock's birds go bananas and start pecking out the eyeballs of the good people of Bodega Bay, California? Scientists think they've finally figured it out. » 1/02/12 9:30am 1/02/12 9:30am

io9's 50 Scariest Movies Of All Time

What is the scariest science fiction or fantasy film of all time? Which movies stand above the rest off all horror flicks as the most terrifying? » 10/25/11 1:40pm 10/25/11 1:40pm

Bradley Cooper thinks he's caught the serial killer of the century on camera. But what he discovers is infinitely worse, and severely bloody. Based off a short…

Oh, hooray — seagulls are pooping resistant bacteria on beaches

Comes news that could lead someone to adapt Alfred Hitchcock's horror film "The Birds" and take it in a different direction-a direction that's both scary and scatalogical. Maryn McKenna, the science journalist widely known as Scary Disease Girl, tweeted this alert: » 9/18/11 12:10pm 9/18/11 12:10pm

Murder of crows gets into turf war with police officers

In a scene that's equal parts Hitchcock and Assault on Precinct 13, aggressive, territorial crows near an Everett, Washington police station have singled out officers for divebomb attacks. How come? The antsy crows are defending their newly airborne chicks. » 6/13/11 7:30am 6/13/11 7:30am