You’ve probably heard that the new movie 10 Cloverfield Lane started out as an unrelated thriller called The Cellar (or Valencia). And then producer J.J. Abrams decided to rename it 10 Cloverfield Lane, and make it a “sister movie” to his 2008 sleeper hit. This was probably a mistake, because it underscores that this…
Norman Reedus volunteers to test out a cryogenic suspension chamber—only to find out that it’s not just like going to sleep regularly—in this clip from the new movie Air. This is one of the most terrifying moments in this post-apocalyptic movie, and we’re presenting it exclusively at io9. This moment made me lose my…
Darryl Dixon isn’t even in the Walking Dead comics—but he’s become such a beloved character on the TV show that tons of people wear T-shirts threatening to riot if he’s killed. We asked actor Norman Reedus what it is about Darryl that makes him so beloved.
Meet Spirulinaha, Arthrospira bacteria that scrubs carbon dioxide into oxygen, is a protein-rich meal for astronauts, and multiplies so rapidly that eating them for dinner won't leave the space station without fresh air by morning.
Produced by The Walking Dead's Robert Kirkman, Air stars TWD's Norman Reedus and Djimon Hounsou as maintenance workers in a silo containing the remnants of cryogenically frozen humanity after the air turns poison. As this first trailer reveals, something goes wrong, and the two workers have to fix it... fast.
Irwindale, California, home of the sriracha factory, has declared the factory where that particular bit of hot sauce-alchemy happens to be a public nuisance. No, not to other, lesser condiments (hi there, ketchup), but to the air.
Everyone's favorite Walking Dead character is getting his own personal apocalypse movie. Set in an underground facility isolated from the destroyed future Earth, Norman Reedus is the caretaker for the only survivors left on the planet, who all happen to be frozen.
In 2008, a team of Japanese researchers developed a way to extract vanilla flavoring from cow dung. In 2003, scientists at the Cornell Food Lab investigated the limits of human appetites, by feeding people with self-refilling, bottomless bowls of soup. And in 2010, investigators from the Zoological Society of London…
Martin Scorsese's Hugo celebrates the life and creativity of film mastermind Georges Méliès — and now Méliès' most famous film Le Voyage Dans La Lune is finally restored in its original color. Check out the first clip from the restored print — with the new soundtrack by French pop duo Air.
Astronauts on a spacewalk cannot whistle. This was discovered on the fly by intrepid astronaut Dan Barry in 1999. Fortunately, it did not affect the mission, but should any astronaut have to call a dog in space, the results would be disastrous.
In 1919, artist Marcel Duchamp purchased a 50cc glass ampoule filled with Paris air as a souvenir for a friend; the sealed glass object was later exhibited as a readymade art piece called 50 cc of Paris Air.
One of the world's oldest science fiction movies, Georges Melies' A Trip to the Moon, is premiering at Cannes with a restored print, in color... with a soundtrack by French electro duo Air. Kelly Watch the Stars, indeed.
The air is full of tiny liquid and solid particles, collectively known as aerosols. They're created by dust storms, volcanic eruptions, human activity, and even the natural passing of the seasons. This amazing map reveals where the aerosols are.
A simple calculation shows it's likely that you have breathed in the air breathed out by anyone from Marilyn Monroe to Genghis Khan.
Three neat series are coming to an end this Wednesday, and we're sad to see them go. Let's have a moment of silence for Star Wars Legacy, Air, and Ex Machina.
What's got us most excited about Marvel's new Heroic Age status quo? Ed Brubaker's Secret Avengers. With an oddball cast of espionage experts and military masterminds, this title looks to give Marvel's flagship superteam a pulpy twist.
There are so many top-notch stalwart Vertigo series that it's hard to keep track of them all, and it's always a bummer when they're canceled. G. Willow Wilson's Air falls into both of these camps: it's awesome and going under.
You're not new to comics, but you've read all the big names and you're not sure where to go next. Luckily, we're here with five suggestions to make your November bookshelf that little bit heavier.
In a week when it seems that Watchmen hangover is still lingering for some, relief comes from the most unexpected of places in this week's comics.