Five Types of Towels You Should Have in Your Bathroom

Big week for towels, eh? After spending a few days mired in Toweling Theory and Opinion, perhaps you feel moved to buy some new towels. Or maybe you just have questions, like, “What’s a bath sheet?” Well, I’ve got answers and also recommendations for different types of towels you might want to stock in your bathroom.

Tokusatsu GaGaGa Is a Heartwarming Meditation on Trying Not to Hide Your Geeky Self

If you’re reading io9, I’m going to make a bit of an assumption: You’re probably a big fan of some nerdy stuff, be it sci-fi, superheroes, comic books (if you aren’t, well...I’m not sure why you’re here, but not my place to tell you how to spend your time!), or whatever. And you’re probably pretty open about it, too.

One of the Most Popular Mechanical Keyboards Ever Has a Rare Discount Today

You can find a mechanical keyboard for under $50 these days, but premium models are definitely worth the splurge if you spend a lot of time at your desk. Das’s legendary Model S was one of the first modern keyboards to popularize loud and clicky Cherry MX Blue switches, and the Mac keycap model is down to $100 right…

Nebula Awards Introduces Game Writing Category, and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Is a Nominee

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) has released its list of nominees for the 2018 Nebula Awards, and things are looking good this year. Not only is this year’s Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Performance category a powerhouse of great nominees, but there’s also a brand-new category…

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Is More Rewarding as a Third Chapter Than a Standalone Story

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World doesn’t quite fit with the previous two movies. Oh sure, it tells the continuing adventures of Hiccup, Toothless, the people of Berk, and it has more than its fair share of epic adventure and action. But with the trilogy reaching its inevitable end, writer/director Dean…