Hubble Telescope’s Broken Gyroscope Seemingly Fixed After Engineers Try Turning It Off and On Again

If you’ve ever worked in IT, you know that most problems require eye-rollingly simple solutions. One, check that the device is plugged in. Two, turn the device off and back on again. Three, wiggle some things around. It appears that such thinking will fix the Hubble Space Telescope, which entered a safe mode two weeks…

Galactic Scoundrels and Teddy Bears Rise Up in the Latest Tabletop Gaming News

Welcome to the Gaming Shelf, io9's roundup of tabletop gaming news, releases, updates, and interesting crowdfunding campaigns—focusing on sci-fi and fantasy games...for the most part. Let’s dive into the latest roleplaying games—involving samurai warriors and alien cruise ships—as well as some fascinating crowdfunding…

I Kinda Wish More of Arrow's New Season Was a Flash-Foward

Arrow’s seventh season has brought with it an intriguing twist on a familiar trope for the long-running show. Instead of flashing back in increasingly outlandish ways to everything Ollie did being “stuck” on Lian Yu or hanging out in Russia, it’s flashing forward to show his son William all grown up. And I’m almost…

Help Me, I Keep Watching Dancing With the Stars' Disney Night and I Don't Want To

Is this why people watch reality television? To gawk in wonder as other people do the goofiest things for attention, like dancing the quickstep while dressed in Incredibles onesies? I guess so, because I’ve become one of them. Just one clip of Dancing With the Stars’ Disney Night and I’ve become trapped in the…

Dyson's New Electric Car Manufacturing Plant in Singapore Scheduled to Open in 2021

Dyson is best known as a company that makes high-end vacuum cleaners, but it’s looking to cars for the future. The company announced back in September of 2017 that it was planning to get into the electric car business, and today Dyson gave the world a peek at how it’s going to make that happen with the announcement of…

New DC/CW Crossover Pictures Confirm the Return of a Major Character

Shea Whigam teases his Joker character. Warner Bros. deals a heavy blow to its Six Billion Dollar Man reboot. Syfy has plans for Killer Klowns from Outer Space and Critters. Plus, new looks at Mary Poppins Returns and Legends of Tomorrow’s next episode, and Netflix adds a creepy mermaid show to its roster. Spoilers…

Get in the Halloween Spirit With The Nightmare Before Christmas Theme Played on Spooky Decorations

It’s the perfect time of year to curl up with your favorite festive films as the holidays arrive, staring with Halloween. What’s your favorite spooky flick? A classic horror movie, or something lighter? Leslie Wai clearly has an infinity for the latter, as he’s created a wonderful tribute to Tim Burton’s The Nightmare…