Those of us who have them know that pets are basically like best friends who are guaranteed to never desert you, and will always do their best to make you feel better when times are rough. That’s a big part of what makes it difficult to see people who abuse animals.
Last week, Captain Marvel’s official site went live in all of its ’90s glory, but one of the most interesting things about the page is something you might have missed.
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.
Humans have pushed atmospheric carbon dioxide to heights unseen in our short (geologically speaking) existence. But give us another few generations, and our geologic impact on the planet will be clear.
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.
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…
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…
Introducing Hippocamp—the smallest of Neptune’s seven inner moons. The recently discovered moon likely formed from a collision with another moon billions of years ago.
Stranger Things’ second season already gave us one of the “numbers” that was counted alongside Eleven at Hawkins Lab in the form of Kali, formerly known as Eight. But now a new comic promises to introduce us to an even earlier test subject.
Instruments aboard NASA’s InSight lander are now gathering meteorological data from the Martian surface, allowing for daily weather reports that are being made available to the public.
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…
It looks like Wolverine is leaving the snow and heading for the swamps. Stitcher has announced a new season of Marvel’s X-Men podcast Wolverine: The Lost Trail, with Richard Armitage (The Hobbit) set to reprise the role of Logan.
When Georgia police arrested Thomas Cheung, a well-known Twitch streamer and World of Warcraft community figure, as part of a child sex sting two weeks ago, a common reaction among his friends, fans, and business associates was shock.
New York Toy Fair descended on the Javits Center this past weekend, bringing us a new look at all the spectacular new toys (and games!) just waiting to plunder our bank accounts over the next year. As always, the show was a great and financially ruinous time for fans of Star Wars and Marvel—here are a few of the…
After years and years of waiting, Captain Marvel is nearly here—and we have our first impressions of the film thanks to early press screenings. Good news? It’s apparently pretty cool. Marvelous news? Expect something weird, fun, and with lots of Goose the Cat goodness.