Here's The Scientific Difference Between Summer And Winter Tires

We’re in it. The time is now. The scary time. That time of year when it’s just a little too cold for summer tires, but just a little too warm for winter tires. You know that one is way better than the other in the cold, but it’s so much more than a tread pattern. Here’s Engineering Explained on why.

Ghost Particles Detected on Far Side of Earth Bolsters Crucial Physics Theory

If we’re ever going to truly understand how our Universe works, we’ll need to take lots of different measurements, but measuring can be one of science’s most difficult tasks. How, for example, do scientists measure an invisible thing that passes directly through solid matter without stopping? The inventions scientists…

Neither Killer Santa Nor Helpful Dude Can Best the Final Girl in This Funny Horror Short

A serial killer, dressed ghoulishly as Santa Claus, has been vanquished—but someone needs to land one final blow to make sure he’s in the grave for good. Anyone who’s seen a slasher movie will know who should swing that bat, but Nicholas Payne Santos’ Holiday Fear has a wickedly fun time getting there.

The Most Absurd Transformers Crossover Ever, and More Toys We're Thankful for This Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the coolest toys we’ll inevitably be spending all our hard earned money on by next Black Friday. We’ve got adorable Lego Justice League members, swanky Star Wars guards, and the most ridiculous four-wheeler any kid could want. Come take a look!