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James Cameron Explains How Terminator Genisys Deals With Aging Arnold

Even though _Terminator _creator James Cameron is not directly involved in the new film _Terminator Genisys,_ he did give them some pretty plot-pivotal advice—specifically about how this new film could incorporate a 67-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger into the new _Terminator_ franchise. And this explains a lot. Spoilers. Read more...

This Week's TV: Meet Marvel's Next Great Female Superhero—Or Villain

The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. are getting a very special guest star this week, but why is she working for Hydra? Plus, comic book anti-hero Constantine comes to TV for some mystical hijinks and _Grimm_ and _The 100_ both return. Check out the latest clips and details below!Read more...

Mars Orbiters Survive Unprecedented Encounter With Comet Siding Spring

Yesterday, comet Siding Spring hurled past Mars at half the distance between the Earth and moon, bringing a massive cloud of dust along with it. To protect its space-based assets, space agencies employed precautionary measures, and they appear to have worked.Read more...

The Garcia Effect Nitpicks A Clockwork Orange So You Don't Have To

The most famous scene in the film _A Clockwork Orange_ is the one in which Alex DeLarge goes through a brutal conditioning process to give him an aversion to violence. But aversion conditioning is not as simple as that, and the Garcia Effect shows why.Read more...

It's io9's Halloween Costume Show! What Are You Wearing?

Different_ Doctor Who_ characters converging from all of space-time, the finest set of costumes in all of Westeros, and more are all on io9's Halloween Costume Show! Come add yours to the mix.Read more...

Can You Possibly Be Ready For My Little Pony: The Movie?!

It doesn't matter whether you are or not, because it's coming in 2017. The film will be made and released by Hasbro's new Allspark Pictures label, which is also doing the live-action _Jem and the Holograms_ movie. Hmm... can anyone say "Hasbro Cinematic Universe"? (I kid, I kid.)Read more...

A mission to Mars should have an all-female crew, says Kate Green, who participated in a simulated e

A mission to Mars should have an all-female crew, says Kate Green, who participated in a simulated expedition. Over 5 weeks, the female crew members expended less than half the calories of the men and at mealtimes, the women ate smaller portions. Less food would mean a lighter spacecraft payload and reduced fuel.Read more...

Captain Boomerang Is One Stylish Boomerang Thrower On Arrow

Check out the first look at _Spartacus_' Nick Tarabay as long-time Flash rogue Captain Boomerang, who will be making his inaugural appearance on _Arrow_ later this season! (Don't worry, he's already slated to come to _The Flash _series, too). For a dude carrying multiple boomerangs on him, he's looking dapper as hell.Read more...

Deadspin Darnell Dockett Mocks Raiders Fans With Whiteboard | Gizmodo 11 Awesomely Terrible Movies Y

Deadspin Darnell Dockett Mocks Raiders Fans With Whiteboard | Gizmodo 11 Awesomely Terrible Movies You Should Watch Right Now | Jalopnik Airline CEO & Knight Says MH370 May Not Be Under Water | Kotaku This Is How Cats Will Rise Up and Destroy Us All Read more...

This Experiment Shows We're Low On Good Samaritans And High On Irony

How likely are you to stop and help a stranger? Do you think that would change if the ethos you subscribe to is all about helping others? Here's an experiment that tested that very idea.Read more...

A Timeline for your next 6 years of Comic Book Movies (so far)

The past few weeks have been kind of crazy for Comic book movie announcements - it can be hard to keep up with who's putting out what, and when.Comics Alliance have put together this convenient time-line of all the latest Comic Book Movies so you can plan your Cinema trips well in advance.Read more...

Who Will Be X-Men's Apocalypse? Plus Revealing Game of Thrones Photos!

There are a ton of new _Interstellar _details. Get a good look at most of the _Avengers_ crew. New reports on _Pacific Rim _and _How to Train Your Dragon _reveal what's being planned for those franchises. Plus a major _Grimm _spoiler from its star, and what's next for the Queen siblings on _Arrow._Read more...

Peter Straub's Shadowland is being developed as an "event series" for NBC by David S.

Peter Straub's _Shadowland_ is being developed as an "event series" for NBC by David S. Goyer_. _In addition producing the project, Goyer will also co-write it with BAFTA-winner Jack Thorne, who is currently adapting _The Sandman. Shadowland _follows two boys who spend a summer with a magician who may be a sorcerer. [Deadline]Read more...

Resurrection's Most Awkward Family Dinner Has 3 Generations of the Dead

Take a back seat, mystery of why people are returning, we have got to sit through a dinner that is the exact opposite of getting "closure." Plus, Grandma? Knows a lot and reveals it in the scariest possible way.Read more...

The Advice on the Avengers' Motivational Posters Is a Little Warped

This the most useful advice about getting a man's heart I've ever seen. I imagine Tony Stark thinks these are brilliant PR. And he's _right_. Read more...

20 Years Too Late, Ridley Scott's Finally Adapting The Hot Zone

Ridley Scott and Lynda Obst have had the rights to adapt Richard Preston's nonfiction best-seller _The Hot Zone _for two decades. And now that it's a timely property again, it'll be a miniseries for Fox.Read more...

The Nopest Cat Is Here for All Your Gif Needs

This is Momotaro, a cat whose documented response to unwanted food is a universal expression of "No. No. No. No. No." This cat has _ruined _my allegiance to the Nope Octopus.Read more...

The Sun Is Beautiful When Its Magnetic Field Is Angry

These huge coronal loops reach out more than fifteen times the diameter of the Earth, tracing out disruptions in the sun's magnetic field. Whoa.Read more...

Here's The Easiest Way To Move Furniture Into A 12th Floor Apartment

In South Korea, moving companies rely on what looks like a pretty ingenious technique for moving furniture into high-rise apartments.Read more...

Gorgeous Drone Footage Of Killer Whales Is The First Of Its Kind

Earlier this year, researchers came together to investigate the health and habits of killer whales using a custom-built, remotely operated hexacopter. The study, which resulted not only in incredible footage but fascinating observations, is the first to incorporate a drone in the monitoring of killer whales.Read more...

Jada Pinkett Smith Showed Up To Gotham Audition With a Man on a Leash

I'm still feeling out Fox's new _Gotham _show, but I can definitely say that the highlight of the show so far is Fish Mooney, the ruthless queenpin contender that is made of 100% certified organic allure, played by Jada Pinkett Smith. Mooney is not in Batman canon, but after reading how Pinkett Smith auditioned for the role, I can confidently say the character is in good hands. Read more...

Think You Know The Solution To This Classic Riddle? Think Again.

Today's puzzle will be posed in two halves. The first half is a classic riddle – in fact, I suspect many of you will have heard it before. The second half, however, is an extension of the riddle that reveals its most common solution be be insufficient.Read more...

Martian Robots Brace For Close Encounter With Comet Siding Spring

Mars is all set to protect its beloved robots as comet Siding Spring charges past today spewing dust and gas during its close approach to the Red Planet . Meanwhile, everyone from the rovers to Earth-based telescopes will be tracking the comet, learning as much as possible.Read more...

This 'bit of plastic' from Star Wars is worth £50,000

_Antiques Roadshow_, the venerable BBC programme about valuing the public's collections, came a cropper during a recent event in Buckinghamshire when they were shown an incredibly rare prop from the original _Star Wars_ - which much to their surprise, is worth quite a bit of money.Read more...

This Audi RS7 Just Drove Itself Around A Track At 150MPH

Audi showcased its new Audi RS7 piloted driving concept prior to the finale of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) by having it circle the Hockenheimring without a driver at high speeds.Read more...

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Is Way Darker Than You Probably Realize

You'd never know from all the high-contrast photographs of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko that the comet is actually quite dark. This recently released composite image reveals how little light there is emanating from 67P/C-G, relative to other objects in our solar system.Read more...

Dysprosody: When You Can't Stress Words or You Can't Stress Words

What's the difference between telling people they _shouldn't _do something and telling them _they_ shouldn't do something? If you have dysprosody, nothing. People with dysprosody can't control the stresses in their speech, and it makes a world of difference.Read more...

This Truculent Duck Evolved The Bodily Equivalent Of Brass Knuckles

Everyone, meet the steamer duck. The steamer duck is one bad mother. See those orange nubbins on its wings? Those are keratinized spurs, which the steamer duck has evolved to wallop the living cuss out of any creature hapless enough to cross its path. (See that red stuff on the duck's head? Yeah. That's blood.)Read more...

Robert Downey Jr. literally owns the Avengers' Emblem

Actors taking home items from the movies and TV shows they work on is a very common practice - but it's normally just a piece of costuming or a small prop. Robert Downey Jr however, doesn't tend to do things the usual way though, and his memorabilia from _The Avengers_ was a little bit bigger than that.Read more...

Hawaiians Understand The True Meaning Of "Road Closed"

Pele, the volcano goddess of Hawaii, has very definite ideas on traffic patterns. When she says a road is closed, nothing we puny humans do or say is going to change her mind.Read more...


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