posted about 16 hours ago on io9
The cosplay does not stop! Emerald City Comicon was just bursting with beautiful recreations of costumes from comics, movies, television and books. And to prove it, here's one last batch of the best ECCC cosplay!Read more...

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New findings indicate nearly one in five college-age students has been startled awake by an abrupt, loud noise that doesn't actually exist. Known as "exploding head syndrome," the psychological condition appears to be more common and disruptive than previously thought.Read more...

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After a wonderful return on Blu-ray the Bat-buzz around the 1966 Batman TV series has been unstoppable. And now it's coming back, but in animated movie form. Read more...

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In a way this was inevitable, wasn't it? As we moved closer and closer to the finals, it became clear that everything else was just distractions from another chapter in a debate that's raged for decades: Star Wars vs. Star Trek. Read more...

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posted about 17 hours ago on io9
Phil has spent the last few episodes of The Last Man on Earth as a pretty ineffective schemer, trying to apply sitcom logic to get his way. But it turns out that someone else is much better at manipulating post-apocalyptic life to get what they want — and even get it from Phil.Read more...

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posted about 17 hours ago on io9
So a woman emerges from a bunker after 15 years. She's cheerful and ready to embrace life. It's the premise of the recent Netflix series The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, but what is the reality? What do years of isolation and confinement actually do to a person's brain?Read more...

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Every year, the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA) delves into the themes and ideas of science fiction and fantasy. And this year, according to attendee Cecilia Tan, one big topic was the idea that Harry Potter's Wizarding World is "a metaphor for racism."Read more...

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Following the premiere of the damning Scientology documentary Going Clear last night, you may have more questions about the bizarre cult and its recent history. Compiled below are the most insane reports about Scientology from the past ten years.Read more...

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posted about 18 hours ago on io9
The teaser for Into the Badlands is here! Unfortunately, it doesn't offer much more intel than what we already knew , except for a confirmation of the title, that swordplay will definitely have a major role, and a suggestion that the action will kick off in the antebellum American South. Read more...

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posted about 18 hours ago on io9
Last week , Hot Toys announced they'd be bringing their Avengers: Age of Ultron toys across Asia for people to ogle, accompanied by gigantic statues of the same toys, rendered life-sized. They've updated with a few pictures of the statues in progress, and unsurprisingly, they look as great as the figures.Read more...

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posted about 18 hours ago on io9
Humans have a need to quantify things. And sometimes the usual measurements — feet, meters, grams — are not good enough. Or funny enough. Sometimes you need to express things in bananas, Helens, or cows. Read more...

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posted about 19 hours ago on io9
If you had to narrow down a single reason why Heroes was such a runaway hit in its first season, you'd have to select Hiro, the time-traveling Japanese nerd played by Masi Oka. So why does the news that Hiro is returning for the sequel series, Heroes Reborn, fill me with such dread?Read more...

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posted about 19 hours ago on io9
The phrase "edible foam" either conjures up images of overwrought and overplated kitchen chemistry experiments or the top layer of a freshly poured beer. But it also describes the most standard of foods: bread. Because bread is also a foam.Read more...

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posted about 19 hours ago on io9
Yes, Mark Hamill is back in his second most iconic DC role in this week's The Flash. Will Syfy's Greek mythology show Olympus be cheesy fun or just plain terrible? Plus, Outlander's back from its honeymoon, Archer finishes up its season finale, and Steven Universe crosses over with Uncle Grandpa.Read more...

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posted about 20 hours ago on io9
The Walking Dead wrapped up its generally excellent fifth season with an extra-long, 90-minute special finale last night. But not only did it not feel bloated, but it culminated in one of the show's greatest final acts ever — but did Rick save Alexandria, or destroy it?Read more...

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posted about 20 hours ago on io9
Ever seen old tires, the rubber in them dried and deeply cracked? They were ripped apart not by the road, but by a greenhouse gas. Read more...

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posted about 21 hours ago on io9
This past weekend, the head of Roscosmos announced plans to build a new orbital space station in partnership with NASA to replace the aging International Space Station. Too bad it isn't true.Read more...

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posted about 21 hours ago on io9
Take home 20 previous Oscar Best Picture winners in one box for just $42 today. The set starts all the way back in 1929, and winds up at The Departed in 2006, which sounds like quite the cinematic journey. [ Best of Warner Bros 20 Film Collection: Best Pictures, $42]Read more...

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posted about 21 hours ago on io9
Here is is the first, official look at the Walking Dead's not-so-brilliantly titled spinoff series Fear The Walking Dead. However, we will admit that changing up the post-apocalyptic location is a nice difference. Hello, bloody LA! Read more...

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posted about 21 hours ago on io9
Let's face it: Sometimes the process of doing science is a lot messier (and more fire-prone) than it seems from the outside. Today, we want to hear all your best, most harrowing stories from inside of the lab.Read more...

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posted about 22 hours ago on io9
Yes, you read that right — one of Westeros' most beloved stars is going far beyond Game of Thrones and into time and space. Arya Stark's in the TARDIS!Read more...

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posted about 22 hours ago on io9
Gawker South African Comic Trevor Noah to Replace Jon Stewart at The Daily Show | Gizmodo A Guide to Scientology's Most Ostentatious Real Estate | Jalopnik 2016 Lincoln Continental Concept: This Is It | Kotaku The Schoolgirl Sim In Which You Kill People |Read more...

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posted about 22 hours ago on io9
The tanuki is a kind of canid native to Japan. Over the years it has gotten quite a reputation... or rather, its testicles have. Read more...

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posted about 22 hours ago on io9
The next Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles may have a title. Could a new Star Wars book character come to the big screen? Plus, new footage from Mad Max: Fury Road, Daredevil and Game of Thrones. And teasers for what's in store in the X-Files relaunch, Outlander and more. Here be spoilers!Read more...

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The Instagram account bladerunnerreality is dedicated to taking photos of the world that look like they could be straight out of Blade Runner. Is the knowledge that we are sort of living in Blade Runner comforting or distressing?Read more...

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