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A shot of the Hubble Space Telescope just after being captured for service in 2009. Read more...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger put the first clip from Maggie, where he plays the father of Maggie (Abigail Breslin), who has been infected with a zombie virus.Read more...

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Sony unrolled a whole mess of movies at their annual CinemaCon presentation, but the real star wars Bond. James Bond. Their premiere of the first ever Spectre footage had a bunch of clues as to what’s happened in our favorite spy’s life. Spoiler talk ahead. Read more...

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Sony just announced that Phil Miller and Chris Lord (The LEGO Movie) are making a fully animated Spider-Man movie which will hit theaters on July 20, 2018. UPDATEDRead more...

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Ex Machina has a lot of crazy brilliant stuff in it, and we’ve gushed about this movie a lot . But there’s one scene in particular that made us freak out when we saw it in the theater, because it’s hilarious and weird and insane. And now that the studio has released as a clip, I can’t stop watching it.Read more...

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Brad Bird and Damon Lindelof’s befuddling science fiction movie Tomorrowland has baffled us for years. But now we think we know the premise of this secret scientist illuminati society set not in the future, but in a future world. Spoiler talk ahead. Read more...

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If you are a lady, you have probably at one point slathered your lips in fish scales. (If you are a gentlemen, you have probably pressed your lips against those scales.) Why? Because it looks pretty. And because of physics.Read more...

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For some advertisers, it’s not enough that ads constantly flash in front of your eyeballs. They want to make sure that you don’t just see their ads, but also interact with them in the hopes of searing their brands into your brain. Do these interactive ads actually entertain you? Or are they more trouble than they’re worth.Read more...

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“Coulson lives!” was the excited cry from many Marvel movie fans when they learned that Agent Phil Coulson would be resurrected for the TV show Agents of SHIELD. But not everyone was a fan of bringing Coulson back, including director Joss Whedon, who felt it took “some of the punch out of” his Avengers movie. Read more...

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The first exoplanet ever discovered is now the first exoplanet ever observed in visible light. 51 Pegasi B, a super Jupiter located about 50 light-years from Earth, was detected by comparing the light bouncing off its highly reflective surface to the spectral signature of its host star. It’s hoped the new technique will lead to similar discoveries. Read more...

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Iowa has a lot of nice things. First and most famously, of course, they have corn, which is fashionable to bash these days, since it’s so heavily subsidized (and so much of it turns into sugary murder syrup and McNugget casing), but what’s better than a regular old ear of fresh corn? In exchange for all their wonderful corn (and slimy corn derivatives), the rest of the country has generously elected to let Iowa pick our president every fourth year; this is patently absurd, but also cool for Iowa, so we’re up to two nice things.Read more...

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We live on a spectacular , bizarre , wonderful , weird , confusing , awe-inspiring planet. NASA’s Earth Day campaign sent me hunting for a few of the places that leave me delighted. Where are your favourite spots on this strange planet of ours?Read more...

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We all know that movie and TV versions of books, comics and games don’t always capture what’s truly great about them. But sometimes, they do something far worse. Which movie or TV version of a beloved story was so awful, it actually made you embarrassed to admit in public you were a fan?Read more...

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Samantha, the young heroine of Angelica Maria’s webcomic Solstoria, wants two things in her life: She wants to become a knight and she wants to find out what happened to her older brother, an alchemy student who went missing. In her quest she’ll encounter a protective crow, a moon priestess, and plenty of things that want to kill her. Read more...

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And before I reveal this mystery, remember that I am 100% a fan of this show — one who has unequivocally enjoyed the show since its mid-season return. Ready? The mystery is this: Why do I love this show so much when the characters are often so damn dumb?Read more...

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Ben Aaronovitch’s “magical detective” book series Rivers of London (known as Midnight Riot in the US) was a fresh take on the mashup of Police procedural and the supernatural when it released in 2011 — and io9 can exclusively reveal that the world of London Met Officer/Wizard Peter Grant is coming to comics, thanks to Titan!Read more...

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The 2015 Eisner Awards nominations are out! See if your favorite comic book writers, artists, colorists, letterers, and comics made this year’s list. The winners will be announced during San Diego Comic-Con.Read more...

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Since 2007, researchers at the Maryland Robotics Center have been steadily upgrading Robo Raven, a super-realistic robotic bird that’s so lifelike it even fools the real thing . Its developers recently unveiled two new versions, including one that can take off by itself. Read more...

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The Game of Thrones TV show is already a stunning adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire books, but people have been imagining the world of Westeros in their own style since long before the show aired. Here are some of our favorite fan artists inspired by both the books and the TV series. Read more...

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In a industry of endless variant figures, I was honestly kind of surprised that Harleen Quinzel, the Psychiatrist that becomes Harley Quinn, has never had an action figure before — and yet, 23 years after her début, here we are: the toy for people who prefer craziness in a lab coat rather than a harlequin’s outfit.Read more...

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We’re right in the middle of simultaneous Apple and Star Wars product orgies, and it’s suddenly become clear to me why Apple and Star Wars are pretty much the same brand, only in different industries.Read more...

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It’s good to be Disney right now. Why? Because Disney owns everything you want to pay money to see, and their brand new slate should scare the hell out of all other studios. It’s not only impressive but basically a victory lap of remakes, sequels and Marvel blockbusters. Oh, and Star Wars, too.Read more...

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Electronic Gaming Monthly used to be my bible. Every month, I’d flip through the pages, and dream of the future. Quartermann was EGM’s rumormonger, and I hung on his every word.Read more...

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During a surgery to remove an apparent brain tumor in a 26-year-old woman, doctors in Los Angeles were shocked to discover an embryonic twin instead. Read more...

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