It’s 2016, and things are looking pretty grim. As prognosticators of the future, io9 is here to assess the present, and remind everyone that as bad things are, they can always get much, much worse—and they are much, much worse in mirror universes and parallel worlds. Here are 16 alternate realities that make the…
Slayer fans, beware - you might have gotten all excited at the news of Fox remastering Joss Whedon's classic TV series for HD formats, but prepare to be disappointed. Turns out that all is not well in Sunnydale when Fox butchers the show to cram it into a 16:9 format.
A stake has one job to do: Stab your errant blood-sucker right through the heart. So while it might look the part, this plush Mr. Pointy from Buffy The Vampire Slayer might not be the most useful thing to have on hand if you find yourself Van-Helsing-ing it up this Halloween.
Facebook is working on a phone! But Facebook has been working on a phone. What's new? Well, it's a completely different project because their first top secret effort crashed and burned. It's a sordid history of employee jealousy, secret plans, power struggles and just plain failure.
Dark Horse Comics (Buffy, Hellboy) and GelaSkins (those dudes who make reusable sticky skins for iPhones, Macbooks, etc) have conceived and birthed a line of products to which all geeks will find themselves un-immune.
In an age of e-books and e-paper, it's nice to find someone going back to flesh-and-blood traditions. Like Bob Partington, who has designed a beautiful fountain pen with a Buffy-ish twist: it uses a syringe full of your
latest victim's blood for ink. Seeing it in action goes from "eeek" to "I think I'm going to faint":
It's unfortunate that the original auction page has been removed, because this handy vampire hunter kit put together by Ernst Blomberg provides everything you need to lay waste to unholy bloodsuckers, be they Nosferatu's children or your neighbor's five- year-old.