If you’re one of the many iCloud users that has been receiving spam calendar invitations, you’ll be relieved to know Apple has now worked up the courage to acknowledge the problem and is trying its best to fix it.
Google Calendar comes packed with a ton of features to make scheduling your life easier and more intuitive, but the app goes way beyond booking company meeting rooms and making sure the kids are picked up on time. Here are a few great ways to use Google Calendar that are a little out of the ordinary, but are well…
The simple and obvious answer: they come from the Romans. But the whole story on how the months of the year got their names is a little bit more interesting and includes bits about how the calendar first started in March, how they just started naming months after numbers after June, how there were month-less days, and…
Being wary of Friday the 13th is much more than a quaint superstition observed by a few uneducated people in distant, unreachable towns and hamlets. In the United States alone, it is estimated that between 17 and 21 million people dread that date to the extent that it can be officially classified as a phobia.
A month is hardly a unit of measurement. It can start on any day of the week and last anywhere from 28 to 31 days. Sometimes a month is four weeks long, sometimes five, sometimes six. You have to buy a new calendar with new dates every single year. It’s a strange design.
As with so many things passed down to us from antiquity, religion is the reason the calendar week starts (for many of us) on Sunday.
February gets the shaft when it comes to days in the month. While other months last 30 or 31 days, February has 28 or 29, depending on the year. Why? Well, this video explains all of the fiddling that Romans did to the calendar, and how that resulted in a single short month.
London-based photographer Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz created this badass 2015 calendar featuring pictures of beautiful superheroines wearing impossible liquid suits, including Captain Marvel, She-Hulk, or Catwoman. [NSFW-ish]
JESUSASFDG&$HGDRT%EGHJKN/!)YBDMGÑCHRIST! They did it again. Look at it! Look at that freaking haters-gonna-hate number 1 proudly walking through OS X's dock! Some (asshole) reader made me notice this today and now I want to punch my MacBook Pro Retina screen like Joe Pesci.
Google Calendar's been updated so now you don't need to refresh for new appointments to appear. Finally.
Friday the 13th may be considered unlucky, but it's also more common than you might think. In fact, in the modern Gregorian calendar, it's more likely that the 13th day in any month will be a Friday than any other day of the week.
The folks over at Geek.com got this sneak peek at a significantly updated test design for Timely, Google's stock calendar app. If this is the final version that Android users will see, it'll be a nice update.
Android is a fine OS, but the lure of a new iPhone may be too much to resist. If you're going to make the switch, you won't want to leave any scrap of your precious mobile identity in Android's cold robotic embrace. Here's how to pack up everything you'll need to bring to your new life in Apple's walled garden.
Looking for something a pin-up calendar that's a little different? How about Nosferatu, Godzilla, and Slimer giving their best come hither looks in a series of prints that proves light-hearted seduction isn't just for conventionally attractive monsters.
December is bursting with science fiction and fantasy greatness. George R.R. Martin has a new novella set in Westeros. The Hobbit saga continues. Doctor Who's Eleventh Doctor departs. And there are loads of conventions and readings. Here's our complete guide to December's science fiction and fantasy.
November is exploding with science fiction and fantasy goodness. There are new books by Gene Wolfe and Cherie Priest. The TV debuts of Steven Universe and Almost Human. J.J. Abrams is doing a book event. Plus the Hunger Games! Here's everything you need to know about this month.
We’re still a few months away from a NYE countdown, but stores have already started stocking up on organizers to help us keep our collective 2014s in working order. If you’re keen to have an analog, desk-side reminder of days and dates and *also* need a spot to stow keepsakes and special papers, well—you’re in luck,…
What does October have in store for science fiction and fantasy lovers? There are new books by Catherynne M. Valente, Paul Pope and Dan Simmons. Tons of new TV shows make their debuts. And there are loads of author appearances, conventions and new movies. Here's the io9 calendar!
Fall is here, and science fiction and fantasy are taking you where you've never gone before! There are tons of new TV shows, including Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Plus some great movies, including the return of Riddick. Plus Stephen King's sequel to The Shining! Here's everything you can't miss in September.
Time for another heady glimpse into your future. There's almost too much amazing science fiction and fantasy for anyone to handle in August, which is why we've compiled this indispensible calendar. There are tons of conventions, mind-bending books, television shows... plus Elysium and Kick-Ass 2. It's the io9 calendar!