New House Science Committee Chair to Climate Scientists: We've Got Your Back Again

Change is in the air over at the House Committee on Space, Science, and Technology. An oozing sump of climate change skepticism under the leadership of Texas Republican Lamar Smith, the committee is poised to be taken over by Democrats and led by Texas’s Eddie Bernice Johnson, a registered nurse and longtime champion…

Netflix's Carmen Sandiego Reboot Has a New Premiere Date and Some Mysterious Teaser Images

It seems like it was forever ago when Netflix swooped in out of nowhere and dropped a piece of mysterious teaser art announcing its upcoming Carmen Sandiego reboot. Since then, there hasn’t been all that much revealed about the new series, but today, the studio announced a new release date and dropped a handful of…

Equifax Breach Was Just as Infuriating and Dumb as You Thought, New House Report Finds

House Republicans spent 14 months investigating the 2017 Equifax breach only to reach the same conclusions that virtually everyone else with a brain did in the immediate aftermath of the company’s disclosure. The breach was “entirely preventable,” lawmakers found, and the credit reporting agency’s shit management did…

io9 Roundtable: Breaking Down the Earth-Shattering Arrowverse Revelations of Elseworlds Part One

Elseworlds, this year’s big DC/CW crossover, is upon us—kicking off in last night’s episode of The Flash, the mysterious Monitor made his move... and gave us an hour of giggle-inducing metahumor in the process, along with some pretty key character moments for TV’s finest heroes. It was so huge, io9 needed a teamup of…

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