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…
I’m fascinated by the early development of automobiles and I have all kinds of ideas and opinions on the subject. I also have one nagging question: why did things turn out the way they did? Specifically, I’m not sure why or how cars managed to replace the old horse/buggy model so completely. I better explain.
In honor of Fringe coming to a close, Gallery 1988 is running "Fringe Benefits," an interactive art series that encourages fans to vote for their favorite Fringe episodes to turn them into limited edition screenprints. This ingenious print by Mark Englert, based on the Season Three episode "Plateau," uses…
Cura Te Ipsum is an emotional crisis on infinite earths. Charlie Everett tries to kill himself only to be stopped by himself. Soon he's on a multiversal trek, where his alternate selves want to heal – or kill – him.
Greg Egan's next novel, The Clockwork Rocket, takes place in a universe where the laws of physics are different... and if a spacecraft travels fast enough, its journey takes no time for those left behind, but decades for those aboard.
Fringe has bounced us back and forth between parallel Earths — most memorably in last week's episode — but all that dimensional travel simply begs the question: What movies do Other Earthlings watch? Now we know.