If you’ve been to a natural history museum lately, you’re familiar with the glass-walled laboratories where paleontologists and archaeologists give the public a glimpse of their work. It sounds as though Apple is banking on the same level of interest in its day-to-day operations.
The Observation Deck is being weird tonight, and producing errors if you try to navigate to it. However, you can still go to anything that is directly linked. So drop your links here, and we'll have an ODeck party on Space for tonight!
A few weeks ago, we showed you a terrifying Alpine tourist attraction called "Step Into the Void." It's a glass cage that hangs more than 3,300 feet above the mountains. But the Void is hardly the first heart-stopping skywalk—in fact, these are dozens out there that are just as scary.
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As you've probably heard, the Gawker Media sites were compromised over the weekend. But we're here for you. We've got the latest information, and want you to use this post as a place to talk.
If you're going to be at New York Comic-Con this weekend, you can talk to other io9ers about it on our NYCC 2010 page. Post pictures, news items, or suggestions for io9 meetup locations right here. Also, be sure to say hi to io9 staffers who are at the Con this weekend! Meredith Woerner, Cyriaque Lamar, Alasdair…
Over on the io9 Facebook page, we're talking about some pretty key issues of the day, like what you think about the fall TV season, and whether it would be easier for you to bring home a special friend of the vampire or cyborg persuasion. Which would it be easier for your family to accept?
Just a reminder: io9 is looking for interns who are obsessed with science fiction, science, and futurism. This internship is for fall, and lasts from late September until January. Applications are due tomorrow, Sept. 17.
Every Thursday, io9ers flock to the Thursday Tales page to share their flash fiction, get feedback, and talk about writing. Now one io9er has created a searchable archive of the stories people have posted.
We do our best to keep our site's comments troll- and abuse-free, but there's always room for improvement. Our new comment reassignment feature allows your comment moderators to dole out warnings and suspensions, and explain why they did so.
Two io9 commenters, MamaDragon49 and LittleDragon, were inspired by our post about the Mystery Stone of New Mexico to go check the area out themselves. If you recall, the mystery stone was discovered in 1933 and supposedly left thousands of years ago in New Mexico by an ancient Greek whose boat went way off course.…
You asked for it! And now, lucky for you, the awesome indie filmmaker DJ Bad Vegan has organized an io9 meetup for Comic-Con.
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Now you can link your io9 commenter account to your Twitter account, and make your comments go further.
The Last City is an indie flick in production right now, and we've got the concept trailer right here. Honestly I can't decide if it's good or bad. I like the postapocalypse gangster movie idea, though. See for yourself.