With its sixth season nearly here, Game of Thrones is ready to leapfrog where George R.R. Martin’s books left off, since Martin’s The Winds of Winter is yet to arrive. But when we feel the Winds at last, there will be at least one huge surprise to Thrones viewers.
Today’s news of a new Star Trek TV show hit the world like a phaser set to stun. CBS is creating a brand new Trek show for January 2017—but what does this mean?
Every tiny glimpse The Force Awakens gives us has been analyzed to death. But there’s one glaring omission that everybody has noticed: Where is Luke Skywalker? We’ve come up with some possibilities, but feel free to speculate in the comments.
It seems to be official: The pattern for new Star Trek movies is for the title to specify which direction we’re Star Trekkin’. E.g., Into Darkness. Or Beyond. So what title should the fourth movie in the rebooted Star Trek series have? Place your vote below!
There’s a new rumor going around that The Force Awakens will have a post-credits sequence when it debuts in December. We don’t know what it would be—a promo for Rogue One, maybe a teaser for Episode VIII—or if it even exists. But some people are losing their minds at the idea.
It’s almost summer movie season — which means it’s time, once again, for our annual poll. Which of this summer’s big tentpole movies will lose the most money? Make your predictions now!
The new MacBook is out this week, and its most famous attribute — other than its heroin-addicted model skinniness — is its single USB-C port for power and everything else. Yep, you can’t power your machine and use an external monitor or USB drive at the same time. So let’s build a crazy multi-port dream machine…
One of the things that make fictional spies interesting characters is the tension between who they really are and who they are pretending to be. And how many lies they are telling. So who has the best deep cover? Tell us!
As is traditional for io9 nights here during spy week, we're following up the essay on my pick for the best spy fiction within a category with a chance for you to have your say. Use the poll below or simply battle away in the comments — you're giving all of us a bunch of new recommendations, so, really, everyone's a…
Hard to believe, but it's been 10 years since Serenity hit the big screen. And yet, these characters still live in our hearts. But there can only be ONE best character. So who's your absolute most favorite character from Firefly and/or Serenity?
Tonight marks the start of the fall TV season in earnest. And the networks are rolling out tons of new shows, hoping to capture your eyeballs week after week. But every year, there's at least one show that crashes and burns after a few episodes. Time to vote: Which new show is this year's Do No Harm?
McDonald's is one of the most successful franchises of all time — wherever you go, all over the world, there's bound to be a Golden Arches nearby. They stopped counting how many billions sold decades ago. Its dominance seems destined to last forever... but nothing ever does. When will the final McDonald's close?
We made our choices, and now it's your turn. Last week, we posted our list of the best and worst movies of 2013, but it was especially hard to decide on the worst this year. So please tell us: Which movie should we have included on our "worst" list?
According to a November survey of 1,000 voters, people are more creeped out by the possibility of a person or group ascertaining their personal information, than the idea that someone might be following their online movements and habits.
Once Upon A Time In Wonderland started off as a normal sized spinoff series from Once Upon A Time. But now ABC is so happy with this unseen show, that they've upped the number of episodes for the first season. But they promise there won't be any filler episodes. Let's hope.
It's that time of year yet again, when we place our wagers in the Thunderdome that is the summer movieplex. A dozen huge-budget franchise pictures will do battle, and some will fall. Which film will be this year's Green Lantern or Battleship? Make your predictions right now!
It's March, which means it's time once again for the most important tournament of our age: io9's March TV Madness. Yes, after crowning the best and worst sci-fi movies of all time, this year we turn our attention to television, as 64 of the best sci-fi and fantasy shows ever made square off in our bracket. It's time…
After last week's near-miss asteroid encounter, along with a very definite asteroid hit over Russia, scientists and government workers are buzzing with questions about what can be done to protect humanity from blazing-fast balls of rock from space. We already have some pretty good ideas about what could be done to…
Earlier today, reports came out claiming that Disney plans on making a Young Han Solo movie set between Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Episode IV: A New Hope. And then this concept art from illustrator Iain McCaig, showing a young Han Solo as he would have appeared in Revenge of Sith, came out online.
Back in the early 1990s, there was a popular idea in the United States that Japan represented the future. With its booming economy and sophisticated tech industry, the country seemed poised to become the next great superpower. But when the Asian bubble burst, science fiction writers and futurists imagined China as…