What do women want in their women characters? Art director and Muddy Colors columnist Lauren Panepinto addresses sexism in art and what she wants creators to think about when developing female characters. Even better, she shares redesigns of popular female characters done by female science fiction and fantasy…
Hipmunk, the online travel booking and planning site, has just rolled out a host of changes and redesigns to its website aimed at making the planning process of your next getaway as painless as possible.
Rumor has it that Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman will be rocking pants and jacket in Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice. It's a look that could work, but it's hardly the only one. After all, there are tons of fan-made Wonder Woman costume designs that could be spectacular onscreen.
Artist flowercrownprincess envisions Wonder Woman as a hijab-wearing Muslim superhero, who is ready to battle evil in both armor and a headscarf.
Artist Ilias Kyriazis gave the Endless from Neil Gaiman's comic Sandman a makeover fitting their home in the DC Universe, outfitting the powerful beings as mere superheroes.
This week, as delegates descend on the United Nations for the 68th General Assembly, they just might be spending their free time in a brand-new lounge area. The renovation, officially opening on Wednesday, is an official gift from the Netherlands to the UN, so it's only appropriate that it was masterminded by two of…
Out with curly and blue; in with angular and gold. Microsoft's Bing search engine has just received a major redesign which it's hoped will reinvigorate the service—but is it really enough?
Change has happened. Again. Because this is the future. Here's what you need to know about the io9 redesign in order to stop freaking out and aiming your laser pointers at airplanes flying overhead.
JetBlue has a new design scheme for their Airbus A321s, used on transcontinental flights. In addition to the usual 143 economy seats, these planes will have actual "class" seating for the first time with 16 business class seats and four business class "suites." Apparently Jetblue had to file a special request with the…
iOS 7 is basically going to cure cancer, save the world and figure out which coconut water brand is the best. Or well, probably not. What it will do is put every current iPhone app on notice. The visual changes to iOS 7's core functionality is so dramatic that it will make every other app look like outdated garbage.…
We knew it was coming since Google I/O but the Internet version of Google Play just got a redesign that makes it look a little more like the Android version. You'll have navigational tabs on the left corner, banner-ish cards for apps and a better preview page. Check it out. [Google Play]
Google is supposedly working on a redesign of Google Maps that'll kill the all familiar sidebar and replace it with a full screen map. It's a cleaner look that already makes the current constricted layout seem dated.
If you've been itching for a redesigned Google Play on your Android phones, it's apparently been leaked. Droid Life managed to get their hands on what looks like Google Play 4.0 and everything is brighter with bigger pictures. It's nice looking! However much of the page layout has stayed the same.
Back in the earlier days of Facebook, a UI update was a mind-blowing concept. An unprecendeted change. An Earth-shattering upheveal. If you're not some sort of total newbie, you must remember the "how to keep the old Facebook!" groups and "Bring back X" petitions, the screams of heresy and the unshackled hope that…
Artist Rahzzah gives Diana of Themyscira a warrior goddess redesign, shearing off her curly locks and outfitting her with armor based on her "W" symbol. Rahzzah admits that the golden eagles on her shoulders might make raising her arms difficult, but otherwise, Wonder Woman looks ready for the fight.
Facebook is what church and bathing used to be: a daily, comforting, familiar ritual. And so it's not without cause that people go nuts whenever it's redesigned. But if you thought Timeline was radical, check out this (unofficial) prototype.
Seriously, these days you just have to have a sidebar: Facebook has one, Spotify has one, hell, even Evernote has one. Now, Google is catching up, to make its mobile web page a little more sleek.
Myspace, that ancient social networking dinosaur, is back with a new coat of paint. And get ready for this: it looks kind of neat. The new format has some pretty clear Pinterest and Tumblr influence, and also looks like it'll be doubling down on the music aspect of the Myspace world, maybe giving Spotify's social…