While exploring a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea, Polish archaeologists discovered a 12-inch stoneware bottle, still corked, containing Europe's number one brand of mineral water for nearly a thousand years.
Everyone on Earth has been through it, but there's a lot about birth that you're probably unfamiliar with.
Looks like those rumors that Sony was concerned about the Amazing Spider-Man movie series weren't entirely unfounded.
You come to io9 for a lot of reasons. You want to escape with science fiction and fantasy, but you also want to learn about what's possible in the real world using science and technology.
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It's generally agreed that liquid water and a stable atmosphere are the minimal requirements for life.
A document obtained by the National Security Archive reveals for the first time the details of a Cold War spy operation that briefly "borrowed" and studied a Soviet spacecraft that was part of an international exhibition — and then returned it without the Russians ever knowing it happened.
The titular supervillain of Richard Sala's deliciously over-the-top crime webcomic, Super-Enigmatix, is the puppet master behind most of the world's crime.
Here is the first ever official glimpse at Neil Blomkamp's next film Chappie. We don't know much about this project other than it's a comedy about a robot, it will feature zef-style duo Die Antwoord, and will once again re-team Blomkamp and Sharlto Copley.
Here's an interesting little experiment. A group of chickens and a group of humans were asked to "rate" male or female faces based on beauty.
Before I start answering this week's letters, I just wanted to let you know that I, as a fake mailman living in the post-apocalyptic future, know everything that's going to be announced and shown at this year's San Diego Comic-Con already.
Whether your last experiment involved combining baking soda and vinegar and calling it a volcano or you took your DIY science efforts pro in a lab, we want to hear about the best experiment you ever did.
The military has always looked toward new technologies to keep its soldiers fed while in the field. Canned food, for instance, was first created to provide sustenance for Napoleon's troops.
Colin Furze is building the biggest fart machine ever — a valveless engine that will be housed in a specially constructed pair of buttocks.
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Spoiler warning, grains of salt, you know the deal. Let's just say if this rumor is true, it's a role worthy of Brienne of Tarth.
What is Marvel's plan for its ambitious movie schedule through 2019? How will the new Power Rangers movie connect to the TV show?
It's been largely assumed that the next Iron Man movie, if and when it comes, would no longer feature Robert Downey Jr.
The Harlech House in Dublin has a beautiful stainless steel dragon guarding the gate. It's no dragon hedge , but it'll do.
According to Bleeding Cool, a Leia Organa-centric comic will join Marvel's Star Wars lineup. As if more Princess Leia is ever a bad thing.