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The Dark Side Of Star-Lord You Never Hear About

For many of us, the Marvel movie <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> was the first time we encountered Star-Lord, the leader of the Guardians and an all-around …

Comics

Armie Hammer Responds To Latest Green Lantern Rumors

With the news of the <i>Green Lantern Corps</i> film getting a script and a shortlist for Hal Jordan that included actor <b>Armie Hammer</b>, the Wrap asked the …

What’s going on with Alien 5?

More than decade under the thumb of Fox<p>Even before the release of Ridley Scott’s <i>Prometheus</i> in 2012, there have been ongoing conversations about a potential fifth Alien movie. In 2015, <i>Chappie</i> director Neill Blomkamp announced that he was interested in taking on the project, and just a short while …

James Cameron

Status Updates on All the Major Movies and TV Shows Stuck in Hollywood Limbo

Here at io9, we report on a lot of projects when they’re first announced. Oftem, however, there’s a long stretch between the initial news and the …

You'll Want to See Split Again After Reading About This Tiny, Wild Detail

In the wake of watching M. Night Shyamalan's latest horror movie, <b>Split</b>, there's a lot to parse out. Perhaps the most glaring takeaways come from that insane connection and M. Night Shyamalan's very obvious cameo, but the deeper you go, the more interesting it gets. Case in point: we hopped on the …

Box office top 20: Shyamalan's 'Split' trounces 'xXx'

NEW YORK (AP) — M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" blew away box-office expectations, earning $40 million in ticket sales over …

Charlie Hunnam Conquers a Kingdom in ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’ Trailer

Warner Bros. Pictures has released a new teaser trailer for <i>King Arthur: Legend of the Sword</i>, offering another sneak peak at Guy Ritchie’s first take …

The Current War: First look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison

Benedict Cumberbatch loves to play a man of scientific genius.<p>From <i>Sherlock</i> to Alan Turing in <i>The Imitation Game</i>, Cumberbatch will now take on a …

Marvel Universe

Wind River is a thrilling, violent finale to the Hell or High Water and Sicario trilogy

Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen on the hunt for bad guys<p>For a writer of violent action thrillers, Taylor Sheridan has an unusual fixation with the inelegance of jurisdiction within American law enforcement. At Sundance, the screenwriter of <i>Sicario</i> and <i>Hell or High Water</i> completed his spiritual …

Logan's R Rating Confirmed, As Director Warns Viewers About "Brutal Violence" And Nudity

The upcoming X-Men movie, <i>Logan</i>, has officially received its rating from the Motion Picture Association of America. As expected, the film, which is to be Hugh Jackman's last outing as Wolverine, will be rated R.<p>This was confirmed today in a tweet from director James Mangold. Elaborating on the …

Box Office

What's New on TV, Netflix, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: Jan. 23-29

<i>At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's new on Netflix and TV, we've got you covered.</i><p><b>New on DVD and Blu-ray</b><p><b>"Inferno"</b><br>Tom Hanks returns as symbologist Robert Langdon in his third Dan Brown novel adaptation -- after "The Da Vinci Code" and "Angels & Demons" -- once …

Chimpanzees are forcing us to redefine what it means to be human

The idea that only humans make tools is today "an unsustainable position," de Waal writes by email. "Then we also got the apes-have-no-theory-of-mind claims, which now have been seriously weakened, the culture claims, the idea that only humans are great at cooperation, and so on, none of which …

This Awesome Periodic Table Shows The Origins of Every Atom in Your Body

We are made of starstuff.<p>Here’s something to think about: the average adult human is made up of 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion) …

Something mysterious is killing 11,000 nearby galaxies

New research published January 17, 2017 by a global team of researchers focused on 11,000 relatively nearby galaxies and asked why their gas — their lifeblood for the formation of new stars — is being violently stripped away on a widespread scale. The answer, according to these scientists, relates …

F. Duncan Haldane on quantum computers, entanglement and proving Einstein wrong

The British professor of physics at Princeton University won the Nobel Prize in Physics last year. But as he tells DW, he's far more interested in …

A Radical New Hypothesis Claims to Have a Simple Explanation For Dark Energy

What if the Universe had leaked energy?<p>For decades, scientists have puzzled over the fact that our Universe is expanding. Logically, gravity should …

SpaceX’s Upcoming Rocket Launch Will Be Made Using An Expendable Falcon 9 Booster, Elon Musk Says

SpaceX’s upcoming Falcon 9 launch, when it will deliver a 5.5 metric ton communications satellite for EchoStar Corporation to a geostationary …

Samsung won't show off its Galaxy S8 at MWC next month

This year’s Mobile World Congress expo, which usually sees major smartphone brands from around the world unveil their latest and greatest products, will miss one of the most highly anticipated launches of all time: Samsung’s Galaxy S8.<p>The S8 is the South Korean firm’s upcoming flagship phone that …

Mobile

Tesla Will Have Smartphone-Like Regular Iterations Of Its Cars

Tesla seems adamant to prove that it is not just a regular car company. The company will have new versions of its cars every 12-18 months, which …

Really Big Data At Walmart: Real-Time Insights From Their 40+ Petabyte Data Cloud

Walmart – the world’s biggest retailer with over 20,000 stores in 28 countries, is in the process of building the world’ biggest private cloud, to process 2.5 petabytes of data every hour.<p>To make sense of all of this information, and put it to work solving problems, the company has created what it …

Big Data

Samsung outlines new 8-step battery safety test after Galaxy Note 7 fires

Samsung has announced new quality assurance measures, including an 8-step battery safety check, following the cancellation of the Galaxy Note 7 last year. The protocols were outlined in a Samsung blog post today, alongside a video explanation of the Note 7 fires.<p>Samsung says its 8-step system …

Robotics, artificial intelligence, and 5G are at the heart of Theresa May's new industrial strategy

Theresa May is set to launch the government's "Modern Industrial Strategy" on Monday at a regional meeting of the cabinet in the North West.<p>The Prime Minister announced in a release on Sunday evening that the strategy would be focused around ten key strategic pillars, the first of which is: …

Tesla will have 'major' car revisions almost every year

If you're a Tesla buyer, you were probably miffed when you realized that the self-driving hardware revision rendered your car obsolete, even if it was just weeks old. However, you're going to have to get used to that feeling if you're going to stick with the brand. Tesla founder Elon Musk is …

Tesla

Galaxy S6 Nougat update a step closer with Wi-Fi certification

Last week, Samsung finally started rolling out the Android Nougat update to the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. Additionally, the tech giant released a list of smartphones that will eventually get bumped up to the latest version of Android. There are a few of them on this list, including 2015 …

Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropy organization is acquiring a search and AI startup called Meta

It’s the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s first acquisition.<p>The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the standalone company founded by Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan that’s tasked with giving away the couple’s billions, is making its first acquisition.<p>CZI is acquiring Meta, a startup that …

US fights Microsoft's bid to tell users when feds take data

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department asked a judge Monday to throw out a lawsuit from Microsoft and keep a law that prohibits technology …

Hyperloop One wants to help your self-driving car go the speed of sound

When it comes to outlandish transportation ideas, go big or go home<p>Imagine a future where you tap an app on your smartphone to summon a self-driving car. Heard this one already? Okay, what about when your robot car drives into an airless tube hundreds of miles long and careens across country at …