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Agent Coulson May Have Referenced the 'Captain Marvel' Movie 10 Years Ago in 'Iron Man'

Marvel’s upcoming <i>Captain Marvel</i> movie starring Brie Larson won’t just explore the eponymous character, but will color in the backstory of MCU …

Captain Marvel

These jokes were so extreme, they were removed from Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool 2

20th Century Fox didn’t remove actor TJ Miller from Deadpool 2 after sexual harassment allegations were levelled against him, but they did get Ryan …

Film Industry

Canaries Trailer Takes Off With UK Brand Of Comedy Sci-Fi

Canaries Fly With Comedy Sci-Fi Elements<p><b>Canaries Film Detail</b><p>Director: Peter Stray<p>Writer: Peter Stray<p>Release Date: TBA<p>Release Format: TBA<p>MPAA Rating: …

Science Fiction

NASA’s Lunar Space Station Is Almost Here

NASA’s goal of returning to the moon should see a major push in early 2019, when the agency awards its first contract for the lunar “Gateway” program.<p>…

How To Get Ripped, According To Jason Momoa

Whether it's as Aquaman in <i>Justice League</i>, Khal Drogo in HBO's <i>Game of Thrones,</i> Declan Harp in Netflix's <i>Frontier</i> or as the fearsomeConan The Barbarian, …

A Global Arms Race for Killer Robots Is Transforming the Battlefield

Over the weekend, experts on military artificial intelligence from more than 80 world governments converged on the U.N. offices in Geneva for the …

Could Isaac Asimov's Planet Where Nightfall Almost Never Comes Really Exist?

The classic science-fiction tale "Nightfall" is set on a planet where night only falls every 2,049 years. Now, a scientist proposes a planet could …

11 Games You Didn't Know About (But Should)

We cover a <i>lot</i> of games here on IGN, but amid all the noise it can be difficult for some of the most quietly creative games to be heard.<p>Here are 11 …

Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film Phoenix 9

This is the short film <i>Phoenix 9</i>. <br>Phoenix 9 marks the debut for the German team of Amir Reichart (director & editor) and Peer Gopfrich (writer & …

Short Films

6 Big Questions We Have Heading Into Season 3 of THE EXPANSE

<b>Warning: touching or inhaling the protomolecule will result in seeing spoilers for The Expanse in this article.</b><p>After burning down the barn, the field …

New Avengers: Infinity War Trailer Shows Heroes Getting Serious

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has spent a decade building up to <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, and the movie finally arrives this month. The third Avengers movie will bring together every major hero from the MCU, who team up to stop the evil Thanos getting hold of the Infinity Stones. Following the most …

Marvel Universe

FEATURES: APRIL FOOLS! Researchers find evidence of giant, prehistoric Arctic bunny

Canadian researchers revealed stunning new evidence yesterday that raises questions about the evolution of mammals on Earth: fossilized bone …

Paleontology

The clean breathing craze proves that you can put a price on fresh air

Tech companies are finding innovative and lucrative ways to clean the air in our homes, while sales of purifying plants are blooming<p>First it was clean eating; now it’s clean breathing. Sales of air purifiers are soaring, with the global market expected to be worth £6.2bn by 2024.<p>The trend is in …

San Francisco

'A Quiet Place' WTF Moment Cleverly Reboots This Old Sci-Fi Trope

Part of what makes <i>A Quiet Place</i> such a compelling and inventive new sci-fi horror is the nature of the monsters that destroy the world. We follow a …

Cargo trailer finds Martin Freeman surviving the zombie apocalypse Down Under

And we thought <i>The Walking Dead</i> could get bleak. Fresh from the same production team that spun <i>The Babadook</i> into a surprise horror hit, Down Under …

Prospect Delivers a Space Western That Should Satisfy All Your Dirty Scifi Cravings

Once upon a time, the western parts of the United States seemed as foreboding as other planets do now. <i>Prospect</i> is the latest in a long line of scifi …

‘The Titan’ Trailer: Sam Worthington Dangerously Evolves in Netflix’s Sci-Fi Body Horror Film

Taylor Schilling co-stars in Neflix's latest foray into science-fiction originals.<p>Netflix has been science-fiction crazy in 2018 with efforts like …

Steven Spielberg Tried to Get Star Wars Into Ready Player One, But Couldn't

From <i>Back to the Future</i> and <i>The Iron Giant</i>, to <i>Akira</i> and <i>The A-Team</i>, Ernest Cline’s <i>Ready Player One</i> is absolutely jam-packed with pop culture references. …

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

Regulate Weapons Like We Do in the Military, Says an Army Officer

For the list of previous entries in this series, please see the index at the end of the post. But: if you’re revving up to send me a note explaining what kind of ammunition the AR-15 uses, and how it is similar to (and different from) the military’s M-16 (and so on), please first at least look at …

The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of the stuff of science fiction anyways, so it’s not surprising that …

What’s going on with Iron Man’s armor in Avengers: Infinity War?

Model-Prime armor is heading to the MCU<p>The Super Bowl ad for <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> was jam-packed, stuffing more than 20 Marvel Cinematic Universe superheroes and villains into a 30-second spot. The latest look at Marvel Studios’ third Avengers movie also offered a tantalizing peek at Tony Stark’s …

Comics

Waterworld Is Both More Impressive and Problematic Than You Remember

Say the phrase “Waterworld” and chances are you’ll think about one of two things: 1) it being a box office disaster; or 2) how Kevin Costner’s hero …

How to prepare your Android phone for a factory reset

The extensibility of Android means we have a wide variety of options when it comes to choosing a phone. From the Pixels to the Samsung Experience UI …

The first trailer for Ant-Man and the Wasp teases more shrinking superhero action

In theaters July 6th<p>It may not have the hype of <i>Black Panther</i> or feature dozens of superheroes packed into a single movie like <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, but Marvel Studios does still have a third movie planned for 2018: Ant-Man and the Wasp. And it just got its first teaser trailer today.<p>Set as a …

50 most useful Alexa skills

Alexa has a ton of functionality out of the box, but the real magic happens when you dig into the world of third-party skills.<p>Out of the box, Alexa can do an impressive number of things. It can stream Amazon Music or Spotify, control your Philips Hue smart bulbs or anything connected to a …

Smart Homes

Is Netflix’s Sci-Fi Series ‘Altered Carbon’ TV’s Answer to ‘Blade Runner’?

Binge-worthy this is not.<p><i>Altered Carbon</i> is set in a future in which human consciousness can be transferred from one body to another via a process …

Altered Carbon

Videos: The Sci-Fi Short Film Sweet Water

This is the sci-fi short film <i>Sweet Water</i>.<p>It was co-written and directed by Drew Casson, and stars Casson, Faruk Dogan, Tom Scarlett, Pete Stevens, …

Science Fiction

Amazon gets its ‘Game of Thrones’ on with ‘Britannia’—and it works

If you’re desperately seeking a <i>Game of Thrones</i> fix while enduring the long wait for the HBO fantasy epic’s 2019 return, you could do a lot worse than</i> …

Game of Thrones