There is some serious cognitive dissonance between costume companies desire to sell costumes to women, and their understanding of what women are - their understanding of fictional women at least.
Should you meet your demise in Taiwan, a funerary option open to you is the Electric Flower Car (EFC), a wheeled, neon-lit platform upon which pulchritudinous women strip down to their skivvies for the benefit of audiences...both living and deceased. [io9]
Meredith Woerner - After the success of Bridesmaids, we're stoked for the next big female-centric comedy. Could Clueless creator's Amy Heckerling's rom-com Vamps be the supernatural answer to The Hangover? We spoke with the producer to get the bloodthirsty details.
While the rest of the world dons their fancy hats for the Royal Wedding, we wanted to pay tribute to the great amazing science fiction and fantasy-themed weddings that have rocked our universe.
In a recent issue of Superman, it's revealed that Lex Luthor was reprimanded as a child for stealing 40 cakes. What you may not know is that the supervillain has had a long, terrible history of pastry larceny.… [io9]
While other scientists have been wasting their time trying to cure diseases, one Harvard researcher has invented a device that lets you inhale food vapors. Finally, we're free from the burden of shoving delicious food in our faces!
This year, for the first time, any woman of childbearing age looking to work for the U.S. Antarctic Program has to take a pregnancy test. Testing positive means you won't get hired or will get sent home. Is that legal?
Welcome to part two of my 20 favorite female comics creators of 2010! I've had a lot of great material brought to my attention this year, and there's no shortage of fantastic comics by female creators.
For the first time ever, a woman gave birth inside an MRI scanner, allowing doctors to watch the movement through the birth canal from beginning to end. Here's a video with images throughout the process.
You probably heard that NASA announced a groundbreaking discovery that expands the definition of life as we know it. Did you know the lead scientist is a woman named Felisa Wolfe-Simon — and she's young? Prepare to feel inadequate.
Yesterday, it was announced that a new Buffy The Vampire Slayer movie is in the works. Good news! Oh, wait: Bad news. Buffy creator Joss Whedon is not involved.
"Not every fight can get resolved by punching someone in the face…but Spider-Girl's gonna punch somebody anyway, just to make sure." A new Spider-Girl hits stores next week. Here, advance images and a Marvel writer on writing multidimensional female characters.
Disney has created a 3D reboot of Tron called Tron: Legacy. which looks okay. Not okay? The aggressive marketing, especially when it comes to crappy, bizarre fashion-y tie-ins meant for women. Like the Tron shoe.
This incredible flowchart from Overthinking It breaks down the many clichés female characters fall into. Note to writers: The "Mama Bear" and "Vanilla Action Girl" do not count as "strong female characters."
In our Daddy Issues series, a father of a young daughter seeks guidance, hoping to raise a strong woman. He looks to feminism—and readers—for help.
Katniss Everdeen is not here to make friends — she's here to win. In fact, her livelihood depends on it.
So, what will happen on tonight's finale? And what happened on the series thus far? Confused? Don't worry—so is every single character on the show. Here's a compilation of what happened and what was asked over six seasons.