30 years old, great house for cartoons

We here at io9 have talked extensively about cartoons, whether they’re cartoons from our youth what we loved, or more recent that deserve a wider spotlight. And when it comes to western animation, you can’t talk about it without talking about one channel in particular. Cartoon Network was launched on October 1, 1992. A year … Read more

Black Adam’s musical theme is fittingly epic

Image: Warner Bros./DC Comics The Existence of Warner Bros.’ Black Adam movie has, for the longest time, felt like it wasn’t going to happen. But here we are, just a handful of weeks away from seeing Dwayne Johnson perform the… Justice Society of America. Since there’s no point in releasing another trailer, Warner Bros.’ released … Read more

Our cancers are filled with fungi

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Human cancers apparently play host to their own fungi. A few studies this week have documented the unique neighborhoods of fungal species that can live in our tumors. It’s possible that these microbes even affect how cancers grow or turn down certain treatments. Dating from the 19th century, scientists have known that … Read more

YouTube’s Weirdest Ambient Music Will Calm Your Work Anxiety

YouTube rabbit holes can take you to some pretty weird places, and for me one of those weird Places is the dark side of ambient noise. What turned me on to this path was my endless search for good background music to play while working. It can often be difficult to find something that fits … Read more

New York bans new gas vehicles, following California’s lead

New York follows California’s tire profile and takes drastic measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Empire State will completely ban the purchase of new petroleum-powered cars by 2035. “With continued state and federal investment, our actions are encouraging New Yorkers, local governments and businesses to make the switch to electric vehicles. We are driving … Read more

Study links coffee – even decaffeinated and instant – to longer life

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Coffee: still tasty, and apparently still good for us. A from studying this week suggests that light-to-moderate consumption of decaffeinated, ground and instant coffee may be linked to a lower risk of premature death and developing cardiovascular disease. As is often the case, these findings alone cannot confirm a direct cause-and-effect relationship … Read more

Study links coffee – even decaffeinated and instant – to longer life

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Coffee: still tasty, and apparently still good for us. A from studying this week suggests that light-to-moderate consumption of decaffeinated, ground and instant coffee may be linked to a lower risk of premature death and developing cardiovascular disease. As is often the case, these findings alone cannot confirm a direct cause-and-effect relationship … Read more