See Deep Space Nine in Glorious High Definition in the First Trailer for What We Left Behind

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Earlier this week, we got word that the crowdfunded Deep Space Nine documentary What We Left Behind was hitting theaters in just over a month. And now we’ve finally got a great look at the documentary—and a bunch of the remastered, high-definition footage from the series especially made for it.

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BLACK Writer Kwanza Osayjefo on the Series’ New Sequel, and the Need for Diverse Comics Heroes

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In 2016, Kwanza Osajyefo, Tim Smith 3, Jamal Igle, Khary Randolph, and editor Sarah Litt took Kickstarter by storm with BLACK, a comic series that imagined a modern America where only black people could develop superpowers. Now WHITE, a sequel series, is on the way—and Osajyefo has provided io9 with an essay on why

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David Walker Is Betting on the Power of Black History and a Bold New Self-Publishing Gamble

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David Walker is busy. He’s co-writing Naomi, a new high-profile series from DC Comics, along with Brian Michael Bendis and artist Jamal Campbell. He’s also working on Image Comics’ enthusiastically received Bitter Root with co-writer Chuck Brown and artist Sanford Greene. But, despite the fact that the veteran writer…

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Take a Perilous Journey Into Europa’s Ocean in This Science Fiction Book for Kids

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Humans have long been warned about Europa, from HAL 9000's infamous “ATTEMPT NO LANDING THERE” in 2010: Odyssey Two to the more recent indie film Europa Report, where a group of scientists do land on the icy moon, only meet a grisly fate at the hands of a decidedly unwelcoming resident. None of that, however, deterred…

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This Stick-On Robotic Arm Promises to Put the Damn Toilet Seat Down For You

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I’m just going to come right out and say it: Urinating while standing is a terrible idea. It creates a host of messes including splash back and disgusting drips, and inevitably the toilet seat gets left up, leading to someone accidentally plummeting into the porcelain abyss. But until we can all agree to just sit…

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