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Orion and Beyond: 5 NASA Projects to Keep on Your Radar

Orion and Beyond: 5 NASA Projects to Keep on Your Radar

By Ryan BrittDecember 17, 2014

On December 5th, NASA successfully launched the first spacecraft in the Orion initiative. Though this was an unmanned-test flight, it represents a significant part of NASA’s larger ongoing efforts to create innovative methods for the future of peopled-space missions, Orion is, in every way, trying to...More  →

Norman Bridwell, Creator of Clifford, Passes Away

Norman Bridwell, Creator of Clifford, Passes Away

By Josh PeriloDecember 17, 2014

He was big. He was red. He was a part of many of our childhoods. And now his creator, Norman Bridwell, has sadly passed away....More  →

Josh and Page the Intern G-Chat About <i> The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies </I>

Josh and Page the Intern G-Chat About The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

By Josh PeriloDecember 17, 2014

Our new intern, Page, got a chance to go see The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies earlier this week. We fought off our violent jealousy to sit down and G-chat with her about it. MILD SPOILERS herein! Josh: Soooo, you got to see The Hobbit...More  →

The Origins of Popular Christmas Traditions and Symbols

The Origins of Popular Christmas Traditions and Symbols

By Steven RomanoDecember 16, 2014

Since childhood we’ve been told—mostly by TV specials and songs—that Christmas commemorates the birth of the Christ Child on (supposedly, granted) December 25th. Okay, sure, that explains why we celebrate the holiday, but how do Santa Claus, Christmas trees, and gi...More  →

We Totally :) Evolution with Bill Nye

We Totally :) Evolution with Bill Nye

By Josh PeriloDecember 16, 2014

Continuing his crusade to bring the theory of evolution to every man, woman, and child on earth, Bill Nye has broken it down so it's even easier to understand. He explains evolution using emojis. We were confused too, until we watched the video. Check it...More  →

Why Working, Eating, and LIVING in Medieval Times Was Super Hard

Why Working, Eating, and LIVING in Medieval Times Was Super Hard

By Abbey ClarkeDecember 16, 2014

We've all dreamed about living in medieval times, being a lord or lady caught up in the action of swordplay or in the romance of chivalry. Sometimes it seems like it would be really nice to live in a simpler time, full of adventure and...More  →

The ULTIMATE DC Movie Poster Cover Quiz!

The ULTIMATE DC Movie Poster Cover Quiz!

By Andrew TavinDecember 16, 2014

Are you ready for some awesome news? DC announced that they'll be releasing a whole line of alternate covers for their comics based off of classic movie posters! SPOILER ALERT: they all look amazing! You'll have to wait until March 2015 if you want to collect them all, but i...More  →

Enter The Stunning World of Tsubasa No Kami!

Enter The Stunning World of Tsubasa No Kami!

By Vadim NewquistDecember 15, 2014

Tsubasa No Kami adores all things anime and blends this style seamlessly into her works of fan art whose topics run the gamut from BBC series faves like Sherlock and Doctor Who, to Adventure Time, to more traditional anime and Manga inspired fare. In short, her work is j...More  →

Potter and Hunger Games and Doctor Who, Oh My!

Potter and Hunger Games and Doctor Who, Oh My!

By Pascale CortezDecember 15, 2014

The Chilean artist known simply as Panlk creates gorgeously detailed pieces of fan art that combine the old school charm of classic era Disney with anime, traditional comic and classic painting styles. The overall effect is jaw dropping and truly distinctive. Let’s have a ...More  →

Our Fave Scientists Cast in Famous Roles

Our Fave Scientists Cast in Famous Roles

By Andrew WardDecember 15, 2014

Recently, Stephen Hawking revealed that he’d want to portray a James Bond villain in his dream film role. With that in our minds, and The Theory of Everything in theaters, we started to think: Who else in modern science could make the transition to film and television?...More  →