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OK, But Seriously, What Was With That Dress? SCIENCE EXPLAINS!

By Andrew TavinMarch 17, 2015

Sometimes an event comes along that unites people across different cultures, regions, religions, and fandoms. Everyone puts aside their differences as one human species. Examples would be the moon landing, and that time that guy took a hot air balloon around the world in eighty...More  →

OK, But Seriously, What Was With That Dress? SCIENCE EXPLAINS!
Our "Pick of the Fest" Movie for SXSW,<i> One and Two</i>, Makes Fantasy Look Gritty and Intense

Our "Pick of the Fest" Movie for SXSW, One and Two, Makes Fantasy Look Gritty and Intense

By Josh PeriloMarch 17, 2015

We're just going to come out and say it up top. The cliche of all cliches when talking about that one movie that you love SO much and force all your friends to watch because, well, they just WON'T understand unless they SEE it. So...More  →

First Stand-Alone Star Wars is Called Rogue One, So Who's Felicity Jones Playing?

By Ryan BrittMarch 16, 2015

Late last week, news broke that the first stand-alone Star Wars movie (NOT part of the new trilogy) will be called Rogue One. This almost certainly means it will be all about the awesome and beloved Rogue Squadron, and if that’s true, then we might...More  →

First Stand-Alone Star Wars is Called Rogue One, So Who's Felicity Jones Playing?

The 12 Greatest Plants (and Plant Monsters) from Fiction

By Steven RomanoMarch 16, 2015

Last month, if you recall, we took a look at some of the most dangerous plants in existence—which was really The MindHut’s odd way of giving winter the bums rush and rolling out the carpet for spring. Our minds seeded with daydreams of springtime imagery and revelry, we ...More  →

The 12 Greatest Plants (and Plant Monsters) from Fiction

In Austin at SXSW, EVERY DAY IS NON-UNIFORM DAY

By Josh PeriloMarch 16, 2015

If you were wondering what people wore to giant tech/entertainment/taco-fest SXSW this year, the answer is WHATEVER THEY WANTED. Walking down the streets of Austin, it was hard to tell if you were at a con, or a non-uniform day, or a Halloween party, which LET'S BE HONEST, i...More  →

In Austin at SXSW, EVERY DAY IS NON-UNIFORM DAY
SXSW: Makers Get Hacking at SXCreate

SXSW: Makers Get Hacking at SXCreate

By Josh PeriloMarch 16, 2015

If you're the type of person that loves to take something apart JUST to figure out how it works, then SXCreate is the perfect SXSW event for you. It runs during the first weekend and showcases some of the coolest up and coming inventors and...More  →

SXSW: What Advice Would You Give Younger YOU?

SXSW: What Advice Would You Give Younger YOU?

By Josh PeriloMarch 16, 2015

We're spending all week at SXSW and meeting some AMAZING people here! We've asked some of our favorite new friends what they'd say to themselves if they could go back in time and give the younger versions of themselves some advice. We have to say,...More  →

A $200,000 'Star Wars' Painting in This Week's Geeky Twitter!

By Josh SorokachMarch 13, 2015

Greetings or salutations, fellow geek enthusiasts! (You only get one this week. Don't be greedy.) Welcome to another edition of Geeky Twitter. Need to kill some time while patiently waiting for that hour of sleep that was straight up STOLEN from you to be returned? We go...More  →

A $200,000 'Star Wars' Painting in This Week's Geeky Twitter!
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Veronica Roth Turns the Faction System Upside-Down in <i>Insurgent</i>, Tells Us Why Fourtris Are So Important, LOLs at Caleb Running

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Veronica Roth Turns the Faction System Upside-Down in Insurgent, Tells Us Why Fourtris Are So Important, LOLs at Caleb Running

By Janet ManleyMarch 13, 2015

We are just ONE WEEK OUT from Insurgent hitting screens (or smashing them, or inserting us into the wildest 3D ride of our dystopian lives), and I can tell you that the film will definitely explode your expectations, like so many shabby Chicago building facades. As...More  →

Science is Ruining Your Favorite Video Games!

By Christopher GatesMarch 13, 2015

Scientists ruin everything. They've eliminated some of our coolest infectious diseases (adios hookworm, we barely knew ye), they gave us Pluto and then took it away, and now they're coming for our video games. Sure, everyone knows that video games aren't real, but when ga...More  →

Science is Ruining Your Favorite Video Games!