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Hank and John Green Have an Epic Argument About Batman: WHOSE SIDE ARE YOU ON?

By Nicole DiekerApril 6, 2015

Who here likes Batman? For some of us, he is the Dark Knight, with a tragic history that drives his efforts towards justice; for others, he's the guy who did not check the clothing label that read "Batcape does not allow wearer to fly." Is Batman...More  →

Hank and John Green Have an Epic Argument About Batman: WHOSE SIDE ARE YOU ON?
Crazy New Instruments from the Future

Crazy New Instruments from the Future

By Robert PunchurApril 6, 2015

“Music isn’t what it used to be.” Ask your parents. They’ll tell you how BACK IN THE DAY everyone walked uphill barefoot, it snowed in summer, and a laptop wasn’t an instrument. Heck, a laptop wasn’t even an object! A laptop was located between someone’s knees and...More  →

10 Odd Tools Used By Scientists

By Ben GuarinoApril 6, 2015

Science is a smoothie of smarts, grit, and the right tools. Sometimes these tools are things you (hopefully) won’t find at your neighborhood garage sale: particle colliders, genetically engineered fruit flies, and endless spreadsheets of data. But more frequently than y...More  →

10 Odd Tools Used By Scientists

Great Writers Steal: 8 Examples of Famous Fanfic

By Nicole DiekerApril 6, 2015

Who here has ever read fanfic? Most of us, right? Maybe you've even written some fanfic yourself. Fanfic is a fun way to explore writing and character, to share stories with a larger fan community, and—sometimes—to improve upon an original story. But what about famous fanfic?...More  →

Great Writers Steal: 8 Examples of Famous Fanfic
Coffee Portraits of Your Favorite 'Star Wars' Characters in This Week's Geeky Twitter!

Coffee Portraits of Your Favorite 'Star Wars' Characters in This Week's Geeky Twitter!

By Josh SorokachApril 3, 2015

Good afternoon, geek squad! Treat yourself to a well-deserved break from creating those Easter edition Game of Thrones-inspired dragon eggs by reconnecting with your old friend Geeky Twitter. In today's egg-tra special edition, Taylor Swift provides us with some sound April...More  →

THE MINDHUT PRESENTS: BRAINY BATTLES Week 8!

By Robert PunchurApril 3, 2015

The Mindhut can’t pretend to know what happens after death. If we claimed as much it would be equal parts presumptuous, controversial, and depressing. However, we do like to imagine a post-mortal realm where the greatest minds of history are able to assemble and do...More  →

THE MINDHUT PRESENTS: BRAINY BATTLES Week 8!
Get That "Red Lip Classic Thing You Like" for Prom: Allison Shows You How!

Get That "Red Lip Classic Thing You Like" for Prom: Allison Shows You How!

By Allison EmmApril 3, 2015

Have you considered arriving at prom BY FIRE ENGINE? Because these flaming hot lava lips are the perfect accessory for your carefully picked out prom outfit.It's you, me, TSwizz and red lip forever: LET'S DO THIS LOOK....More  →

Your Poop Might be Worth $13,000!

By Christopher GatesApril 3, 2015

They say you can't squeeze blood from a stone, but apparently, you can get gold from a turd. According to a presentation at 249th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, human biomass—more commonly known as "poop"—has a high enough concentration of precious metals...More  →

Your Poop Might be Worth $13,000!

In Books And Beyond, Thomas Olivri Explores Geek Art

By Lisa GranshawApril 2, 2015

Thomas Olivri says he’s “only been of the ‘geek-nerd’ kind.” Olivri grew up doing everything from reading comics and Lord of the Rings to playing video games, Dungeons & Dragons, and fantasy wargames, and now he’s the creator of Geek-Art. “When I got my first...More  →

In Books And Beyond, Thomas Olivri Explores Geek Art
We Found the Smartest Furniture in the World!

We Found the Smartest Furniture in the World!

By Robert PunchurApril 2, 2015

The future is upon us and it can be purchased at IKEA! We’re not talking about meatballs (although they are tasty).  Rather, we’re referring to a new line of furniture that will be able to wirelessly charge your cellphone and other handheld devices simply by...More  →