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20 Insane Takes On Daleks

By Vadim NewquistJanuary 17, 2014

They’ve come to EXTERMINATE and dominate and since 1963, when visionary sci-fi writer Terry Nation dreamt up the Daleks. They’ve become one of the most ubiquitous and beloved hunks of sentient chrome the world has ever seen. Well, we simply can’t get enough of these pi...More  →

20 Insane Takes On Daleks

Russian Nesting Dolls With The Doctor, Frodo, and More!

By Vadim NewquistJanuary 16, 2014

They go by many names (Russian dolls, nesting dolls, Matryoshka dolls) but they all follow one simple rule, one colorful, hollow body contains a set of similarly shaped dolls that grow progressively smaller (and cuter!) as they go on. They have all have a charming, hand-made...More  →

Russian Nesting Dolls With The Doctor, Frodo, and More!
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The Thrillingly Nerdtastic Art of Robert Schilling

By Vadim NewquistJanuary 16, 2014

Robert Schilling is a digital illustrator hailing from Florida whose diverse work covers everything from superheroes to post-apocalyptic renegades to medieval awesomeness, with even some zombies, human carrots and dancing candy corns thrown in for good measure. Basically the...More  →

The Thrillingly Nerdtastic Art of Robert Schilling

DIY Steampunk Earrings!

By Allison EmmJanuary 16, 2014

I like the aesthetic of Steampunk mostly because it combines two of my favorite things: Rustic metal textures and girly accessorizing. Fortunately, both of those things can be incorporated into everyday style on casual days, not just on convention trips. Today, I’ll show y...More  →

DIY Steampunk Earrings!

9 Awesome Works of Supernatural Alternate History

By Nicole HIllJanuary 16, 2014

Attention, world, I have a confession. My confession is this: I genuinely enjoy those literary moments when the Queen of England slays demons, or Toulouse-Lautrec fights off otherworldly villains. That's right. I deeply and unabashedly appreciate a pulpy, fast-paced, supernatural alternative-history romp. Who are you to...More  →

9 Awesome Works of Supernatural Alternate History

10 Hobbit Characters That SHOULD Have Been Women

By Clark AycockJanuary 15, 2014

Give Peter Jackson credit for bucking the Tolkien purists and creating a new, female character for the Hobbit movies. The story definitely needed one. But we're not going to pin a pink ribbon on him just yet. Yes, Tauriel is a bad-ass, able to surf and shoot from atop random...More  →

10 Hobbit Characters That SHOULD Have Been Women

Steampunk Buddies!

By Vadim NewquistJanuary 15, 2014

In the dead of night, as storm clouds rage and you have the sneaking suspicion that something evil lurking beneath your bed is just seconds away from punching a hole right through your mattress and plucking your still-beating heart right out of your chest, just grab your Ste...More  →

Steampunk Buddies!

The 11 Most Human Robots in Fiction

By Abbey ClarkeJanuary 15, 2014

Robots, androids, and artificial intelligence are all staples of science fiction. Sometimes these guys cross into the uncanny/cute valley, though, of being just a little too human-like. But when this happens, it raises great themes and discussion about the nature of humani...More  →

The 11 Most Human Robots in Fiction

6 More Geek Meccas to Go to Like Now

By Chrissie GruebelJanuary 15, 2014

Ladies and Gentlemen, Time Lords and Seekers, LARPers and Gamers—welcome aboard. We’ve planned your next vacation for you. Stow those tray tables and get those seatbacks in their upright positions (or don’t, we never really understood what that was all about anyway)—because here’s an all-new...More  →

6 More Geek Meccas to Go to Like Now
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Helix: Is Syfy's New Show Worth Watching?

By Swapna KrishnaJanuary 14, 2014

Television show pilots have a pretty difficult and unenviable job: they have to set the tone of the series, introduce and (hopefully) make you care about the major characters, and tell you what the series is about. And in the case of a show like...More  →

Helix: Is Syfy's New Show Worth Watching?