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How Would Shakespeare Write "Sweeter Than Fiction?"

By Josh PeriloNovember 15, 2013

We know. It's a question that's probably been on your mind since T-Swift's addictive new song dropped a couple weeks ago. And, while we love Taylor's super catchy turn of phrase, we can't help but wonder what The Bard's version would look like. Well wonder...More  →

Science Explains: What the Fox REALLY Says!

Science Explains: What the Fox REALLY Says!

By Vadim NewquistNovember 14, 2013

Surprisingly, contrary to popular belief, the fox has never been known to say "Gering-ding-ding-ding-dingeringeding!", nor does it say "Wa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pow!". To tell you the truth it actually says this which is waaaaay freakier than any of those noises. So what does the fo...More  →

The Angriest Old Men in Sci-fi and Fantasy

By Tim ButcherNovember 14, 2013

Some people chill out when they get older. But some people get angry. They get spiteful and bitter, and develop an unnaturally intense dislike of kids going on their lawn. And it’s not just in the real world– in sci-fi and fantasy, there’s no shortage...More  →

Science Explains: 6 Common Fantasy Tropes

Science Explains: 6 Common Fantasy Tropes

By Steven RomanoNovember 14, 2013

Legitimizing fantasy with scientific fact is like trying to mix oil and water: It just isn’t going to happen, bud! By it’s very definition, the genre is already stretching the limits of rationality and fact, so explaining magic would only result in a self-imposed headach...More  →

QUIZ: Would You Survive the Zombie Apocalypse?

QUIZ: Would You Survive the Zombie Apocalypse?

By Steven RomanoNovember 14, 2013

If there’s anything worse than trying to eke out an existence during a real world zombie apocalypse, it’s doing so in one taking place within a movie. Ravenous hordes of the undead are nothing compared to the genre’s lethal tropes—a double whammy of certain doom. Fin...More  →

Drink Your Chemistry With These Nerdy Science Mugs!
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Drink Your Chemistry With These Nerdy Science Mugs!

By Becky FerreiraNovember 13, 2013

The holiday season is coming up, and we all have at least one glorious science nerd on our gift list (indeed, odds are if you're a Mastermind, you ARE the science nerd on everyone's list). As anyone with pursuing a STEM degree will tell you, the Venn diagram between caffeine...More  →

Ender's Game Fan Art Invades Earth!

Ender's Game Fan Art Invades Earth!

By Vadim NewquistNovember 13, 2013

Ender's Game is still annihilating the box office, and it's no wonder, because the beloved sci-fi epic has had fans drooling for a big screen adaptation for decades. Well, it's finally here, and now both the movie and the books themselves have inspired artists across the wor...More  →

BuzzFeed Gives Disney Princesses Some Sweet Beards

BuzzFeed Gives Disney Princesses Some Sweet Beards

By Becky FerreiraNovember 13, 2013

Sometimes the universe serves up something so perfect, it's hard to believe we've lived so long without it. Such is the case with Adam Ellis' series of Disney Princesses, decked out with the most dignified beards this side of the Magic Kingdom. We handpicked some of our favo...More  →

Pokemon Goes Pop Culture!

Pokemon Goes Pop Culture!

By Vadim NewquistNovember 13, 2013

Barry Wazzy isn't known as "The Pokeball Guy" for nothing. Over the years, this Aussie artist has amassed an army of Pokeballs that's nearly as huge as the Pokemon universe itself. His creations are astonishingly realistic, and combine the Poke-world with other awesome wor...More  →

Oh My Glob! New Adventure Time Clothes!

Oh My Glob! New Adventure Time Clothes!

By Lisa GranshawNovember 12, 2013

Getting ready to go to a distant land? Then you might want to consider gearing up with some of these amazing Adventure Time-inspired fashions! Black Milk Clothing is hot off the release of their last geeky clothing collection, Harry Potter, and now they're releasing a 37...More  →