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The Oldest Stuff on (and Off) Earth!

The Oldest Stuff on (and Off) Earth!

By Becky FerreiraAugust 5, 2013

Aging is both a deeply enriching and totally demoralizing experience. The best we can do to weather it is to eat cake, share laughs, and tell those darn kids to get off our lawns. But trust us, even though your grams sometimes asks "how to find the Google," she has nothing o...More  →

THE 12TH DOCTOR HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED!!!
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THE 12TH DOCTOR HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED!!!

By Josh PeriloAugust 4, 2013

Yes! It has just happened! At 2:28 pm EST, the BBC made the very special announcement and we are here to give you ALL THE DEETS!!! The 12th Doctor will be played by......More  →

20 Awesome LGBT Characters in Sci-Fi & Fantasy

20 Awesome LGBT Characters in Sci-Fi & Fantasy

By Matt HecklerAugust 2, 2013

Diversity is part of what makes the community of nerdom so awesome, and LGBT people were a neglected chunk of the geek population up until very recently. Whether it’s in brand-spankin’ new comics, or recent TV, we’ve seen a lot of great new characters in the past few y...More  →

QUIZ: Which Batman Villain Are You?

QUIZ: Which Batman Villain Are You?

By Matt HecklerAugust 2, 2013

Batman's rogue gallery is considered the best in comics by just about everybody. While most of us prefer to think of ourselves as the good guys, there are those among us who prefer to be more villainous in our fictional fantasies. You know who you...More  →

Polar Bears Have Transparent Fur, and Other Crazy Animal Facts!

Polar Bears Have Transparent Fur, and Other Crazy Animal Facts!

By Robert PunchurAugust 2, 2013

Animals are cooler than humans. Let’s face it; they can do anything we can do better. Have you ever seen a dog walk on its hind legs? It’s fascinating! And so much more impressive than when your stumbling toddler does it! For this reason (and many others that include poo...More  →

5 Things We Want to See in Batman vs. Superman

5 Things We Want to See in Batman vs. Superman

By Scott GreenstoneAugust 1, 2013

Arguably the biggest news coming out of the San Diego Comic-Con last week was Warner Bros.' announcement of a Batman/Superman movie, causing geeky pants-wetting across the multiverse. And despite the overwhelming probability that Warner Brothers is going to pull an Amazing S...More  →

Star Wars Meets Shakespeare: What's Not to Like?

Star Wars Meets Shakespeare: What's Not to Like?

By Matt HecklerAugust 1, 2013

Bend yon ears and open thine eyes, dear readers! It seems to be the new cool thing in books to take popular classics and put them in the pop culture blender. First it was Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, then it was Android Karenina, and...More  →

10 Geeky Fashion Finds From Comic-Con

10 Geeky Fashion Finds From Comic-Con

By Lisa GranshawAugust 1, 2013

Cosplay takes center stage at comic-cons across the country but if you're looking to get your geek on off the convention floor, you'll want to add some nerdy fashion to your every day ensemble. Luckily this year at San Diego Comic-Con there were a surprising number of stylis...More  →

11 Killer Books Based on TV Shows

11 Killer Books Based on TV Shows

By Beth MishlerAugust 1, 2013

At present, it seems as though every other book that’s released is getting made into a TV show or a major motion picture starring either Jennifer Lawrence or Jeremy Renner—which is fine! We aren’t complaining. But it got us to thinking: there are actually some pretty f...More  →

Super Steampunk Inspired Mini Monsters

Super Steampunk Inspired Mini Monsters

By Vadim NewquistJuly 31, 2013

A Mechanical Mind is the artistic alter-ego of the Chicago-based Justin Gershenson-Gates, but the former is certainly more appropriate, as his work is like that of a tinkering mad scientist, bringing to life insect-like creatures from the spare parts of watches, light bulbs,...More  →