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The Sparkitors Review the World's Grossest Food: WE ATE BUGS

By Melissa AlbertNovember 15, 2013

Let's get this over with: we ate bugs. "The delicious gummy kind?" you ask. To which we say, No, you beautiful, beautiful fool. Not the gummy kind.Are we ready to talk about the events of November 14? No, we are not. Are we going to anyway? Yes, because we hope you'll feel s...More  →

The Sparkitors Review the World's Grossest Food: WE ATE BUGS

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  →

How Would Shakespeare Write "Sweeter Than Fiction?"

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  →

Science Explains: What the Fox REALLY Says!

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

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  →

Science Explains: 6 Common Fantasy Tropes

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  →

QUIZ: Would You Survive the Zombie Apocalypse?
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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  →

Drink Your Chemistry With These Nerdy Science Mugs!

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  →

Ender's Game Fan Art Invades Earth!

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  →

BuzzFeed Gives Disney Princesses Some Sweet Beards

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  →

Pokemon Goes Pop Culture!