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Our Favorite Facts About Pi

Our Favorite Facts About Pi

By Kousha NavidarMarch 14, 2013

Do you smell that? It’s Pi Day. Masterminds will surely spend all day with your Ti-83’s reading through the whole number. But that’ll take you a while and give you cataracts. Instead, you should circle back, grab some apple, pumpkin, or coconut cream, and celebrate...More  →

Cool & Crazy Geektastic Cakes!
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Cool & Crazy Geektastic Cakes!

By Vadim NewquistMarch 13, 2013

Cakes make our birthdays better, weddings more romantic, and give us the best excuse ever to gorge on delicious tubes worth of frosting. Well, these cakes aren't just tasty, they're ridiculously geeky and every bit as fun to look at as they are to eat. So grab a fork and che...More  →

Author Alexandra Duncan Gets Personal for MindHut!

Author Alexandra Duncan Gets Personal for MindHut!

By Allison EmmMarch 13, 2013

Alexandra Duncan’s first novel Salvage is soon to be published by Harper Collins's Greenwillow Books this Fall, but you don’t have to wait until then to get your hands on some of her thrilling fiction. Her novella “Rampion” appeared in the May/June issue of the...More  →

Nerdy Nails Strike Back!
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Nerdy Nails Strike Back!

By Vadim NewquistMarch 13, 2013

Some geeks bear images of their favorite obsessions from books, movies, music and television on their T-shirts. Kayleigh O'Connor, however, proudly displays them on her fingernails, and the results are eye-popping. Several months ago, we introduced you to her awesome work bu...More  →

What Your Favorite Fantasy Author Says About You

What Your Favorite Fantasy Author Says About You

By Tim WainwrightMarch 13, 2013

The advent of The Nook has made it difficult to judge our fellow books by their covers. There once was a time when you could glance across the city bus, see the the book someone was reading, and know a little more about that person....More  →

Help Us Rename Sci-Fi

Help Us Rename Sci-Fi

By EmmaMarch 12, 2013

There are a bunch of great sci-fi books for teens coming out this fall (like The 5th Wave, which is about a girl named Cassie who's trying to survive an alien invasion!). But is "science fiction" the best way to describe these books? ...More  →

Top 5 Orwellian Nightmares That Already Exist

Top 5 Orwellian Nightmares That Already Exist

By Robert RunyonMarch 12, 2013

If you call something Orwellian, you're likely referring to an oppressive totalitarian state with an overabundance of surveillance, such as Oceania from 1984. Which is sad, because, apparently he was a nice guy. Maybe 1984ian didn't have the right ring. No matter what word you...More  →

Action Heroes that Deserve Super Powers

Action Heroes that Deserve Super Powers

By Robert PunchurMarch 12, 2013

Action heroes are some pretty badass human beings. Now, we're not sure if that is because of or in spite of the fact that they do NOT have any extraordinary powers aside from luck, courage, and killer one-line catch phrases. But imagine how much MORE...More  →

Why Twilight Sparkle Should be the Next Pope
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Why Twilight Sparkle Should be the Next Pope

By ChauntonMarch 12, 2013

The cardinals have gathered in Rome and the conclave is ready to select the next Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. There is a larger list of names being thrown around this time than at any other point in recent memory, but we think there...More  →

Video Games That Would Make Good Movies

Video Games That Would Make Good Movies

By Robert PunchurMarch 11, 2013

Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Mike Myers’s Cat In The Hat—there are plenty of Hollywood movies that have been turned into successful video game franchises. And now, hardcore gamers are excited to see the flipside of that equation. With a movie in the making...More  →