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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?
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9 Classic References to Watch for in Sherlock's "His Last Vow"

By Ryan BrittJanuary 14, 2014

Across the pond, the last episode of the new series of the BBC’s Sherlock just aired this past Sunday. With the U.S. premier of “The Empty Hearse” coming this Sunday, there is still plenty of time to rifle through your Sir Arthur Conan Doyle books...More  →

9 Classic References to Watch for in Sherlock's "His Last Vow"

Geek Culture Throughout History

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 14, 2014

It's no secret that geeks rule the 21st Century. Suddenly, it's super-cool to be super-smart, and we've all been free to wax poetic about every topic under the sun (see: this blog!). But this isn't the first time that a community of brainiacs has flourished—far from it. If...More  →

Geek Culture Throughout History

The 11 Greatest Cereal Prizes Ever!

By Steven RomanoJanuary 14, 2014

We’re living in sad times, America. Today’s children will never experience the joy that came from unearthing a plastic plaything from the bottom of a cereal box. Like winning an Olympic gold medal, these prizes were an award for getting out of bed (or turned every mornin...More  →

The 11 Greatest Cereal Prizes Ever!

The Must-Read Geeky Books of 2014

By Lisa GranshawJanuary 13, 2014

2013 was a good year for book geeks. We saw some amazing science fiction and fantasy novels and it looks like this year will continue to see great releases. From brand new series to fascinating standalones, here are 19 geeky books we’re looking forward to this year....More  →

The Must-Read Geeky Books of 2014

This Guy Plays ALL the Video Game Themes in Under a Minute!

By Josh PeriloJanuary 13, 2014

Do you love the music in video games? Well, not as much as THIS guy! Chad Neidt is not only a skilled guitarist, but he's also an amazing arranger. He took snippets of 16 different video game themes and wove them all together into a...More  →

This Guy Plays ALL the Video Game Themes in Under a Minute!

The Fantasy Dreamscapes of JeeYoung Lee

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 13, 2014

Have you ever had a room in your house that you just didn't know what to do with? Let the jaw-dropping art of artist JeeYoung Lee give you some inspiration. Lee meticulously decorates her Seoul studio into magnificent tableaus, and then photographs each environment. You'll b...More  →

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5 Superb Cartoon Series Cancelled Too Soon

By Steven RomanoJanuary 10, 2014

Nothing in this universe lasts forever: Money, that half-eaten egg salad sandwich in the back of the fridge, and—most importantly—cartoon shows. Several have come and gone over the years, but there’s a huge difference between a series finale and pulling the proverbial plug without notice....More  →

5 Superb Cartoon Series Cancelled Too Soon