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Alex STONE's Fantasy Art Will ROCK You!

By Vadim NewquistJanuary 9, 2014

Alex Stone makes the kind of art that makes geeks drool. He combines a classic 80’s Dungeons and Dragons fantasy aesthetic with a modern sci fi touch, and sprinkles in a dash of whip smart humor for added effect. His work includes wizards, demons, crime-fighting cats, and ...More  →

Alex STONE's Fantasy Art Will ROCK You!

What the Heck is a Super Earth?

By Swapna KrishnaJanuary 9, 2014

Super Earth. Just the name sounds pretty awesome. But Super Earths are actually a thing and have been in the news lately. So what are they and why are they important? We’re here to give you the 411 on all things Super Earth related so...More  →

What the Heck is a Super Earth?

20 Great Sci-Fi & Fantasy Movies on Netflix Instant

By Matt HecklerJanuary 8, 2014

Ever find yourself on a Tuesday night with nothing to do, and can’t figure out what the heck to watch? We’ve all been there, and we feel your pain! Lucky for you, Masterminds, we are here to help. We’ve assembled a collection of twenty sci-fi and fantasy movies availab...More  →

20 Great Sci-Fi & Fantasy Movies on Netflix Instant

5 Japanese Video Games That Defy All Logic

By Steven RomanoJanuary 8, 2014

Too creative? Scratching the bottom of the barrel? Japanese video game developers have no time for your narrow-minded concepts of artistic limitation! Anything and everything—in their eyes—has the potential to be a worthwhile gaming experience, from lowly street pigeons to living alone in an apartment....More  →

5 Japanese Video Games That Defy All Logic

6 Classic Sherlock Holmes References to Look for in "The Sign of Three"

By Ryan BrittJanuary 8, 2014

Sherlock. In anticipation of the U.S premier, we’re brushing up on our Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and looking for the wonderful literary nods in everyone’s favorite TV adaptation of the famous detective. Of course, the title of the episode—“The Sign of Three”— refers to the...More  →

6 Classic Sherlock Holmes References to Look for in "The Sign of Three"
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The Top 10 Nerdiest Crimes Ever Committed

By Steven RomanoJanuary 8, 2014

In the criminal justice system, nerd-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In the world of geek culture, the people who research and write about these egregious felonies are members of an elite squad known as The MindHut. These are their stories (cue Law & Or...More  →

The Top 10 Nerdiest Crimes Ever Committed

What is a Polar Vortex?

By Tim ButcherJanuary 7, 2014

In case you haven’t noticed, things have gotten pretty cold recently. And by pretty cold, we mean holy-mother-of-God-somebody-broke-the-weather-what-is-happening kind of cold. The name we’ve been given for this phenomenon is a ‘polar vortex’. Well, It sounds pretty awesome. Kind of like the kind of thing...More  →

What is a Polar Vortex?

Levitation is Possible Through Sound Waves!

By Josh PeriloJanuary 7, 2014

You guys, this is going to make your head hurt, so sit down. And not just because this is about sound waves, but because this will BLOW YOUR MIND. In the video below, scientists in Japan have created a "workspace" (not sure what kind of...More  →

Levitation is Possible Through Sound Waves!

The 20 Most Underrated Characters in Sci-Fi & Fantasy

By Matt HecklerJanuary 7, 2014

Part of what makes a great show into a huge success is the strength of the characters. It doesn’t matter how cool the plot is, if it happens to people you’re not invested in, it just falls flat. Luckily, we are really in a golden age of character-driven TV. Unfortunately...More  →

The 20 Most Underrated Characters in Sci-Fi & Fantasy
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15 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Shows That Were Cancelled Too Soon

By Matt HecklerJanuary 6, 2014

Ever find yourself falling in love with a show, and then having it unceremoniously ended after only a season or two? If you love sci-fi and fantasy TV as much as we do, chances are that this has happened to you on more than a few occasions.  In some cases, we find out about...More  →

15 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Shows That Were Cancelled Too Soon