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Rejected Iron Man Clones

Rejected Iron Man Clones

By Vadim NewquistMarch 25, 2013

The glorious Iron Man 3 Trailer recently hit the interwebz to great fanfare, eliciting enough drool from its legions of geek-fans to turn the Sahara into a beach resort. Out of all of its thrilling sights (there's about a billion) it's most mind-blowing moment, hands...More  →

Falling Kingdoms: Not Your Typical YA Fantasy Read

Falling Kingdoms: Not Your Typical YA Fantasy Read

By Swapna KrishnaMarch 25, 2013

Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes is billed as a young adult, or YA, novel. So, when picking up this book, we naturally expected a traditional YA fantasy novel. So we were surprised, and dare we say thrilled, when we sat down with it and discovered...More  →

Lies About Unicorns

Lies About Unicorns

By Erik BergstromMarch 25, 2013

There are so many misconceptions about unicorns. Let's clear some of them up....More  →

Our Favorite Stop-Motion Shorts

Our Favorite Stop-Motion Shorts

By Steven RomanoMarch 25, 2013

In spite of being hailed as the pinnacle of animation, there are only so many computer-rendered films one can take before you start to feel a little like you're inside of a computer yourself. That’s where stop-motion has the one-up over its big budget counterpart....More  →

12 Renaissance Men of Geekdom!

12 Renaissance Men of Geekdom!

By Beth MishlerMarch 22, 2013

Believe it or not, James Franco didn’t start the Renaissance man craze that has swept Hollywood. In fact, there have been several talented fellas from the geek realm who have been dabbling in all kinds of artsy things for awhile now. Here are a few:...More  →

We're Moving!

We're Moving!

By Josh PeriloMarch 22, 2013

I mean... we're staying right here, on the internets. But we (and SparkLife and SparkNotes) are moving to new offices. So you may not see a ton of posts today, and for that we are sorry. But in the meantime, while we pack and unpack...More  →

Top 10 Animals We'd Like to

Top 10 Animals We'd Like to "De-Extinct"

By Becky FerreiraMarch 22, 2013

Are all of your favorite animals extinct? Join the club. But there's good news for prehistoric fauna fans this month, in the form of an exciting new TED Talk by Steward Brand. Brand has been rustling some serious dino-feathers with his work in "de-extinction." The idea is...More  →

19 Jobs Your Main Character SHOULDN'T Have

19 Jobs Your Main Character SHOULDN'T Have

By Scott GreenstoneMarch 22, 2013

Oh God. Another movie about a dentist. When have you ever heard that? There aren't movies or books or TV shows about dentists. That's why, if your main character is a dentist, your book will be an instant bestseller. We don't want to hear about more Han...More  →

The Incredible Artwork of Gorillas
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The Incredible Artwork of Gorillas

By Becky FerreiraMarch 21, 2013

What, did you think humans were the only great ape capable of artistic expression? The visceral and imaginative paintings of Koko and Michael will make you think again. Koko is a 41-year-old lowland gorilla who learned to sign when she was just a baby, and has since learned ...More  →

The 10 Most Rockin' Bands from Fiction (Part 1)

The 10 Most Rockin' Bands from Fiction (Part 1)

By Steven RomanoMarch 21, 2013

Masterminds, are you, figuratively speaking, ready to rock? Whether you want to or would rather sit this one out—doesn’t matter since there’s no such thing as personal choice in rock and roll—we at the MindHut are counting down some of our all-time favorite bands and...More  →