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8 Rejected Hostess Snack Treat Names

8 Rejected Hostess Snack Treat Names

By Steven RomanoJanuary 31, 2013

Sometimes, all you need to sell something is a jazzy name. Just think: if Hostess had called Twinkies what they were (overly processed, spongy sugar sponges) they may not have had the huge following that they did. Well, that almost happened! Did you know cakes...More  →

Five Films Every Fantasy Fan MUST See Besides Lord of the Rings

Five Films Every Fantasy Fan MUST See Besides Lord of the Rings

By Vadim NewquistJanuary 31, 2013

It's undeniably the greatest fantasy franchise of the last EVER, but LotR isn't the only game on the block. In fact, there are a myriad of awesome fantasy flicks out there that have come before and after the story of the "one ring" that absolutely...More  →

The Geekiest Sand Castles Ever

The Geekiest Sand Castles Ever

By Vadim NewquistJanuary 31, 2013

We've got a ways to go until summer, but that doesn't mean we have to wait to hit the beach. So grab some sunscreen, and take a stroll across the shore with us as we check out some of the geekiest sand castles ever!...More  →

All Time Top 10 Deaths in Science Fiction

All Time Top 10 Deaths in Science Fiction

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 31, 2013

Rough, dystopic societies are the lifeblood of science fiction, and accordingly the body count for this genre is perhaps the highest of any storytelling style outside of horror! But that's alright with us, because it leads to some pretty incredible death scenes. Some tear at...More  →

These Renaissance Paintings Were Sci-Fi BEFORE Sci-Fi
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These Renaissance Paintings Were Sci-Fi BEFORE Sci-Fi

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 31, 2013

When most people think about Renaissance artists, they think of pastoral scenes, religious portraits, or Greek classics. But some of the most famous artists of the 15th to 18th Centuries depicted scenes that seem very anachronistic for their time—often unintentionally! Che...More  →

The Worst Action Movie Scenes of All Time

The Worst Action Movie Scenes of All Time

By Vadim NewquistJanuary 30, 2013

Film classics like Citizen Kane and Schindler's List are great, but few simple pleasures compare to curling up on the couch with a big, dumb action movie. In theory there should be no shame to it, but from time to time, we come across that...More  →

Holy Yikes This Black Mirror Preview Is Disturbing!
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Holy Yikes This Black Mirror Preview Is Disturbing!

By Josh PeriloJanuary 30, 2013

If you haven't heard of the British series Black Mirror, we totally forgive you. But now you have no excuse not to watch this super creepy preview. It will make you want to flush your iPhone down the toilet!...More  →

What Do You Think of the Glee vs. Jonathan Coulton Mess?
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What Do You Think of the Glee vs. Jonathan Coulton Mess?

By Swapna KrishnaJanuary 30, 2013

A couple of weeks ago, the general public had no idea who Jonathan Coulton was. But by now, quite a few people have heard his name at least once in reference to the TV show Glee. In case you aren't aware... no, he’s not the...More  →

The MindHut SCIFI SMACKDOWN 6: Hermione Granger versus Willow Rosenberg

The MindHut SCIFI SMACKDOWN 6: Hermione Granger versus Willow Rosenberg

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 30, 2013

It's been a while since the last SciFi Smackdown, but we are back and in full force! Last time, we pitted two men with serious mental mojo against each other: Gandalf of The Lord of the Rings and Professor Xavier of the X-Men franchise....More  →

Lego Art Rules!

Lego Art Rules!

By Vadim NewquistJanuary 30, 2013

In the wide world of toys, few have inspired more art than Legos. These interlocking hunks of plastic can be configured in limitless ways, and there's practically no image your mind can conjure that they can't create. So here are some truly amazing works made with and inspir...More  →