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Catching Fire Fan Art!

By Vadim NewquistNovember 18, 2013

We're just a few short days away from the release of the highly anticipated Catching Fire and we'll all once again join Katniss and her not-so merry band of juvenile murdering friends in the bleakest of dystopian futures. We for one can't wait, and seeing as how breaking int...More  →

Catching Fire Fan Art!

The Wonderfully Weird Art of Beth Spencer

By Vadim NewquistNovember 18, 2013

Beth Spencer is a ninja — at least when it comes to Photoshop. She wields uncanny skills of photo-manipulation, and fortunately she uses these powers for good, creating mind-blowingly surreal pieces that are creepy, clever and beautiful all at once. So let's have a look th...More  →

The Wonderfully Weird Art of Beth Spencer

The Geeky Whimsy of Carved Crayons

By ChauntonNovember 18, 2013

There’s always a bit of melancholy that comes with realizing that your best crayon years are behind you. But just because you aren’t in elementary school doesn’t mean you have to leave that waxy goodness on the shelf. For example, check out the work of Hoang Tran, whos...More  →

The Geeky Whimsy of Carved Crayons
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The BBC Releases A Surprise Short: Day of The Doctor!

By Vadim NewquistNovember 15, 2013

The BBC is just chock full of surprises, because yesterday, like a Tardis emerging suddenly from a wormhole, they dropped an unannounced internet short entitled "Night Of The Doctor." featuring an unexpected but very welcome face—that of Paul McGann, the eighth Doctor! The short marks...More  →

The BBC Releases A Surprise Short: Day of The Doctor!

Geeky Twitter Roundup!

By Josh SorokachNovember 15, 2013

TGIF, internet! Geeky Twitter is here to help you gracefully end the week by answering the tough questions. What does the movie Lady and the Tramp have to do with The Walking Dead? Lots of Batman vs. Superman talk, plus find out why the Star Wars theme makes a fantastic baby...More  →

Geeky Twitter Roundup!

The Sparkitors Review the World's Grossest Food: WE ATE BUGS

By Melissa AlbertNovember 15, 2013

Let's get this over with: we ate bugs. "The delicious gummy kind?" you ask. To which we say, No, you beautiful, beautiful fool. Not the gummy kind.Are we ready to talk about the events of November 14? No, we are not. Are we going to anyway? Yes, because we hope you'll feel s...More  →

The Sparkitors Review the World's Grossest Food: WE ATE BUGS

How Would Shakespeare Write "Sweeter Than Fiction?"

By Josh PeriloNovember 15, 2013

We know. It's a question that's probably been on your mind since T-Swift's addictive new song dropped a couple weeks ago. And, while we love Taylor's super catchy turn of phrase, we can't help but wonder what The Bard's version would look like. Well wonder...More  →

How Would Shakespeare Write "Sweeter Than Fiction?"

Science Explains: What the Fox REALLY Says!

By Vadim NewquistNovember 14, 2013

Surprisingly, contrary to popular belief, the fox has never been known to say "Gering-ding-ding-ding-dingeringeding!", nor does it say "Wa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pow!". To tell you the truth it actually says this which is waaaaay freakier than any of those noises. So what does the fo...More  →

Science Explains: What the Fox REALLY Says!

The Angriest Old Men in Sci-fi and Fantasy

By Tim ButcherNovember 14, 2013

Some people chill out when they get older. But some people get angry. They get spiteful and bitter, and develop an unnaturally intense dislike of kids going on their lawn. And it’s not just in the real world– in sci-fi and fantasy, there’s no shortage...More  →

Science Explains: 6 Common Fantasy Tropes

By Steven RomanoNovember 14, 2013

Legitimizing fantasy with scientific fact is like trying to mix oil and water: It just isn’t going to happen, bud! By it’s very definition, the genre is already stretching the limits of rationality and fact, so explaining magic would only result in a self-imposed headach...More  →

Science Explains: 6 Common Fantasy Tropes