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5 Complex Machines That Perform Simple Tasks

5 Complex Machines That Perform Simple Tasks

By Steven RomanoMarch 11, 2013

In the great debate over which part of the Oreo is superior—it’s the cream, no contest here—some of the world’s brightest engineers have flooded YouTube with videos showcasing their complex machinery that make the effortless task of splitting the cookie in half easier than ever....More  →

5 Super Ironic News Stories
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5 Super Ironic News Stories

By Beth MishlerMarch 11, 2013

Sometimes, Masterminds, life truly IS stranger than fiction. To add a little heft to this already familiar assertion, we’ve compiled some all too true stories straight from the nightly news that serve as concrete examples of literal irony. We’re not masquerading as The Onion—these things...More  →

How To Make a Sonic Screwdriver From Office Supplies
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How To Make a Sonic Screwdriver From Office Supplies

By ChauntonMarch 11, 2013

The Doctor makes a big deal out of saying that the sonic screwdriver isn’t a weapon, but that doesn’t keep him from using it to get into a whole lot of mischief. It would take a whole post to list all the things that a sonic screwdriver can accomplish, but the thing it d...More  →

Literatures: Harry Potter and Romeo and Juliet

Literatures: Harry Potter and Romeo and Juliet

By Josh PeriloMarch 8, 2013

Harry Potter might be magical, but he can't escape the critique of Josh and Dan! Also, they talk about Romeo and Juliet. Also, Dan has scissors....More  →

11 More Authors You MUST Read Before College

11 More Authors You MUST Read Before College

By Becky FerreiraMarch 8, 2013

Last month, Mastermind Beth Mishler wrote up a fantastic list of 11 Authors You MUST Read Before College. Since there's no such thing as reading too much, we decided to go in for round two! From hilarious science fiction to exotic graphic novels, here are 11 More Authors You...More  →

5 Reasons Makeup is NOT Just For Girly Girls

5 Reasons Makeup is NOT Just For Girly Girls

By Allison EmmMarch 8, 2013

I, the Geeky Girl Glam girl, used to think makeup was not for me. Yep, I thought it was for “those girls.” The girls with perfect bodies, doting boyfriends, short shorts, and designer handbags in high school (Can you tell I grew up in Orange...More  →

Shades of Earth Brings the Across the Universe Trilogy To a Soft Landing

Shades of Earth Brings the Across the Universe Trilogy To a Soft Landing

By Swapna KrishnaMarch 8, 2013

It’s really difficult to review the final book in a trilogy without giving away all the answers; after all, the whole point is to make sure that the plot builds through all three books. Shades of Earth is the third book in the Across the...More  →

Want a Peek Behind the Scenes of Harry Potter and Firefly? Look No Further!

Want a Peek Behind the Scenes of Harry Potter and Firefly? Look No Further!

By Swapna KrishnaMarch 7, 2013

When we are obsessed with a movie or book, we can't get enough! We don't just want Hunger Games books and movies... we want to consume the whole process that went into making these blockbusters, and that's what a great behind the scenes documentary or...More  →

What Your favorite Type of Zombie Says About You

What Your favorite Type of Zombie Says About You

By Randy WalkerMarch 7, 2013

Zombies are everywhere right now! And while some of us over here at Mindhut might be feeling a little annoyed at society’s sudden embrace of the undead (we liked them back before they were cool, darnit! Zombie Hipsters unite!), we are thrilled at the fact...More  →

The Inspiring Book Sculptures of Jodi Brown
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The Inspiring Book Sculptures of Jodi Brown

By Vadim NewquistMarch 7, 2013

Some book-smart artists incorporate literary references into their work, but for young artist Jodi Harvey Brown, literary references are her work! Yes, Jodi's art brings classic books to life using classic books as her medium. These book sculptures, or "Book Alterations" as ...More  →