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Nerdy Nails Strike Back!
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Nerdy Nails Strike Back!

By Vadim NewquistMarch 13, 2013

Some geeks bear images of their favorite obsessions from books, movies, music and television on their T-shirts. Kayleigh O'Connor, however, proudly displays them on her fingernails, and the results are eye-popping. Several months ago, we introduced you to her awesome work bu...More  →

What Your Favorite Fantasy Author Says About You

What Your Favorite Fantasy Author Says About You

By Tim WainwrightMarch 13, 2013

The advent of The Nook has made it difficult to judge our fellow books by their covers. There once was a time when you could glance across the city bus, see the the book someone was reading, and know a little more about that person....More  →

Help Us Rename Sci-Fi

Help Us Rename Sci-Fi

By EmmaMarch 12, 2013

There are a bunch of great sci-fi books for teens coming out this fall (like The 5th Wave, which is about a girl named Cassie who's trying to survive an alien invasion!). But is "science fiction" the best way to describe these books? ...More  →

Top 5 Orwellian Nightmares That Already Exist

Top 5 Orwellian Nightmares That Already Exist

By Robert RunyonMarch 12, 2013

If you call something Orwellian, you're likely referring to an oppressive totalitarian state with an overabundance of surveillance, such as Oceania from 1984. Which is sad, because, apparently he was a nice guy. Maybe 1984ian didn't have the right ring. No matter what word you...More  →

Action Heroes that Deserve Super Powers

Action Heroes that Deserve Super Powers

By Robert PunchurMarch 12, 2013

Action heroes are some pretty badass human beings. Now, we're not sure if that is because of or in spite of the fact that they do NOT have any extraordinary powers aside from luck, courage, and killer one-line catch phrases. But imagine how much MORE...More  →

Why Twilight Sparkle Should be the Next Pope
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Why Twilight Sparkle Should be the Next Pope

By ChauntonMarch 12, 2013

The cardinals have gathered in Rome and the conclave is ready to select the next Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. There is a larger list of names being thrown around this time than at any other point in recent memory, but we think there...More  →

Video Games That Would Make Good Movies

Video Games That Would Make Good Movies

By Robert PunchurMarch 11, 2013

Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Mike Myers’s Cat In The Hat—there are plenty of Hollywood movies that have been turned into successful video game franchises. And now, hardcore gamers are excited to see the flipside of that equation. With a movie in the making...More  →

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  →