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Electron Microscopes Make Normal Things Look HORRIFYING
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Electron Microscopes Make Normal Things Look HORRIFYING

By ChauntonDecember 4, 2012

Last week marked the first time that humans have ever directly photographed DNA. What’s it look like? Well—basically just a grainy line. (You can see for yourself here.) The photo was made possible through the process of Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), which has brought us...More  →

Hobbit Costume Ideas On the Super Duper Cheap

Hobbit Costume Ideas On the Super Duper Cheap

By Lisa BernierDecember 4, 2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is set to hit theaters December 14th, and every one who has ever read J.R.R. Tolkein's classic can't wait to don a cloak to watch Bilbo join a company of dwarves. If you're one of those who can't wait to...More  →

Geeky Girl Glam: Hermione Part II, Hair and Jewelry!

Geeky Girl Glam: Hermione Part II, Hair and Jewelry!

By Allison EmmDecember 4, 2012

The highly requested “Hermione at the Yule Ball” tutorial is just too exciting for one slideshow, wouldn’t you agree? This is Part II, where we show you the hair and jewelry. If you missed Part I, my model for this is my baby sister Jenna. She’s taller than me, but s...More  →

Science Gives Ghosts and Demons the BEATDOWN
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Science Gives Ghosts and Demons the BEATDOWN

By Chrissie GruebelDecember 3, 2012

Remember how people used to think the sun revolved around the Earth and you could bleed out sicknesses and if you swallowed gum you'd grow a gum tree in your stomach? At the time, “science" said all this was true (except for maybe the gum...More  →

Geeky Girl Glam's FAVE Etsy Picks!

Geeky Girl Glam's FAVE Etsy Picks!

By Allison EmmDecember 3, 2012

Greetings, Masterminds! I’m stepping away from the tutorials for a moment to show you a few of my favorite accessories from the talented artisan nerds on Etsy. Check out these little treasures, then take a look at their shops for more goodies....More  →

8 Reasons Chanukah Rocks

8 Reasons Chanukah Rocks

By Jeremy BlachmanDecember 3, 2012

The night of December 8th begins the Jewish holiday of Chanukah. Or Hanukkah. Or Chanuka. Or Hanuka. There are even more ways to spell it than there are days in the holiday. And although the little menorah in the window of your local bank or...More  →

Geeky Girl Glam: Hermione at the Yule Ball, Part I

Geeky Girl Glam: Hermione at the Yule Ball, Part I

By Allison EmmDecember 3, 2012

When I asked my sister Jenna to be the model for this tutorial, she was thrilled. Then, after a moment’s thought she said, “How can I be Hermione if I’m so brown?” She was, of course, referring to her deep tan complexion, and I thought this would be a great way to il...More  →

Check Out This Amazing Art Made From Garbage!
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Check Out This Amazing Art Made From Garbage!

By Beth MishlerNovember 30, 2012

With the world’s population hitting 7 billion recently, we have more people around than ever—which, in turn, means more garbage. Or not! We’ve found some incredibly talented artists who have made miracles out of stuff we throw away every day. Check it out, and prepare ...More  →

Is Stephen King Too Scary For TV? Apparently Not!

Is Stephen King Too Scary For TV? Apparently Not!

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 30, 2012

If the mere utterance of the name "Stephen King" is all it takes to send you into a squealing, shrieking, fangirling state of total madness, then you, sir, are on the right blog—and assuming this report hasn't reached you yet, we're about to make your...More  →