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Blogging Hostess: Ding Dongs and SnoBalls

Blogging Hostess: Ding Dongs and SnoBalls

By Josh PeriloJanuary 23, 2013

We're getting into the home stretch here and this week we've got two iconic tasty treats up on the docket: Ding Dongs, those chocolate covered hockey pucks, and SnoBalls, the fluffy balls of mallow-y coconut goodness. What did Dan and Josh think? Well, keep reading...More  →

QUIZ: Which Justice League Hero Are You?

QUIZ: Which Justice League Hero Are You?

By Steven RomanoJanuary 23, 2013

Hailed as the world’s greatest superheroes, the Justice League has saved the DC Universe time and again from virtually every conceivable threat and welcomed a plethora of other heroes—from the famous to virtual unknowns—into their mighty fold. Of course, this begs the question: which one...More  →

5 Works of Fiction That Probably Inspired the Hunger Games

5 Works of Fiction That Probably Inspired the Hunger Games

By Vadim NewquistJanuary 23, 2013

The Hunger Games has taken ahold of imaginations all across the world for its audacious story telling and controversial subject matter. Although it's an original in a number of respects, there's no doubt its characters, events, and themes have been inspired by great works that...More  →

5 Historic Video Game Innovations

5 Historic Video Game Innovations

By Steven RomanoJanuary 23, 2013

Sony Corporation has announced that they are ending production of PlayStation 2 consoles and retiring the DualShock controller design—major innovations both. To commemorate these two fallen heroes of couch potatoes everywhere, here are 5 video game innovations that helped shape gaming culture as we know...More  →

Geeky Girl Glam: Rogue

Geeky Girl Glam: Rogue

By Allison EmmJanuary 22, 2013

I won’t insult you by pretending to be a comic book aficionado. My nerd points lie elsewhere, save for some Batman related books and a few issues of Chew.  I do, however, have a soft spot for X-Men’s Rogue, thanks to an interesting phenomenon on the top of my head: I...More  →

How To Make Your Very Own Sci-Fi Movie

How To Make Your Very Own Sci-Fi Movie

By Lisa BernierJanuary 22, 2013

Do you see yourself as J.J. Abrams, Steven Spielberg, and Ridley Scott all rolled up into one awesome sci-fi movie package? Have you heard the call of alien invaders yet to hit the silver screen, and think you're ready to create a better Avatar than...More  →

The Top 5 Worst Plagues in Human History
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The Top 5 Worst Plagues in Human History

By Lisa BernierJanuary 22, 2013

Whenever we turn on The History Channel, or NatGeo, they're always having specials about the next big pandemic. While we find these shows both gross yet fascinating, we thought we'd take a look back at history to check out what diseases have already struck a...More  →

5 Amazing Science Experiment Videos That'll Blow Your Mind

5 Amazing Science Experiment Videos That'll Blow Your Mind

By ChauntonJanuary 22, 2013

Science is freaking cool. You’re not going to find a lot of folks at the MindHut who disagree. The problem is that good science is slow and tedious stuff. It’s a lot of educated people putting in a lot of quiet hours to get a...More  →

Don't Call Yourself a Nerd if You Aren't a Nerd!

Don't Call Yourself a Nerd if You Aren't a Nerd!

By Josh PeriloJanuary 22, 2013

The comedy series Portlandia is one of our favorite TV shows because of its spot-on parodies and observational humor about hipster culture. And they have finally tackled a subject that true nerds and geeks everywhere have been longing for: calling yourself a nerd when you...More  →

8 Ways You Can to Get to Space!

8 Ways You Can to Get to Space!

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 21, 2013

Have you always yearned to see the world from outer space? As an inhabitant of the 21st Century, you are likely to see many options for traveling to space within your lifetime. Whether you'd prefer to save up for the ultimate adventure or want some tips on how to get to spac...More  →