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Top 7 Coolest Recently Discovered Species
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Top 7 Coolest Recently Discovered Species

By Becky FerreiraSeptember 27, 2012

A new species of monkey was identified last week, and believe me, they are beyond adorable. Known as lesulas, they have beautifully pensive faces, blonde hair, and hilariously bright blue butts. The find got us thinking about how many other interesting new species have been ...More  →

The 6 Greatest Cat Videos of All Time!

The 6 Greatest Cat Videos of All Time!

By Vadim NewquistSeptember 27, 2012

For centuries, one solitary question has festered within the hearts of man and womankind alike: "What's more entertaining? Cats or Dogs?" Well, thanks to the internet that burning question has been laid to rest. It's clearly cats! Sorry, poochies, you're really cool and all, but...More  →

Top 5 Reasons Why Neil deGrasse Tyson Should Be President
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Top 5 Reasons Why Neil deGrasse Tyson Should Be President

By Swapna KrishnaSeptember 27, 2012

The current presidential race seems like it's been dragging on for years. We know the candidates, we know the issues. Blah. What it really could use is some new blood, someone completely different to shake things up. We nominate Neil deGrasse Tyson for the following...More  →

10 Biggest Gadget Fails of All Time
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10 Biggest Gadget Fails of All Time

By Vadim NewquistSeptember 27, 2012

Technology is supposed to move us forward, right? Well, every once in a while, the wheels of progress get stuck in the ditch of "terrible ideas." And nowhere else in technology is there a greater glut of failure than in the field of gagetry. So with that, we give you the 10 ...More  →

Which Shakespearean Hero are You?

Which Shakespearean Hero are You?

By Becky FerreiraSeptember 27, 2012

Forsooth, merry Mastermind men, we would never deign to give a quiz to the ladies while excluding our gallant gentlemen. Have you ever wondered whether you resemble Prince of Denmark, the King of Britain, or one of Shakespeare's supernatural heroes? To find out, take the...More  →

Geeky Girl Glam: Princess Peach

Geeky Girl Glam: Princess Peach

By Allison EmmSeptember 26, 2012

The theme of today’s look is Princess Peach from Nintendo’s ever-popular Mario! As you can see, the look is quite pink, not peach. Does anyone know why she’s called “Peach” when she wears 95% pink? It’s baffling, really! Anyway, before you run off to grab your bi...More  →

Fantasy Vs Science Fiction: Fantasy Wins!

Fantasy Vs Science Fiction: Fantasy Wins!

By Robert IsenbergSeptember 26, 2012

Dragons or spacecraft? Blasters or enchanted swords? Ancient spells or telekinesis? The nerd's dreamscape is roughly divided between two genres: Fantasy and Science Fiction. Sometimes they mix (as in Star Wars or Dune), but usually they don't. And fans tend to lean one way or another....More  →

5 Comic Books Girls Love

5 Comic Books Girls Love

By Eric GarneauSeptember 26, 2012

For better or for worse (well, just for worse), comic books have typically been hailed as a purely masculine medium. Of course, that's not true at all; any self-respecting fan can name dozens of geeky outlets that ladies love. Still, appealing to both sexes is...More  →

These Miniatures Will Blow Your Mind: The Art of Lori Nix
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These Miniatures Will Blow Your Mind: The Art of Lori Nix

By Becky FerreiraSeptember 26, 2012

Are you ready, Masterminds? Awesome: here's what's up. We've brought you a slideshow of photographs from the artist Lori Nix, who builds beautiful, intricate dioramas, then photographs them. The level of detail in these dioramas has to be seen to be believed. Please, march r...More  →

Which Shakespeare Heroine Are You?

Which Shakespeare Heroine Are You?

By Becky FerreiraSeptember 26, 2012

Wherefore art my Medieval Masterminds? Shakespeare's women are so awesome and diverse, we really couldn't resist making this quiz. While it's ostensibly for the ladies, everyone knows that Shakespeare was all about the gender-bending. So boys: feel free to see which Shakespearean siren you would...More  →