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Which American Literature Hero Are You?

Which American Literature Hero Are You?

By Celina DurginOctober 8, 2012

The best American authors created some of the most realistic, relatable, and memorable characters of all time. Which of these great American literature heroes are you? Take the quiz to find out!...More  →

Moby Dick in Space: Modern Movies Based on Literary Classics

Moby Dick in Space: Modern Movies Based on Literary Classics

By Vadim NewquistOctober 8, 2012

Herman Melville's classic tale of revenge and whale blubber is about to get the old Hollywood reboot treatment in a big way. Moby's going to space! That's right, sophomore director Kynne Ramsay (We Need To Talk About Kevin) is set to direct a psychological thriller...More  →

The MindHut SCIFI SMACKDOWN 5: Gandalf versus Professor X!

The MindHut SCIFI SMACKDOWN 5: Gandalf versus Professor X!

By Becky FerreiraOctober 5, 2012

As expected, the fourth MindHut Smackdown between River Tam and Buffy Summer—Whedon's warrior women!—was seriously close. In fact, it was won by only a single point. Dearest Masterminds, River defeated Buffy, with a vote count of 10 to 9....More  →

New Porcupine-Esque Dinosaur Discovered

New Porcupine-Esque Dinosaur Discovered

By Steven RomanoOctober 5, 2012

Just when paleontologists were getting a little too complacent thinking they had discovered every dinosaur known to man, it turns out they actually missed one right under their collective noses—the long unclassified fossil remains of a bristle-backed little critter so awesomely bizarre, that it would...More  →

Top 10 Nerdiest Women in History
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Top 10 Nerdiest Women in History

By Becky FerreiraOctober 5, 2012

The 21st Century is truly the Age of the Geek Girl. From Tina Fey to Hilary Clinton to outer-space-marathoner Sunita Williams to all you brilliant lady Masterminds reading this now, female nerds are breaking glass ceilings all over the place. While there have always been bri...More  →

Girls Rule Cosplay!

Girls Rule Cosplay!

By Vadim NewquistOctober 5, 2012

There was a time when the sight of a female at a comic book convention was about as rare as the spotting of a bald eagle. Thankfully, this has changed in a big way over the years due in no small part to the mammoth surge of Cosplay! It's turned comic-cons into crazy, colorfu...More  →

There Were Six Foot Tall Robot Thumbs at The Maker Faire!

There Were Six Foot Tall Robot Thumbs at The Maker Faire!

By Becky FerreiraOctober 4, 2012

Albert Einstein once said: "Creativity is contagious. Pass it on."That may as well have been the motto of the 2012 Maker Faire, a celebration of all things DIY held last weekend at Flushing Meadows, NY. From 3D printers to life-size boardgames to Lego art, we bring you the v...More  →

Emma Stone Gets Primitive In The Croods!

Emma Stone Gets Primitive In The Croods!

By Vadim NewquistOctober 4, 2012

Emma Stone and company are hitting the stone age for Dreamworks next big budget animated feature, The Croods! This prehistoric fantasy features Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, and Nicolas Cage as a tightly knit family of cave people that set upon a wild adventure when they...More  →

Doctor Who Trash Cans to Unicorn Meat... All on One Site!

Doctor Who Trash Cans to Unicorn Meat... All on One Site!

By Vadim NewquistOctober 4, 2012

In order to survive, man needs the basics: air, food, water, and shelter. But after all that, if you've got a few bucks left over, why not go for a Star Ship Enterprise pizza slicer or a plushy Alien face-sucker? Well, it just so happens that this awesome website called Thin...More  →