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ROCKET TALK: Science News Awards

ROCKET TALK: Science News Awards

By Becky FerreiraAugust 6, 2012

Watch as Becky Ferreira runs down the top science news stories of the week, AND wants to hear from you Masterminds about your ultimate science fair projects!...More  →

The Best and Worst Olympic Mascots

The Best and Worst Olympic Mascots

By Steven RomanoAugust 6, 2012

Whether or not you’re a fan of the pantomime antics of anthropomorphic animals and other critters that just defy scientific categorization, costumed mascots are a time-honored tradition and embody the pride of a team or nation. So it’s surprising that the Summer Olympics—the holy grail...More  →

New Details About Doctor Who Series 7!
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New Details About Doctor Who Series 7!

By Tim WainwrightAugust 6, 2012

Whovians, GET EXCITED. The BBC have a whole host of new details online about the new series, and we here at Mindhut braved hordes of Daleks and Cybermen in order to bring them straight to your attention!...More  →

The Mars Rover Has Landed!
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The Mars Rover Has Landed!

By Becky FerreiraAugust 6, 2012

Mars just got a plush new set of wheels: NASA's Curiosity rover. That's right—the rover has landed! WOOHOO! Curiosity survived its "7-minutes of terror," as the scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory have dubbed its utterly insane landing plan. Honestly, "terror" seems like too tame a...More  →

Batman with a Gun, and Other Superhero Changes Over Time

Batman with a Gun, and Other Superhero Changes Over Time

By Eric GarneauAugust 6, 2012

A recent piece in the New Yorker pointed out one of the darker bits of Batman's past: once upon a time, in the character's earliest days, the vigilante superhero also known as Bruce Wayne packed heat in his utility belt. For the first few months...More  →

True Blood Recap: Enter The Dragon
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True Blood Recap: Enter The Dragon

By Beth MishlerAugust 6, 2012

On this week’s True Blood, we get a glimpse at one of Jason’s old report cards, the Dragon is ID’d, and the ifrit ridiculousness is solved (we hope)....More  →

4 Doctor Who Specials to Premiere in August
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4 Doctor Who Specials to Premiere in August

By Crystal HudsonAugust 3, 2012

Apparently The Doctor doesn't take summers off for vacation! August brings us a month of Doctor Who-themed special TV events. The four hour-long specials will air Saturdays at 9 p.m. on BBC America. Each one will feature a discussion of a different topic relating to...More  →

Area 51 is Coming to AMC!
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Area 51 is Coming to AMC!

By Beth MishlerAugust 3, 2012

Masterminds who love you some AMC, take note!  We’re sure many of you are losing your patience with the paltry (albeit awesome) seasons of The Walking Dead. With a mere 13 eps per season, it's tough to get your fill of quality AMC programming. But...More  →

MindHut Interviews ParaNorman's Director and Writer

MindHut Interviews ParaNorman's Director and Writer

By Becky FerreiraAugust 3, 2012

In anticipation of the new zombie comedy ParaNorman, we sat down with director Sam Fell and writer/director Chris Butler. Check out what they had to say about bullying, morals, and being the smartest, weirdest kid in town....More  →