Skip over navigation

Mindhut

"We Come in Peace": Five Times Aliens Weren't Evil in Sci-Fi

By Andrew WardFebruary 18, 2015

We humans have told endless stories of visitors from outer space. According to our non-scientific determinations, aliens are the villainous evil force in about 9 out of 10 stories told about them. That's some pretty heavy bias for something only a few of us have...More  →

You Have to WATCH These Toys to Understand How Cool They Are

You Have to WATCH These Toys to Understand How Cool They Are

By Josh PeriloFebruary 18, 2015

The true awesomeness of a lot of the toys at this year's Toy Fair had to be seen in motion to be understood completely. That's why we put together this video clip of some of our favorite highlights!...More  →

We Came! We Saw! We Played With Toys at the 2015 International Toy Fair!

We Came! We Saw! We Played With Toys at the 2015 International Toy Fair!

By Josh PeriloFebruary 18, 2015

GET READY FOR A BOWL FULL OF JELLY because we went to the 2015 International Toy Fair and got to play with ALL OF THEMZ. So much amazing cool stuff: floating swords, poop masks, sideways unicycle-ish roller skatey... things. You have to see this stuff to believe it actually ...More  →

The 5 Craziest Balancing Videos on the Internet

The 5 Craziest Balancing Videos on the Internet

By Tim WainwrightFebruary 17, 2015

The human body maintains balance through the coordination of three systems: the vestibular, the somatosensory, and the visual. The body needs input from our ears, our eyes, and even our skin to maintain balance (or: the ability to maintain a vertical line from the body's...More  →

Fav Books of Our MOST FAVORITE Sci Fi and Fantasy Authors

Fav Books of Our MOST FAVORITE Sci Fi and Fantasy Authors

By Abbey ClarkeFebruary 17, 2015

Author of the awesome Mistborn trilogy (and more), Brandon Sanderson is a master worldbuilder and writer who we super respect for consistently putting out really solid, if not MIND-BLOWINGLY AWESOME pieces of fiction, each complete with a complex and unique magic system. ...More  →

Magneto Cat: Like Your Tungsten-Jawed Crush From <i>X-Men</i> Only With Furrier Motives

Magneto Cat: Like Your Tungsten-Jawed Crush From X-Men Only With Furrier Motives

By SparkLifeFebruary 17, 2015

Who would you rather cuddle: Michael Fassbender or a cat? To put it another way, who would be more likely to break your heart/scratch out your eyes in their singular mission to look after number one? These are questions raised by the provocative new video in the...More  →

The Work of Legendary Comic Book Artist Mike Deodato is Guaranteed To Thrill!
Art

The Work of Legendary Comic Book Artist Mike Deodato is Guaranteed To Thrill!

By Vadim NewquistFebruary 17, 2015

Brazillian born comic book artist Mike Deodato has been a titan in the world of illustration since he burst on to the scene in the early 90s. Since then Deodato’s work has graced the pages of DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, Image and so many more, showcasing his powerful, richl...More  →

10 of the Friendliest Robots Before <em>CHAPPiE</em>

10 of the Friendliest Robots Before CHAPPiE

By Ryan BrittFebruary 16, 2015

In a few weeks edgy sci-fi director Neill Blomkamp (Elysium, District 9, maybe a new Alien?) is set to release his new robot flick CHAPPiE. While robots are often depicted as the Cylon/Terminator variety of killer-bots, nice robots are plentiful in science fiction stories too!...More  →

<i>Cosplay World</i> Explores The Growth And History Of Cosplay

Cosplay World Explores The Growth And History Of Cosplay

By Lisa GranshawFebruary 16, 2015

The world of cosplay is an intriguing place. For years fans have been recreating the looks of their favorite characters from all areas of pop culture including movies, video games, and comic books. Sometimes the results are stunning exact replicas of a costume and sometim...More  →

THE MINDHUT PRESENTS Brainy Battles: Week Two!

THE MINDHUT PRESENTS Brainy Battles: Week Two!

By Robert PunchurFebruary 16, 2015

The Mindhut can’t pretend to know what happens after death. If we claimed as much it would be equal parts presumptuous, controversial, and depressing. However, we do like to imagine a post-mortal realm where the greatest minds of history are able to assemble and do...More  →