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The 5 Largest Swords in History

The 5 Largest Swords in History

By Steven RomanoAugust 6, 2014

The technological face of warfare may have changed by leaps and bounds over the millennia, but one adage has remained a constant on the battlefield: Might makes right. Holding true for the swords of yore, brandishing a huge blade spelled the difference between victory and defeat,...More  →

Body Art That Will Blow Your Mind!

Body Art That Will Blow Your Mind!

By Vadim NewquistAugust 6, 2014

For centuries the human body has been immortalized in paintings, but it’s only within the past several decades that painting has finally been immortalized on the body. Thank god for progress, because body paint is awesome! So without further ado, here are some seriously in...More  →

9 Annoying Cartoon Characters We Can't Stand!
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9 Annoying Cartoon Characters We Can't Stand!

By Steven RomanoAugust 5, 2014

We shouldn't let them get under our skin like this. We remind ourselves (often) that they're not even real. But darn it if we've never seen a cartoon character so annoying it made us want to caber toss our TV clear across the room! Counting down every single one would take a...More  →

The 15 Most Fantastic Felines from Fiction

The 15 Most Fantastic Felines from Fiction

By Steven RomanoAugust 5, 2014

Grumpy Cat and the Lolcats may think they're worthy of getting their fur all over the geek culture throne, but deep down we know who the true kings and queens are—and they didn't need the Internet to do it! Pull on your best crazy cat lady sweater, because we're counting d...More  →

Elemental Action Figures And Barbie With A Bow: See These Empowering Toys For Girls
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Elemental Action Figures And Barbie With A Bow: See These Empowering Toys For Girls

By Lisa GranshawAugust 5, 2014

Sometimes it can be hard to find good, empowering toys for girls. Both girls and boys are often taught to stick to a certain type of toy and aisles in stores that are set for them by color. However that is starting to change as more people who want to increase options for gi...More  →

What Makes a Trilogy Tick? An Interview With Lev Grossman

What Makes a Trilogy Tick? An Interview With Lev Grossman

By Ryan BrittAugust 5, 2014

To celebrate Barnes & Noble's Get Pop Cultured, MindHut writer Ryan Britt sat down with Lev Grossman, author of the Magician series, to talk about his upcoming book, Magician's Land, and what exactly makes a sci-fi or fantasy trilogy work....More  →

The Weirdest Things Ever Stolen

The Weirdest Things Ever Stolen

By Andrew TavinAugust 4, 2014

Sometimes people steal the things you expect people to steal, whether it's diamonds or money or cars. Other times, people still very odd things for all manner of odd reasons. This is about the latter....More  →

Who Ya Gonna Call? These Female Ghostbusters!

Who Ya Gonna Call? These Female Ghostbusters!

By Ryan BrittAugust 4, 2014

Recently, the big rumor making the Internet rounds that Bridesmaids director Paul Feig is tapped to direct the long-rumored Ghostbusters 3 and that the cast might include new all-female Ghostbusters. And while most rumors surrounding Ghostbusters 3 have been fairly r...More  →

12 More of the Weirdest Super Heroes EVER!

12 More of the Weirdest Super Heroes EVER!

By Steven RomanoAugust 4, 2014

Just when you thought The MindHut couldn’t possibly highlight anymore oddball super heroes, we present to you—after exhaustive hours spent rifling through dusty comic book longboxes—12 more of our favorite masked misfits!...More  →

Hooked on Feelings: Going With the Flow of <em>Guardians of the Galaxy</em>

Hooked on Feelings: Going With the Flow of Guardians of the Galaxy

By Ryan BrittAugust 4, 2014

In 2012, New York Times critic A.O Scott wrote about The Avengers, and depending on your allegiance, he was either totally out of touch, or deeply insightful. His main criticism was that in order to enjoy of The Avengers, there was a sense of “obedience,”...More  →