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October 14, 2013
September 14, 2013
I found this article quite interesting and am sharing it here for you to muse over. I take no credit for the content of this article. Yes. You read it correctly, ladies and gentlemen. Apparently, thanks to Bieber’s reckless ability to not only post pictures of himself but also a copy of the script for Batman vs. Superman, the […]
June 13, 2013
The fundamentalist Christian busybodies are upset over a Kraft ad featuring a naked waxed picnicking stud.
June 12, 2013
JADS international, makers of fine colognes inspired by the Avengers, has lost their fucking minds is releasing a cologne based on Stan Lee. The scent is called ‘Nuff Said. I am not making this up.
June 11, 2013
By definition, the Technological Singularity is a blind spot in our predictive thinking. Futurists have a hard time imagining what life will be like after we create greater-than-human artificial intelligences. Here are seven outcomes of the Singularity that nobody thinks about — and which could leave us completely blindsided. Top image: Ridwan Chandra.
You may never get to drink at the Cantina — but you can still visit some real-life watering holes that celebrate your favorite stories. We’ve already shown you science-fictional bars we’d like to visit and people whose homes are based on spaceships, but here are real joints that boast a TARDIS, AT-ATs or the Martian […]
If you think your dog loves sticking his or her head out the window as you drive, just imagine if you were driving… in space. That’s the theory behind Warp Dogs, an amazing set of illustrations by Benjamin Grelle, aka the Frogman.
[To preface this, I’m not talking about “God” uppercase G, and I mean no offense to any religious people. This will be about the context of the show, and whether the Doctor is a lowercase god, more in the pagan sense than the Christian sense.] Over the course of Doctor Who, the Doctor has had […]
Gwist is a brand new YouTube channel that brings together videos of interest to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. From the founders of Logo, Gwist isn’t ABOUT being gay, but FOR being gay and for anyone who wants to BE a gay!
May 26, 2013
It’s not often that a nebula looks quite so much like a cheesy special effect from some forgotten ’70s sci-fi movie, but the Red Rectangle Nebula qualifies. After all, this seems to betray a total misunderstanding of basic science, because aren’t nebulae meant to be, well, round? And is any nebula that blood-red?
May 25, 2013
This fascinating time-lapse video shows nine months of the Mars Curiosity Rover digging and moving its way across the red planet, in just one minute. Unlike the typical Mars beauty shots, the video shows the rover actually getting its work done.
May 25, 2013
Geology is what we look to when we want enduring monuments. Rock and metal outlast anything made of living tissue. Or do they? In another example of science getting poetic, it seems that a symbol of ephemera — a butterfly — provides evidence of a mountain long turned to dust.
May 25, 2013
The comparison between the human brain and a computer is not a perfect one, but it does lend itself to some interesting lines of inquiry. For instance: what is the storage capacity of your brain?
May 3, 2013
Having starred in some classic movies and with a spark of mischief Jean Simmons was a could be seen a s a proper English actress. Aliya Whitely from Den Of Geek rakes a look back at this surprising silver screen idol… Traditionally Hollywood thrives on the young and pretty, and it would be harder to […]
April 26, 2013
A new television drama, produced by singer-turned-actor Jennifer Lopez, was inspired by her late aunt, who was gay, the star has revealed. The pilot of television series The Fosters, was bought by ABC Family, and is being produced by singer-turned-actor Jennifer Lopez. It features a lesbian couple and their children. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Lopez […]
April 26, 2013
Fractals aren’t just something you learn about in math class. They are also a gorgeous part of the natural world. Here are some of the most stunning examples of these repeating patterns that look the same no matter how far you zoom in or out.