Yup! ReedPOP — PAX East, Star Wars Celebration — has partnered with Australia’s Oz Comic-Con. Said Rand Ratinac, director of DCA Enterprises: “Our partnership with ReedPOP elevates Oz Comic-Con within the competitive international market, truly putting Australia on the map for pop culture events and opening the door for remarkable opportunities that will carry on […]
It’s a fact, everyone loves pizza, even ex Russian presidents. Here are 11 delicious facts about pizza. The first online pizza purchase of all time was from Pizza Hut in 1994. The first Bitcoin transaction ever occurred in 2010 and was for a pizza. The person paid 10,000BTC, or about $25 back then, which is […]
A refresher on grammar for the Internet by the always amusing Mario, Fafa and Johnny T from Gloves and Boots. [Glove and Boots]
Mental Floss, a weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at the weird origins of 40 words such as “noon,” “denim,” and “mortgage.” [Mental Floss | Via LS]
40 infamous villain hideouts compared, from the smallest (top left) to the largest (bottom right.) If you’re reading this from the front page, I’ve included the actual measurement right after the jump. Edit: It looks like some of these measurements do not make sense, sorry about that!
The term “shironuri” literally means “painted in white” and this eclectic Japanese street-fashion style is cropping up in Western subcultures. The defining feature of shironuri is the stark white face that women paint on themselves using traditional Geisha makeup. The fashion ranges from gothic lolita to mori girl (forest inspired) to outlandish garb you would […]
Since the XXII Olympic Winter Games are starting this week, now is the time to learn more about some interesting Olympic facts! [ASAPScience]
A Brooklyn artist has created a Dungeons & Dragons-themed yoga class, complete with a storyline. The class came about after Scott Wayne Indiana spent a weekend on a yoga and meditation retreat and decided simply listening to a yoga teacher read out a set of poses was a bit dull. He developed the idea of […]
Part 1: 99 pages. Part 2: 105 pages. Part 3: 62 pages. There are plenty of short novels that have been adapted into full length movies, so we can’t exactly say Peter Jackson committed a crime by splitting “The Hobbit” into three movies! Oh, and if you haven’t read the original book yet, do yourself […]
Black Milk Clothing has a long standing relationship with geek girls world-wide. Their innovative and extremely comfortable line of leggings, dresses and swimsuits have become a staple of many pop-culture convention attendees wardrobes. Now, the company is releasing a collection fit for a night out in Gotham. The collection is a mix of graphic art […]
Even though the total number of players dropped a bit in the past few years, the sheer number of people who still play the biggest MMORPG of all time is still enormous. And if we take into account everyone who played since day 1, that number goes up to 100 MILLION PLAYERS. Yep, 100,000,000: that’s […]
Which one are you? :) If you’re reading this from the front page, I’ve included the full picture after the “read more” link below.