Geeks Are Sexy is sending corespondent Meredith Placko to Austin, TX next week to cover the annual film, music and multi-media event. And we want to feature you! Austin is known for keeping it weird, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that cosplayers will strut their stuff during the event. If you want to […]
From Mental Floss: A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week we have the incredibly knowledgeable Michael Stevens, from Vsauce, to look at some common inaccuracies found in scientific illustrations. [Mental Floss]
Nerdy crossover tee-shirts have become a staple of many fashionable geeks wardrobes. One meme I can’t get enough of is that silly doge, and today I came across a perfect combination of two of my favorite fandoms. I present to you Gryffindoge and Doge Potter shirts by designer Dark Hero on Etsy. [Dark Hero on […]
It was only a matter of time before someone mashed up Guardians of the Galaxy with Parks and Recreation. [Via AwesomenessX]
Pixar artist Josh Cooley has taken some iconic scenes from movies that are very much not for children and reimagined them as childrens’ book illustrations. You can buy the images as 8″ x 5″ or 11″ x 19″ prints from http://www.cooley.bigcartel.com/
You may have comes across German YouTube user “Ultrawipf” (aka Gigawipf) who has configured a fleet of floppy disk drives to move in time — and thus appear to sing — a range of songs from Smoke On The Water to the Inspector Gadget theme. Among his more popular uploads was the disk drive choir […]
Created and posted to Reddit by user x2501x. Keep your eyes peeled if you are shopping for gifts for a Whovian because: We’ve been working on it for a month, had to make some decisions about reducing the number of colors so as not to make the screen printing too crazy (it’s going onto t-shirts).
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!