Michael Dorn, Mr. Worf himself, introduces the latest in Rosetta Stone’s language learning programs – Klingon! Klingon may be a difficult language for humans to wrap their smooth heads around, but now Rosetta Stone has made it even easier to avoid the constant threat of saying the wrong thing and accidentally landing in a battle […]
It’s April 1 and once again tech firms are among those pulling April Fool’s Day pranks. It can be hard to figure out which stories are gags given the way unbelievable tech ideas turn out to be reality: a few years ago the idea of a 3D printer would surely have seemed laughable. That said, […]
From PBSoffbook: While players of multi-player games are aware of their in-game economies, their growth and complexity would surprise many outside the world of gaming. With hundreds of millions of players around the world, MMOGs’ in-game economies generate massive amounts of real dollars (i.e. MILLIONS), and real world economic theories can even be applied to […]
What we learn as children, can last a lifetime. If you hear it, stop it. Don’t be a bystander. [stonewalluk | Via TMS]
From the PBS Idea Channel: Old meme is old. But why is this such a bad thing? Once the height of internetiness, the sight of a LOLCat now is unforgivable. Memes become passé crazy fast: after just months or even WEEKS of a new meme, we tire of the once hugely popular. Why does this […]
After illustrating the International Sounds of Sneezing, James Chapman is back with The International Sounds of Eating and Drinking. [Source: Pictures by James Chapman]
It’s been nearly two years since Toei Animation announced a new Sailor Moon anime would hit the airwaves. Fans have waited impatiently for any scrap of news about the new series, and yesterday, we finally got our first look at the new design of the main heroine: Sailor Moon. The new series, titled Pretty Guardian […]
Yep, geeks and nerds pretty much rule the world in 2014. We wrote about it a while ago. Other people have sung about it. The next step? Mars, and then the universe! [Buzzfeed]
Hasbro has announced it will let Facebook users choose a new word to be added to the official Scrabble dictionary. But they’ve taken care to avoid the dangers of online democracy. Hasbro works with Merriam-Webster to produce an official dictionary for Scrabble players in countries that use American or Canadian English, though it’s been nine […]
George Takei took the stage at SXSW on Tuesday afternoon to speak on his life and his celebrated work in the promotion of diversity and freedom of liberties for all. Takei is best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu on Star Trek: The Original Series, but over the last few years he has attained […]
It’s a triple cultural crossover!
If you remember Xena and Hercules, you’ll know this is how things could have been. Love the authentic VHS tracking lines!