“5 Things That Shouldn’t Exist in the Future Yet Still Show Up in Sci-fi All The Time”

Nathan Birch at Gamma Squad has a funny article up on those curious tropes that seem to endure in fictitious futures.  Give it a read here. Advertisements


Beautiful Skyrim Violin Cover

This is from the same guy who did that totally awesome violin cover of the Game of Thrones theme song we’ve posted a while ago. Beautiful, isn’t it? Too bad Malukah isn’t there to sing on top of it! [Jason Yang]

Lego Hadron Collider

In Lego news, someone has a lot of time on their hands: …In Copenhagen, one physicist Sascha Mehlhase from the Niels Bohr Institute has made a part of the collider, the Atlas detector, out of LEGO toy bricks Sascha put in 81 hours of hard work to build the model. He hopes that this novel […]

A Short History of the Modern Calendar

A short history of the modern calendar, as told by Youtuber Jeremiah Warren. [Via Laughing Squid]

Why Do So Many People Believe in the Paranormal?

                  For a long time, I prided myself on being a rational person.  College did it to me: take one philosophy class, become drunk on the ability to think.  I’m really grateful for that experience, and consider it worth the hefty heap of student loans.  However, I […]

Canon Commandos vs. Nikon Terrorists: Fight! [Video]

A group of Canon commandos is sent out on a mission. Their objective: to save an innocent girl who has been taken hostage by Nikon terrorists. Who will ultimately win this battle? [Via The Awesomer]

It’s Caturday: Cat Hates DVD Drive [Video]

Youtuber Lansegg says: Sound and view of ejecting dvd tray drives my cat mad. She forgets about food, toys and birds on the tree by the window and attacks the tray. [Via Neatorama]

Alternate Histories [Pics]

Arist Matthew Buchholz has drawn up some awesomely intricate retro posters for “alternate histories.”  Old-timey maps and posters complete with sea monsters, alien attacks, and Chicago of 1820 as an “untamed prehistoric wilderness.” via Retronaut