Haven’t read The Hobbit yet? Want to hear someone narrate it instead of reading it yourself? Get the Audiobook version of the book for just $3.95 on Amazon! In this fantasy classic, master storyteller J.R.R. Tolkein creates a bewitching world filled with delightful creatures and thrilling dangers. Narrator Rob Inglis will hold listeners of all […]
Kory Stamper, an Associate Editor at Merriam-Webster, talks about the plural versions of octopus: octopuses, octopi, and octopodes. And if your friends call you an ignorant slob because you don’t know that, you probably need some better friends. [Merriam-Webster Dictionary]
Deadpool is the extremely unlikely cover star of a special Thanksgiving edition of Good Housekeeping magazine. He’s also written a special letter to readers. The issue isn’t the usual newsstand edition, but rather a special promotional version that’s being handed out on city streets. It’s a promotional tie-in for the upcoming movie, with the emphasis […]
“The Forever War” is a book that many thinks is one of the best Sci-Fi novels of all time. The novel won both the Hugo and Nebual awards, and for those who’ve never read it, it can be yours today (Kindle edition) for just $1.99. In this novel, a landmark of science fiction that began […]
Nope, not just past, present and future. There are 12 in total, thanks to grammatical aspect. How many different verb tenses are there in a language like English? At first, the answer seems obvious — there’s past, present, and future. But it isn’t quite that simple. Anna Ananichuk explains how thanks to something called grammatical […]
Hey geeks! Since Halloween is now upon us, we’re asking you, dear readers, to send us pictures of your costumes! We’ll be posting a gallery of our favorites in the next few days! I’ll be randomly giving away a t-shirt to a lucky reader who send in a pic! Kindly email your pics to: firstname.lastname@example.org […]
The gaming history of the Assassin’s Creed series, from its root as a sequel to Prince of Persia to the upcoming game in the franchise, Assassin’s Creed: Origins. [beatdownboogie]
In this animated short, The Joker kidnaps Mark Hamill only to discover a surprise about himself. To say more would be to spoil it…
Minecraft has unveiled a pack of skins based on Stranger Things characters in multiple outfits from the show. These are a few of the images: you can check out the full set on the Minecraft site, though be warned a few of them might serve as season two spoilers if you analyze them too intensely.
Different works of fiction have different logic and physics takes on exactly how time travel works in their creative universe. Here’s a great rundown of some of the variants.
Potter fans will never mix up their dinnerware again — as long as they each have a favorite house. This 16-piece collection from Think Geek features a dinner plate, salad plate, bowl and cup with house illustrations and even text from the Sorting Hat’s introduction. As you’d expect, there’s one set each for Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, […]