Word Nerds, Rejoice! It’s National Grammar Day [Video]


Established in 2008 by Martha Brockenbrough, founder of the Society for the Promotion of Good Grammar (SPOGG), March 4th is the official annual date for annoying impressing your friends and family with facts about grammar and usage. Also, there’s tons of fun to be had (provided you’re of the “splitting infinitives is fun” camp) on […]

WOOT: A Dance with Dragons Official Release Date

After YEARS of agonizing wait, George R.R Martin’s A Dance with Dragon will finally be released on July 12, 2011. If I remember correctly, when Mr. Martin released A Feast for Crows, 4 years after A Storm of Swords, he mentioned that readers wouldn’t have to wait as long for the next book in the […]

Hungarian Star Wars Posters [Pics]

Check out these absolutely amazing, confusing, trippy, crazy, incredibly cool Hungarian posters for the original Star Wars trilogy and see if you can figure out just what the heck is going on in each one. So, I guess that green guy with the sword must have been one of those peripheral characters that was juuuust […]

Meteorite Wedding Bands


Back in my day, we had gold and white gold, and platinum if we were lucky. (We also walked to school uphill both ways.) These days, getting hitched can be decidedly more geeky, which translates into “decidedly more OMGWTFYES. Moar of that, thx.” Etsy dealer jewelrybyjohan is elevating the diamond band of old to new […]

Love what YOU love – Ray Bradbury [Pic]

This amazing letter was sent to a child by Fahrenheit 451 author Ray Bradbury back in October 1991. Unfortunately, we don’t have the context in which the letter was sent, but the important part of the message is there: Love what YOU love. Thanks John!

Wow: Matchstick Hogwarts [Picture]

If you think Matchstick Minas Tirith looked great, wait until you see this reproduction of the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, made with over 600,000 matchsticks. [Source]

Battlestar Galactica Space & Timeline [Graph]

Click picture to enlarge! This absolutely brilliant BSG timeline was created by Flickr user Billy Ray. Enjoy! [Source]

Facebook breaks up with breakup app

It turns out some things are too creepy even for Facebook. The site has blocked an application that allowed users to get an automated notification when the relationship status of a friend on the site changed. If you can’t see a possible use for that, you’re probably a well-balanced, healthy minded individual. For the rest […]

Game Over, Loser – 8-Bit Deaths Illustrated

[Credit: Dash Coleman – Flickr | Via Buzzfeed]

Harry Potter-Themed Pillows [Pictures]

Check out these AMAZING and très chic Harry Potter-themed pillows by Montreal, CA, based artist Kim Gadbois, who will be presenting her art at the upcoming GeekfestMTL in Montreal, CA, on March 5 and 6, 2011. Merci Kim! [Source: pantoufledeverre]