Soviet Space Program Propaganda, 1958-1963 [Pics]

The race to space was no joke for the former Soviet Union, and support from the populace–while not exactly necessary— was important. The propaganda posters from the late-fifties and early-sixties are nothing short of spectacular. From Russia Travel Blog, some examples: “For the Peace.” “Conquer Space!” Alternately: “In Soviet Russia, space conquers you!” “Gagarin, Titov, […]

Droids Have Feelings, Too

When the Death Star blew up, did you ever stop to think about all those Death Star Droids that didn’t make it out in time? Do you think R2 had feelings of abandonment when Obi-Wan said he didn’t remember ever owning a droid? You probably never knew that B-1 Battle Droid 3B3 loved to knit […]

Geek Speed Dating [Picture]

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Geeky Retro Breakfast Cereals [Pics]

Have you been down the cereal aisle at the grocery store lately?  It’s nothing but whole grain oats, added fiber, protein clusters, and boring old flakes.  Gone are the days of cereal with a cartoon or movie tie-in that contain far too much sugar, chocolate, or marshmallows than any human should ever ingest, even  spread […]

“No Time-Travel,” Says Chinese Government

New guidelines set forth by the State Administration of Radio Film and Television in China take aim at science fiction, supernatural and mythological plot-lines in television and radio programs. Specifically, the government claims to be concerned about upholding the mores of Chinese heritage, which they say discourage “fantasy, time-travel, random compilations of mythical stories, bizarre plots, […]

The Awesome Art of Christopher Bennett [Pics]

While I was browsing geekleetist today (one of my favorite tumblr blog, be sure to check this one out!), I stumbled on a post pointing to Christopher Bennett’s Etsy shop, and boy was I pleased by what I saw in there. Christopher Bennett, aka Mechamonkey on Etsy, is a Glendale, CA-based artist who works full […]

The Hobbit: Start of Production [Video]

In case you weren’t aware of it, Peter Jackson has recently started working on The Hobbit, and he’s just released the first 10-minute production video from behind-the-scenes of the set of the movie. Check it out!

The Sagan Series (Part 3) – A Reassuring Fable

For those of you who might feel “attacked” by this video, please note that Sagan doesn’t clearly say that God does not exist, he only says that our interpretation of what is “God” is clearly flawed and biased. Previously on [GAS]: The Sagan Series – Part 1 The Sagan Series – Part 2

OMG NEED: WilliamsWarn Personal Brewery

I have to confess something to you guys: I’ve been harassing my wife about letting me brew beer at home for years. YEARS. Unfortunately, she thinks that, and I hate to admit that she’s right, we just don’t have a good spot at home to do this. But no more, thanks to the WilliamsWarn Personal […]

Geektastic AT-ST & AT-AT Street Art [Picture]

I’m not exactly sure who these guys are or where they are from (their blog is in spanish, and it unfortunately doesn’t say much), but their street art looks geektastically awesome. [KTRL-V]

Harry Potter Marriage Proposal [Picture]

In the same vein as the Pokemon marriage proposal we posted earlier today, here’s how Reddit user Trehlo proposed to his girlfriend. Oh, and be sure to check out the title of the chapter where the rings sits on. Pressure much, future wife? [Via Reddit]