Dungeons & Dragons: A Threat to Prison Security

Sometime you read a story and it takes a lot of re-reading and double checking before you can bring yourself to accept it truly is legitimate. This is one of those stories. The seventh circuit of the United States Court of Appeals has just published (The case was published back in January 2010, not 2011) […]

How to Drive Away Comic Book Fans

Want to actually encourage comic book fans to be excited about your comic book movie?  Hint: Don’t compare it to Twilight. With the new Spider-Man coming up, and tales of a possible new Buffy the Vampire Slayer, we’ve been hearing a lot lately about the relative merits of reboots. But I can’t help but think […]

TMNT Fan Film: Fight The Foot [Video]

An awesome fan-made TMNT short film set before the first movie took place. Enjoy! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Heroes in a half-shell Turtle power! [Via]

All Hail the HYPNO LASER CAT! [Animated Gif]

WARNING: If you’re epileptic, DON’T LOOK! Because, you know… it’s caturday… again! [Via TDW]

Professional Cosplay Videos

I know as much about anime as I do quantum physics. But one thing I do know is that all those cosplayers at cons spend a lot of time, effort, and money to get their costumes just right. Unfortunately, all that hard work is usually captured by low-resolution digital cameras, poor lighting, and boring, static […]

Keep Warm with a Geeky Scarf

You can find some really fantastic handmade geeky crafts on Etsy (they do have a whole section called geekery), and one type I’ve noticed a lot of lately are scarves – probably because it’s cold outside! Though of course you can’t go wrong with emulating Doctor Who, here’s some you might want to snatch up […]

Ten 80s Movies that Will Remind You of Your Geek Roots

For those of you who grew up at least in part in the eighties, you know that it wasn’t all about Molly Ringwald and Arnold Schwarzenegger.  Though not all cinematic masterpieces, there were a lot of really fun movies that glorified the geeks of the day.  Here are a few you could pick up for […]

Gaming: Opening Doors to Other Worlds Since 1958

This short video, titled “The History of Gaming”, was created as a university project by a team of game design students from Munich. The goal of the project was to cover various eras of video game history in video format. Apparently, the whole thing was filmed in just a single shot, but it took a […]

New Game Of Thrones Trailer: Let the Game Begin! [Video]

HBO has just released an awesome new Game Of Thrones trailer featuring a few shots of the series’ famous Iron Throne. Check it out: [Via Topless Robot]

For Girl Geeks: Make Yourself Over, Wonder Woman Style

MAC makeup is launching a new line of Wonder Woman inspired products next month. Says the press release: “Dashing and dazzling, the iconic super heroine reminds us that inside every woman is a Mighty Aphrodite full of courage, confidence and charisma.” Sure, why not! Like most “inspirations” I doubt the makeup itself is very different […]

We are all cyborgs now [Video]

Technology is evolving us, says Amber Case, as we become a screen-staring, button-clicking new version of homo sapiens. We now rely on “external brains” (cell phones and computers) to communicate, remember, even live out secondary lives. But will these machines ultimately connect or conquer us? Case offers surprising insight into our cyborg selves.

Gaming to re-engage boys in learning [Video]

In the following video, instructional designer Ali Carr-Chellman spells out three reasons boys are tuning out of school in droves, and lays out her bold plan to re-engage them: bringing their culture into the classroom, with new rules that let boys be boys, and video games that teach as well as entertain.