WTH Japan! – You Will Die in Seven Days After Throwing This Pitch

There are two things I know for certain about the Japanese: they love baseball and they don’t give a crap about pissing off vengeful spirits. As we learned last week, baseball is as Japanese as takoyaki. On April 25th, the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters (I can’t make this stuff up) participated in one of the most […]

Playing WOW Can Help You Get Some [Video]

+ Apparently, playing World of Warcraft can help you get some. I’m not sure where those stats come from, but hey, if Lou Ferrigno says it, it must be true! What do you guys think? True or False? Thanks Greg!

The Politics of Competitive Board Gaming Amongst Friends [Video]

The Politics of Competitive Board Gaming Amongst Friends is a 10-minute documentary that takes a look at… well… it takes a look at the politics of competitive board gaming amongst friends! Did that make any sense to you guys? :) If you base yourself on the documentary, what type of player would you consider yourself […]

Sherlock Holmes Gets a Steampunk Makeover

By Lauren Berkley Contributing Writer, [GAS] The iconic character of Sherlock Holmes first graced England magazine pages in 1887. For many steampunk enthusiasts, Holmes’ creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is just as synonymous with the aesthetic as science-fiction pioneers Jules Verne and H.G. Wells. One such enthusiast is Richard Monson-Haefel, and he believes Holmes and […]

Parenting WIN: Dad and Kids Rock Out on Way to School [Video]

Going to school has never been more epic. This father can make the trip from home to school in the time it takes to sing Bohemian Rhapsody. My personal favorite is when the toddler belts out Beelzebub’s name.

Ye Olde Debunking [Video]

Have you ever wondered where “Ye Olde” spelling comes from? Today, Minute Physics unravels this thorny linguistic issue. Check it out! [MinutePhysics]

MARVELous Fashions

It’s no secret that I’m a fashionista. For as much time as I spend reading comics and saving space, I waste equal amounts scoping out the latest fashion trends. The idea that being a nerd somehow means you’re stuck wearing baggie comic book tees (which I usually turn into dresses) and raggedy jeans is an […]

ZX Spectrum turns 30

Today marks the 30th anniversary of a truly important date in computing history: the release of the ZX Spectrum. The Spectrum was by no means the first home computer. It wasn’t the first home computer that came pre-assembled in an affordable package. It wasn’t the first home computer that allowed children to develop programming skills. […]