A Love Song For Jabba The Hutt

Artist Dimitris Samaras, aka JimSam-X, has taken the now internationalized geek sex symbol of Leia in her gold bikini and thrown in the otherworldly cartoon curves of Jessica Rabbit in his piece “A Love Song For Jabba The Hutt” [Via How To Carve Roast Unicorn]

Star Trek: The Animated Series Now Online (US only)

After the original Star Trek live-action series went into syndication, demand for new adventures on the Enterprise hit a fever pitch. To continue the popularity of the show, Filmation teamed up with Gene Roddenberry for an animated series featuring most of the original cast voicing their corresponding characters (the exception was Checkov, who was cut […]

Minas Tirith – The Matchsticks Edition

Using 420,000 matchsticks, hardcore hobbyist Patrick Acton recreated this amazing reproduction of LOTR’s Minas Tirith city. The model is currently on display at the Matchstick Marvels Tourist Center in Gladbrook, IA. [Via]

Man vs. Shadow Army: Fight! [Video]

Check out the following video featuring Japanese actor Taichi Saotone as he fights his way through an army of shadow clouds, and then, against his own shadow self. Enjoy!

Just Ask Greedo [Picture]

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Beauty, Brains and Badassery: The Sexiest Geek Girls Alive

Here at Geeks are Sexy, we pride ourselves on knowing what constitutes a genuine sexy geek girl. After many long hours of strenuous research and careful scientific analysis, we’ve developed a complex method to determine whether a girl is actually a sexy geek. First, we determine if she does geek stuff (science, technology, gaming, etc.). […]

The X-Men Family Tree [Pic]

I’m not gonna lie: I forgot about Nate Grey and Stryfe. (And don’t characters in the X-Men universe have the best names? C’mon, the guy is named Azazel.) I’m sure some of you Geeks know these things better than I do, though. Any surprises here? [source]

Watson Wins!

“A supercomputer that soundly thrashed two of humankind’s most successful players at their own game.” “What is Watson?” Yes, after taking a strong lead after day two, IBM’s machine took a resounding win at the end of the third and final day of its Jeopardy challenge. Final score: Watson $77,147, Ken Jennings $24,000, Brad Rutter […]

Let’s Celebrate: All Your Base Are Belong To Us Turns Ten Today!

Yep geeks, the Internet’s first big meme turns ten today! Somebody set us up a cake… or something. [Via]

Jeopardy computer dominant but not perfect

The IBM computer “Watson” has established a clear lead after two days of its gameshow challenge against Jeopardy champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. But thankfully for those fearing 2011 may be the year the machines take over, it has made a couple of flubs. The three-episode challenge is an attempt to test IBM’s abilities […]

The Economics of Star Wars [Infographic]

When George Lucas was negotiating with 20th Century Fox to make the first movie, the director opted for a meek salary while negotiating for final cut of the film, 40 percent of the net box-office gross, all right to future sequels and ownership of all the merchandising rights for “Star Wars.”

Beautiful: Life Looks for Life – The Sagan Series

I don’t know about you guys, but this video, along with the first one of the series, left me with tears streaming down my face and a sense that there’s something much more important then myself out there. It seems that Sagan has that effect on people. Thank you for everything Carl. Yeah, I know, […]