Nope, not just past, present and future. There are 12 in total, thanks to grammatical aspect. How many different verb tenses are there in a language like English? At first, the answer seems obvious — there’s past, present, and future. But it isn’t quite that simple. Anna Ananichuk explains how thanks to something called grammatical […]
Hey geeks! Since Halloween is now upon us, we’re asking you, dear readers, to send us pictures of your costumes! We’ll be posting a gallery of our favorites in the next few days! I’ll be randomly giving away a t-shirt to a lucky reader who send in a pic! Kindly email your pics to: firstname.lastname@example.org […]
The gaming history of the Assassin’s Creed series, from its root as a sequel to Prince of Persia to the upcoming game in the franchise, Assassin’s Creed: Origins. [beatdownboogie]
In this animated short, The Joker kidnaps Mark Hamill only to discover a surprise about himself. To say more would be to spoil it…
Minecraft has unveiled a pack of skins based on Stranger Things characters in multiple outfits from the show. These are a few of the images: you can check out the full set on the Minecraft site, though be warned a few of them might serve as season two spoilers if you analyze them too intensely.
Different works of fiction have different logic and physics takes on exactly how time travel works in their creative universe. Here’s a great rundown of some of the variants.
Potter fans will never mix up their dinnerware again — as long as they each have a favorite house. This 16-piece collection from Think Geek features a dinner plate, salad plate, bowl and cup with house illustrations and even text from the Sorting Hat’s introduction. As you’d expect, there’s one set each for Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, […]
Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla were two of the most innovative scientists in history, however we they had one of the most bitter rivalries too. We take a look at their feud and who came out on top between AC and DC currencies. [Your Discovery Science]
“Gamer or not, you know Mario. Nintendo’s high-pitched, turtle-squashing Italian plumber has become a beloved stalwart of pop culture. But how did this video game icon come to be? Meet the man behind the mustache, Shigeru Miyamoto. As the artist behind 8-bit classics such as Donkey Kong and Super Mario Bros., Miyamoto is largely responsible […]
The BBC is making a new series of the radio drama of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. It will be based on the sixth book in the “trilogy” plus unpublished Douglas Adams material. The series will be titled “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Hexagonal Phase” and will largely be an adaptation of the […]
Marvel has always been and always will be a reflection of the world right outside our window. That world may change and evolve but the one thing that will never change is the way we tell our stories of heroism. Those stories have room for everyone, regardless of their race, gender, religion or color of […]