Star Wars Celebrates 40th Anniversary Today!

Today is the 40th anniversary of the theatrical release of Star Wars (or as it was later renamed, Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.) To put things into context, Star Wars is as old today as Disney’s Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs was in 1977. While it seems laughable today, the initial […]

Five Traumatic 80s Cartoons That Might Have Scarred Me For Life

Being an 80s kid sure had its perks. I mean, we had it good. The heyday of consoles, some of the best geek movie franchises in history, and of course, some of the most amazing hand-drawn animation to ever hit the screen. But that’s not to say everything was good. In fact, if you were […]

10 Most Mysterious Places on Earth

The world is a strange place, filled with even stranger places that are ripe with intrigue and full of unanswered questions. From the circular mysticism of Stonehenge to strange places far less well known, here are the ten most mysterious places on Earth, via Mindchop.

QUESTION: Are You Hiding Any Black Holes In Your Geek Life?

So, it’s no secret that geek culture, in many ways, is bolstered around the concept of cred. Geek cred. You know what I mean. You don’t sit down at an RPG table for the first time with a new group without mentioning your experience playing various editions and classes. You don’t go to a Jonathan […]

The Fascinating History of Tea [Video]

Did you know that tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world right after water? Here’s a short video from the folks at TED Education exploring the origins of tea and how the beverage became so popular. [TED Ed]

Montreal Celebrates 375th Anniversary With MINDBLOWING Light Show [Video]

Back in May 17, 1642, French colonist Jeanne Mance and Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve led settlers unto what we now know as the island of Montreal (Quebec, Canada.) Yesterday evening, 375 years later, the city celebrated its birthday by clothing one of its most beautiful bridges, the Jacques Cartier bridge, in an animated light show […]

Let it Roll: Five Ways to Let Loose and Have Fun Playing Tabletop RPGs

One of the most common questions I get asked about having a weekly D&D group is how to start it in the first place. Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer to that. But what some people fail to see, I think, is that even when you have a group it doesn’t mean instant success. Once you’ve […]

Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King – What’s the Difference? (Book vs. Movie)

From Cinefix: The third and final installment of our saga about Peter Jackson’s saga based on JRR Tolkein’s saga is here! Without further adieu and no restraint on spoilers, What’s the Difference?!?! Previously on GAS: –Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – What’s the Difference? –Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers […]

Small Details In Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 Only Huge Fans Understood

Warning: Major spoilers ahead! After all the hype, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 proved itself a worthy successor to the first film. With another Awesome Mix Tape blasting and another round of adventures for Star-Lord and his gang of unlikely heroes, Vol. 2 offered up the same mix of action and comedy fans have […]

10 Archaeological Discoveries That Rewrote History

These 10 amazing archaeological discoveries changed the way we think about the modern world! From finding the first ever computer to finding ancient humans the size of Hobbits. [AllTime10s]

May The Fourth Be With You: Happy Star Wars Day!

I don’t want to stereotype here and say that all geeks are excited about today, but I’m willing to bet that a fair number of you have May 4th marked on the calendar, just like Grandma’s birthday and that long-awaited game release. (Half-Life 3, anyone? Sigh.) For those of you who have a smartphone, there’s […]

Wonder Woman – A Symbol of Progress (The History of Wonder Woman)

Here’s a brief look at the history of one of comics most enduring legends, Wonder Woman! [Kaptainkristian]