The Gaming History of Assassin’s Creed [Video]

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]

Meta Mark Hamill Meets The Joker

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 Gets Stranger Things Skin Pack

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.

How Time Travel Works In Fiction

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.  

It’s Harry Pottery With New Dinner Set

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, […]

Why Tesla and Edison Had an Infamous Rivalry

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]

How Mario Got His Mustache (and His Name!)

“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 […]

Hitchhiker’s Guide Returns To Radio

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 It will be based on the sixth book in the “trilogy” plus unpublished Douglas Adams material.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 […]

An Important Message from Stan Lee and Marvel: Heroism, Positivity, Inclusion and Acceptance

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 […]

Geordi La Forge Read “Goodnight Boom” to a Slumbering Neil deGrasse Tyson [Video]

“Goodnight Moon” as read by LeVar Burton to Neil deGrasse Tyson at the #ArtemisonAudible event at NYCC 2017. [StarTalk Radio | Via LS]

7 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Blade Runner

Blade Runner 2049 is out this Friday – PLUS, this year marks the 35th anniversary of the original. To celebrate the rich history of Blade Runner, the folks from CineFi give it the spotlight on this episode of “Things you Didn’t Know.” [CineFix]

RIP Monty Hall: Explaining the Monty Hall Problem

Update: This article was originally posted in May 2010. We’ve just learned that Canadian-American game show host Monty Hall died last Saturday at the age of 96. Read more about the puzzle that was named after him below. It’s a fact: a lot of people get confused over probability problems. For example, most geek reading […]