How QWERTY Conquered Keyboards

There’s a big chance your keyboard says QWERTY. In this episode of Vox’s Overrated, Phil Edwards investigates the keyboard’s history. [VOX]

Top 10 Cinematographers of All Time

This week we’re looking back at best DPs to ever let light touch film. From every era, from all over the world, from all walks of life, these are the best cinematographers of all time. The Picks: 10 – The beginnings, Billy Bitzer 9 – The Golden Age, Gregg Toland 8 – Transition to color, […]

The History and Evolution Of Female Superheroes (1940 – Today) [Video]

From The Woman in Red, who first appear in Thrilling Comics #2 (Mar. 1940) up to Riri Williams (Ironheart) in 2016, here is the history and evolution of female superheroes by Youtube channel Ladylike. [Ladylike]

Top 10 Movie Props of All Time

With all the attention actors, directors and cinematography get sometimes it’s easy to forget about the little things. Props can be tools, weapons, character builders or maguffins and these are the 10 best of all time. [CinemaFix]

Ghostbusters: A Movie About Nothing [Video Essay]

What is Ghostbusters really about? What’s the theme? Does it even have one? Let’s find out! [Patrick (H) Willems]

Unfinished Terry Pratchett Novels Flattened By Steamroller

A hard drive with as many as 10 unfinished Terry Pratchett novels has been flattened by a steamroller. But it’s what he wanted. Pratchett had left instructions that any unfinished work be destroyed in just such a manner. He had said he wanted to be sure that nobody was able to complete any works after […]

50 Things a Geek Should Know [Infographic]

From popular culture to tech knowledge, here are 50 things geeks should know! You probably don’t know all of them, but hey, this is what being a geek is all about: learning new and interesting things! If you are reading this from the front page, I’ve included the infographic after the “read more” link below.

Fahrenheit 451: First Shooting Pic

Here’s the first image released from the filming of HBO’s movie adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. As we previously covered, it’s the first on-screen version of the story for more than 50 years and stars Michael B Jordan in the lead role of Montag, a fireman who questions his work of burning outlawed books. […]

Game Of Thrones: S7E01 Explained

Some of us are avid Game of Thrones viewers who instantly get every reference, subtlety and callback. Others of us watch every episode but have to admit to sometimes missing things or losing track of exactly who everyone is and how they got where they are. This video is for the latter group.

Nickolodeon Slime: The Secret Recipe

Depending on your age, you’ll likely associate a particular Nickolodeon show with green slime: for me it’s You Can’t Do That On Television. Now former network presenter Mark Summers reveals exactly what was in the slime and why it was safe to eat. [Via: Neatorama]

BBC: Female Doctor Is Canon

The BBC has issued a formal response to people complaining about the casting of a female actor as the next incarnation of Doctor Who, pointing out that it’s already been established that Time Lords can switch gender. The comments come as part of the BBC’s formal complaints review process in which it publicly responds on […]

Tormund Has His Say On Brienne Crush [Video]

Many Game Of Thrones viewers have commented on the obvious adoration (or lust) that Tormund has for Brienne, with all manner of screencaps, GIFs and musical tributes. Now actor Kristofer Hivju has created a video giving his take on the whole affair…