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

In this video, CineFix begins a 3 part journey through Middle-earth with J.R.R. Tolkien’s classics and Peter Jackson’s epic adaptations. With no restraint on spoilers, it’s time to ask, What’s the Difference?!? [CineFix]

Math Lovers and Bakers, Rejoice! Today is Pi Day!

Hey everyone, today is Pi day! For those not in the know, Pi day is celebrated by math enthusiasts (as well as bakers) all around the world each year on March 14th for the simple reason that Pi= 3.141592…, and 3.14 = March 14. Yeah, I know, this is kind of ridiculous, but hey, why […]

Staying at a Tokyo Capsule Hotel [Video]

Capsule hotels are dream come true for budget travellers – particularly in upmarket Ginza in Tokyo. [Abroad in Japan]

Adult Disney Fans Are Weird (And Amazing!) [Video]

Disclaimer: I’m part of those weird people and I’m really proud of it. As a Canadian, I’ve only been to Disney World once (in 2010,) and I’ve been looking forward to my second visit for YEARS now. Unfortunately, bringing a family of 5 there is crazy expensive, so I’m waiting for them to open the […]

Remembering The Sinclair ZX81 Computer 36 Years Later

One of the main reasons I enjoyed the Micro Men drama so much was that it featured all three computers (other than PCs) which I have owned in my life. And by owned I mean “had access to in my home as a child”. The first such machine is the ZX81, Sinclair’s second home machine, […]

Dad Build Rollercoaster For Toddler [Video]

When a kid claims to have a rollercoaster in their backyard, classmates usually know it’s a tall tale. That’s not the case with young Wyatt Brazelton — partly because he’s only two, and partly because his dad Scott really has built a rollercoaster, powered by elbow grease and gravity.

NES Box Art Becomes Wall Art

ThinkGeek is selling canvas art with a choice of four classic NES title box images. Each canvas cost $15.99, is 19″ by 13″ and is officially licensed by Nintendo. You can choose between Duck Hunt, Metroid, Super Mario Bros and The Legend of Zelda. Check them out at ThinkGeek.

Solar System Rings

Solar system necklaces aren’t that uncommon, but this is a new twist on planetary jewellery. Created by etsy seller jamincjewelry, it’s a stackable set of rings, meaning you can easily keep up with the latest arguments over definitions. Sadly this has already sold, but the seller does take commissions.

Richard E Grant: It’s Time For A Female Doctor

As the hunt for the successor to Peter Capaldi continues, a former Doctor (of sorts) says its time for a female incarnation. Richard E Grant, who played the Doctor in an animated series that’s now generally considered non-canon, discussed the topic in an interview with SyFy Wire.

Pokemon Cards Turned Into Art [Pics]

When your Pokemon card gets too battered and beaten to play anymore, it can now become an artwork. Facebook user ‘Lunumbra‘ takes commissions to use the character image as the centerpiece of a custom miniature painting across the entire card. [Via Nerd Approved]

ALIENS Tiki Mugs [Pics]

These 8″, 16oz Tiki Mugs are the second in a series of culture-themed ceramic mugs from Mondo Tees, following on from a Gremlins range last year. The standard versions are blue, but there’ll be four other limited edition colors, including a dark green Acid Blood version.

Video Game Story Time: The Origin of The Legend of Zelda

With Breath of the Wild just around the corner, now seems like a great time to visit one of the coolest stories in Nintendo history. When Shigeru Miyamoto was a child, he’d wander the hillsides of Sonobe Japan. One day, the adventures he went on would become the basis of the very first game in […]