Epic Stop Motion Lego Star Wars Lightsaber Battle

This video was made by YouTube user xxxfancypantsxxx as part of an animation challenge on bricksinmotion.com, and as I’m sure you noticed, “epic” doesn’t really do justice to the work that was done here. I mean, even in my mid-thirties, I’d totally go and see something like this if it were to be released on […]

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Optimus! Watch your Nuts!

Humanity hangs in the balance as Optimus Prime and Megamunk fight in a battle to the death! [Via Flickr / Powerpig]

The Dork Anthem: Yeah, I Believe in Magic!

When I stumbled on this this morning, I though that it would be another poorly composed amateur nerd-themed song, but boy was I wrong. Dave and Brian‘s “The Dork Anthem” has to be one of the most awesome music video I’ve listened to so far this year. I only have one problem with the name […]

Lego Star Wars Foosball Table

Whatever you get when you combine games, Star Wars, and Lego construction has to be awesome. When it’s big and useful, it’s doubly awesome! Stefan built a foosball table completely from Lego bricks and manned it with Star Wars minifigs, for Mocpages. This is my original LEGO Star Wars Soccer Table, it’s fully playable. Two […]

Symphony of Science: The Poetry of Reality

The Poetry of Reality is John Boswell’s fifth installment in the Symphony of Science series. The video features 12 scientists and science enthusiasts, including Michael Shermer, Jacob Bronowski, Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Richard Dawkins, Jill Tarter, Lawrence Krauss, Richard Feynman, Brian Greene, Stephen Hawking, Carolyn Porco, and PZ Myers, promoting science through words of […]

Lego Star Wars

Every once in a while when I’m looking through Flickr for geeky pics, I come across an entire set from a single photographer that is worth sharing. This time the awesome geekiness comes from Balakov, who likes to take pictures of lego storm troopers. As worthy a subject as any! Here are a few of […]

Music for the Disembodied: Holographic Talking Heads by Neurosonics

You try and come up with a better headline. My first thought is that this looks like something out of a Futurama episode. The only way it would be any cooler is if they had used the cast of Star Trek as heads. (via Neatorama)

Oh, for the Love of Science!

There are a few rules of thumb about making a good fictional movie. “Introduce character, introduce conflict, show resolution” is common when it comes to structure. Avoid excessive exposition (using dialogue as a shortcut for explaining background) is another. Now a physics professor has a proposal for another rule: only break the laws of physics […]