Category Archive: List

May 22 2014

5 Tolkien Characters too Big for the Big Screen

I’ve had this theory for a while that some movies don’t adequately communicate the terror of the monsters simply due to the shear size of said monsters. People just can’t wrap their minds around a creature that trips on 700 foot sky scrapers in the same way they trip on a coffee table. Think about …

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Apr 28 2014

Who Knew: 13 Facts about Lightsabers

We all know that lightsabers can vary in color somewhat but did you know that they can actually come in any color. Turns out they can. So those of you that complained about Mace Windu’s purple lightsaber, including me, can just go right ahead and shut up. How about this one. Originally all the light …

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Apr 15 2014

Been There: the 50 Most Frustrating Moments in Video Games

As much joy as video games bring to our lives they call also be a major source of stress and frustration. Even though the stress is undo and the frustration you brought on yourself it doesn’t make them any less real. How many times have you thrown a controller across the room because it keeps …

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Mar 03 2014

Have All the Money: Richest Disney Villains

As we’ve all heard repeated a million times by after-school specials, “crime doesn’t pay.” Only that’s not true, and you know it if you think about it. Remember that guy in high school who you always suspected was up to something nefarious? Yeah he made a butt-tonne of money. But he’s an idiot so he …

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Feb 24 2014

Want: Mini Museum

If you were looking for something to get me for Make-Up-Your-Own-Holiday Day, it should be this. This is a mini museum containing up to 33 specimens of rare and amazing things. Dinosaur fossils, moon rocks, palm trees from Antarctica, London bridge, etc. Basically everything that you have ever wanted to collect but your mom wouldn’t …

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Jan 15 2014

Disney Character Faces IRL

Can you name any of these? I’ve got a good guess on Mulan, Ursala, Cruela, and Maleficent, and Quasimodo, but that’s about it. I’m also pretty sure that the one second from the right on the top row is Grand Moff Tarkin the commander of the Death Star. He’s a Disney Character now so I …

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Dec 26 2013

Let the Countdown Begin: People Getting Things Stuck In Themselves

People are idiots, if you don’t believe me give them a year to prove it to you and they’ll prove it every single day. Today’s examination of how stupid people can be comes from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and their searchable database of emergency room visits around the country. In the past year …

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Nov 14 2013

Ashrita Furman gets a Documentary

If you’ve never heard of Ashrita Furman then you’re lying to yourself. You’ve heard of him many times you just didn’t realize it was the same guy each time. Ashrita Furman is a record breaker. It’s basically just what it sounds like. He breaks world records. One record he keeps breaking over and over is …

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Nov 05 2013

That’s Kinda Creepy: Disney Princesses With Normal-Sized Eyes

Do you know what the princesses from Disney’s animated movies and all of the people in every Japanese animation have in common? “Tentacles?” That’s gross, no. Their eyes are too big for their face. Now why would anyone draw a character out of proportion? Could it be so you connect with them in some way …

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Sep 03 2013

Good to Know: Geek Sword Series

Every geek and any children they might produce should know a couple of things about the universe. They should know that the answer is 42. Dr. Who is the question. Superman is the greatest super hero there is. And they should know who wields the weapons on the poster above. In case you’re not sure …

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