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TL;DW: Every ‘X-Men’ Film in Less Than 3 Minutes [Video]

Some people just don’t have the time to watch all 7 films in the X-Men franchise. This is a completely unbiased, 100% accurate and heavily researched (well… sorta) summary of every thing you need to know about X-Men. [Mashable]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 40% Off Guardians of the Galaxy by Abnett & Lanning: The Complete Collection Volume 1 – $20.99

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has Guardians of the Galaxy by Abnett & Lanning: The Complete Collection Volume 1, which is currently the #1 bestseller in the Superhero Comics & Graphic Novels category on the site, for just $20.99. That’s 40% off on the collection’s regular list price of $34.99. (Marvel, […]

How Did Planet Earth Come Into Existence and How Big is it Really? [Science Video]

Planet Earth is this solid thing you are standing on right now. In your everyday life you don’t really waste a thought about how amazing this is. A giant, ancient, hot rock. How did it come into existence and how big is it really? You will be surprised. The ground you are standing on is […]

What Light Can Teach Us About the Universe [Science Video]

Humanity has long been looking at the universe and asking the big questions: How did it begin? How will it end? Cosmologists are searching hard for the answers, but where do they even start? The answer is light. Pete Edwards outlines the six unique messages that light carries which, when put together, disclose a stunning […]

Bitcoin Rival Aims To Help Medical Research

A new crypto-currency is designed to aid medical research as well as function as a medium of exchange. CureCoin, which launched in May but is now being promoted through a publicity campaign, works along the lines of similar currencies such as Bitcoin, but its creation process involves medical research. The units of a crypto-currency aren’t […]

Personality Quiz: How “Badass” Are You? [Comic]

Reminds me of something I’d see on Buzzfeed. :) [Source: Good Noose Comics | Like "Good Noose Comics" on Facebook]

Se7en as an 8-Bit (And 16-Bit!) Video Game

Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Ways to Die… Or is that Seven boss fights?? CineFix presents Se7en, retold via old-school 8-bit (Ok, 16 bit ;) game tech. No quarters or controllers required! [CineFix]

How Captain America: The Winter Soldier Should Have Ended [Video]

Before going into battle, Cap and Team discuss their options and realize they’ve had something very useful in their possession all along. [Hishe]

Douchebag Bosses [Comic]

Yep, been there, done that. [Source: Jesie Castro | Follow Jesie Castro on Twitter]

Honest Trailer: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Secret of the Ooze [Video]

Before you see the Ninja Turtles reboot, relive TMNT’s most infamous on-screen adventure: the totally tubular, Vanilla Ice-flavored ’90s time capsule that is “TMNT 2: The Secret of the Ooze!” [Screen Junkies]

Beautiful: Singing the Halo Theme in an Empty Church [Video]

It sounds even better than the version in an empty stairwell! [rdub205]

Amazon Deal of the Day: Save 65% or More On Select OtterBox Waterproof iPhone 5 & iPhone 5S Cases

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers 65% or more on select OtterBox waterproof iPhone 5 & iPhone 5S cases. Waterproof: fully submergible up to 6.6 ft. (2 m) for 30 minutes (IP-X8) Drop proof: protects device from drops up to 6.6 ft. (2 m) Dust proof: blocks entry of dust and […]

How Do Rockets Work? [Science Video]

This week Reactions makes first contact with the kerbalnauts! Through the fun of Kerbal Space Program, we examine the chemistry of rockets. Featuring Doane College Postdoctoral Fellow Raychelle Burks, Ph.D., we look at solid and liquid propellants and the “ride-able explosion” that is a rocket launch. [Reactions]

Magnificent Groot (Guardians of the Galaxy) Pendant [Pic]

From artist Danica Asurdzic: Groot pendant made of copper wire and gemstones. I’ve used blue sheen labradorite for his eyes, and for the back (flying rocket, inspired by Milano colors – blue, orange and white) I used clear quartz points, orange carnelian from Botswana, blue obsidian – as a “magnifying glass” – for the tiny […]

Lost In Space Sex Geckos: Russia Regains Contact

Russian officials say they’ve regained contact with a satellite containing mating geckos. The satellite had gone out of contact, leading to an unlikely appeal from HBO’s John Oliver. The Foton-M4 satellite launched in July contained an enclosure housing one male and four female geckos. They’ve got a ventilation system, two months’ worth of food and […]

The Night I Became Mega Man [Comic]

Yep, been there, done that. Comic by artist Samantha Leriche-Gionet. [Source: Samantha Leriche-Gionet - Boumeries]

Drax the Destroyer: The Most Literal Alien in the Galaxy [Pics] [Minor Spoilers]

In Guardians of the Galaxy, one of the characters explains that Drax the Destroyer is from a race that takes everything literally, so to pay homage to Drax, designer Samuel Hume created these pictures illustrating a few funny lines that the character says during the film. [Samuel Hume | Via]

Fringe’s Observers Science in Real Life: Passive Recovery of Sound from Vibrations [Video]

If you’ve watched Fringe, you’ve probably seen the observers recover conversations by scanning the surface of glass for slight disturbances, even long after said conversations took place. In the following video, scientists recover sound by observing objects near the source of the sound for micro vibrations, and it works! Ok, it’s not quite like what […]

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