“Wanna come over and cuddle?”
Redditor fungiside was in the right place at the right time to capture this awesome image of a giant digital billboard during a video calibration test. We’re pretty sure this is a lot more fun to look at than whatever advertisement was...Show More Summary
One year Critical Hits: a history of a the battle between gamers and game-designers for nuance in combat systems: The early history of role-playing games seems like a constant battle between the creators of Dungeons & Dragons and its fans. Show More Summary
The Hurdy Gurdy is an instrument that was used in medieval times to make people get jiggy. The instrument itself was made of wood and stringed, as you can see, but how you play it is what sets it apart from most other musical instrument. Show More Summary
You have other hobbies (and a job) but nothing beats the sense of accomplishment you feel when you make something for someone you love and they can't stop raving about it.
Comics creator and historian Trina Robbins recently published Pretty in Ink: North American Women Cartoonists, 1896-2013, and an art exhibit from Robbins’ collection, inspired by the book, is on display at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco. Show More Summary
1. Get Pumpkin Spice Lattes IV’d directly into your blood stream, with extra whip.
A way back when, sometime around the initial release of Return of the Jedi, George Lucas talked about his idea for a trilogy of Star Wars trilogies, and that one of the through-lines for that trilogy would be the presence of the droids C3PO and R2D2. In fact, the story would be, in essence, told […]
After I was done listing his accompaniments like some human version of Linkedin, one of the guys sitting with us looked at me earnestly and said, “… but is he a good person, does he treat you well?”
Some may be disappointed that Neil Gaiman’s Sandman comic series isn’t getting a proper television series (instead being regulated to a 2-hour movie), but it looks like one of Morpheus’ co-stars is getting to move to the small screen instead. You may remember him from the ‘Season of Mists’ story arc (Sandman issues #21-28), though […]
Keats wanted to write himself, but without the instruction of a mentor, he struggled.
Along came this guy who for the first time made me feel like I was the focus of the encounter and my satisfaction was the most important thing.
Earth vs The Invaders by Piercek25 Everyone on Earth had always assumed The Invaders were just something game designers made up for their arcade game Space Invaders, and because of our lack of interplanetary knowledge they were able to invade unopposed. Show More Summary
Lorraine Loots, an artist in Cape Town, South Africa, calls her series "Postcards for Ants." They're teeny tiny yet richly detailed and precisely rendered pictures of landscapes and everyday objects. Many of them, as you can see, are smaller than a 1-pound coin. Show More Summary
The Captain America Roll Up Scarf unrolls to a generous 6'5" scarf; you can also get other heroes to order, as well as sushi rolls. (via Geeky Merch) Read the rest
Everybody wants to be in show business. As if performing in a classical music contest wasn't stressful enough, flautist Yukie Ota had to deal with an overly aggressive fan in the form of a butterfly perched on her face. Not only didShow More Summary
In this episode of You Are Not So Smart David McRaney explores ego depletion and all the things that can cause it, from feeling rejection to holding back tears to avoiding the temptation of cookies. Read the rest
Has the federal government banned public school students from bringing their lunches from home?
"They want a movie version of love."
It feels healthy to be nice to people.