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Witchblade: With so many Choices, Which one will Film Producers Choose?

Witchblade: With so many Choices, Which one will Film Producers Choose?

November 28, 2011 | Comments (1)

Some fans might already be familiar with the fact that there is a feature film version of Witchblade in the works. Originally, there were talks about releasing the movie in 2009, but so far, the release date has been pushed back to 2013. Lately, fans of science fiction and fantasy in general have heard about […]

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The Curiousity Mars Rover Launched Today

The Curiousity Mars Rover Launched Today

November 26, 2011 | Comments (1)

The Mars rover that was supposed to have been launched on Friday, November 25, 2011, has taken flight today. The launch had been rescheduled for the replacement of a suspect battery that is in the flight termination system. This was enough time for engineers to work on the rocket. This is a protective measure in […]

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Lame Joke of the Week - Nerd Season

Lame Joke of the Week – Nerd Season

November 21, 2011 | Comments (2)

It is hunting season in Alabama (and elsewhere) so what an appropriate joke. Nerds aren’t usually funny, this won’t deviate from the norm. Joke paraphrased from one found at the (now defunct) Lifesajoke.com This truck driver hauling a tractor-trailer load of iPads stops for a beer. As he approaches the bar, he sees a big […]

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My Christmas List: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

My Christmas List: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

November 21, 2011 | Comments (2)

While you are looking for the latest new technologies this Christmas, you are going to find that the Samsung Galaxy 10.1 tablet PC is going to be one that is going to fly off the shelves. Offering a large screen, great new features and apps, it is the perfect-sized tablet for surfing the web, watching […]

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Alien Planet 700 Found

Alien Planet 700 Found

November 21, 2011 | Comments (3)

Alien planet number 700 has been discovered by astronomers. The discovery comes less than 20 years since the first world beyond our own solar system was discovered. The total number of exoplanets is at 702, according to Extrasolar Planets. Extrasolar Planets is a database that was put together by Jean Schneider, an astrobiologist. There are […]

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What are the Mysterious Markings in China's Gobi Desert?

What are the Mysterious Markings in China’s Gobi Desert?

November 20, 2011 | Comments (1)

What is going on in the Gobi desert? Wild speculations have made their rounds about the mysterious symbols that seem like they have been carved or etched into the surface of the mostly uninhabited landscape of China’s Gobi desert. Originally spotted by Google Maps satellite, stories that range from likening it to the crop circles […]

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How Many Times Do You Have to Reboot a Series?

How Many Times Do You Have to Reboot a Series?

November 19, 2011 | Comments (2)

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. This seems to be the motto of Hollywood producers, especially when it comes to science fiction and super-hero flicks. Every time an attempt to remake a movie fails, or whenever an actor decides their done with the series, Hollywood just starts from scratch. I can understand […]

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How To Get More Traffic To Your Blog

How To Get More Traffic To Your Blog

November 18, 2011 | Comments (4)

Every geek needs a presence on the internet and blogs are one of the easiest and most basic ways to create a website. If however, you have a blog that isn’t getting the best traffic, there are a few things you can do to get those site visits up. Here are a few elementary suggestions […]

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Nerdy Sci-Fi Videos

Nerdy Sci-Fi Videos

November 17, 2011 | Comments (0)

Sci-fi parodies have been created multiple times to mimic different movies, television shows and franchises. Several attention grabbing spoofs are: Who knew that a flying hand-held grocery basket could look so much like a flying space vehicle? Well, the creators of this short food themed “Star Wars” parody discovered that it could and pieced together […]

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Horror Films of 2012

Horror Films of 2012

November 16, 2011 | Comments (1)

I must say I am not a huge fan of the genre. I can sit through a techno-horror film, like where they are stopping a contagion or some alien monster is stalking your crew members. Otherwise they make me uncomfortable and fidgety until i turn the TV off.  I know some geeks are into horror […]

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What Do Nerds Like?

What Do Nerds Like?

November 14, 2011 | Comments (1)

I recently checked my Google Analytics visitor logs to see what people are searching for when they come across the site. Surprisingly, there are some very weird things that people are looking for. That is for another post though.  One thing that comes up quite often (could be the site title, huh?) is a list […]

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Old School Video Games: Unforgiving

Old School Video Games: Unforgiving

November 14, 2011 | Comments (0)

I was recently going back through my old video game systems, checking in on some of my favorites from way back in the day. The original Zelda, Super Mario Brothers, Mega Man – the classics on which the current video game craze was built. After dusting off the controllers, slotting the old cartridges and sitting […]

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Odd Music Videos

Odd Music Videos

November 12, 2011 | Comments (0)

Nerdy Tik Tok This clever nerd takes Ke$ha’s hit song “Tik Tok” to a new geeky level with his snappy references to “Star Wars”, “Star Trek” and “Dr. Who.” He even went to the trouble of creating an entire video to go with his remake. Unfortunately, singing on-key was not a big priority unlike my […]

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Strong Women in Sci-fi and Fantasy

Strong Women in Sci-fi and Fantasy

November 10, 2011 | Comments (1)

Speaking from a male perspective, I feel I am in a position to examine a phenomenon that is the by-product of the science fiction and fantasy genre. Namely, what is it about the beautiful and often violent women of these genres that draw men in and attract their undying attention? The first thing that comes […]

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People Who Need To Be Slapped - Volume 1

People Who Need To Be Slapped – Volume 1

November 8, 2011 | Comments (0)

Smug Prius Lady http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVdMySWfAIQ This obnoxious gas-bag just can’t stand the fact that someone else in the world drives a car with worse gas mileage than hers. She proceeds to lay out a profanity laced diatribe against a married couple and their children.  All because they had the nerve to keep the truck running while […]

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Daniel X: Extremely Good or Extremely Unfaithful?

Daniel X: Extremely Good or Extremely Unfaithful?

November 7, 2011 | Comments (0)

James Patterson’s The Dangerous Days of Daniel X is possibly going to transition to the silver screen. One of most incredible things about the situation involves the speed at which the novel was optioned. Daniel X was released in July 2008, but New Regency Productions had already obtained the rights to make a movie in […]

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Where Are They Now? The Ladies of Star Trek: TNG Edition

Where Are They Now? The Ladies of Star Trek: TNG Edition

November 6, 2011 | Comments (0)

It’s been 17 years since Star Trek: The Next Generation wrapped after seven successful seasons and a huge collection of awards including 18 Emmys. The series also spawned three successful feature-length films. We’ve already explored what’s going on with the gentlemen of the series, but what about the lovely ladies of the Enterprise D? Read […]

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Geekly Gourmet: Three-Ingredient Recipes for Guys

Geekly Gourmet: Three-Ingredient Recipes for Guys

November 4, 2011 | Comments (0)

Tired of downing Dew and munching on pre-packaged, over-processed substances labeled ‘food’? Knowing that good nutrition is essential for proper brain function, geeks need to eat well to fuel the machine. Here are a few simple, three-ingredient recipes to make for the next CoD or WoW session. Deviously Delightful Dip You will need, for one […]

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Best Halloween Costume Ever

Best Halloween Costume Ever

October 28, 2011 | Comments (0)

I got this picture in an email today. This is the coolest thing I have seen since that old white guy smoked a cig in a Herman Cain video. Yes, this is Han Solo riding a Tauntaun in Hoth garb.  

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Getting Back Into Comics

Getting Back Into Comics

September 19, 2011 | Comments (1)

Over the years, you’ve given up a lot of things. Cartoon character underwear, chocolate milk, comic books. Now that you’re a sophisticated adult, you realize that things were better back when you had those things. Maybe it’s time to give comic books a second chance. Go Digital You can get comics delivered right to your […]

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Nerdy Lolz

Nerdy Lolz

September 14, 2011 | Comments (0)

Ok this last one isn’t nerdy, but it’s freaking hilarious anyway.  The title is “Two of My Favorite Things”.  

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Supercomputers Show Milky Way Formation

Supercomputers Show Milky Way Formation

September 4, 2011 | Comments (0)

If you can stand the cheesy 80’s synthesizer soundtrack, this video created by astrophysicists from the University of Zurich and astronomers from the University of California at Santa Cruz, show how the Milk Way was possibly formed. The animation shows the galactic center stars speed up over time and also provides a visual clue that […]

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Weekly Geeky Digest – 08/27/2011

August 27, 2011 | Comments (0)

I am going to start a weekly collection(who am I kidding, I could never commit to a routine) of cool things I discovered on the interwebs. Hopefully you will find them interesting. The Netflix Aftermath Wars: Blockbuster versus Redbox I have to admit, I’ve never seen a Blockbuster DVD kiosk. And in my city of […]

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Top 5 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Do-Overs

Top 5 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Do-Overs

August 25, 2011 | Comments (0)

Unlike in golf, do-overs of your favorite sci-fi and fantasy works generally suck. Not always, no, but it can be hard to improve on perfection. Just ask Johnny Depp about that creepy Willy Wonka re-make, or anyone that’ll acknowledge the Planet of the Apes do-over. So here’s our list of the ones that work 5) […]

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World War Z Shuffles Away From Being True to the Novel

World War Z Shuffles Away From Being True to the Novel

August 25, 2011 | Comments (0)

World War Z is not your traditional zombie story. Max Brooks managed to create a real and vibrant world where zombie hordes took humanity by surprise in blood and gore and fear. The book is a collection of interviews from a United Nations worker taken after the rise of the zombies and the slow defeat […]

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Ph. D. Candidate Eschew Mirrors, Raises Eyebrows

Ph. D. Candidate Eschew Mirrors, Raises Eyebrows

August 21, 2011 | Comments (0)

  Kjerstin Gruys is attempting to avoid her own image for a year, including mirrors and reflective surfaces. She explained that, after successfully shopping for her wedding dress, she”was getting really, really sick of staring at myself in the mirror. In those moments I felt like the worst version of myself–insecure, indecisive, vain.” She will […]

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Georgetown Basketball Brawl in China

Georgetown Basketball Brawl in China

August 19, 2011 | Comments (0)

Full-scale brawl breaks out at the Georgetown University vs the Bayi Rockets game in China. Real classy.  

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Nerdy or Just Lazy? Three Technologies That Push the Envelope on Sloth

Nerdy or Just Lazy? Three Technologies That Push the Envelope on Sloth

August 15, 2011 | Comments (0)

In today’s tech-crazy world, all kinds of things that were originally more complicated can be accomplished with a few clicks of the mouse or tapped out on touch-pad. Forget buying envelopes, stamps, and waiting weeks for a reply- an email, text, or instant message will suffice. Gone are the days of searching for a payphone […]

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The Strangest Video Games Ever Created

The Strangest Video Games Ever Created

August 14, 2011 | Comments (0)

Video Games have been a part of our culture for the past 30 or so years. From Atari to Xbox we have come along way and had a lot of fun doing it. Many of us have experienced every type of video game you can think of, or so we thought. Here is by far […]

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Google Plus - Social Network Killer?

Google Plus – Social Network Killer?

August 13, 2011 | Comments (0)

Unless you’ve been under a rock for the past few months, you’ve certainly heard about the new social networking war that seems to have cropped up with the introduction of Google’s new Google Plus (or Google+) network. Everyone from the users to that of the “experts” have singled out G+ as the Facebook, Twitter, and […]

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Red Lake Freaks Out the Unlearned: Nerds Point and Laugh

Red Lake Freaks Out the Unlearned: Nerds Point and Laugh

August 2, 2011 | Comments (0)

  The front page of MSN today links to an article stating that the OC Fisher Reservoir has turned, as they call it, ‘blood red’. Located in western Texas in San Angelo State Park, the reservoir was once home to a well-stocked population of bass and was a prized spot for anglers, hikers, and bird […]

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Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine

Twittering Sci-Fi Stars: a Non-Exhaustive List for Star Trek and Firefly

July 19, 2011 | Comments (0)

Launched in July of 2006, Twitter is a micro-blogging site that allows users to post short vignettes of up to 140 characters. By following feeds, you can keep up with all of your friends, as well as celebrities, musicians, and performers. Here are some of the Twitter feeds for the best actors and actresses in […]

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Asked the Highlander, via Freddie Mercury: Who Wants to Live Forever?

Asked the Highlander, via Freddie Mercury: Who Wants to Live Forever?

July 17, 2011 | Comments (0)

The first person to ever live to be 150 years old has already been born, according to Aubrey de Grey, a biomedical gerontologist. One of the co-founders of the non-profit SENS (Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence) Foundation in California, de Grey serves as the chief scientific officer and has authored an encouraging study on the […]

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Gluttony is Not a Sport

Gluttony is Not a Sport

July 6, 2011 | Comments (0)

The ability of one man to scarf down 62 hot dogs in ten minutes is somehow front-page news according to Yahoo. As a paragon of geek culture, I simply can’t fathom why this dubious achievement is worthy of news, let alone the front page. Not only is this dangerous and wasteful, it’s disgusting. To make […]

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Transformers Blows Up Box Office: Reactions Mixed

Transformers Blows Up Box Office: Reactions Mixed

July 5, 2011 | Comments (0)

  Transformers: Dark of the Moon (and oh how that title screams for another noun, like SIDE) has raked in $97.4 million dollars, making it the top-grossing opening weekend in film this year. Some fans are blowing up the ‘net, raving about the awesome graphics and 3D shooting techniques. However, critics and a boatload of […]

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Supporters Save Series, But Could They Back One?

Supporters Save Series, But Could They Back One?

June 26, 2011 | Comments (0)

The Nielsen ratings are not always the infallible statistics critics and pundits would have us believe. In fact, there are a veritable truckload of shows that have been saved by a loyal fan base expressing their outrage at an undeserved cancellation. When pleading, threatening, sending postcards, and spamming the network’s contact email doesn’t work, fans […]

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Asteroid Coming Close on Monday

Asteroid Coming Close on Monday

June 25, 2011 | Comments (0)

Only discovered on June 22nd, an asteroid the size of a house (estimates are from 10 to 50 yards in diameter) will come within 7,630 miles from Earth’s surface on Monday, June 27th at 17:00 UCT (noon in the centeral U.S.). For reference the moon is 200,000 miles away from the Earth. Kudos to LINEAR […]

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Nerdly Videos: Dancing Edition

Nerdly Videos: Dancing Edition

June 23, 2011 | Comments (0)

In my wanderings around the ‘net, I have amassed quite a favorites folder. Most of it is work related, some links are to blogs I frequent, but, on the very bottom of the list, I have compiled a sub-folder that exists purely for the laughs. Here are my top four picks for nerdalicious, awesomely bad […]

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Make Your Own Backyard Listening Station

Make Your Own Backyard Listening Station

June 21, 2011 | Comments (0)

Humans have long questioned whether or not the Earth is home to the only intelligent life in the universe. As technology has advanced, more people have become interested in searching for extraterrestrial intelligence, creating a field known as “SETI.” SETI is an acronym that stands for the “Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence,” and professional astronomers and […]

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Geek Health: The Three Most Terrifying Diseases You've Probably Never Heard Of

Geek Health: The Three Most Terrifying Diseases You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

June 18, 2011 | Comments (4)

While the jocks of the world may be freaked out by the loss of body control associated with Huntingdon’s Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or Parkinson’s Disease, those who value their intellect have other fears lurking in the recesses of their superior minds. Dementia. Alzheimer’s Disease. Amnesia. All waiting to attack without warning! Scared yet? […]

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Google plus Facebook equals Doom

Google + Facebook = Doom

June 16, 2011 | Comments (0)

Google and Facebook are both among the most potentially evil corporations imaginable. If they’re not releasing your private information with ‘accidental’ security breeches, they’re picking and choosing what information they think you should know. Can you imagine if the two joined forces? What a nightmare! Here are my predictions for the horrors that would befall […]

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Raising Nerdlings: Should You Home School?

Raising Nerdlings: Should You Home School?

June 13, 2011 | Comments (0)

Whether your kids are young and approaching school age or are already in school and expressing dissatisfaction, home schooling is a topic that many smart parents are taking into consideration. While statistics on exactly how many children are home-schooled are impossible to extrapolate due to lack of registration, many extraordinarily successful people have been home […]

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The Three Most Embarrassing Moments of Star Trek TV

The Three Most Embarrassing Moments of Star Trek TV

June 8, 2011 | Comments (1)

As a life-long fan of all thing Trek, I’m sure I’m not alone in being nonplussed, outraged, or simply stupefied by some of the dubious decisions made for the shows. Casting, opening themes, and even some of the plot elements have caused me great pause over the course of five television series. My peeves concerning […]

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Yellow Batters

Geek 101: Getting the Most Battery Life Out of Your Gadgets

June 2, 2011 | Comments (0)

In our hyper-mobile, communication-hungry society, tethering yourself to a collection of portable gadgets has become an accepted standard of living. If you’re tied to your cellphone, iPod, laptop, and Bluetooth device 24/7, you know how annoying it is to be caught with a dead or malfunctioning battery. However, there are several practices you can adopt […]

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Nerdy Couple

How to Put Up With A Nerdy Significant Other

May 30, 2011 | Comments (0)

Have you found yourself in a relationship with someone who seems like they’re cheating on you – with fictional characters? It can be extremely frustrating to be with someone who spends hours every day playing video games or role playing games. Sometimes, it may feel like they don’t want to be with you, or care […]

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Find Aliens at Home

SETI Allows You to Help Search for Aliens

May 27, 2011 | Comments (0)

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” Dr. Carl Sagan The question of whether or not we are alone in the universe has plagued humanity for ages. With the advance of science and space exploration, the possibility of finding life occurring elsewhere in the universe is becoming more and more likely. However, the gulf […]

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Rockstars of Science

Rockstars of Science – James F. Bell III

May 27, 2011 | Comments (1)

Professor James F. Bell III is an astronomy scientist who has recently received the Carl Sagan Medal for Excellence in Public Communication in Planetary Science for his contributions in bringing the public greater understanding of current discoveries and research in the planetary sciences. Professor Bell’s work focuses on creating complete pictures of the different physical […]

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The Five Most Stupid Things People Do on Facebook

May 25, 2011 | Comments (0)

There’s a ton of articles making noise on the web about stupid things people do on social media sites to get themselves fired. While being conscientious about the fact your boss and coworkers can see your posts is great, it’s not the end of the line. Although some geeks are very Facebook etiquette-savvy, others need […]

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Ten Signs You Are a CoD: Black Ops Addict

Ten Signs You Are a CoD: Black Ops Addict

May 23, 2011 | Comments (0)

Call of Duty: Black Ops is a first-person shooter game wherein multiple users can band together and blow one another away over and over again in a series of interactive environments. With several different modes, a plethora of weapons, and a seemingly-endless amount of other players to take on, Black Ops can become quite an […]

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Geekly Gourmet: Sustenance for the Cerebral Soul

May 22, 2011 | Comments (0)

When intellect is your most prized attribute, keeping it sharp is one of your number one priorities. Knowing what to eat to keep your brain humming along at peak efficiency can be tough. Energy drinks, meal replacement bars, and protein shakes have all been known to make wild claims of increasing mental alertness and stamina. […]

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Two animated guys at the office

Uh Oh, I Discovered Xtranormal

May 22, 2011 | Comments (0)

Maybe I am easily amused, but this text to speech animation creator is the coolest thing.  And it is responsible for the unlimited number of Yo mama joke fights on youtube.  So I had to join in and make one. Go make your own.

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Jennifer Connelly

Women of Sci-Fi Spotlight: Jennifer Connelly

May 22, 2011 | Comments (0)

Now 40, Jennifer Connelly has been working for thirty years. A polyglot who is fluent in French, Italian, and English, she has excelled in virtually every arena she has tried. A successful child model, she segued seamlessly into acting before taking up humanitarian causes with Amnesty International. A mother twice, she is currently expecting her […]

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Asteroid Impacting Earth

We Are Going to Need More Bruce Willis!

May 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

Discovered on December 28, 2005, the asteroid 2005 YU55 made its first pass of the Earth on April 19th. Passing within 1.5 million miles of Earth, which is roughly six times the difference between us and the moon, the asteroid then continued on its trip around the sun. While this asteroid has been deemed harmless, […]

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Deep Space 9 Station

Sci-Fi Retro: DS9 Series Finale Revisited

May 20, 2011 | Comments (2)

June 2nd will mark the 12-year anniversary since the series finale of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Having recently re-watched all seven seasons in sequential order over the last few months, primarily while working at my computer, I am left with quite a mixed reaction to the series finale. Whether you think the Bajorans were […]

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Rosie Huntington Whiteley

Transformers Fans Inquire: Who is Rosie Huntington-Whiteley?

May 19, 2011 | Comments (1)

With Megan Fox not reprising her role as Mikaela Banes, director Michael Bay was forced to consider a new love interest for the upcoming film Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Instead of plucking an actress from the A-list ranks of proven, bankable names, Bay has chosen Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. Who? Exactly. Rosie was discovered by Profile […]

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Once Upon a Time Coming to ABC

May 18, 2011 | Comments (0)

It seems that the major networks are taking to fairy tales for their fall line-ups. NBC has a trailer up on IMDb.com for their new series, Grimm: Once Upon a Crime, and ABC has put together a very respectable cast for their new venture entitled Once Upon a Time. Featuring such names as Jennifer Morrison, […]

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Model in Atari Shirt

The Gump Tees Story

May 17, 2011 | Comments (0)

From childhood, I was entranced by all things geeky. While other kids were out playing tag and riding bikes, I was in the basement setting up my first underground lair. My lab centered around my interests and was quickly cluttered with comic books, chemistry sets, empty Mountain Dew cans, and gutted computer towers. My friends […]

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Nerdy Girl in Glasses

Where to Meet Smart Ladies (And Places to Avoid)

May 17, 2011 | Comments (0)

Now that you know how to date successfully, many of you are already whining. “But Matt, where do we meet the ladies? I work hunched in a cubicle, surrounded by a hundred other guys. The only female I see daily works at the Starbucks in the lobby, and she’s a grandma to sixteen!” Relax, guys, […]

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Women of Sci-Fi Spotlight: Carrie-Anne Moss

Women of Sci-Fi Spotlight: Carrie-Anne Moss

May 16, 2011 | Comments (1)

Most recognized for her role as Trinity in The Matrix series, Carrie-Anne Moss can’t get away with the usual Hollywood disguise of wearing sunglasses to gain some anonymity. ” I cannot wear sunglasses,” she says, “as soon as I put them on, people recognize me.” While the svelte mother of three may not be able […]

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Arnold Schwarzenegger in the News: Will He Be Back?

Arnold Schwarzenegger in the News: Will He Be Back?

May 16, 2011 | Comments (2)

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s personal and professional lives have been front-page news lately. The announcement of his separation from his wife of 25 years last Monday was indeed sad news, but other recent reports concerning the fifth installment of the Terminator series has caused a flurry of excitement from fans. At a well-preserved 63 years old, Arnold […]

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