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Game of Throne's Jack Gleeson out on a romantic evening. 

Game of Throne's Jack Gleeson out on a romantic evening. 

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Where can we download some of those character sheets?

daveyoufool:

And now, the most useless measurement system imaginable.

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We open on my new favorite character to love-hate, Eugene — whom I will be referring to as “Doctor Mullet” for the rest of ever — who is saying, “Looking at the fossil records, you cannot say for certain that this infection isn’t what killed the dinosaurs.” Um. Um? No. I’m pretty sure I can say for certain that it wasn’t, because there aren’t zombie dinosaurs currently walking around. Although I’m going to make a note of that idea for my next pitch meeting with Asylum Entertainment. 

Read the rest of our recap of The Walking Dead 4x15, “Us.”

We open on my new favorite character to love-hate, Eugene — whom I will be referring to as “Doctor Mullet” for the rest of ever — who is saying, “Looking at the fossil records, you cannot say for certain that this infection isn’t what killed the dinosaurs.” Um. Um? No. I’m pretty sure I can say for certain that it wasn’t, because there aren’t zombie dinosaurs currently walking around. Although I’m going to make a note of that idea for my next pitch meeting with Asylum Entertainment. 

Read the rest of our recap of The Walking Dead 4x15, “Us.”

victoria-q-nerdballs:

Black Widow ain’t here to play games, girls. 

We have fun here.

victoria-q-nerdballs:

Black Widow ain’t here to play games, girls. 

We have fun here.

Learn the History of the Term “Winter Soldier” and Why Ed Brubaker Used the Name in Captain America

With Captain America: The Winter Soldier coming out, soon I was curious about where the name “Winter Soldier” came from. It turns out it’s a lot more than just a cool-sounding name comic book writer Ed Brubaker came up with. It has its roots in the Vietnam War and even goes back to Thomas Paine.
I first became curious about the origins of the term “Winter Soldier” after hearing podcast host Jesse Thorn mention it a few times on his show Jordan, Jesse, Go! He was put off by Marvel’s use of the phrase due to its association with the Vietnam War’s Winter Soldier Hearings.
Rather than paraphrasing him, I reached out to Thorn about his feelings on the situation. Here is his reply: […]

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Learn the History of the Term “Winter Soldier” and Why Ed Brubaker Used the Name in Captain America

With Captain America: The Winter Soldier coming out, soon I was curious about where the name “Winter Soldier” came from. It turns out it’s a lot more than just a cool-sounding name comic book writer Ed Brubaker came up with. It has its roots in the Vietnam War and even goes back to Thomas Paine.

I first became curious about the origins of the term “Winter Soldier” after hearing podcast host Jesse Thorn mention it a few times on his show Jordan, Jesse, Go! He was put off by Marvel’s use of the phrase due to its association with the Vietnam War’s Winter Soldier Hearings.

Rather than paraphrasing him, I reached out to Thorn about his feelings on the situation. Here is his reply: […]

(read more)

Man, who even drinks alcohol anymore? Boring, right? Tim Shaw from National Geographic Channel’s None Of The Above prefers to use the stuff in cool science experiments, and he stopped by the Swift Hibernian Lounge in the Lower East Side to show us some of his favorites that you can try your yourself at home, including the “whiskey bong” above.

Learn How To Make Whiskey Bongs With Tim Shaw, Star of Nat Geo’s None Of The Above

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Everyone knows that Dungeons & Dragons is a secret tool of the devil to lure young, impressionable minds away from their rightful savior and forever trap their souls in unholy perdition, right? Well, in case you didn’t know, the upcoming Zombie Orpheus Entertainment-produced film Dark Dungeons is going to set you straight this summer.

That Chick Tract About Dungeons & Dragons Is Getting Made Into a Movie

Everyone knows that Dungeons & Dragons is a secret tool of the devil to lure young, impressionable minds away from their rightful savior and forever trap their souls in unholy perdition, right? Well, in case you didn’t know, the upcoming Zombie Orpheus Entertainment-produced film Dark Dungeons is going to set you straight this summer.

That Chick Tract About Dungeons & Dragons Is Getting Made Into a Movie

midtowncomics:

Disney CEO Bob Iger announced this morning that Star Wars Episode VII will take place 30 years after Return Of The Jedi and will start filming in May.
Enjoy this fun fan-made poster.

midtowncomics:

Disney CEO Bob Iger announced this morning that Star Wars Episode VII will take place 30 years after Return Of The Jedi and will start filming in May.

Enjoy this fun fan-made poster.

8bitfuture:


NASA Releases First Interactive Mosaic of Lunar North Pole.






Scientists, using cameras aboard NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), have created the largest high resolution mosaic of our moon’s north polar region. The six-and-a-half feet (two-meters)-per-pixel images cover an area equal to more than one-quarter of the United States.
The images making up the mosaic were taken by the two LRO Narrow Angle Cameras, which are part of the instrument suite known as the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC). The cameras can record a tremendous dynamic range of lit and shadowed areas.
Web viewers can zoom in and out, and pan around an area. Constructed from 10,581 pictures, the mosaic provides enough detail to see textures and subtle shading of the lunar terrain. Consistent lighting throughout the images makes it easy to compare different regions.
To view the image with zoom and pan capability, visit: http://lroc.sese.asu.edu/gigapan.

8bitfuture:

NASA Releases First Interactive Mosaic of Lunar North Pole.

Scientists, using cameras aboard NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), have created the largest high resolution mosaic of our moon’s north polar region. The six-and-a-half feet (two-meters)-per-pixel images cover an area equal to more than one-quarter of the United States.

The images making up the mosaic were taken by the two LRO Narrow Angle Cameras, which are part of the instrument suite known as the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC). The cameras can record a tremendous dynamic range of lit and shadowed areas.

Web viewers can zoom in and out, and pan around an area. Constructed from 10,581 pictures, the mosaic provides enough detail to see textures and subtle shading of the lunar terrain. Consistent lighting throughout the images makes it easy to compare different regions.

To view the image with zoom and pan capability, visit: http://lroc.sese.asu.edu/gigapan.

3D printer extraordinaire Jim Rodda, whom you might remember from his Open Source tabletop wargame Seej, is raising funds to begin a new project: he wants to create realistic, lavishly detailed 3D models of medieval armor made specifically for the Fashionista Barbie doll. Ken’d better watch himself, that’s for sure.

Prepare Your Barbies for Fearsome Medieval Combat With the “Faire Play” Kickstarter Campaign

This week on the Geekosystem podcast, Dan and Glen button themselves to each other’s shirts to test their friendship. We also talk abut SXSW, Bill Nye, DRM, Flixster, Veronica Mars, Cosmic Inflation, and more!
The Geekosystem Podcast Episode 22: “The Power of Friendship”

This week on the Geekosystem podcast, Dan and Glen button themselves to each other’s shirts to test their friendship. We also talk abut SXSW, Bill Nye, DRM, Flixster, Veronica Mars, Cosmic Inflation, and more!

The Geekosystem Podcast Episode 22: “The Power of Friendship”