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Raising the Bar: 9 Even More Elaborate Proposals

The modern custom of the elaborate public surprise proposal gives us lots of smiles and a few vicarious tears of happiness, even if we wouldn’t want such publicity for ourselves. We’ve posted several lists of them in the past. It’s just lovely to know people in love will go to so much trouble to express [...]

The Gallifreycrumb Tinies

Edward Gorey’s The Gashlycrumb Tinies is an alphabet book that describes the ghastly fates of unlucky children. Eat Toast created this alternative version for the Doctor Who universe. You can view the rest at the link. I’m at a loss to understand why anyone would want to be the Doctor’s traveling companion. There’s no money in [...]

Monstrous, Angelic, Unusual Bridge Sculptures

“QUANTUM SHOT” #801 Link – article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams Monstrous, Angelic or Just Plain Weird – Unusual Bridge Sculptures, Part One There are bridges in every country, all over the world, each one serving a very functional purpose, so it’s nice to know that some of the [...]

Hippity Hopping Through All of Time and Space

Etsy user Catherine Boucher made these adorable Doctor Who plushies featuring the most recent main characters as bunnies. I don’t know about you guys, but I would love to see an animated Easter version of the show starring these versions of Rory, Amy and The Doctor. Link Via The Mary Sue

25 Fictional Characters Posing With mental_floss

You’ve already seen celebrities posing with Mental Floss at the Motor City Comic Con, but have you ever wondered whether your favorite fictional characters would enjoy the magazine? Thanks to the San Diego Comic Con, we were able to find out that, whether given to real celebrities or fictional icons, Mental Floss is always a [...]

Stormtrooper in the Rain

Laugh all you want, but he’s staying dry. Geeks Are Sexy reader Amy, the proprietor of this tattoo, writes that “I live my life by lessons I learned in Star Wars.” A commendable attitude. Link -via blastr

Mike Esparza’s Picasso Superheroes

Mike Esparza of design company Wonder Brothers created something pretty nifty: superheroes drawn in the style of Pablo Picasso. Take a look at the entire gallery over at WonderBros: Link [...]

Awkward Family Photos Contest Winners!

We’re so excited to have the Awkward Family Photos Game in our store that we partnered with FamilyAndPartyGames.com to run a contest to give away copies of the game! On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, we posted awkward photos from the game along with caption prompts. We asked you to post your best responses to the prompts [...]

11 Amazing Under-the-Radar Sports Dynasties

You’ve heard all about the great Yankees teams, or the Chicago Bulls dynasty that won six championships in eight seasons. But can they top a 452-game winning streak? Or how about 17 consecutive championships? From squash to horseshoe pitching, here are some of sports’ best little-known dynasties. 1. Heather McKay What’s more impressive about Heather McKay’s squash [...]

The Other Doctors of Doctor Who

There are eleven Doctors on Doctor Who, right? Well, yes, but not exactly. Those are the “canonical eleven” — the official Doctors. But are you familiar with some of the others? 1. The Dalek Movie Doctor In the mid-60s, Dalek Fever was sweeping England. Dalek creator Terry Nation secured the rights to produce two Doctor Who movies. [...]