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35 Great Costumes From WonderCon

This was the first year that the WonderCon (Comic-Con’s little sister) was held in Anaheim instead of San Francisco, unfortunately, that didn’t mean that the weather was any better. In fact, it was pouring the better part of the weekend. While the poor weather and smaller size of the convention meant there were far fewer [...]

The Men of Firefly in Art Nouveau

Back in July I was happy to bring you all art nouveau images of the women of Firefly, but if any of you ladies felt left out, here’s Mal, Jayne and the rest in the same style. Swoon. Link Via Nerd Approved

How Jayne Mansfield Changed the Design of Tractor-Trailers

Unlike Hedy Lamarr, who actually helped invent a “secret communication system” that was used during WWII, Jayne Mansfield didn’t create this product – she just inspired it. Mansfield was one of the most visible starlets of the 1950s and ‘60s and was constantly compared to Marilyn Monroe for both her platinum blonde hair and her physical, [...]

Firefly Hat Cosplay

This unknown cosplayer is dressed as a hat worn by Jayne Cobb, a character on the TV show Firefly. Oh, He robbed from the rich and he gave to the poor. Stood up to the man and he gave him what for. Our love for him now ain’t hard to explain. The hero of Canton the man they call Jayne. via Great [...]

What Not to Eat: Chain Restaurant Pasta

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has an eye-opening video demonstrating the health hazards of eating at major Italian-style restaurant chains (they focused on the Olive Garden and Romano’s Macaroni Grill, the two largest such chains in the US). Remember when the CSPI called fettucini Alfredo a “heart attack on a plate” [...]